Disentangling mite predator‐prey relationships by multiplex PCR

@article{PrezSayas2015DisentanglingMP,
  title={Disentangling mite predator‐prey relationships by multiplex PCR},
  author={Consuelo P{\'e}rez-Sayas and T. Pina and M. G{\'o}mez-Mart{\'i}nez and G. Cama{\~n}es and M. V. Ib{\'a}{\~n}ez-Gual and J. A. Jaques and M. Hurtado},
  journal={Molecular Ecology Resources},
  year={2015},
  volume={15}
}
Gut content analysis using molecular techniques can help elucidate predator‐prey relationships in situations in which other methodologies are not feasible, such as in the case of trophic interactions between minute species such as mites. We designed species‐specific primers for a mite community occurring in Spanish citrus orchards comprising two herbivores, the Tetranychidae Tetranychus urticae and Panonychus citri, and six predatory mites belonging to the Phytoseiidae family; these predatory… Expand
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