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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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Effect of introduced biological control organisms on the density of Chondrilla juncea in California.

Published online: 11 Jul 1989

Authors: Supkoff, D. M. & Joley, D. B. & Marois, J. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Following the intentional introduction of the exotic biological control organisms Puccinia chondrillina (skeletonweed rust), Cystiphora schmidti (skel...

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The relative success of Africanized and European honey-bees over a range of life-zones in Costa Rica.

Published online: 27 Feb 1993

Authors: Spivak, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The reproductive success and biology of Africanized (A) and European (E) honeybees (Apis mellifera) were compared for a year (1984-86) over 3 life-zon...

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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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Changes in resources: consequences for the dynamics of dung beetle communities.

Published online: 03 Apr 1993

Authors: Lumaret, J. P. & Kadiri, N. & Bertrand, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of a change from sheep to cattle grazing on dung beetle [Scarabaeidae] communities were studied under Mediterranean conditions in France i...

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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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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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Nectar accessibility determines fitness, flower choice and abundance of hoverflies that provide natural pest control.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Rijn, P. C. J. van & Wäckers, F. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In modern agricultural landscapes, many organisms providing ecosystem services such as pollination and natural pest control are likely constrained by ...

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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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