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Tomate para indústria: biodiversidade e infra-estruturas ecológicas

@article{Amaro2008TomatePI,
  title={Tomate para ind{\'u}stria: biodiversidade e infra-estruturas ecol{\'o}gicas},
  author={F. Amaro and C. Gonçalves and S{\'o}nia Duarte and C. Costa and S{\'i}lvia Albano and E. Salvado and A. Mexia},
  journal={Revista de Ci{\^e}ncias Agr{\'a}rias},
  year={2008},
  volume={31},
  pages={43-49}
}
In this study, we address the theory behind the ecological functions provided by biodiversity and ecological infra-structures, as well as their role in enhancing the performance of natural enemies, in agrarian ecosystems. This study focuses on the processing tomato agrarian ecosystem. In this crop, the key pest is the tomato fruitworm, which is followed by a complex of natural enemies, essentially parasitoids. This parasitoid complex has been monitored from 2002 to 2004 under the scope of the… Expand
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Integrated pest management and rural development.
The answer to the challenge of intervening in the 9th IPM National Meeting, subordinated to a reading of the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) “world” (technical-scientific) framed by a ruralExpand

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