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Record number 414079
Title Ichneumon wasp back in favour
Author(s) Sikkema, A.; Ramakers, P.M.J.
Source Resource: nieuwssite voor studenten en medewerkers van Wageningen UR (2010). - ISSN 1389-7756
Department(s) CS Corporate Communications & MarketingCorporate Communications & Marketing
WUR GTB Gewasgezondheid
Publication type Article in journal aimed at the general public
Publication year 2010
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.
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