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Vibrations against invasive whiteflies in citrus orchards (RELACS Practice Abstract)

{Tool} Vibrations against invasive whiteflies in citrus orchards (RELACS Practice Abstract). [Vibrationen gegen die invasive Weiße Fliege in Zitrusfruchtplantagen (RELACS Practice Abstract).] Creator(s): Avosani, Sabina; Mazzoni, Valerio and Verrastro, Vincenzo. Issuing Organisation(s): FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, IFOAM Organics Europe, Fondazione Edmund Mach, CIHEAM Bari - Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari. (2022)

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Summary

Orange spiny whiteflies communicate with each other through vibrations. Disruptive vibrations can interfere with their communication and reduce their populations. This method is especially effective when combined with other plant protection strategies.


Summary translation

Orangefarbene Stachelfliegen kommunizieren durch Vibrationen miteinander. Störende Vibrationen können ihre Kommunikation unterbrechen und ihre Populationen reduzieren. Diese Methode ist besonders wirksam, wenn sie mit anderen Pflanzenschutzstrategien kombiniert wird.

EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Disruptive vibrations can interfere with the communication of whiteflies and reduce their populations.
What problem does the tool address?:The orange spiny whitefly Aleurocanthus spiniferus is a pest of many crops, especially citrus. Mineral oils are sometimes used to control the orange spiny whitefly and need to be replaced with more sustainable solutions.
What solution does the tool offer?:The orange spiny whitefly Aleurocanthus spiniferus is a pest of many crops, especially citrus. Mineral oils are sometimes used to control the orange spiny whitefly and need to be replaced with more sustainable solutions.
Country:Switzerland
Type of Practice Tool:Practice abstracts
Keywords:whitefly, pest control, citrus
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
whiteflies -> Aleyrodidae
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8381
English
pest control
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5726
English
Citrus
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_1637
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Fruit and berries
Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland
International Organizations > International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements IFOAM > IFOAM EU Group
Italy > IAMB Mediterranean Agronomic Institute Bari
Italy > ISMAA - S. Michele all’ Adige Agricultural Institute of TN Province
Horizon Europe or H2020 Grant Agreement Number:773431
Related Links:https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/44135, https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/44005
Project ID:OFK
Deposited By: Rüger, Madelaine Lea
ID Code:44135
Deposited On:06 Jun 2022 11:47
Last Modified:02 Aug 2022 16:02
Document Language:English
Status:Published

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