Torymus sinensis local and regional early population dynamics in the Insubrian and Piedmont regions

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This dataset contains the population evolution of a pest and its biocontrol agent in terms of presence proportion at gall level and absolute number of insects.

The study area extends from the Cuneo region (Piedmont, Italy) to southern Switzerland. In order to provide a complete range of data covering the entire process from the pest arrival to complete biological control by its natural enemy T. sinensis, a space-for-time substitution approach has been adopted so as to create a temporal gradient of the epidemic stages over the whole study area.

The southernmost Swiss sites roughly represent the arrival and establishment of the pest without the presence of the natural enemy, the central ones the early epidemic stage and the epidemic peak, whereas the northern ones the end of the epidemic with the beginning of the biocontrol. The Italian ones represent the beginning of the equilibrium between the two population as well as the situation with stable T. sinensis populations on the long term.

These data are used in the paper entitled: Torymus sinensis local and regional early population dynamics in the Insubrian and Piedmont regions

Identifier
DOI http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.16904/envidat.64
Related Identifier https://www.envidat.ch/dataset/torymus-sinensis-population-evolution-from-arrival-to-biocontrol
Metadata Access https://www.envidat.ch/oai?verb=GetRecord&metadataPrefix=datacite&identifier=oai:envidat.ch:1b761f4c-5a96-4443-94fa-8cfe59050359
Provenance
Creator Bruno Bellosi;Marco Conedera;Eric Gehring
Publisher EnviDat
Contributor EnviDat
Publication Year 2019
Rights Open Data Commons Open Database License (ODbL)
Contact Eric Gehring
Representation
Language English
Resource Type Dataset
Format CSV
Coverage
Discipline Environmental Research
Spatial Coverage (47N-45N,8 E-8 E)
Temporal Point 2011-08-01T11:59:59Z