Effects of different
Liriomyza trifolii (Burgess) (Diptera: Agromyzidae) in
Eyyüp Mennan Yildirim1* and Aydin Unay2
Vocational Collage, Adnan Menderes University,
of Field Crop, Agricultural Faculty, Adnan Menderes
University, 09970, Aydin, Turkey.
*Corresponding author. E-mail:
Accepted 9 August, 2011
(Burgess) (Diptera: Agromyzidae) is one of the most serious
pests in greenhouses. The aim of the study is to investigate
the effects of foliar fertilizers, such as calcium nitrate,
fulvic acid and their combinations on L. trifolii
population and tomato yield under greenhouse conditions in
spring and fall of 2009. It was shown that fulvic acid and
calcium nitrate combinations had negative effect on L.
trifolii population in growing tomato plants. In
addition, fulvic acid and calcium nitrate combination
increased yielding by 23%.
fulvic acid, calcium nitrate.