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- Tena, A., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Basic and applied ecology 2016 v.17 no.3 pp. 210-219
- parasitoids; predators; Oxalis; Aphis gossypii; forbs; orchards; wild plants; Poaceae; Citrus; grasses; hosts; economic threshold; soil; biological control; Malva; canopy; Macrosiphum euphorbiae; ground cover plants; Sonchus; Aphis spiraecola; soil erosion; natural enemies
- ... There is increasing interest in the use of sown ground covers in agriculture to provide alternative resources to predators and parasitoids as part of conservation biological control. Nevertheless, there is limited evidence that this approach is effective in commercial orchards, where a wild complex of plants co-occur with the sown plant species. In citrus orchards, ground covers with grasses (Poac ...