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Biological control of Tuta absoluta (Tomato leaf miner) with Necremnus tutae in greenhouses

{Tool} Biological control of Tuta absoluta (Tomato leaf miner) with Necremnus tutae in greenhouses. Creator(s): Alföldi, Thomas; Crisol, Eduardo and van der Bloom, Jan. Issuing Organisation(s): FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, COEXPHAL - Asociación de Organizaciones de Productores de Frutas y Hortalizas de Almería. (2020)

[thumbnail of A successful control of Tuta with the natural enemy Necremnus tutae.] Video (MPEG) - Published Version - Spanish/Español (A successful control of Tuta with the natural enemy Necremnus tutae.)
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Document available online at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3REA4d0D9Hw&ab_channel=FiBLFilm


Summary

In this video, Eduardo Crisol and Jan van der Blom from Coexphal explain how Tuta can be successfully controlled by Necremnus tutae. This tiny wasp enters spontaneously in most greenhouses, controlling Tuta successfully. They show how to recognize the pest and his parasitoid. They also point out the importance of farm demonstrations to convince farmers that Biocontrol actually works.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Fight Tuta absoluta successfully with the natural enemy
What problem does the tool address?:Tuta absoluta (Tomato leaf miner) is a threat to the tomato production worldwide, as Tuta is resistant to most insecticides.
What solution does the tool offer?:The video shows how Tuta can be successfully controlled by a natural enemy called Necremnus tutae.
Country:Spain
Type of Practice Tool:Video
Keywords:plant protection, vegetable crops, biological disease control
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
plant protection
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5978
English
vegetable crops
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8165
English
biological disease control
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330630
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Vegetables
Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > NEFERTITI
Horizon Europe or H2020 Grant Agreement Number:772705
Related Links:https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/42922, https://www.facebook.com/organicfarmknowledge/posts/456525142926792, https://twitter.com/farm_knowledge/status/1504811374098141185
Project ID:ofk
Deposited By: Ladinig, Maria
ID Code:42922
Deposited On:13 Jan 2022 07:56
Last Modified:24 Mar 2022 08:14
Document Language:English, German/Deutsch, French/Francais, Spanish/Español
Status:Published

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