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Effects of shade cover and availability of midge breeding sites on pollinating midge populations and fruit set in two cocoa farms.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Young, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The abundance of several species of Forcipomyia, known to be pollinators of cacao, increased markedly in 1 cacao farm in Costa Rica when discs of rott...

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Prediction of the pupal duration of Glossina morsitans orientalis Vanderplank under field conditions.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Phelps, R. J. & Burrows, P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is substantially the authors' summary. To provide means of predicting with precision the duration of the puparial stage of Glossina mors...

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Effects of nest boxes on the most important population of red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus in Italy.

Published online: 19 Dec 2020

Authors: Calabrese, L. & Mucciolo, A. & Zanichelli, A. & Gustin, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

The red-footed falcon is a near threatened species, which breeds mainly in agricultural landscapes, typically nesting in empty corvid nests on trees. ...

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Breeding success and organo-chlorine residues in golden eagles in west Scotland.

Published online: 22 May 1971

Authors: Lockie, J. D. & Ratcliffe, D. A. & Balharry, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The same 25 eyries of golden eagles (Aquila chry-saetos) were examined each year in west Scotland. In 1963-65 the "percentage of nests with eggs from ...

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Factors associated with wolverine Gulo gulo predation on domestic sheep.

Published online: 18 Mar 2000

Authors: Landa, A. & Gudvangen, K. & Swenson, J. E. & Røskaft, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Losses of domestic sheep grazing unattended on upland summer ranges in the Snøhetta plateau of south central Norway during 1979-94 were examined, in r...

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The ecology of the tree-hole breeding mosquitoes in the Northern Guinea Savanna of Nigeria.

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Service, M. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based largely on the author's summary. As little information was available on mosquitos breeding in tree holes in West Africa, a stud...

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Observations on a zoonosis: leishmaniasis in British Honduras.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Disney, R. H. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper reports the results of field studies carried out between February 1964 and February 1966 on the rodent and insect hosts of Leishmania mexic...

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Supplementing small farms with native mason bees increases strawberry size and growth rate.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Horth, L. & Campbell, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination services, especially those of bees, play a vital role in agriculture. Declining honeybee populations require us to find alternative soluti...

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Modelling the spatial distribution of Culicoides biting midges at the local scale.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Kluiters, G. & Sugden, D. & Guis, H. & McIntyre, K. M. & Labuschagne, K. & Vilar, M. J. & Baylis, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Culicoides midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) are ubiquitous on farms in the United Kingdom (UK), but little research has explored their abundance, an ...

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Habitat associations and breeding success of yellowhammers on lowland farmland.

Published online: 03 Jan 2001

Authors: Bradbury, R. B. & Kyrkos, A. & Morris, A. J. & Clark, S. C. & Perkins, A. J. & Wilson, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Yellowhammers (Emberiza citrinella) began to decline on British lowland farmland in the late 1980s and losses are presently 10% per year. This study e...

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