Data on the abundance of the banana weevil Cosmopolites sordidus and of the earwig Euborellia caraibea in bare soil and cover crop plots

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Carval, Dominique ; Resmond, Rémi ; Achard, Raphaël ; Tixier, Philippe (2016)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Data in Brief (issn: 2352-3409, vol: 7, pp: 1,565-1,569)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4865667, doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2016.04.056
  • Subject: Data Article | Vegetal Biology | prédateur | H10 - Ravageurs des plantes | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_30625 | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_25706 | Musa (bananes) | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_30069 | Culture sous couvert végétal | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_36645 | banane | F08 - Systèmes et modes de culture | Dynamique des populations | Biologie végétale | Cosmopolites sordidus | Forficulidae | culture | Paspalum notatum | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_4635 | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_6111 | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_29128 | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5611

The data presented in this article are related to the research article entitled “Cover cropping reduces the abundance of the banana weevil Cosmopolites sordidus but does not reduce its damage to the banana plants” (Carval et al., in press) [1]. This article describes how the abundance of the banana weevil, Cosmopolites sordidus, and the abundance of the earwig Euborellia caraibea were affected by the addition of a cover crop. The field data set is made publicly available to enable critical or extended analyzes. (Résumé d'auteur)
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