Concepts and applications of trap cropping in pest management.

  title={Concepts and applications of trap cropping in pest management.},
  author={Anthony M. Shelton and Francisco Rub{\'e}n Badenes-P{\'e}rez},
  journal={Annual review of entomology},
Interest in trap cropping, a traditional tool of pest management, has increased considerably in recent years. In this review we propose a broader definition of trap cropping that encompasses the inherent characteristics of the trap crop plants themselves as well as the strategies associated with their deployment. Inherent characteristics of a trap crop may include not only natural differential attractiveness for oviposition and feeding, but also other attributes that enable the trap crop plants… CONTINUE READING
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