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Analysis of biological control of cassava pests in Africa. I. Simulation of carbon, nitrogen and water dynamics in cassava.

Published online: 11 Jul 1989

Authors: Gutierrez, A. P. & Wermelinger, B. & Schulthess, F. & Baumgaertner, J. U. & Herren, H. R. & Ellis, C. K. & Yaninek, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model for the growth and development of cassava under pest-free conditions, as modified by weather, soil nitrogen and water, is described. The model...

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Analysis of biological control of cassava pests in Africa. III. Cassava green mite Mononychellus tanajoa.

Published online: 11 Jul 1989

Authors: Gutierrez, A. P. & Yaninek, J. S. & Wermelinger, B. & Herren, H. R. & Ellis, C. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The interactions of the tetranychid Mononychellus tanajoa and cassava under West African weather and soil conditions were examined using a simulation ...

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Impact assessment of a local seventeen-year initiative on cassava-based soil conservation measure on sloping land as a climate-smart agriculture practice in Van Yen District, Yen Bai Province, Vietnam.

Published online: 16 Jul 2020

Authors: Bui Le Vinh & Nguyen Hai Nui & Nguyen Tuan Cuong & Nguyen Duc Trung & Trieu Hong Lua & Doan Thanh Thuy & Nguyen Duc Tung & Vu Thanh Bien & Nguyen Thu Ha

Content type: Bulletin

Van Yen District in Yen Bai Province represents the general terrain conditions and farming systems of the northern mountainous region of Vietnam. It h...

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Access to markets for small actors in the roots and tubers sector: tailored financial services and climate risk management tools to link small farmers to markets.

Published online: 09 Jan 2020

Authors: Pera, M. & Bavagnoli, M. & Benni, N.

Content type: Bulletin

The present study aims to provide a summary of the most important lessons learned on how to facilitate access to financial services and climate risk m...

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The effect of competition on the control of invading plant pathogens.

Published online: 15 Dec 2020

Authors: Sharp, R. T. & Shaw, M. W. & Bosch, F. van den

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

New invading pathogen strains must compete with endemic pathogen strains to emerge and spread. As disease control measures are often non-specific, tha...

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Factors affecting biological control of cassava mealybug by exotic parasitoids: a ratio-dependent supply-demand driven model.

Published online: 29 Jun 1995

Authors: Gutierrez, A. P. & Neuenschwander, P. & Alphen, J. J. M. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A unified ratio-dependent supply-demand driven tritrophic model of the cassava (Manihot esculenta) system was compared to field data and then used to ...

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Analysis of biological control of cassava pests in Africa. II. Cassava mealybug Phenacoccus manihoti.

Published online: 11 Jul 1989

Authors: Gutierrez, A. P. & Neuenschwander, P. & Schulthess, F. & Herren, H. R. & Baumgaertner, J. U. & Wermelinger, B. & Löhr, B. & Ellis, C. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of natural enemies and rainfall on the population dynamics of the pseudococcid Phenacoccus manihoti, and the effects of P. manihoti on the...

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How can control of invading plant pathogens increase their rate of spread? How can we prevent it?

Published online: 05 Nov 2020

Authors: Sharp, R.

Content type: Blog

This paper presents the results of studies conducted to determine the effect of the control of invading plant pathogens in increasing their rate of sp...

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Termite assemblage collapse along a land-use intensification gradient in lowland central Sumatra, Indonesia.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: Jones, D. T. & Susilo, F. X. & Bignell, D. E. & Hardiwinoto, S. & Gillison, A. N. & Eggleton, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Termites are major decomposers in tropical regions and play an important role in soil processes. This study measured the impact of land-use intensific...

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Climate change adaptation in agriculture ex ante analysis of promising and alternative crop technologies using DSSAT and IMPACT.

Published online: 11 Nov 2015

Authors: Robinson, S. & Mason-D'Croz, D. & Islam, S. & Cenacchi, N. & Creamer, B. & Gueneau, A. & Hareau, G. & Kleinwechter, U. & Mottaleb, K. & Nedumaran, S. & Robertson, R. & Rosegrant, M. W. & Sika, G. & Sulser, T. B. & Wiebe, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Achieving and maintaining global food security is challenged by changes in population, income, and climate, among other drivers. Assessing these chall...

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