Kōrero: Insect pests of crops, pasture and forestry

Thrips

Thrips

An adult thrip is only about 1 millimetre long. It buries its eggs in leaves, flowers or fruit. Both larvae and adults suck out the contents of soft plant tissue. These thrips larvae are on the surface of a white sapote fruit.

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Reference: In1104Rbt
Photograph by G. R. Roberts

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Alison Popay, 'Insect pests of crops, pasture and forestry - Other fruit and vegetable pests', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17987/thrips (accessed 29 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Alison Popay, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008