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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 ...
Resolving the taxonomic status of potential biocontrol agents belonging to the neglected genus lipolexis Förster (Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Aphidiinae) with descriptions of six new species
Lipolexis is a small genus in the subfamily Aphidiinae represented by one species in Europe (Lipolexis gracilis Förster) and by four in Asia (Lipolexis wuyiensis Chen, L. oregmae Gahan, L. myzakkaiae ...
Interactions among Myzus persicae, predators and parasitoids may hamper biological control in Mediterranean peach orchards
(Entomologia Generalis, 2020-09-21)
The green peach aphid, Myzus persicae (Sulzer) (Hemiptera: Aphididae), is a serious pests of peach trees. It has traditionally been managed with insecticides, but social concerns on insecticides use ...
Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) success on common solanaceous species from California tomato production areas
(Environmental Entomology, 2019-10-09)
Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) is a devastating pest of tomato that has invaded many regions of the world. To date, it has not been detected in North America, but the pest reached Costa Rica in 2014 and seriously ...
Selection of flowering plants to enhance the biological control of Tuta absoluta using parasitoids
(Biological Control, 2018-03-13)
The tomato moth Tuta absoluta is an important pest of tomato crops. To enhance biological control services, our study aims to ascertain the effect of potential insectary plants (Achillea millefolium, ...
Attraction of Aphidius ervi (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and Aphidoletes aphidimyza (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) to Sweet Alyssum and Assessment of Plant Resources Effects on their Fitness
(Journal of Economic Entomology, 2018-01-20)
The green peach aphid Myzus persicae (Sulzer) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) is one of the most economically important aphid species affecting crops worldwide. Since many natural enemies of this aphid have been ...