Effects of Harvest on Survival and Dispersal of Insect Predators in Hay Lucerne

@inproceedings{Hossain2000EffectsOH,
  title={Effects of Harvest on Survival and Dispersal of Insect Predators in Hay Lucerne},
  author={Zobaer Hossain and Geoff Michael Gurr and Stephen D Wratten},
  year={2000}
}
ABSTRACT The short-term effects of harvesting on survival and dispersal of insect predators in hay lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) were investigated in a commercial crop in Australia. Adults of two coleopterans, transverse ladybird beetle (Coccinella transversalis Fabricius Coccinellidae) and pollen beetle (Dicranolaius bellulus (Guerin-Meneville) Melyridae), and one heteropteran, spined predatory shield bug (Oechalia schellembergii (Guerin-Meneville) Pentatomidae), were marked and released into… CONTINUE READING