Université de Fribourg

Current and potential management strategies against Harmonia axyridis

Kenis, Marc ; Roy, Helen E. ; Zindel, Renate ; Majerus, Michael E. N.

In: BioControl, 2008, vol. 53, no. 1, p. 235-252

This paper reviews the current and potential methods to control the harlequin ladybird, Harmonia axyridis (Pallas) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), an Asian predatory beetle invasive in Europe and the Americas where it has become a human nuisance, a grape and wine pest and a threat to native biodiversity. Current methods to manage this invasive species include: techniques to mechanically prevent...