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Scientific publications


Diversifying Food Systems in the Pursuit of Sustainable Food Production and Healthy Diets
Dwivedi, S.L., E.T. Lammerts van Bueren, S. Ceccarelli, S. Grando, H.D. Upadhyaya and R. Ortiz. 2017. Diversifying Food Systems in the Pursuit of Sustainable Food Production and Healthy Diets. Trends in PlantScience. July 14, 2017.
DOI: 10.1016/j.tplants.2017.06.011
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Agriculture and biodiversity: a better balance benefits both
Erisman, J.W., N.J.M. van Eekeren, J. de Wit, C.J. Koopmans, W.J.M. Cuijpers, N. Oerlemans and B.J. Koks. 2016. Agriculture and biodiversity: a better balance benefits both. AIMS Agriculture and Food. 1(2):157-174.
DOI: 10.3934/agrfood.2016.2.157
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Parasitaire wespen van graanhaantjes (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Oulema)
Noordijk, J., S. Ulenberg, C.J. Zwakhals, T. Heijerman and B. Luske. 2016. Parasitic wasps of cereal leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Oulema). (In Dutch.). Entomologische Berichten. 76(1):2-10.
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Genetic differences in root mass of Lolium perenne varieties under field conditions
Deru, J.G.C., H. Schilder, J.R. van der Schoot and N.J.M. van Eekeren. 2014. Genetic differences in root mass of Lolium perenne varieties under field conditions. Euphytica. 199(1-2):223-232.
DOI: 10.1007/s10681-014-1129-x
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Proceedings etc.


Dairy farming and biodiversity: seeking for a better balance
Eekeren, N.J.M. van, J.W. Erisman, J. de Wit, C.J. Koopmans, W.J.M. Cuijpers and N. Oerlemans. 2018. Dairy farming and biodiversity: seeking for a better balance. p. 685-687. In: EGF 2018: Sustainable meat and milk production from grasslands. Grassland Science in Europe. Cork, Ireland. 17-21 June 2018.
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Predation of free range laying hens.
Bestman, M.W.P. and J. Ouwejan. 2016. Predation of free range laying hens. p. 283. In: 50th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology. Edinburgh, United Kingdom. 12-15th July.
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Bottlenecks and solutions for introducing agroforestry
Luske, B., K. van Veluw and M. Vonk. 2016. Bottlenecks and solutions for introducing agroforestry: a case study for The Netherlands. In: 3rd European Agroforestry Conference 2016. Montpellier, France. 23-25 mei.
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Quality of apple trees and apples in poultry free range areas
Timmermans, B.G.H. and M.W.P. Bestman. 2016. Quality of apple trees and apples in poultry free range areas. p. 420-423. In: 3rd European Agroforestry Conference 2016. Montpellier, France. 23-25 mei.
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Introducing trees in dairy and poultry farms
Bestman, M.W.P., N.J.M. van Eekeren, B. Luske, M. Vonk, E. Anssems, M. Boosten and M. van Bree. 2014. Introducing trees in dairy and poultry farms: Experiences dairy and poultry farmers’ networks in The Netherlands. In: IFOAM Organic World Congress 2014. Istanbul, Turkey. 13-15 oktober 2014.
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Species identity important to achieve benefits of diverse grassland mixtures
Wit, J. de, N.J.M. van Eekeren, J. Wagenaar and F.W. Smeding. 2014. Species identity important to achieve benefits of diverse grassland mixtures. p. 803-806. In: 4th ISOFAR Scientific Conference. Istanbul, Turkey. 13-15 oktober 2014.
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Brochures, books & reports


Woelen van verdicht grasland op een zavelgrond en een zware kleigrond
Boer, H. de, J.G.C. Deru and N.J.M. van Eekeren. 2018. Woelen van verdicht grasland op een zavelgrond en een zware kleigrond: effecten op bodemstructuur, beworteling en productiviteit. Wageningen Livestock Research, Wageningen. 28 p.
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Boeren voor Natuur: De ultieme natuurinclusieve landbouw?
Westerink, J., M. Plomp, F. Ottburg, M. Zanen and R. Schrijver. 2018. Farming for Nature: the ultimate nature inclusive agriculture? (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Wageningen UR en Louis Bolk Instituut, Wageningen. 126 p.
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Lessons learnt - agroforestry for organic and free-range egg production in the Netherlands
Bestman, M.W.P. 2017. Lessons learnt - agroforestry for organic and free-range egg production in the Netherlands. Louis Bolk Instituut, Bunnik. 15 p.
