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- Janssen, A., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Journal of applied entomology 2017 v.141 no.9 pp. 702-707
- Ephestia kuehniella; Orius insidiosus; Ricinus; Tyrophagus putrescentiae; bee pollen; biological control; crops; eggs; females; foods; juveniles; ornamental plants; oviposition; pest control; pests; pollen; vegetables
- ... Orius insidiosus is economically important for biological control of pests of vegetable and ornamental crops. To improve pest control with this predator, its densities in the crops can be enhanced by the provision of alternative foods, especially when prey are scarce. We therefore compared the performance of O. insidiosus on three alternative foods (Ricinus sp. pollen, bee pollen and the mixed sta ...