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Flower strips: a tool for pest control in greenhouses

Lambion, Jérôme and van Rijn, Paul (2021) Flower strips: a tool for pest control in greenhouses. Fatsheet. Groupe de Recherche en Agriculture Biologique (GRAB), F-Avignon .

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Summary

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. Choosing suitable plant species and establishing them at the right time and place ensures food and shelter for a diverse community of natural enemies.


EPrint Type:Report
Keywords:flower strips, greenhouses, pest control, natural enemies, GreenResilient
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
greenhouses
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_3379
English
pest control
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5726
English
natural enemies
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5085
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Vegetables
Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Research affiliation: European Union > CORE Organic Cofund > GreenResilient
France > GRAB - Groupe de Recherche en Agriculture biologique
Horizon Europe or H2020 Grant Agreement Number:727495
Related Links:https://www.greenresilient.net/
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:39502
Deposited On:04 Mar 2021 09:49
Last Modified:08 Oct 2021 09:54
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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