1st. international gobeklıtepe agriculture congress, Şanlıurfa, Turkey, 25 - 27 November 2019, pp.70
USEFUL AND HARMFUL INSECT SPECIES IN WHEAT AREAS IN VAN PROVINCE
MEHMET SALİH ÖZGÖKÇE1, ESRA KINA1, HİLMİ KARA1, FURKAN HARUN BAŞI1 1Van Yüzüncü Yıl University
This study was carried out in the wheat areas of Van provinces in 2017 and the insect species found in the wheat areas were determined. The study was carried out in the provinces of Bahçesaray, Başkale, Çaldıran, Çatak, Edremit, Erciş, Gevaş, Gürpınar, Muradiye, Özalp, Saray, and Tuşba in May-August. Harmful and beneficial species were collected using atrap, hand collection and pitfall traps. At the end of the study, 75 species belonging to 9 orders and 48 families were found in 165 different localities. Distribution of species was recorded as 23 species belonging to 13 families in Coleoptera, 16 species belonging to 10 families in Hemiptera, 17 species belonging to 11 families in Diptera, 9 species belonging to 8 families in Hymenoptera, 5 species belonging to 3 families in Orthoptera, 2 species belonging to 1 families in Neuroptera, and 1 species with 1 family in Lepidoptera, Odonoata and Thysanoptera. Extensive information has been obtained about the pest species, their distributions, densities and natural enemies in Van and its environs.
Keywords: Van, wheat, wheat pests and their natural enemies, distributions of wheat pests, fauna