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Archetype models upscale understanding of natural pest control response to land-use change.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Ecological applications : a publication of the Ecological Society of America [Ecol Appl] 2022 Dec; Vol. 32 (8), pp. e2696. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 18.

Abstract: Control of crop pests by shifting host plant availability and natural enemy activity at landscape scales has great potential to enhance the sustainability of agriculture. However, mainstreaming natural pest control requires improved understanding of ho...

Pest Biological Control: Goals Throughout My Life.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Annual review of entomology [Annu Rev Entomol] 2022 Jan 07; Vol. 67, pp. 1-10.

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Abstract: This autobiography documents the life and accomplishments of Li Liying. Born into a poor family in China, she eventually became director of Guangdong Entomological Institute. After graduating middle school (1949), she was admitted to the Agronomy Facul...

Clever pest control? The role of cognition in biological pest regulation.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Animal cognition [Anim Cogn] 2023 Jan; Vol. 26 (1), pp. 189-197. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 17.

Abstract: Crop pest management is a global challenge. Increases in agricultural intensity due to anthropogenic demands, alongside the need to reduce the reliance on pesticides to minimize environmental harm, have resulted in an urgent need to improve and expand ...

Dramatically increased accessibility and decreased cost-per-person impacts are needed for scaling IPM in Africa.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Current opinion in insect science [Curr Opin Insect Sci] 2022 Dec; Vol. 54, pp. 100971. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 17.

Abstract: While traditional scaling for integrated pest management (IPM) in Africa requires the movement of expert trainers from village to village, these efforts are often costly, time-inefficient, hampered by distance, and became impossible under COVID-19's mo...

Aromatic border plants in early season berries do not increase parasitism of spotted wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Pest management science [Pest Manag Sci] 2023 Jan; Vol. 79 (1), pp. 134-139. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Oct 10.

Abstract: Background: The spotted wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii Matsumura, is a South-East Asian vinegar fly that is a serious worldwide economic threat to the small fruit industry. Typical control consists of weekly pesticide applications, which can have ...

Cross-protection interactions in insect pests: Implications for pest management in a changing climate.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Pest management science [Pest Manag Sci] 2023 Jan; Vol. 79 (1), pp. 9-20. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Oct 18.

Abstract: Agricultural insect pests display an exceptional ability to adapt quickly to natural and anthropogenic stressors. Emerging evidence suggests that frequent and varied sources of stress play an important role in driving protective physiological responses...

Biological control interventions reduce pest abundance and crop damage while maintaining natural enemies in sub-Saharan Africa: a meta-analysis.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Proceedings. Biological sciences [Proc Biol Sci] 2022 Dec 14; Vol. 289 (1988), pp. 20221695. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 07.

Abstract: Insect pests are a major challenge to smallholder crop production in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), where access to synthetic pesticides, which are linked to environmental and health risks, is often limited. Biological control interventions could offer a su...

The green lacewing Chrysopa formosa as a potential biocontrol agent for managing Spodoptera frugiperda and Spodoptera litura .

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Bulletin of entomological research [Bull Entomol Res] 2023 Feb; Vol. 113 (1), pp. 49-62. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 29.

Abstract: Understanding predator-prey interactions is essential for successful pest management by using predators, especially for the suppression of novel invasive pest. The green lacewing Chrysopa formosa is a promising polyphagous predator that is widely used ...

Potential of UV-C for management of two-spotted spider mites and thrips in Florida strawberry.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Pest management science [Pest Manag Sci] 2023 Feb; Vol. 79 (2), pp. 891-898. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 15.

Abstract: Background: Major pests of Florida strawberry (two-spotted spider mites, Tetranychus urticae Koch; chilli thrips, Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood; and western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis Pergande) are difficult to manage using only conventiona...

Testing the potential benefits of small fields for biocontrol needs a landscape perspective.

Publication Type: Editorial & Opinion

Source(s): Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America [Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A] 2023 Jan 03; Vol. 120 (1), pp. e2218447120. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 27.

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