Perennial flower strips improve the effectiveness of biological pest control by predators and parasitoids in fruit production. The guide presents results from the European EcoOrchard project and other studies, explains how the flower strips function, introduces suitable plants and describes step by step the procedure for planting and maintenance. The information is supplemented by information on the costs and possible disadvantages of the flowering strips.
|Authors||Lukas Pfiffner (FiBL), Laurent Jamar (CRA-W), Fabian Cahenzli (FiBL), Maren Korsgaard (EcoAdv. DK), Weronika Swiergiel (SLU), Lene Sigsgaard (UCPH)|
|Publisher(s)||FiBL, Swedish University of Agricultural Science (SLU)|
|Year of publication||2018|
|Publication Format||Technical guide|