#PushPull – Anbaumethode mit Zukunft

Published on Nov 25, 2014

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A STRATEGY FOR INSECT PEST MANAGEMENT

The ‘push-pull’ strategy, a novel tool for integrated pest management programs, uses a combination of behavior-modifying stimuli to manipulate the distribution and abundance of insect pests and/or natural enemies. In this strategy, the pests are repelled or deterred away from the main crop (push) by using stimuli that mask host apparency or are repellent or deterrent. The pests are simultaneously attracted (pull), using highly apparent and attractive stimuli, to other areas such as traps or trap crops where they are concentrated, facilitating their control. (…) 29_push_pull_strategy Push-pull1

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