Title: Spatial behaviour of herbivores in agroecosystems : the codling moth case study
Authors : Dorn, Silvia
Schumacher, Peter
Weyeneth, Albert
Published in : Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Allgemeine und Angewandte Entomologie
Volume(Issue) : 11
Issue : 1-6
Pages : 415
Pages to: 417
Editors of the parent work: Hoffmann, K. H.
Volkl, W.
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Allgemeine und Angewandte Entomologie
Issue Date: 1997
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Editorial review
Language : English
Subject (DDC) : 577: Ecology
590: Animals (Zoology)
Abstract: The spatial dynamics of herbivores in agroecosystems gains importance when slowly acting pest management tools are employed. Knowledge on dispersal of many herbivores is very limited as yet. Such investigations require the development of technologies which allow simultaneous measurement of relevant dispersal parameters in a high number of individuals. Data gained by this approach allow us to forecast certain behaviours of the herbivores in the field. This will be developed for the case study of the codling moth, Cydia pomonella. The flight capacity of this herbivore was quantified by means of a computer linked flight device as a function of sex, age, and mating status. Field strains from different habitats were compared with respect to their flight behaviour. The implications of these findings for the field situation are discussed.
Departement: Life Sciences and Facility Management
Organisational Unit: Institute of Natural Resource Sciences (IUNR)
Publication type: Conference paper
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/14833
Appears in Collections:Publikationen Life Sciences und Facility Management

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