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Cityscape quality and resource manipulation affect natural enemy biodiversity in and fidelity to urban agroecosystems

Cityscape quality and resource manipulation affect natural enemy biodiversity in and fidelity to... Landscape Ecol (2018) 33:985–998 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10980-018-0645-9 RESEARCH ARTICLE Cityscape quality and resource manipulation affect natural enemy biodiversity in and fidelity to urban agroecosystems . . . Monika H. Egerer Heidi Liere Peter Bichier Stacy M. Philpott Received: 12 January 2018 / Accepted: 23 April 2018 / Published online: 4 May 2018 Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract wasps) communities and their fidelity to urban Context Complex landscapes with high resource habitats. availability can support more diverse natural enemy Methods We performed two manipulations. First, communities and better natural pest control by we added local floral resources in 6 of 12 gardens providing resources and facilitating organism disper- situated in different cityscapes to measure differences sal. Moreover, in agricultural landscapes, local agroe- in natural enemy biodiversity. Second, in those 12 cosystem management can support biodiversity gardens, with and without resource additions, we maintenance and pest control by adding resources in manipulated populations of a common natural enemy, less complex landscapes with fewer resources. How- Hippodamia convergens, to assess fidelity to the ever, we lack an understanding of how local and gardens. landscape factors interact to affect natural enemy Results Floral resource additions increased para- communities and their http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Landscape Ecology Springer Journals

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2018 by Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature
Subject
Life Sciences; Landscape Ecology; Ecology; Nature Conservation; Landscape/Regional and Urban Planning; Sustainable Development; Environmental Management
ISSN
0921-2973
eISSN
1572-9761
DOI
10.1007/s10980-018-0645-9
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Abstract

Landscape Ecol (2018) 33:985–998 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10980-018-0645-9 RESEARCH ARTICLE Cityscape quality and resource manipulation affect natural enemy biodiversity in and fidelity to urban agroecosystems . . . Monika H. Egerer Heidi Liere Peter Bichier Stacy M. Philpott Received: 12 January 2018 / Accepted: 23 April 2018 / Published online: 4 May 2018 Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract wasps) communities and their fidelity to urban Context Complex landscapes with high resource habitats. availability can support more diverse natural enemy Methods We performed two manipulations. First, communities and better natural pest control by we added local floral resources in 6 of 12 gardens providing resources and facilitating organism disper- situated in different cityscapes to measure differences sal. Moreover, in agricultural landscapes, local agroe- in natural enemy biodiversity. Second, in those 12 cosystem management can support biodiversity gardens, with and without resource additions, we maintenance and pest control by adding resources in manipulated populations of a common natural enemy, less complex landscapes with fewer resources. How- Hippodamia convergens, to assess fidelity to the ever, we lack an understanding of how local and gardens. landscape factors interact to affect natural enemy Results Floral resource additions increased para- communities and their

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Landscape EcologySpringer Journals

Published: May 4, 2018

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