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- Jacobsen, Stine K.; Moraes, Gilberto J.; Sørensen, Helle; Sigsgaard, Lene
- Agriculture, ecosystems & environment 2019 v.272 pp. 1-9
- Araneae; Hymenoptera; Phytoseiidae; Tetranychus urticae; Urtica dioica; agroecosystems; habitats; herbaceous plants; insect pests; leaves; natural enemies; organic production; parasitoids; phytophagous insects; predator-prey relationships; predatory mites; species abundance; species richness; strawberries; vegetation
- ... Cropping practice influence arthropod species abundance and diversity in agroecosystems, thus impacting populations of insect pests and their natural enemies. A field study was conducted to investigate whether pest and natural enemy abundance was higher in organic compared with conventional strawberry fields, and whether the non-managed vegetation surrounding the field impacted natural enemy abund ...