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- Lowenstein, David M., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Journal of insect science 2012 v.12 pp. 7
- Coleomegilla maculata; Hemiptera; Leptinotarsa decemlineata; Podisus maculiventris; biological control; insect pests; instars; predation; predator-prey relationships; predators; prediction
- ... Determining when multiple predator species provide better pest suppression than single species is a key step towards developing ecologically-informed biological control strategies. Theory and experiments predict that resource partitioning among functionally different predator species can strengthen prey suppression, because as a group they can access more prey types than functionally redundant pre ...