volume 168, issue 5, P360-370 2020
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12910
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Anna Jordan, Gavin R. Broad, Julia Stigenberg, Jessica Hughes, Jake Stone, Ian Bedford, Steven Penfield, Rachel Wells

Abstract: The cabbage stem flea beetle (CSFB), Psylliodes chrysocephala L. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), is a major pest of oilseed rape, Brassica napus L. (Brassicaceae), within the UK and continental Europe. Following the withdrawal of many broad-spectrum pesticides, most importantly neonicotinoids, and with increased incidence of pyrethroid resistance, few chemical control options remain, resulting in the need for alternative pest management strategies. We identified the parasitoid wasp Microctonus brassicae (Haeselb…

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