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Type of prey influences biology and consumption rate of Orius insidiosus (Say) (Hemiptera, Anthocoridae)
Generalist predators are capable of consuming different types of prey, and as each prey may have distinct nutritional values, each may have a distinct impact on the biology of the predator.Expand
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Parasitoids diversity in organic Sweet Pepper (Capsicum annuum) associated with Basil (Ocimum basilicum) and Marigold (Tagetes erecta ).
The sweet pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) is one of the most important crops in Brazilian farming. Many insect are related to this crop, compromising the quantity and quality of the fruit, representing aExpand
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Orius insidiosus as biological control agent of Thrips in greenhouse chrysanthemums in the tropics
The possibility to use native Orius insidiosus (Say) (Rhynchota Anthocoridae) for control of thrips (Thysanoptera) on chrysanthemums in tropical Brazilian greenhouses was tested. First, thripsExpand
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Inducers of resistance in potato and its effects on defoliators and predatory insects
The effects of chemical inducers of plant resistance on folivorous beetles and predatory insects in Solarium tuberosum L. were evaluated. The effects of these chemical inducers on crop developmentExpand
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Marigold (Tagetes erecta L.) as an attractive crop to natural enemies in onion fields
4 UFLA - Depto. de Biologia. *Corresponding author ABSTRACT: Onion is the third most grown vegetable crop in Sao Paulo state, Brazil. Organic onion farming is expected to increase in the state due toExpand
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Stability lies in flowers: Plant diversification mediating shifts in arthropod food webs
Arthropod community composition in agricultural landscapes is dependent on habitat characteristics, such as plant composition, landscape homogeneity and the presence of key resources, which areExpand
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Record of two species of Orius Wolff (Hemiptera, Anthocoridae) in Brazil
The genus Orius Wolff, 1811 comprises predatory species, with approximately 70 known species. Informations about the genus in Brazil are scarce. Therefore, the aim of this investigation was toExpand
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Diversity of Social Wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Polistinae) in an Agricultural Environment in Bambuí, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Studies on the diversity of social wasps in agricultural environments represent an important step to identifying the ideal species to be used in biological pest control programs. There is a growingExpand
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Effects of marigold on the behavior, survival and nutrient reserves of Aphidius Platensis
Marigolds (Tagetes erecta L.) suppress nematodes and are attractive companion plants, but their role in biological control is unknown. We evaluated how exposure to marigold blooms impacts the aphidExpand
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