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Changes in arthropod communities mediate the effects of landscape composition and farm management on pest control ecosystem services in organically managed strawberry crops.

Published online: 16 Feb 2022

Authors: Lu, A. & Gonthier, D. J. & Sciligo, A. R. & Garcia, K. & Chiba, T. & Juárez, G. & Kremen, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Landscape composition and local diversification practices such as polyculture, cover cropping and hedgerows may promote natural pest control by benefi...

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Natural control of arthropods, with special reference to ants (Formicidae), by fungi in the tropical high forest of Ghana.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Evans, H. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In connexion with studies of insect pests and vectors of disease in Cocoa plantations, an investigation was made of the fungus pathogens of ants and o...

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Arthropod symbioses: a neglected parameter in pest- and disease-control programmes.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Zindel, R. & Gottlieb, Y. & Aebi, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Arthropods are important players in biological control as pests, control agents and transmitters of invertebrate diseases. Arthropods are frequently i...

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Modelling pest population resurgence due to recolonization of fields following an insecticide application.

Published online: 19 Aug 1998

Authors: Trumper, E. V. & Holt, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In order to investigate the effect of insect recolonization on the insecticide-induced resurgence of crop pests, a modified Lotka-Volterra predator-pr...

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Enhancing ecosystem services in apple orchards.

Published online: 27 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Blog

This paper presents the results of a field study conducted in Spain, to evaluate the effectiveness of installing nest boxes for insectivorous birds in...

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Analysis of biological control of cassava pests in Africa. I. Simulation of carbon, nitrogen and water dynamics in cassava.

Published online: 11 Jul 1989

Authors: Gutierrez, A. P. & Wermelinger, B. & Schulthess, F. & Baumgaertner, J. U. & Herren, H. R. & Ellis, C. K. & Yaninek, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model for the growth and development of cassava under pest-free conditions, as modified by weather, soil nitrogen and water, is described. The model...

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A mechanistic framework to improve understanding and applications of push-pull systems in pest management.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Eigenbrode, S. D. & Birch, A. N. E. & Lindzey, S. & Meadow, R. & Snyder, W. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Push-pull or stimulo-deterrent cropping systems combine a trap crop or other attractant or arrestant stimulus distant from the crop and a deterrent or...

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Enhancing ecosystem services in apple orchards: nest boxes increase pest control by insectivorous birds.

Published online: 05 Apr 2021

Authors: García, D. & Miñarro, M. & Martínez-Sastre, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological intensification in croplands aims to enhance biodiversity-based ecosystem services, helping to increase yield while reducing agricultural e...

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Pest damage and arthropod community structure in organic vs. conventional tomato production in California.

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: Letourneau, D. K. & Goldstein, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To test common assumptions that the reduction in agrochemicals on organic farms allows the conservation of biodiversity but has some cost in terms of ...

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Identifying native plants for coordinated habitat management of arthropod pollinators, herbivores and natural enemies.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Lundin, O. & Ward, K. L. & Williams, N. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Providing noncrop flowering resources in agricultural landscapes is widely promoted as a strategy to support arthropods that deliver pollination and p...

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