Apostolos Pekas
Apostolos Pekas
Senior Scientist, R&D Department, Biobest Belgium NV
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Sugar provisioning maximizes the biocontrol service of parasitoids
A Tena, A Pekas, D Cano, FL Wäckers, A Urbaneja
Journal of Applied Ecology 52 (3), 795-804, 2015
Parasitoid nutritional ecology in a community context: the importance of honeydew and implications for biological control
A Tena, FL Wäckers, GE Heimpel, A Urbaneja, A Pekas
Current opinion in insect science 14, 100-104, 2016
Spatio‐temporal patterns and interactions with honeydew‐producing Hemiptera of ants in a Mediterranean citrus orchard
A Pekas, A Tena, A Aguilar, F Garcia‐Marí
Agricultural and Forest Entomology 13 (1), 89, 2011
Energy reserves of parasitoids depend on honeydew from non‐hosts
A Tena, A Pekas, FL Wäckers, A Urbaneja
Ecological Entomology 38 (3), 278-289, 2013
One stone; two birds: concurrent pest control and pollination services provided by aphidophagous hoverflies
A Pekas, I De Craecker, S Boonen, FL Wäckers, R Moerkens
Biological Control, 104328, 2020
The invasive spider mite Tetranychus evansi (Acari: Tetranychidae) alters community composition and host-plant use of native relatives
F Ferragut, E Garzón-Luque, A Pekas
Experimental and Applied Acarology 60, 321-341, 2013
Type and spatial distribution of food supplements impact population development and dispersal of the omnivore predator Macrolophus pygmaeus (Rambur)(Hemiptera: Miridae)
K Put, T Bollens, FL Wäckers, A Pekas
Biological Control 63 (2), 172-180, 2012
Optimizing aphid biocontrol with the predator Aphidoletes aphidimyza, based on biology and ecology
FX Boulanger, S Jandricic, K Bolckmans, FL Wäckers, A Pekas
Pest management science 75 (6), 1479-1493, 2019
Soil-dwelling predatory mites in citrus: Their potential as natural enemies of thrips with special reference to Pezothrips kellyanus (Thysanoptera: Thripidae)
C Navarro-Campos, A Pekas, ML Moraza, A Aguilar, F Garcia-Marí
Biological control 63 (2), 201-209, 2012
Attract and distract: Manipulation of a food-mediated protective mutualism enhances natural pest control
FL Wäckers, JS Alberola, F Garcia-Marí, A Pekas
Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 246, 168-174, 2017
Influence of host size on parasitism by Aphytis chrysomphali and A. melinus (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) in Mediterranean populations of California red scale Aonidiella aurantii …
A Pekas, A Aguilar, A Tena, F Garcia-Marí
Biological Control 55 (2), 132-140, 2010
Discrimination of the closely related biocontrol agents Macrolophus melanotoma (Hemiptera: Miridae) and M. pygmaeus using mitochondrial DNA analysis
DC Perdikis, JT Margaritopoulos, C Stamatis, Z Mamuris, DP Lykouressis, ...
Bulletin of Entomological Research 93 (6), 507-514, 2003
Impact of factitious foods and prey on the oviposition of the predatory mites Gaeolaelaps aculeifer and Stratiolaelaps scimitus (Acari: Laelapidae)
C Navarro-Campos, FL Wäckers, A Pekas
Experimental and Applied Acarology 70, 69-78, 2016
Host size and spatiotemporal patterns mediate the coexistence of specialist parasitoids
A Pekas, A Tena, JA Harvey, F Garcia‐Marí, E Frago
Ecology, 2016
Ants in citrus: impact on the abundance, species richness, diversity and community structure of predators and parasitoids
A Calabuig, F Garcia-Marí, A Pekas
Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 213, 178-185, 2015
Chronic exposure of bumblebees to neonicotinoid imidacloprid suppresses the entire mevalonate pathway and fatty acid synthesis
T Erban, B Sopko, P Talacko, K Harant, K Kadlikova, T Halesova, ...
Journal of proteomics 196, 69-80, 2019
Sugar provisioning for ants enhances biological control of mealybugs in citrus
J Pérez-Rodríguez, A Pekas, A Tena, FL Wäckers
Biological Control 157, 104573, 2021
Effect of Mediterranean ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) on California red scale (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) populations in citrus orchards
A Pekas, A Tena, A Aguilar, F Garcia-Marí
Environmental entomology 39 (3), 827-834, 2010
Aphidophagous hoverflies reduce foxglove aphid infestations and improve seed set and fruit yield in sweet pepper
R Moerkens, S Boonen, FL Wäckers, A Pekas
Pest Management Science 77 (6), 2690-2696, 2021
The quality of nonprey food affects cannibalism, intraguild predation, and hyperpredation in two species of phytoseiid mites
A Calabuig, A Pekas, FL Wäckers
Journal of Economic Entomology 111 (1), 72-77, 2018
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