Natural enemies in organic citrus orchards: trees and ground cover distribution


Abstract: This study reports on the distribution of natural enemies (predators and parasitoids) intwo vegetation layers, citrus trees and ground cover, in a commercial ecological citrus orchard inValencia (Spain). Both layers contained a high abundance of natural enemies and parasitoidswere the most abundant group. Depending on the layer, some species are more abundant in citrustrees, ground cover or both.

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