It is recommended to increase biodiversity of high quality within the orchard (e.g. by practicing an alternating mowing regime with a permanent supply of flowering plants as food sources for the beneficial organisms).
- Plants species that form the vegetation cover should be naturally occurring or be selected/planted due to its favourable characteristics for beneficials (e.g.) grasses favour phitoseid populations).
- Establish alive windbreaks with autochthonous species that favour the installation of natural enemies of citrus pests.
- Special attention should be given to enhance the functional biodiversity.The installation of insect hotels is recommended.