Is Ground Cover Vegetation an Effective Biological Control Enhancement Strategy against Olive Pests?

@inproceedings{Paredes2015IsGC,
  title={Is Ground Cover Vegetation an Effective Biological Control Enhancement Strategy against Olive Pests?},
  author={Daniel Paredes and Luis Cayuela and Geoff Michael Gurr and Mercedes Campos},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
Ground cover vegetation is often added or allowed to generate to promote conservation biological control, especially in perennial crops. Nevertheless, there is inconsistent evidence of its effectiveness, with studies reporting positive, nil or negative effects on pest control. This might arise from differences between studies at the local scale (e.g. orchard management and land use history), the landscape context (e.g. presence of patches of natural or semi-natural vegetation near the focal… CONTINUE READING
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