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Measures for Nature-based agriculture
Erisman, J.W., N.J.M. van Eekeren, A. van Doorn, W. Geertsema and N. Polman. 2017. Measures for Nature-based agriculture. Rep. 2017-035 LbD. Louis Bolk Instituut, Bunnik. 50 p.
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Woelen van blijvend grasland op een zandgrond
Boer, H. de, J.G.C. Deru and N.J.M. van Eekeren. 2016. Reducing soil compaction in permanent grassland: effects of sward-lifting on soil structure, root systems and grass yield. (In Dutch.). Wageningen UR, Livestock Research, Wageningen. 50 p.
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Betere bestuivingsmix: De rol van gedomesticeerde en wilde bestuivers in de teelt van blauwe bes
Cuijpers, W.J.M. and B.G.H. Timmermans. 2016. Better pollination mix: The role of domesticated and wild pollinators in the cultivation of highbush blueberry. (In Dutch.). Rep. 2016-019 LbD. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 49 p.
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Goud van Oud Grasland
Eekeren, N.J.M. van, G. Iepema and B. Domhof. 2016. Assets of permanent pastures: soil quality of young and permanent pastures on clay soils. (In Dutch.). Rep. 2016-011 LbD. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 24 p.
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Nitrógeno: Un recurso vital en demasía
Erisman, J.W., J.N. Galloway, N.B. Dise, M.A. Sutton, A. Bleeker, B. Grizzetti, A.M. Leach and W. de Vries. 2016. Nitrogen: Too much of a vital resource. (In Spanish, with English abstract.). WWF Netherlands, Zeist, the Netherlands. 27 p.
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Bijenvolken als onderdeel van het landbouwbedrijf
Luske, B. and L. Janmaat. 2016. Honeybees as a component on farms: How farmers and citizens can contribute to a flourishing countryside. (In Dutch.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 24 p.
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Kwaliteit van appelbomen en appels in kippenuitlopen
Timmermans, B.G.H. and M.W.P. Bestman. 2016. Quality of apple trees and apples grown in outdoor ranges for chickens: growing season 2015. (In Dutch.). Rep. 2016-008 LbD. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 24 p.
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The cycle of veterinary antibiotics in the ecosystem
Vijver, L.P.L. van de, C. Verwer, G. Smolders, A.J.T.M. Hospers-Brands and N.J.M. van Eekeren. 2016. The cycle of veterinary antibiotics in the ecosystem. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 31 p.
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Bomen voor Buitenkippen
Bestman, M.W.P. 2015. Trees for chickens. (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 24 p.
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Geiten in de Leemkuilen
Bestman, M.W.P., C. Verwer and M. Stoffelsma. 2015. Goats in the Leemkuilen nature area: effects on vegetation and animal health. (In Dutch.). Rep. 2015-038 LbD. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 25 p.
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Nitrogen: Too much of a vital resource
Erisman, J.W., J.N. Galloway, N.B. Dise, M.A. Sutton, A. Bleeker, B. Grizzetti, A.M. Leach and W. de Vries. 2015. Nitrogen: Too much of a vital resource. WWF Netherlands, Zeist, the Netherlands. 27 p.
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Soil Signals
Koopmans, C.J., J.G. Bokhorst, C. ter Berg and N.J.M. van Eekeren. 2015. Soil Signals: A practical guide to a fertile soil. Roodbond, Zutphen. 96 p.
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Aanleg en onderhoud van akkerranden
Luske, B., A.J.T.M. Hospers-Brands and L. Janmaat. 2015. Establishment and management of field margins: weed suppression. (In Dutch.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 20 p.
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Bijen op het landbouwbedrijf
Luske, B. and L. Janmaat. 2015. Bees on the farm: Working on a bee-friendly countryside. (In Dutch.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 28 p.
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Natuur en biodiversiteit in de biologische markt
Meeusen, M., C.J. Koopmans, A. Stortelder, W. Zaalmink and H. Prins. 2015. Nature, biodiversity and the organic market: Exploring opportunities for market development. (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Lei Wageningen UR, Driebergen, Wageningen. 40 p.
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Bodemvruchtbaarheid behouden: bijdragen van boer tot burger
Staps, J.J.M., M. Zanen and C. ter Berg. 2015. Conserving soil fertility: contributions from farmer, food chain and consumer. (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 20 p.
