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A model simulating mating behaviour of Spodoptera littoralis.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Symmons, P. M. & Rosenberg, L. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A computer model was developed simulating the mating behaviour and population increase of adults of Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) in an isolated grou...

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Mammalian pheromones - new opportunities for improved predator control in New Zealand.

Published online: 14 Feb 2018

Authors: Clapperton, B. K. & Murphy, E. C. & Razzaq, H. A. A.

Content type: Bulletin

To improve conservation outcomes and move towards a 'predator-free New Zealand', we need new pest control technologies. Our growing knowledge of the c...

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Dispersal of adult cabbage root fly (Erioischia brassicae (Bouche)) in relation to a brassica crop.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Hawkes, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Adults of Hylemya (Erioischia) brassicae (Bch.) labelled with 32P were released 24 m from a plot of cabbage and recaptured with water traps. The respo...

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Detection and monitoring of pink bollworm moths and invasive insects using pheromone traps and encounter rate models.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Byers, J. A. & Naranjo, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The pink bollworm moth Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) is one of the most destructive pests in agriculture. An ongoing ...

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Recreational harvest and incident-response management reduce human-carnivore conflicts in an anthropogenic landscape.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Raithel, J. D. & Reynolds-Hogland, M. J. & Koons, D. N. & Carr, P. C. & Aubry, L. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conserving viable large carnivore populations requires managing their interactions with humans in increasingly anthropogenic landscapes. Faced with de...

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Attract and reward: combining chemical ecology and habitat manipulation to enhance biological control in field crops.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Simpson, M. & Gurr, G. M. & Simmons, A. T. & Wratten, S. D. & James, D. G. & Leeson, G. & Nicol, H. I. & Orre-Gordon, G. U. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An increase in pesticide resistance in many pest species is promoting interest in biological control. Much remains to be learned about natural enemy i...

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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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Varying the spatial arrangement of synthetic herbivore-induced plant volatiles and companion plants to improve conservation biological control.

Published online: 17 Aug 2020

Authors: Jaworski, C. C. & Xiao Da & Xu QingXuan & Ramirez-Romero, R. & Guo XiaoJun & Wang Su & Desneux, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation biological control aims to control pests by promoting wild populations of natural enemies. One challenge is to attract and retain efficie...

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Improving capture rate for an invasive species in Mauritius: determining Asian musk shrew Suncus murinus bait preference.

Published online: 12 Sep 2018

Authors: Field, A. J. & Copsey, J. A. & Tragett, C. E. E. & Goder, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

The Asian musk shrew Suncus murinus is an invasive insectivore that first colonised Mauritius in the eighteenth century. It is a significant predator ...

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Ecology of the Dutch elm disease vectors Scolytus laevis and S. scolytus (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) in southern Sweden.

Published online: 17 May 1988

Authors: Anderbrant, O. & Schlyter, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Distribution and phenology of the beetles was studied at an infestation centre in a wood dominated by Ulmus glabra in Scania, S. Sweden, in 1983-85 us...

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