Biology and fertility of Hypothenemus hampei (Ferrari, 1867) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) at 16 °C under laboratory conditions




The coffee berry borer (CBB) Hypothenemus hampei (Ferrari, 1867) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) is one of the main insect pests of coffee crops worldwide. The present research determined the biological parameters of CBB at 16 °C under laboratory conditions. Development time (egg to adult) was 119.3±1.02 days, with 41% survival, and 20.37 eggs.female-1 for a period of 120 days. The biological aptitude of CBB is negatively affected to 16 °C, when compared with temperatures between 18–28 °C.

Key words: Coffee berry borer; life cycle; thermal conditions.


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How to Cite

GIRALDO-JARAMILLO, M.; BENAVIDES-MACHADO, P. Biology and fertility of Hypothenemus hampei (Ferrari, 1867) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) at 16 °C under laboratory conditions. Coffee Science - ISSN 1984-3909, [S. l.], v. 16, p. e161834, 2021. DOI: 10.25186/.v16i.1834. Disponível em: Acesso em: 24 jun. 2022.



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