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Abstract of publication 'World School World Neighbourhood: working on sustainability and livability in the neighbourhood'
Vijver, L.P.L. van de and M.C. Jong. 2015. Abstract of publication 'World School World Neighbourhood: working on sustainability and livability in the neighbourhood': Effect evaluation of activities around sustainability at four primary schools in Noord‐Brabant, the Netherlands. Rep. 2015‐030 VG. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 4 p.
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Wereld School Wereld Wijk: werken aan duurzaamheid en leefbaarheid in de wijk;
Vijver, L.P.L. van de and M.C. Jong. 2015. World School World Neighbourhood: working on sustainability and livability in the neighbourhood; Effect evaluation of activities around sustainability at four primary schools in Noord-Brabant, the Netherlands. (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Rep. 2015-022 VG. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 101 p.
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Rode klaver voor maaiweides
Wit, J. de and P.I. Rietberg. 2015. Red clover in forage pastures: win-win for dairy farmers and climate. (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 20 p.
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Biodiversiteit in de melkveehouderij
Erisman, J.W., N.J.M. van Eekeren, W.J.M. Cuijpers and J. de Wit. 2014. Biodiversity in dairy farming: Investing in resilience and risk reduction. (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Rep. 2014‐042 LbD. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 55 p.
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Biodiversiteit onder glas: Voedsel voor luizenbestrijders
Janmaat, L., C. Bloemhard and R. Kleppe. 2014. Biodiversity in the greenhouse: Food for aphid enemies. (In Dutch.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 20 p.
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Van landbouw naar natuur - Een efficiënte en effectieve aanpak
Mullekom, M. van, F. Smolders and B.G.H. Timmermans. 2014. Nature development on former agricultural land - An efficient and effective approach. (In Dutch.). Onderzoekcentrum B-WARE B.V. / Louis Bolk Instituut, Nijmegen / Driebergen. 32 p.
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Eindrapportage 2012-2014 Praktijknetwerk: Natuurgrond, graan en onkruid
Nuijten, E. and U. Prins. 2014. Final report 2012-2014. Farmers' network for "Weed management in organic cereal crops grown in conservation areas". (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Rep. 2014-031 LbP. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen.
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Specialist journal articles, leaflets, newsletters, etc


Plaaginsecten en natuurlijke vijanden in de graanteelt
Luske, B. and M. Schultinga. 2019. Plaaginsecten en natuurlijke vijanden in de graanteelt: Factsheet. Louis Bolk Instituut en ANOG, Bunnik en Wedde. 8 p.
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Professional apple orchards in poultry free range areas. Get revenues from your investment in animal welfare.
Bestman, M.W.P. and B.G.H. Timmermans. 2018. Professional apple orchards in poultry free range areas. Get revenues from your investment in animal welfare. 2 p.
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Lupine: Een gezond alternatief voor boer en burger
Prins, U., L.P.L. van de Vijver and P. Voshol. 2017. Lupine: A healthy alternative for farmer and citizen. (In Dutch.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 8 p.
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Wilde vogels in de kippenuitloop
Bestman, M.W.P. and J. Wagenaar. 2016. Wild birds in outdoor chicken ranges. (In Dutch.). Pluimveehouderij. 46:30-31.
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Compost and soil ecosystem resilience in organic greenhouses
Cuijpers, W.J.M., L. Janmaat and J.G. Fuchs. 2016. Compost and soil ecosystem resilience in organic greenhouses. p. 13-27. In Van der Wurff, A., J.G. Fuchs M. Raviv and A.J. Termorsthuizen. (ed.) Handbook for Composting and Compost Use in Organic Horticulture.
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Mest voor weidevogelgebieden in veenweiden
Deru, J.G.C., N.J.M. van Eekeren and F. Lenssinck. 2016. Manure use in peat meadow bird conservation areas: Solid fraction of separated slurry is an alternative for raw manure. (In Dutch.). V-focus. April:28-30.
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Kansen voor oud grasland
Eekeren, N.J.M. van, G. Iepema and B. Domhof. 2016. Opportunities for old grasslands. (In Dutch.). V-focus. April:34-35.
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Louis Bolk Instituut 40 jaar: Denken in gezonde systemen
Erisman, J.W. 2016. Thinking in terms of healthy systems: Presentation at the Louis Bolk Institute's 40th anniversary Symposium, 12 October 2016. (In Dutch.).
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Werken aan een natuurinclusieve landbouw of aan een landbouwinclusieve natuur
Erisman, J.W., N. Oerlemans and B.J. Koks. 2016. Working on 'nature-inclusive' agriculture, or 'agriculture-inclusive' nature. (In Dutch.). Friesch Dagblad. 7 mei 2016.
