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- Marini, S., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Agriculture, ecosystems & environment 2017 v.239 pp. 283-292
- Dolichopodidae; Empididae; Syrphidae; adults; agricultural land; agroecosystems; forests; habitats; landscapes; natural enemies; pest control; pests; predatory insects; traps; Germany; Italy; Switzerland
- ... Provisioning of suitable habitats for predatory insects in agricultural landscapes can improve natural pest control and hence the sustainability of agriculture. Apart from Syrphidae, the spatial ecology of predatory flies remains little studied. We investigated the response of Dolichopodidae, Empididae and Syrphidae to local features of seminatural habitats and to the composition of the surroundin ...