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Releasing genetically modified organisms: will any harm outweigh any advantage?

Published online: 24 Jun 2000

Authors: Beringer, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The public debate about genetically modified organisms has concentrated largely on concerns about food safety and potential risks to the environment. ...

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Genetically modified crops and hybridization with wild relatives: a UK perspective.

Published online: 29 Jun 1995

Authors: Raybould, A. F. & Gray, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It has been suggested that genetic modification could lead to crops with enhanced invasiveness and persistence. These new genotypes could invade natur...

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Inorganic fungicides as routinely applied in organic and conventional agriculture can increase palatability but reduce microbial decomposition of leaf litter.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Zubrod, J. P. & Feckler, A. & Englert, D. & Koksharova, N. & Rosenfeldt, R. R. & Seitz, F. & Schulz, R. & Bundschuh, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The application of fungicides is considered an indispensable measure to secure crop production. These substances, however, may unintentionally enter s...

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Testing weed risk assessment paradigms: intraspecific differences in performance and naturalisation risk outweigh interspecific differences in alien Brassica.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Meffin, R. & Duncan, R. P. & Hulme, P. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Risk assessments of alien species are usually conducted at species level, assuming that all individuals of a given species pose similar risks. However...

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Transgenic weed beets: possible, probable, avoidable?

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Desplanque, B. & Hautekèete, N. & Dijk, H. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Weed beets pose a serious problem for sugarbeet Beta vulgaris var. saccharifera crops. Traditionally, the only efficient method of weed control has be...

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Quantifying the impact of pesticides on learning and memory in bees.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Siviter, H. & Koricheva, J. & Brown, M. J. F. & Leadbeater, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Most insecticides are insect neurotoxins. Evidence is emerging that sublethal doses of these neurotoxins are affecting the learning and memory of both...

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Modelling the consequences of crop-wild relative gene flow: a sensitivity analysis of the effects of outcrossing rates and hybrid vigour breakdown in Lactuca.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Hooftman, D. A. P. & Oostermeijer, J. G. B. & Marquard, E. & Nijs, H. C. M. den

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hybridization between crops and their wild relatives may enhance invasiveness and change their niche dynamics. This is regarded as a major biosafety p...

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Assessing patterns in introduction pathways of alien species by linking major invasion data bases.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Saul, W. C. & Roy, H. E. & Booy, O. & Carnevali, L. & Chen HsuanJu & Genovesi, P. & Harrower, C. A. & Hulme, P. E. & Pagad, S. & Pergl, J. & Jeschke, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Preventing the arrival of invasive alien species (IAS) is a major priority in managing biological invasions. However, information on introduction path...

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Flower-visiting insects and their potential impact on transgene flow in rice.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Pu DeQiang & Shi Min & Wu Qiong & Gao MingQing & Liu JiaFu & Ren ShaoPeng & Yang Fan & Tang Pu & Ye GongYin & Shen ZhiCheng & He JunHua & Yang Ding & Bu WenJun & Zhang ChunTian & Song, Q. S. & Xue Dong & Strand, M. R. & Chen XueXin

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rice is one of the most important crops in the world. Several transgenic varieties of rice have been developed, and some have recently entered pre-pro...

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Predicting costs of alien species surveillance across varying transportation networks.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Blackburn, L. & Epanchin-Niell, R. & Thompson, A. & Liebhold, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Efforts to detect and eradicate invading populations before they establish are a critical component of national biosecurity programmes. An essential e...

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