Optimal Treatment Schedule in Insect Pest Control in Viticulture

Delphine Picart, Fabio Milner, Denis Thiéry

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Abstract

A model for the control of the European grapevine moth Lobesia botrana includes two control methods: insecticides and mating disruption. It yields the combination and schedule of application that minimize cost and losses due to the pest. A simulation is presented for an experimental situation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)172-181
Number of pages10
JournalMathematical population studies
Volume22
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 3 2015

Keywords

  • age-structured population model
  • optimal control
  • population dynamics
  • viticulture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Demography
  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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