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Development of a mass rearing technique for the Tasmanian brown lacewing, Micromus tasmaniae Walker
(Lincoln University, 1995)
Aphids are one of the most important insect pests of greenhouse crops yet to be controlled by biological means. Broad spectrum chemical control is becoming increasingly difficult to use in integrated pest management ...
The role of resource subsidies in enhancing biological control of aphids by hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae)
(Lincoln University, 2007)
In this thesis, experiments were conducted in the laboratory and the field to determine whether the provision of floral resources to hoverflies could enhance the biological control of aphids. The overall aim was to clarify ...