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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 ...
Molecular tracking of insect dispersal to verify arthropod predator movement from an alfalfa field to a peach orchard
(Biological Control, 2020-12-10)
Implementation of landscape approaches to conservation biological control programs requires the confirmation of putative sources that contribute to predator colonization of crops. Several predator species ...
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 ...