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- Pak, Damie; Iverson, Aaron L.; Ennis, Katherine K.; Gonthier, David J.; Vandermeer, John H.
- Agriculture, ecosystems & environment 2015 v.206 pp. 21-32
- intensive farming, etc ; Azteca; agroecosystems; altitude; biodiversity; biological control; biological control agents; ecosystem services; farms; land use; landscapes; models; nests; parasitic wasps; plant pests; trees; vegetation structure; Mexico; Show all 18 Subjects
- ... Increased agricultural intensification has led to a decrease in biodiversity and the deterioration of important agricultural ecosystem services, such as biological control. Parasitoid wasps are important biological control agents for many crop pests, and augmenting their abundance and diversity may confer significant economic and environmental benefits. We investigated how management practice, lan ...