Does Bdellodes lapidaria (Acari: Bdellidae) have a role in biological control of the springtail pest, Sminthurus viridis (Collembola: Sminthuridae) in south-eastern Australia?
John MK Roberts, Andrew R Weeks, Ary A Hoffmann, Paul A Umina
Biological Control | ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE | Published : 2011
We thank Dr. Michael Nash and Angelos Tsitsilas for assistance with erecting field plots. Two anonymous reviewers provided valuable critique of the manuscript. We also thank John Martin for the use of the field site. This study was supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation, the National Invertebrate Pest Initiative and the Australian Research Council through their Special Research Centre program.