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Pollination effectiveness and pollination efficiency of insects foraging Prosopis velutina in south-eastern Arizona.

Published online: 29 Oct 1995

Authors: Keys, R. N. & Buchmann, S. L. & Smith, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant-pollinator interactions were examined with respect to Prosopis velutina, and provide the first quantification of pollination effectiveness 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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Crop heterogeneity is positively associated with beneficial insect diversity in subtropical farmlands.

Published online: 15 Dec 2021

Authors: Priyadarshana, T. S. & Lee MyungBok & Ascher, J. S. & Qiu Lu & Goodale, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing crop configurational heterogeneity-smaller crop fields with more field margins-has been repeatedly found to support farmland biodiversity. ...

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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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A complex monitoring of biodiversity of organic apple orchards could uncover the impact of agro-management strategies.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Popov, V. H. & Kostadinova, E. & Rancheva, E. & Yancheva, H.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This complex study investigates causal relationships between biodiversity of insect indicator-insects in soil, on land surface and on trees, and agro-...

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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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Aggregation and temporal stability of carabid beetle distributions in field and hedgerow habitats.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Thomas, C. F. G. & Parkinson, L. & Griffiths, G. J. K. & Fernandez Garcia, A. & Marshall, E. J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the spatial dynamics of insect distributions in farmland can provide insights into their ecological requirements and potential for manag...

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The use of extrafloral nectar in pest management: overcoming context dependence.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Jones, I. M. & Koptur, S. & Wettberg, E. J. von & Diamond, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Extrafloral nectar (EFN) provides plants with indirect defence against herbivores by attracting predatory insects, predominantly ants. Decades of rese...

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Estimating predation of the grain aphid Sitobion avenae by polyphagous predators.

Published online: 08 Mar 1995

Authors: Winder, L. & Hirst, D. J. & Carter, N. & Wratten, S. D. & Sopp, P. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The numbers of dead and live Sitobion avenae falling to the ground in a wheat crop in 1988-89 in the UK were estimated. The estimates showed that more...

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