17. Using Native Plant Species to Diversify Agriculture

  1. Geoff M. Gurr4,
  2. Steve D. Wratten5,
  3. William E. Snyder6 and
  4. Donna M. Y. Read7
  1. Douglas A. Landis1,
  2. Mary M. Gardiner2 and
  3. Jean Tompkins3

Published Online: 15 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118231838.ch17

Biodiversity and Insect Pests: Key Issues for Sustainable Management

Biodiversity and Insect Pests: Key Issues for Sustainable Management

How to Cite

Landis, D. A., Gardiner, M. M. and Tompkins, J. (2012) Using Native Plant Species to Diversify Agriculture, in Biodiversity and Insect Pests: Key Issues for Sustainable Management (eds G. M. Gurr, S. D. Wratten, W. E. Snyder and D. M. Y. Read), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118231838.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 4

    EH Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation (Charles Sturt University and NSW Department of Primary Industries), PO Box 883 Orange, NSW 2800, Australia

  2. 5

    Bio-Protection Research Centre, PO Box 84, Lincoln University, Lincoln 7647, New Zealand

  3. 6

    Department of Entomology, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99163, USA

  4. 7

    Charles Sturt University, PO Box 883 Orange, New South Wales, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Entomology and Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, Ohio Agricultural Research, and Development Center, Wooster, OH, USA

  3. 3

    Bio-Protection Research Centre, Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470656860

Online ISBN: 9781118231838

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Keywords:

  • native plant species, in diversifying agriculture;
  • beneficial arthropods, key ecosystem services;
  • alternative hosts and prey;
  • native plant diversity;
  • native plant selection;
  • win–win for agriculture, and environment;
  • insectary hedgerows;
  • greening Waipara;
  • native plants and ES, landscape reincorporation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Major Concepts

  • Case Studies

  • Conclusion

  • References