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Convert to organic farming
Evidence not assessed Based on: 19 studies
Convert to organic farming
Create beetle banks
Unlikely to be beneficial Based on: 18 studies
Create beetle banks
Use chemicals to attract natural enemies
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 15 studies
Use chemicals to attract natural enemies
Use pesticides only when pests or crop damage reach threshold levels
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 14 studies
Use pesticides only when pests or crop damage reach threshold levels
Delay mowing or first grazing date on pasture or grassland
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 11 studies
Delay mowing or first grazing date on pasture or grassland
Use crop rotation in potato farming systems
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 10 studies
Use crop rotation in potato farming systems
Incorporate plant remains into the soil that produce weed-controlling chemicals
Likely to be ineffective or harmful Based on: 10 studies
Incorporate plant remains into the soil that produce weed-controlling chemicals
Allow natural regeneration of ground cover beneath perennial crops
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 9 studies
Allow natural regeneration of ground cover beneath perennial crops
Grow plants that compete with damaging weeds
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 9 studies
Grow plants that compete with damaging weeds

176 studies found

'Beetle banks' as refuges for beneficial arthropods in farmland: long-term changes in predator communities and habitat

Agricultural and Forest Entomology

Based on: MacLeod A., Wratten S.D., Sotherton N.W. & Thomas M.B.

(2004)
A comparison of four processing tomato production systems differing in cover crop and chemical inputs

Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science

Based on: Creamer N.G., Bennett M.A., Stinner B.R. & Cardina J.

(1996)
A study of the pest status and control of maize stem borers on the Niassa Plateau, Mozambique

International Journal of Pest Management

Based on: Davies G.

(1998)
Adult monitoring improves control of the flavescence doree leafhopper Scaphoideus titanus in Gironde (France) while using less pesticide!

IOBC/WPRS Bulletin

Based on: van Helden M., Fulchin E., Verpy A., Gil F. & Garcia C.

(2011)
Alternative soil and pest management practices for sustainable production of fresh-market cabbage

Journal of Sustainable Agriculture

Based on: Roberts B.W. & Cartwright B.

(1991)
An adjustable action threshold using larval parasitism of Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in IPM for processing tomatoes

Biological Control

Based on: Walker G.P., Herman T.J.B., Kale A.J. & Wallace A.R.

(2010)
Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and nematodes are involved in negative feedback on a dual culture of alfalfa and Russian wildrye

Applied Soil Ecology

Based on: Atul N., Hamel C., Forge T., Selles F., Jefferson P.G., Hanson K. & Germida J.

(2008)
Argentine ant management in cherimoyas

California Agriculture

Based on: Phillips P.A., Bekey R.S. & Goodall G.E.

(1987)

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