Inter- and intra-guild interactions related to aphids in nettle (Urtica dioica L.) strips closed to field crops.

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Alhmedi, A.; Haubruge, Eric; Bodson, Bernard; Francis, Frédéric;
  • Subject: Animals | Aphids/growth & development | Brassica napus/parasitology | Diptera/growth & development | Peas/parasitology | Pest Control, Biological | Population Density | Population Dynamics | Species Specificity | Triticum/parasitology | Urtica dioica/physiology | : Biochemistry, biophysics & molecular biology [Life sciences] | : Biochimie, biophysique & biologie moléculaire [Sciences du vivant]

A field experiment designed to assess the biodiversity related to nettle strips closed to crops, and more particularly the aphid and related beneficial populations, was established in experimental farm located in Gembloux (Belgium). Margin strips of nettle (Urtica dioic... View more
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