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The contribution of surrounding margins in the promotion of natural enemies in Mediterranean apple orchards
(Insects, 2019-05-23) Protecció Vegetal Sostenible
Habitat management can enhance beneficial arthropod populations and provide ecosystem services such as biological control. However, the implementation of ecological infrastructures inside orchards has ...
Natural enemies associated with Tuta absoluta and functional biodiversity in vegetable crops
(BioControl, 2021-06-18) Protecció Vegetal Sostenible
Tuta absoluta Meyrick (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) is considered one of the main pests threatening tomato production worldwide. In the Mediterranean, the use of predatory mirids is widespread, and although ...
Can Insectary Plants Enhance the Presence of Natural Enemies of the Green Peach Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in Mediterranean Peach Orchards?
(Journal of Economic Entomology, 2021-01-22) Protecció Vegetal Sostenible; Fructicultura
Conservation biological control could be an alternative to insecticides for the management of the aphid Myzus persicae (Sulzer). To develop sustainable strategies for M. persicae control in peach orchards ...
Selection of insectary plants for the conservation of biological control agents of aphids and thrips in fruit orchards
(Bulletin of Entomological Research, 2021-03-26) Protecció Vegetal Sostenible
This study evaluated the potential of flowering plant species naturally occurring to promote the conservation and early establishment of key natural enemies of aphids and thrips in apple and peach ...