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Perennial flower strips – a tool for improving pest control in fruit orchards

{Tool} Perennial flower strips – a tool for improving pest control in fruit orchards. Creator(s): Pfiffner, Lukas; Laurent, Jamar; Cahenzli, Fabian; Maren, Korsgaard; Weronika, Swiergiel and Lene, Sigsgaard. Issuing Organisation(s): FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland. (2018)

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Document available online at: https://www.fibl.org/de/shop/1096-flower-strips-orchards


Summary

The guide presents results from the European EcoOrchard project and other studies, explains how the flower strips function, introduces suitable plants and describes step by step the procedure for planting and maintenance. The information is supplemented by information on the costs and possible disadvantages of the flowering strips.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Why sow flower strips in orchards? Learn the many benefits in this guide
What problem does the tool address?:Orchards are interesting habitats for biodiversity due to their perennial character and their diversified structure. They are potentially attractive for both pollinators and pests’ natural enemies.
What solution does the tool offer?:Perennial flower strips improve the effectiveness of biological pest control by predators and parasitoids in fruit production.
Country:Switzerland
Type of Practice Tool:Leaflets & guidelines
Keywords:biodiversity, resilience, agroecosystems, natural enemies, integrated pest management, temperate fruits
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
biodiversity
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_33949
English
resilience
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_1374480530924
English
agroecosystems
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_36669
English
natural enemies
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5085
English
integrated pest management
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_34030
English
temperate fruits
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7655
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Fruit and berries
Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Research affiliation:Belgium > Centre Wallon de Recherche Agronomique (CRA-W) (Gembloux)
Denmark > KU - University of Copenhagen
European Union > CORE Organic Plus > ECOORCHARD
Sweden > Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) > Department of Plant Protection Biology
Project ID:ofk
Deposited By: Dietemann, Lauren
ID Code:44502
Deposited On:28 Sep 2022 09:06
Last Modified:16 Nov 2022 11:04
Document Language:English, German/Deutsch, Danish/Dansk, French/Francais, Italian/Italiano, Latvian/Lettish/Latviesu, Norwegian/Norsk, Polish/Polski, Spanish/Español, Swedish/Svenska
Status:Published

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