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Flower strips: a tool for pest control in greenhouses (Greenresilient Factsheet)

{Tool} Flower strips: a tool for pest control in greenhouses (Greenresilient Factsheet). Creator(s): Lambion, Jérôme and van Rijn, Paul. Issuing Organisation(s): GRAB - Groupe de Recherche en Agriculture Biologique. Greenresilient Factsheet. (2021)

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Summary

This leaflet explains how to establish a successful flower strip in an organic greenhouse system. It provides detailed information on choosing suitable flower species to target particular pests, the best locations for flower strips, seeding a planting details as well as tips on how to optimise agroecological services in your system.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Establish flower strips in greenhouses, promote natural enemies and improve biological pest control.
What problem does the tool address?:Organic pest control in greenhouses is a major challenge.
What solution does the tool offer?:Establishing flower strips in greenhouses can promote natural enemies. They can improve biological pest control in vegetable crops, which complement preventative measures and organic pesticides.
Country:France
Type of Practice Tool:Leaflets & guidelines
Keywords:crop production, crop management, horticulture, greenhouse crops, plant protection, natural enemies, pest control, biological control
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
crop production
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5976
English
crop management
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_16094
English
horticulture
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_3671
English
greenhouse crops
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_3377
English
plant protection
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5978
English
natural enemies
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5085
English
pest control
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5726
English
biological control
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_918
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Vegetables
Crop husbandry > Greenhouses and coverings
Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Research affiliation: European Union > CORE Organic Cofund > GreenResilient
France > GRAB - Groupe de Recherche en Agriculture biologique
H2020 or FP7 Grant Agreement Number:727495
Related Links:https://organic-farmknowledge.org/de/tool/38705, https://www.greenresilient.net/
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:38705
Deposited On:29 Jan 2021 10:46
Last Modified:08 Apr 2021 08:17
Document Language:English
Status:Published

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