Kumari, S., Kumari, S., Suroshe, S.S., Suroshe, S.S., Kumar, D., Kumar, D., Budhlakoti, N., & Yana, V. Budhlakoti, N., & Yana, V. 2021 Foraging behaviour of Scymnus coccivora Ayyar against cotton mealybug Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences 28: 3799–3805


  • natural enemies
  • Notes: This study is aimed to evaluate the functional response of all the developmental stages of Scymnus coccivora Ayyar (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) against the different densities of cotton mealybug, Phenacoccus solenopsis (Tinsley) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) and the numerical response of female predator. Experiments were carried out in controlled environment laboratory conditions.