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Plant traits predict the success of weed biocontrol.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Paynter, Q. & Overton, J. M. & Hill, R. L. & Bellgard, S. E. & Dawson, M. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological control (biocontrol) can provide permanent cost-effective control of plant pests, but has variable success. The ability to predict the succ...

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Arthropod symbioses: a neglected parameter in pest- and disease-control programmes.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Zindel, R. & Gottlieb, Y. & Aebi, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Arthropods are important players in biological control as pests, control agents and transmitters of invertebrate diseases. Arthropods are frequently i...

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Optimal release strategies for biological control agents: an application of stochastic dynamic programming to population management.

Published online: 12 Apr 2000

Authors: Shea, K. & Possingham, H. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Establishing biological control agents in the field is a major step in any classical biocontrol programme, yet there are few general guidelines to hel...

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Development of a predictive management tool for Orange River blackfly outbreak.

Published online: 04 Sep 2019

Authors: Rivers-Moore, N. & Palmer, R. & Naidoo, S. & Ndou, E.

Content type: Bulletin

This document describes the development and testing of the current probabilistic blackfly outbreak model, by including water temperature and turbidity...

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Spatially explicit bioeconomic model for weed management in cereals: validation and evaluation of management strategies.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: González-Díaz, L. & Blanco-Moreno, J. M. & González-Andújar, J. L. & Bennett, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spatially explicit weed population models are very useful to explore long-term weed management scenarios. The economic implications of the management ...

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Population dynamics and responses to management of plateau pikas Ochotona curzoniae.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Pech, R. P. & Jiebu & Arthur, A. D. & Zhang YanMing & Lin Hui

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plateau pikas Ochotona curzoniae are considered a pest species on the Tibetan Plateau because they compete with livestock for forage and their burrowi...

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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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Retrospective analysis of a classical biological control programme.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Naranjo, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Classical biological control has been a key technology in the management of invasive arthropod pests globally for over 120 years, yet rigorous quantit...

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How to control pest species: application of models from the theory of island biogeography in formulating pest control strategies.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Stenseth, N. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mathematical models for birth and death processes in local populations (within a local patch), and for migration between local patches in a heterogene...

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Remnant woodland biodiversity gains under 10 years of revealed-price incentive payments.

Published online: 20 Jul 2020

Authors: Bond, A. J. & O'Connor, P. J. & Cavagnaro, T. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Evaluation of conservation incentive programme outcomes is needed to direct future investment, however, monitoring of large-scale programmes is relati...

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