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Miranda-Barroso L, Aguado O, Vicente Falcó-Gari J, Lopez D, Schade M, Vasileiadis V et al . Multifunctional areas as a tool to enhance biodiversity and promote conservation in alfalfa fields. J. Insect Biodivers. Syst 2021; 7 (3) :251-261
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1- Agricultura Sostenible Syngenta España – c/. de la Ribera del Loira, 8, 10 – 28042 – Madrid – Spain
2- Andrena Iniciativas y Estudios Medioambientales S.L. – c/. Gabilondo 16bis – 47007 Valladolid – Spain
3- Laboratory of Entomology and Pest Control – Institute Cavanilles of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology – c/ Catedrático José Beltrán 2 – 46980 – Paterna – Valencia – Spain
4- Syngenta Crop Protection – Rosentalstrasse 67 – 4058 – Basel – Switzerland
5- Syngenta Crop Protection – Rosentalstrasse 67 – 4058 – Basel – Switzerland , peris.felipo@gmail.com
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The present study analyses the effects of multifunctional areas (MA) for three years (2013–2015) on an intensive multi-crop farm in Portugal. The implementation of MA resulted in a wide range of enhancements in the insect community, such as significant effects as a reservoir, allowing an increase of 102.47% in the number of species and 97.64% of individuals. MA play an important role in conservation strategies and help increase the population of rare and threatened arthropod species.
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Article Type: Research Article | Subject: Biodiversity/Other taxa
Received: 2021/03/22 | Accepted: 2021/04/9 | Published: 2021/04/15

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