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How to set a pitfall trap to assess spiders and predatory beetles (Greenresilient video)

{Tool} How to set a pitfall trap to assess spiders and predatory beetles (Greenresilient video). Creator(s): Tittarelli, Fabio and Kemper, Laura. Issuing Organisation(s): CREA - Consiglio per la ricerca in agricoltura e l’analisi dell’economia agraria. (2019)

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Summary

A pitfall trap is a trapping pit for small animals, such as insects, amphibians and reptiles. This video shows how to set a pitfall trap, step by step:
1. Dig a hole;
2. Place cups in soil, so the rim is level with the soil surface;
3. Prepare the solution for the cups;
4. Fill the traps half full;
5. Cover traps with plastic roof;
6. Empty traps every 14 days.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
What problem does the tool address?:Do you want to assess the abundance and diversity of soil-dwelling spiders and predatory beetles in your greenhouse or field?
What solution does the tool offer?:Pitfall traps are a simple way to do this.
Country:Italy
Type of Practice Tool:Video
Keywords:predatory insects, traps, Araneae, Integrated pest management, Natural enemies, tolerance to pests, biodiversity, abacus, FiBL55312
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
predatory insects
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_36311
English
traps
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7879
English
Araneae
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7300
English
Integrated Pest Management
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_34030
English
natural enemies
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5085
English
tolerance to pests
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_14918
English
biodiversity
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_33949
Subjects: Environmental aspects > Biodiversity and ecosystem services
Research affiliation: European Union > CORE Organic Cofund > GreenResilient
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Communication
Italy > CREA
H2020 or FP7 Grant Agreement Number:727495
Related Links:https://www.greenresilient.net/, https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/36308, https://www.facebook.com/organicfarmknowledge/posts/355696019676372, https://twitter.com/farm_knowledge/status/1447570237839249415
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Basler, Andreas
ID Code:36308
Deposited On:30 Jul 2019 09:53
Last Modified:27 Oct 2021 06:57
Document Language:English
Status:Published

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