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The effectiveness of catching aphids (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Aphidinea) in Moericke and light traps
 
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Department of Entomology and Environmental Protection, Poznań University of Life Sciences Dąbrowskiego 159, 60-594 Poznań, Poland
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Barbara Wilkaniec
Department of Entomology and Environmental Protection, Poznań University of Life Sciences Dąbrowskiego 159, 60-594 Poznań, Poland
 
Journal of Plant Protection Research 2012;52(2):259–263
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The studies were conducted in an urban greenery area of Poznań, Poland to compare the effectiveness of Moericke colour traps and light traps used to catch aphids. The combined methods yielded 61 aphid species from the area. The light trap caught 51 species, while 44 species were caught using the Moericke trap. Over 4,000 specimens were collected with each method separately.
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