Integrated control of insect pests in orchards


The application of integrated control methods against insect pests has been tested in an experimental apple orchard (1981-1989) and in productive apple and pear orchards (1983-1989). Many insects were observed


apple orchard, pear orchard, integrated control, pest control, insect pest, mite pest, Biological control, Culture , agri-, aqua-, sylvi-, etc., Demography and life-history, Ecology, Systematics and taxonomy, Cultivated and artificial habitats, Origins, Maintenance and Change of Biodiversity, Systematics, Inventorying and Classification, 5. Conservation, Restoration and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity, Belgium, Wallonia, Gembloux, Poucet, Henripont, Virton, Metazoa, Invertebrata, Insecta, Arachnida


Belgium {Geographical scope}
Agricultural {Habitat type}


Name Role Start End
Fassotte, Christiane promotor


Name Role Start End
Unité de zoologie unknown


Name Role Start End
Agro-meteorology in apple and pear orchards partner
Detection of the apple bud weevil (Anthonomus piri Kollar, Curculionidae, Coleoptera, Insecta) in pear orchards partner
Detection of the sinuate pear borer (Agrilus sinuatus l., Buprestidae, Coleoptera, Insecta) in pear nurseries partner
Identification key of microlepidopterous larvae in apple and pear orchards (Tortricidae, Choretidae, Oecophoridae, Lepidoptera, Insecta) partner
Inventory of Acari Phytoseiidae (Insecta) in apple orchards partner
Inventory of Homoptera Psyllidae (Arachnida) in apple and pear orchards partner
Inventory of Nevroptera (Insecta) from apple and pear orchards partner
Inventory of spiders (Arachnida) in apple and pear orchards partner
Pheromone trapping of pest Lepidoptera (Insecta) in apple orchards partner


Reference Role
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FASSOTTE C. (1981-1990). Rapports d'activités. Station de Zoologie appliquée, C.R.A. Gembloux. author
FASSOTTE C. (1983). Rôle biologique des prédateurs dans la régulation des populations aphidiennes. Rev. Agric. 36(5), 1435-1449. author
FASSOTTE C., BARBIEUX D. (1988). Pratique de la lutte intégrée en verger. Le Fruit belge 56 (424), 286-301. author
FASSOTTE C. (1990). De la complexité de la lutte intégrée liée à la diversité des ravageurs potentiels. Le Fruit belge 58 (430), 129-144. author

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