The abundance and effectiveness of natural enemies of cereal aphids on two farms in southern England.

Author Chambers, R.J. & Sunderland, K.D.
Citation Chambers, R.J. & Sunderland, K.D. (1983). The abundance and effectiveness of natural enemies of cereal aphids on two farms in southern England. In: Cavalloro, R. (ed.) Aphid Antagonists: 83-87. Proceedings of a Meeting of the EC (European Community) Experts' Group, Portici, Italy Nov 1982. Taylor & Francis, London.

Abstract

A farm-scale survey of cereal aphids and their natural enemies was conducted on winter wheat crops in Sussex. Evidence was found which suggested that specialist predators, parasites and entomogeous fungi, can, in some circumstances, contribute substantially to the limitation of aphid populations and subsequent yield losses.

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