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Trade-offs in parasitism efficiency and brood size mediate parasitoid coexistence, with implications for biological control of the invasive emerald ash borer.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Wang XiaoYi & Jennings, D. E. & Duan, J. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Parasitoids often are selected for use as biological control agents because of their high host specificity, yet such host specificity can result in st...

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The impact of a root-crown weevil and pasture competition on the winter annual Echium plantagineum.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Sheppard, A. W. & Smyth, M. J. & Swirepik, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Root-feeding insect herbivores may suppress their host populations by altering the competitive balances within the plant community of the host-plant. ...

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Controlling a plant invader by targeted disruption of its life cycle.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Dauer, J. T. & McEvoy, P. B. & Sickle, J. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pest management strategies should be informed by research on a broad suite of biotic and abiotic interactions. We used a life table response experimen...

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Temporal dynamics of plant competition in genetically diverse wheat populations in the presence and absence of stripe rust.

Published online: 19 Feb 1997

Authors: Finckh, M. R. & Mundt, C. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effects of disease and environment on competitive interactions among wheat genotypes were investigated. Wheat genotypes (5) were grown in up to 6 diff...

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Comparing biological productivity in cropping systems: a competition approach.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Park, S. E. & Benjamin, L. R. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Intercropping, the practice of growing two or more crops in close association, is attracting increasing interest in developed countries, primarily ...

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Classical biological control and apparent competition: evaluating a waterhyacinth invaded community module.

Published online: 26 Dec 2020

Authors: Tipping, P. W. & Smith, M. C. & Lake, E. C. & Minteer, C. R. & Goode, A. B. C. & Foley, J. R. & Gettys, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The scope and complexity of interactions within community food webs necessitates their simplification to a community module scale for conducting empir...

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The impact of root herbivory as a function of plant density and competition: survival, growth and fecundity of Centaurea maculosa in field plots.

Published online: 16 May 1992

Authors: Müller-Schärer, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two interrelated experiments at Basel on the effect of root herbivory by the moth Agapeta zoegana on C. maculosa, under various competitive environmen...

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Bottom-up effects on top-down regulation of a floating aquatic plant by two weevil species: the context-specific nature of biological control.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Center, T. D. & Dray, F. A., Jr. & Mattison, E. D. & Tipping, P. W. & Rayamajhi, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant nutrition (bottom-up effects) impacts a plant's ability to withstand herbivory (top-down effects) and influences phytophagous insect fecundity. ...

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Density dependence, precipitation and biological control agent herbivory influence landscape-scale dynamics of the invasive Eurasian plant Linaria dalmatica.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Weed, A. S. & Schwarzländer, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resource availability and natural enemies are among the most commonly cited mechanisms affecting competitive ability of invasive plants, but their sim...

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Stable coexistence of an invasive plant and biocontrol agent: a parameterized coupled plant-herbivore model.

Published online: 30 Mar 2005

Authors: Buckley, Y. M. & Rees, M. & Sheppard, A. W. & Smyth, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Coupled plant-herbivore models, allowing feedback from plant to herbivore populations and vice versa, enable us to predict the impact of biocontrol ag...

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