Control of Greenhouse Whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum) by Thyme and Peppermint

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H. Aroiee*
S. Mosapoor
H. Karimzadeh


The insecticidal activities of the essential oils of two medicinal plants (thyme and peppermint) were investigated for the control of greenhouse whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum). The activities of the essential oils were evaluated by fatalities percentage of whitefly after three days of application. The results showed that the most effective essential oils was thyme (Thymus vulgaris).

Keywords: Medicinal Plants, Whitefly fly, Essential Oils

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