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ESQUEN-BAYONA, Damaris; IGLESIAS-OSORES, Sebastian  and  CALDERON-ARIAS, Carmen Patricia. Identification of pest insects, predators and phytopathogenic fungi of Cucurbita moschata (Cucurbitaceae) loche”. Arnaldoa [online]. 2021, vol.28, n.2, pp.431-440. ISSN 1815-8242.


: Identification of pest insects, predators and phytopathogenic fungi of the “loche” Cucurbita moschata Duch (Cucurbitaceae) crop in Ucupe, Mocupe-Lambayeque.


: random sampling, five sampling points were taken per crop.


: Bemisia tabaci attacks the milk crop, it was found causing scratches on the underside of the leaves. Thrips tabaci is a pest that locates on the youngest shoots. Diaphania nitidalis, this is the pest that causes the most damage, since it is a borer insect that attacks fruit, stems, and flowers. Among the controllers: Chrysoperla externa, Rhinacloa sp., Neides sp., Orius sp. and Cicloneda sanguinea. Among the phytopathogenic fungi found Cunninghamella spp., Colletotrichium sp., Memnoniella sp., Verticillium sp., Cladosporium sp. and Stemphylium sp.

Keywords : Identification of pest insects; phytopathogenic fungi; Cucurbita moschata.

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