Bioenergy Crops and Natural Enemies: Host Plant-Mediated Effects of Miscanthus on the Aphid Parasitoid Lysiphlebus testaceipes

  title={Bioenergy Crops and Natural Enemies: Host Plant-Mediated Effects of Miscanthus on the Aphid Parasitoid Lysiphlebus testaceipes},
  author={G. Doury and J. Pottier and A. Ameline and A. Mennerat and F. Dubois and C. Rambaud and A. Couty},
  journal={BioEnergy Research},
Miscanthus spp. are biofuel crops that are triggering growing interest worldwide due to their numerous agronomic advantages. Though breeding programs take into account usual key plant traits of agronomic interest (e.g., biomass production, adaptation to broader climatic range), they generally overlook plant attributes relating to pest and pathogen resistance and even more those that may favor or improve the combined use of biological control agents of pests. A recent study showed that the… Expand

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