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The effect of ground cover management on the biological control of Tetranychus urticae (Acari: Prostigmata) in clementines.

@inproceedings{AguilarFenollosa2009TheEO,
  title={The effect of ground cover management on the biological control of Tetranychus urticae (Acari: Prostigmata) in clementines.},
  author={Ernestina Aguilar-Fenollosa and Sara Pascual-Ruiz and M{\'o}nica A. Hurtado-Ruiz and Josep A. Jacas and Peter G. Mason and David R. Gillespie and Charles Vincent},
  year={2009}
}
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