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Association between ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and the vine mealybug (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in table-grape vineyards in Eastern Spain

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Association between ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and the vine mealybug (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in table-grape vineyards in Eastern Spain

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Beltrà Ivars, A.; Navarro Campos, C.; Calabuig Gomar, A.; Estopa, L.; Wäckers, F.; Pekas, A.; Soto Sánchez, AI. (2017). Association between ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and the vine mealybug (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in table-grape vineyards in Eastern Spain. Pest Management Science. 73(12):2473-2480. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.4640

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Title: Association between ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and the vine mealybug (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in table-grape vineyards in Eastern Spain
Author: Beltrà Ivars, Aleixandre Navarro Campos, Cristina Calabuig Gomar, Altea Estopa, Luis Wäckers, Felix Pekas, Apostolos Soto Sánchez, Antonia Isabel
UPV Unit: Universitat Politècnica de València. Instituto Agroforestal Mediterráneo - Institut Agroforestal Mediterrani
Universitat Politècnica de València. Departamento de Ecosistemas Agroforestales - Departament d'Ecosistemes Agroforestals
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[EN] BACKGROUNDThe vine mealybug, Planococcus ficus (Signoret) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) is a key pest of grapevine in the Mediterranean Basin. Some honeydew collecting ant species are known to increase mealybug populations ...[+]
Subjects: Ant community , Trophic interactions , Planococcus ficus , Lasius grandis , Pheidole pallidula , Plagiolepis schmitzii , Integrated pest management , Grapevine
Copyrigths: Reserva de todos los derechos
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Pest Management Science. (issn: 1526-498X )
DOI: 10.1002/ps.4640
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John Wiley & Sons
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.4640
Project ID:
info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/FP7/324475/EU/Intersectoral Collaborations to Boost Research and Development Dynamics in Biological Control of Agricultural pests/
info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/FP7/612566/EU/Biological Control as a model system to investigate the factors affecting the establishment and dynamics of introduced populations/
Thanks:
We are grateful to two anonymous reviewers for their comments. This research was supported by the European grants FP7-IAPP #324475 'Colbics' and FP7-IRSES #612566 'Biomodics'.
Type: Artículo

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