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Predicting spring migration of the damson-hop aphid Phorodon humuli (Homoptera: Aphididae) from historical records of host-plant flowering phenology and weather.

Published online: 13 Apr 1995

Authors: Worner, S. P. & Tatchell, G. M. & Woiwod, I. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Historical data of the spring migration of the aphid Phorodon humuli recorded at Wye, Kent and Rosemaund, Herefordshire, UK, and the phenology of over...

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Agricultural intensification drives landscape-context effects on host-parasitoid interactions in agroecosystems.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Jonsson, M. & Buckley, H. L. & Case, B. S. & Wratten, S. D. & Hale, R. J. & Didham, R. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural land use threatens ecosystem services such as biological control by natural enemies because of simplification of habitat structure and in...

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Impacts of a weed biocontrol agent on recovery from water stress in a target and a non-target Hypericum species.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: Willis, A. J. & Berentson, P. R. & Ash, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological control agents that impact on non-target native species have limited desirability. Aculus hyperici was introduced into Australia to help co...

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Third and fourth trophic level composition shift in an aphid-parasitoid-hyperparasitoid food web limits aphid control in an intercropping system.

Published online: 15 Feb 2022

Authors: Jeavons, E. & Baaren, J. van & Ralec, A. le & Buchard, C. & Duval, F. & Llopis, S. & Postic, E. & Lann, C. le

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding how resource diversification affects ecological interactions, food web structure and ecosystem functioning is essential in both fundamen...

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Functional and numerical responses do not always indicate the most effective predator for biological control: an analysis of two predators in a two-prey system.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Lester, P. J. & Harmsen, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Functional and numerical responses are key components in the selection of predators for biological control. We examined the relevance of these resp...

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Slug preferences for winter wheat cultivars and common agricultural weeds.

Published online: 13 Nov 1996

Authors: Cook, R. T. & Bailey, S. E. R. & McCrohan, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Slugs are a serious pest of many crops, including winter wheat, but current methods of control are unreliable. As part of a research study into the po...

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Designing an effective trap cropping strategy: the effects of attraction, retention and plant spatial distribution.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Holden, M. H. & Ellner, S. P. & Lee, D. H. & Nyrop, J. P. & Sanderson, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Trap cropping, the use of alternative host plants to reduce pest damage to a focal cash crop or other managed plant population, can be a sustainable s...

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Prediction and attenuation of seasonal spillover of parasites between wild and domestic ungulates in an arid mixed-use system.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Walker, J. G. & Evans, K. E. & Vineer, H. R. & Wyk, J. A. van & Morgan, E. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Transmission of parasites between host species affects host population dynamics, interspecific competition, and ecosystem structure and function. In a...

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Field-based ecological studies to assess prospective biological control agents for invasive alien plants: an example from giant rat's tail grass.

Published online: 25 May 2021

Authors: Sutton, G. F. & Canavan, K. & Day, M. D. & Paterson, I. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological control (biocontrol) of invasive alien plants is a widely utilised weed management tool. Prospective biocontrol agents are typically assess...

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Pathogen-mediated selection and management implications for white-tailed deer exposed to chronic wasting disease.

Published online: 28 Apr 2022

Authors: Ketz, A. C. & Robinson, S. J. & Johnson, C. J. & Samuel, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pathogens can cause host extinction, affect population dynamics and influence natural selection. Host susceptibility to pathogens can vary by species,...

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