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Hymenoptera Complex Associated with Myzus persicae and Hyalopterus spp. in Peach Orchards in Northeastern Spain and Prospects for Biological Control of Aphids
Aphids are a serious pest for peach crops. They have traditionally been managed with insecticides, but there is increasing concern about the risk that insecticides pose to both humans and the environment. As a first step ...
The contribution of surrounding margins in the promotion of natural enemies in Mediterranean apple orchards
Habitat management can enhance beneficial arthropod populations and provide ecosystem services such as biological control. However, the implementation of ecological infrastructures inside orchards has a number of practical ...
Sorption of carbon dioxide by chickpeas packaged in modified atmospheres
(Journal of Stored Products Research, 2019-06-06)
Modified atmospheres (MAs) with high CO2 concentrations are used for packaging several commodities with different purposes, including as an alternative method for pest control. When used in gas-tight flexible packages, ...
Parasitism of single or combined pyralid populations by Venturia canescens and Habrobracon hebetor in laboratory and storeroom conditions
(Journal of Pest Science, 2018-06-27)
Venturia canescens and Habrobracon hebetor are cosmopolitan parasitoids found in large numbers in food processing facilities in northeastern Spain and in many other countries. These parasitoids attack larvae of pyralid ...
Efficacy of Modified Atmospheres on Trogoderma granarium (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) and Sitophilus zeamais (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
(Journal of Economic Entomology, 2019-07-09)
We investigated the efficacy of two types of modified atmospheres (MA) against adults of the khapra beetle, Trogoderma granarium Everts, and the maize weevil, Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky, under laboratory conditions. ...