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Aanzienlijk verschil in productie tussen rode klaverrassen
Hoekstra, N.J., J. de Wit and N.J.M. van Eekeren. 2016. Considerable differences in productivity between red clover varieties: Red clover persistence and productivity investigated in Project Red Clover 2.0. (In Dutch.). Ekoland. 2016:50-51.
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Voedsel voor weidevogels
Jansma, A. and J. de Wit. 2016. Food for meadow birds: Bird food availability near ditches and in biodiverse grasslands. (In Dutch.). V-focus. Oktober, p. 30-32.
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Terug naar de bodem: Interview met Jan Willem Erisman in de Volkskrant
Janssen, C. and J.W. Erisman. 2016. Back to the soil. Green agriculture: Biodiversity is the best basis for farming systems. Interview with Jan Willem Erisman in De Volkskrant. (In Dutch.). Volkskrant. 16 april 2016.
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Met bomen meer bijen
Luske, B. and L. Janmaat. 2016. More trees, more bees: Bringing back on-farm trees and shrubs. (In Dutch.). Ekoland. oktober, p. 20-21.
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Gevraagd: meer diversiteit op veld en bord
Nuijten, E. 2016. Wanted: more diversity in farmers' fields and on consumers' plates. First results and impressions of a field experiment. (In Dutch.). Ekoland. oktober, p. 26-27.
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Zoektocht naar de betere boon
Prins, U. 2016. In search of the better bean: Modern consumers ask for new plant protein products. (In Dutch.). Ekoland. Maart 2016, p. 10-11.
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Waardevolle Landbouw
Staps, J.J.M. 2016. Valuable agriculture. (In Dutch.). De Helling. Herfst 2016.
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Herkenkaart insecten
Bloeiend Bedrijf. 2015. Insect identification key. (In Dutch.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 2 p.
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Afbraak thee maat voor afbraak organische stof
Iepema, G., B. Domhof and N.J.M. van Eekeren. 2015. Measuring organic matter decomposition with teabags. (In Dutch, with English abstract.). V-Focus. Augustus, p. 18-19.
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Bijen horen er bij
Janmaat, L. and B. Luske. 2015. Where would we be without bees? Bees take care of pollination and contribute to on-farm biodiversity. (In Dutch.). Ekoland. september 2015, p. 14-15.
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Nieuwsbrief Bloeiend Bedrijf #12
Luske, B., D. Dirks, L. Janmaat, R. Boevink, M. Boogaard, J. Zevenbergen, I. Barten, D. van der Maat, A. Koelemeijer, C. van den Berg and L. Daniels. 2015. Newsletter Flourishing Farm #12. (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen.
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Voedsel voor weidevogels
Luske, B. and J.G.C. Deru. 2015. Food for meadow birds: Volunteers measure food availability. (In Dutch.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 4 p.
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Nieuwsbrief Bloeiend Bedrijf #11
Luske, B., J.W. Erisman, L. Janmaat and L. Daniels. 2015. Newsletter Flourishing Farm #11. (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen.
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De oogst van Bloeiend Bedrijf
Steenbruggen, A., B. Luske, D. Dirks, J.W. Erisman and L. Janmaat. 2015. The harvest of the Flourishing Farm project: Flowering field margins for natural pest control. (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 20 p.
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Sturen met biodiversiteit in de Veenkoloniën
Zanen, M. and B. Luske. 2015. Promoting biodiversity in the Veenkoloniën. (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen.
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Akkernatuur - Herken en stimuleer nuttige natuur
Bos, M.M., B. Luske and L. Janmaat. 2014. Field nature: recognize and stimulate useful nature. (In Dutch.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 32 p.
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Samenvatting conceptueel kader Biodiversiteit in de melkveehouderij
Erisman, J.W., N.J.M. van Eekeren, W.J.M. Cuijpers and J. de Wit. 2014. Biodiversity in dairy farming: Investing in resilience and risk reduction. (In Dutch, with English abstract.).
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Praktijknetwerken Nieuwsbrief Oktober 2014
Janmaat, L. 2014. Growers' networks - Newsletter October 2014. (In Dutch.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen.
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Nieuwsbrief Bloeiend Bedrijf #10
Luske, B., L. Janmaat, J. de Wit, M. Vlaswinkel and L. Daniels. 2014. Flourishing Farm, Newsletter #10. (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen.
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Geintegreerde beheersing van het graanhaantje
Luske, B., L. Janmaat, M.M. Bos and L. Daniels. 2014. Integrative pest control of the Cereal Leaf Beatle. (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 2 p.
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