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Sweep netting samples, but not sticky trap samples, indicate beneficial arthropod abundance is negatively associated with landscape wide insecticide use.

Published online: 28 Apr 2022

Authors: Bakker, L. & Werf, W. van der & Bianchi, F. J. J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insecticide use and landscape context are major drivers for the abundance of beneficial arthropods, such as predators, parasitoids and pollinators. Ho...

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Creation of 'island' habitats in farmland to manipulate populations of beneficial arthropods: predator densities and species composition.

Published online: 03 Apr 1993

Authors: Thomas, M. B. & Wratten, S. D. & Sotherton, N. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of the provision of within-field grass habitats for the overwintering of natural enemies of Aphididae were studied in 1987-90 in the UK. D...

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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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Predictive modelling in biological control: the mango mealy bug (Rastrococcus invadens) and its parasitoids.

Published online: 07 Dec 1991

Authors: Godfray, H. C. J. & Waage, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Age-structured host/parasitoid population models with overlapping generations were developed to investigate the interactions of Rastrococcus invadens,...

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Use of road verges by butterfly and burnet populations, and the effect of roads on adult dispersal and mortality.

Published online: 03 Apr 1993

Authors: Munguira, M. L. & Thomas, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a survey of areas beside 12 main roads (with the road number prefix 'A') in the UK in June-September 1989, it was found that verges and central res...

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Limitations to the use of pitfall traps in ecological studies exemplified by a study of spiders in a field of winter wheat.

Published online: 03 Apr 1993

Authors: Topping, C. J. & Sunderland, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Araneae were collected using pitfall traps and absolute density sampling over a period of 6 months in a field of winter wheat in the UK. The numerical...

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Pesticides in the environment and their effect on wildlife. The proceedings of an advanced study institute sponsored by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Monks Wood Experimental Station, England, 1-14 July 1965.

Published online: 11 Dec 1966

Content type: Conference proceedings

The 34 papers have lists of references and summaries in English, French and German, and cover many aspects of the subject in NATO countries. Danger to...

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The effects on beneficial arthropods of the exclusion of herbicides from cereal crop edges.

Published online: 11 Apr 1992

Authors: Chiverton, P. A. & Sotherton, N. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The arthropod faunas of herbicide-treated (mecoprop, bromoxynil and ioxynil) and untreated headland plots of a spring wheat crop were compared in a re...

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Changes in spider (Araneae) assemblages in relation to succession and grazing management.

Published online: 24 Dec 1992

Authors: Gibson, C. W. D. & Hambler, C. & Brown, V. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spiders were sampled, by suction (D-vac) and direct counts of their webs, in a controlled sheep-grazing experiment on calcareous ex-arable land and in...

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Effects of pasture improvement and management on the ground beetle and spider communities of upland grasslands.

Published online: 08 Aug 1992

Authors: Rushton, S. P. & Luff, M. L. & Eyre, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of pasture improvement procedures and subsequent pesticide use on the carabid and spider faunas of semi- natural upland grasslands in nort...

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