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Quantifying the damage of red deer (Cervus elaphus) grazing on grassland production in southeastern Slovenia
The influence of red deer (Cervus elaphus) grazing on grassland production for forage conservation at the forest border during the vegetation period was studied on three locations (Mala gora,Expand
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The activity of three new strains of Steinernema feltiae against adults of Sitophilus oryzae under laboratory conditions
The efficacy of three new strains (B30, B49 and 3162) of the entomopathogenic nematode Steinernema feltiae in controlling rice weevil (Sitophilus oryzae) adults was tested in a laboratory bioassay.Expand
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Yield and quality of early cabbage (Brassica oleracea L. var. capitata) in response to within-row plant spacing
The plant spacing of early cabbage (Brassica oleracea L. var. capitata) was studied at the Experimental Field of the Biotechnical Faculty in Ljubljana, during the 2001 and 2002 growing season. TheExpand
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How reliable are thermal constants for insect development when estimated from laboratory experiments?
The concept of thermal time, where a linear relationship between developmental rate (d) and environmental temperature (T) is assumed for plants and poikilothermic animals (∂ = a + b · T ; a is theExpand
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Efficacy of four essential oils against Sitophilus granarius (L.) adults after short-term exposure
A trial was conducted to assess the fumigant toxicity of the essential oils from Rosmarinus officinalis L., Salvia officinalis L., Lavandula angustifolia Mill. and Mentha balsamea Willd. against theExpand
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Control of the Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata [Say]) on potato under field conditions: a comparison of the efficacy of foliar application of two strains of Steinernema feltiae
The efficacy of entomopathogenic nematodes in controlling Leptinotarsa decemlineata on potato was tested in a field experiment. A Slovenian strain of Steinernema feltiae (B30) was used with theExpand
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Traditional and modern methods for the identification of thrips (Thysanoptera) species
Many thrips are pests of commercial crops due to the damage they cause by feeding on developing flowers or vegetables. Thrips may also serve as vectors for plant diseases, such as tospoviruses. TheirExpand
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Biological Control of Root-Knot Nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.): Microbes against the Pests / BIOTIČNO ZATIRANJE OGORČIC KORENINSKIH ŠIŠK (Meloidogyne spp.): MIKROORGANIZMI PROTI ŠKODLJIVCEM
Root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) are important pests of many cultivated plants. Recently, the most efficient chemical control products (e.g. methyl bromide) have now been restricted due toExpand
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The first record of Aphidius ervi Haliday in Slovenia
In 2008, a lucerne aphid parasitoid Aphidius ervi Haliday was first recorded in Slovenia. This oligophagous parasitoid is used as biological control agent against bigger aphid species. By samplingExpand
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