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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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Predation of overwintering larvae of codling moth (Cydia pomonella (L.)) by birds.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Solomon, M. E. & Glen, D. M. & Kendall, D. A. & Milsom, N. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In investigations in cider-apple orchards in southern England in winter 1971-73, groups of up to 30 larvae of Cydia pomonella (L.) were allowed to spi...

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Responses of Lumbricidae to saline inundation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Piearce, T. G. & Piearce, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

At two localities in northwest England that had recently been inundated by the sea, the decline in the density, biomass and species spectrum of Lumbri...

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Key pollen host plants provide balanced diets for wild bee larvae: a lesson for planting flower strips and hedgerows.

Published online: 03 Sep 2020

Authors: Filipiak, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bee-friendly plants are defined by the quantity of food they produce and the visitation rates of adult insects foraging for nectar. However, it is pol...

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Soil drainage facilitates earthworm invasion and subsequent carbon loss from peatland soil.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Wu XinWei & Cao Rui & Wei Xue & Xi XinQiang & Shi PeiLi & Eisenhauer, N. & Sun ShuCun

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human activities have been a significant driver of environmental changes with tremendous consequences for carbon (C) dynamics. Peatlands are critical ...

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Stage-specific responses to ecosystem alteration in an eruptive herbivorous insect.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Moreau, G. & Eveleigh, E. S. & Lucarotti, C. J. & Quiring, D. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The stage-specific responses of eruptive populations to ecosystem alterations have received little attention, despite the relevance of the issue for c...

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Abundance and diversity of wild bees along gradients of heavy metal pollution.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Moroń, D. & Grześ, I. M. & Skórka, P. & Szentgyörgyi, H. & Laskowski, R. & Potts, S. G. & Woyciechowski, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wild bees are one of the most important groups of pollinators in the temperate zone. Therefore, population declines have potentially negative impacts ...

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Prey density and rates of predation by tits (Parus spp.) on larvae of codling moth (Cydia pomonella) under bark.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Solomon, M. E. & Glen, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a cider-apple orchard near Bristol, England, in late January 1972 (Experiment 1) and December 1972 (Experiment 2), fully grown larvae of Cydia pomo...

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The effect of predation by blue-tits (Parus caeruleus) on the sex-ratio of codling moth (Cydia pomonella).

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Glen, D. M. & Milsom, N. F. & Wiltshire, C. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In an apple orchard in south-western England where tits (Parus spp.) ate 95% of the overwintering larvae of Cydia pomonella (L.), only 35% of the surv...

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Spider adaptation to artificial biotopes: the fauna of percolating filter beds in a sewage treatment works.

Published online: 04 Jun 1998

Authors: Duffey, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spider faunas of 2 filter beds at the Minworth Sewage Treatment Works in Birmingham, UK, were studied from June 1980 to June 1981 inclusive, to in...

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