OBSERVATIONS ON THE STRUCTURE, DYNAMICS AND ABUNDANCE OF SPECIES OF EPIGEE COLEOPTERS IN ORCHARDS APPLE HAVING THE RANGE BETWEEN ROWS WITH HERBED BANDS
The observations were made in 2017 in a orchars apple plantation in Delesti – Vaslui area with the inter-line spacing in the form of grass strips, with the species Bromus inermis Leyss.
To collect the material, in 2017 it was used Barber soil traps which were installed in the orchard, on the grassy interval between the previously mentioned species. During the vegetation period, from April to September, the insects were also collected from the traps, retaining and determining the beetle species.
The material was collected periodically, at intervals of about 10-15 days, in total, 10 harvests. Among the collected species we mention: Harpalus calceatus, Dermestes laniarius, Harpalus distinguendus, Anysodactilus signatus, Otiorrhynchus porcatus, Aphthona euphorbiae, Malachius bipustulatus etc.
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