Pesticides selectivity list to beneficial arthropods in four field vegetable crops.

@article{Hautier2007PesticidesSL,
  title={Pesticides selectivity list to beneficial arthropods in four field vegetable crops.},
  author={Louis Hautier and J. P. M. Jansen and Nicolas Mabon and Bruno Schiffers},
  journal={Communications in agricultural and applied biological sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={72 2},
  pages={99-107}
}
Selectivity of pesticides to beneficial arthropods is a key data for the implementation of IPM program. In the context of field vegetables crop, a set of 16 fungicides, 17 herbicides and 14 insecticides commonly used in Belgium were tested on 5 indicator species: the parasitic hymenoptera Aphidius rhopalosiphi (De Stefani-Perez) (Hym., Aphidiidae), the aphid foliage dwelling predators Adalia bipunctata (L.) (Col., Coccinellidae) and Episyrphus balteatus (Dipt., Syrphidae) and the ground… CONTINUE READING