Flowering cover crops in winter increase pest control but not trophic link diversity

Flowering cover crops in winter increase pest control but not trophic link diversity •Overall aphid parasitism in cereal crops during winter reaches 60–70%.•Aphid parasitism is higher near mustard flowering cover crops than grassy margins.•Parasitoids guild structure do not change in response to adjoining habitat.•Parasitoids use mustard flowering cover crops for feeding.•Change in plant phenology have cascading effect on the higher trophic level. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment Elsevier

Flowering cover crops in winter increase pest control but not trophic link diversity

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2017 Elsevier B.V.
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0167-8809
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10.1016/j.agee.2017.07.015
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Abstract

•Overall aphid parasitism in cereal crops during winter reaches 60–70%.•Aphid parasitism is higher near mustard flowering cover crops than grassy margins.•Parasitoids guild structure do not change in response to adjoining habitat.•Parasitoids use mustard flowering cover crops for feeding.•Change in plant phenology have cascading effect on the higher trophic level.

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Agriculture, Ecosystems & EnvironmentElsevier

Published: Sep 1, 2017

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