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Augmentative releases of the soil predatory mite Gaeolaelaps aculeifer reduce fruit damage caused by an invasive thrips in Mediterranean citrus.

Navarro-Campos C, Beltrà A, Calabuig A, Garcia-Marí F, Wäckers FL, Pekas A.

Pest Manag Sci. 2020 Feb 15. doi: 10.1002/ps.5791. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
32061024
2.

Cold-born killers: exploiting temperature-size rule enhances predation capacity of a predatory mite.

Vangansbeke D, Duarte MVA, Gobin B, Tirry L, Wäckers F, De Clercq P.

Pest Manag Sci. 2019 Dec 11. doi: 10.1002/ps.5713. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31825551
3.

When natural enemies go to sleep: diapause induction and termination in the pear psyllid predator Pilophorus gallicus (Hemiptera: Miridae).

Ramírez-Soria MJ, Wäckers F, Sanchez JA.

Pest Manag Sci. 2019 Dec;75(12):3293-3301. doi: 10.1002/ps.5451. Epub 2019 May 15.

PMID:
31006973
4.

Hibernation Leads to Altered Gut Communities in Bumblebee Queens (Bombus terrestris).

Bosmans L, Pozo MI, Verreth C, Crauwels S, Wäckers F, Jacquemyn H, Lievens B.

Insects. 2018 Dec 7;9(4). pii: E188. doi: 10.3390/insects9040188.

5.

Optimizing aphid biocontrol with the predator Aphidoletes aphidimyza, based on biology and ecology.

Boulanger FX, Jandricic S, Bolckmans K, Wäckers FL, Pekas A.

Pest Manag Sci. 2019 Jun;75(6):1479-1493. doi: 10.1002/ps.5270. Epub 2019 Jan 11. Review.

PMID:
30450665
6.

Surviving in the absence of flowers: do nectar yeasts rely on overwintering bumblebee queens to complete their annual life cycle?

Pozo MI, Bartlewicz J, van Oystaeyen A, Benavente A, van Kemenade G, Wäckers F, Jacquemyn H.

FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2018 Dec 1;94(12). doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiy196.

PMID:
30285114
7.

Sweet Scents: Nectar Specialist Yeasts Enhance Nectar Attraction of a Generalist Aphid Parasitoid Without Affecting Survival.

Sobhy IS, Baets D, Goelen T, Herrera-Malaver B, Bosmans L, Van den Ende W, Verstrepen KJ, Wäckers F, Jacquemyn H, Lievens B.

Front Plant Sci. 2018 Jul 16;9:1009. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.01009. eCollection 2018.

8.

The Quality of Nonprey Food Affects Cannibalism, Intraguild Predation, and Hyperpredation in Two Species of Phytoseiid Mites.

Calabuig A, Pekas A, Wäckers FL.

J Econ Entomol. 2018 Feb 9;111(1):72-77. doi: 10.1093/jee/tox301.

PMID:
29182769
9.

Getting More Power from Your Flowers: Multi-Functional Flower Strips Enhance Pollinators and Pest Control Agents in Apple Orchards.

Campbell AJ, Wilby A, Sutton P, Wäckers F.

Insects. 2017 Sep 20;8(3). pii: E101. doi: 10.3390/insects8030101.

10.

Association between ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and the vine mealybug (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in table-grape vineyards in Eastern Spain.

Beltrà A, Navarro-Campos C, Calabuig A, Estopà L, Wäckers FL, Pekas A, Soto A.

Pest Manag Sci. 2017 Dec;73(12):2473-2480. doi: 10.1002/ps.4640. Epub 2017 Aug 24.

PMID:
28608474
11.

Managing biological control services through multi-trophic trait interactions: review and guidelines for implementation at local and landscape scales.

Perović DJ, Gámez-Virués S, Landis DA, Wäckers F, Gurr GM, Wratten SD, You MS, Desneux N.

Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc. 2018 Feb;93(1):306-321. doi: 10.1111/brv.12346. Epub 2017 Jun 9. Review.

PMID:
28598568
12.

Multiple resource supplements synergistically enhance predatory mite populations.

Pekas A, Wäckers FL.

Oecologia. 2017 Jun;184(2):479-484. doi: 10.1007/s00442-017-3877-5. Epub 2017 May 9.

PMID:
28488213
13.

Induced plant defences in biological control of arthropod pests: a double-edged sword.

Pappas ML, Broekgaarden C, Broufas GD, Kant MR, Messelink GJ, Steppuhn A, Wäckers F, van Dam NM.

Pest Manag Sci. 2017 Sep;73(9):1780-1788. doi: 10.1002/ps.4587. Epub 2017 Jun 8. Review.

14.

Adult Parasitoids of Honeydew-Producing Insects Prefer Honeydew Sugars to Cover their Energetic Needs.

Lenaerts M, Abid L, Paulussen C, Goelen T, Wäckers F, Jacquemyn H, Lievens B.

J Chem Ecol. 2016 Oct;42(10):1028-1036. Epub 2016 Sep 13.

PMID:
27624065
15.

Parasitoid nutritional ecology in a community context: the importance of honeydew and implications for biological control.

Tena A, Wäckers FL, Heimpel GE, Urbaneja A, Pekas A.

Curr Opin Insect Sci. 2016 Apr;14:100-104. doi: 10.1016/j.cois.2016.02.008. Epub 2016 Feb 22. Review.

PMID:
27436654
16.

Comparison of Peach Cultivars for Provision of Extrafloral Nectar Resources to Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae).

Mathews CR, Brown MW, Wäckers FL.

Environ Entomol. 2016 Jun 1;45(3):649-657. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvw035.

PMID:
27106822
17.

Colony contact contributes to the diversity of gut bacteria in bumblebees (Bombus terrestris).

Billiet A, Meeus I, Van Nieuwerburgh F, Deforce D, Wäckers F, Smagghe G.

Insect Sci. 2017 Apr;24(2):270-277. doi: 10.1111/1744-7917.12284. Epub 2016 Feb 15.

PMID:
26503284
18.

Predation of the Peach Aphid Myzus persicae by the mirid Predator Macrolophus pygmaeus on Sweet Peppers: Effect of Prey and Predator Density.

De Backer L, Wäckers FL, Francis F, Verheggen FJ.

Insects. 2015 Jun 8;6(2):514-23. doi: 10.3390/insects6020514.

19.

Non-target effects of commonly used plant protection products in roses on the predatory mite Euseius gallicus Kreiter & Tixier (Acari: Phytoseidae).

Put K, Bollens T, Wäckers F, Pekas A.

Pest Manag Sci. 2016 Jul;72(7):1373-80. doi: 10.1002/ps.4162. Epub 2015 Nov 4.

PMID:
26434923
20.

16S rRNA Amplicon Sequencing Demonstrates that Indoor-Reared Bumblebees (Bombus terrestris) Harbor a Core Subset of Bacteria Normally Associated with the Wild Host.

Meeus I, Parmentier L, Billiet A, Maebe K, Van Nieuwerburgh F, Deforce D, Wäckers F, Vandamme P, Smagghe G.

PLoS One. 2015 Apr 29;10(4):e0125152. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0125152. eCollection 2015.

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