Submitted to: IOBC/WPRS Bulletin (Abstract for Conference Proceedings)
Publication Type: Proceedings
Publication Acceptance Date: 2/10/2005
Publication Date: 4/1/2005
Citation: Sanderson, J., Nyrop, J., Shipp, L., Ugine, T., Wraight, S.P., Wang, K. 2005. Binomial count sampling for western flower thrips in greenhouses. IOBC/WPRS Bulletin (Abstract for Conference Proceedings). 28:225-228.
Technical Abstract: Counts of western flower thrips in garden impatiens (Impatiens wallerana) and cucumber flowers were fit to incidence-mean models to determine whether a generic model could be used for binomial count sampling. The crop did not significantly alter the parameters for incidence-mean models, and performance of sampling plans based on models for each crop and a composite model was nearly identical. These results suggest that a generic incidence-mean model can be used when sampling thrips in flowers of greenhouse crops.