Ichneumon wasp back in favour

A. Sikkema, P.M.J. Ramakers

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Abstract

The Aphidius matricariae wasp of the Ichneumon family was widely used to get rid of plant lice in greenhouse agriculture up to fifteen years ago. Since then, it has given way to its American cousin, Aphidius colemani. A comparative study by the Wageningen UR Greenhouse Horticulture group has led to its re-introduction by Koppert, the market leader in organic pest control.
Original languageEnglish
JournalResource: nieuwssite voor studenten en medewerkers van Wageningen UR
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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