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Locusts and grasshoppers as pests of crops and pasture-a preliminary economic approach.

Published online: 03 Jul 1967

Authors: Bullen, F. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based largely on the author's summary. The amount of damage caused by locusts and grasshoppers is a function of a number of complex v...

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Relating national levels of crop damage to the abundance of large grazing birds: implications for management.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Montràs-Janer, T. & Knape, J. & Nilsson, L. & Tombre, I. & Pärt, T. & Månsson, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Populations of large grazing birds have increased in Europe during the past five decades, raising conflicts between conservation and farming interests...

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Birds and wine grapes: foraging activity causes small-scale damage patterns in single vineyards.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Somers, C. M. & Morris, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Crop damage caused by pest bird species is an economic problem in agricultural areas world-wide. Previous research in North America has focused on ...

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Foraging by roe deer in agricultural areas and impact on arable crops.

Published online: 29 Oct 1986

Authors: Putman, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The pattern of use of farmland and of different arable crops by roe deer (Capreolus capreolus), in relation to use of other 'natural' habitats availab...

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Feeding behaviour and impact of ducks on ripening barley crops grown in Otago, New Zealand.

Published online: 24 Dec 1985

Authors: Gillespie, G. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field feeding by mallard ducks was not random; fodder barley and stubble fields were preferred and standing oat crops were avoided. Ducks were attract...

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Damage by badgers Meles meles to wheat Triticum vulgare and barley Hordeum sativum crops.

Published online: 14 Mar 1996

Authors: Roper, T. J. & Findlay, S. R. & Lüps, P. & Shepherdson, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During 1986 and 1987, 15 wheat and 15 barley fields were surveyed for damage caused by badgers, in an area in the south of England where badger densit...

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Compensatory response of maturing corn kernels following simulated damage by birds.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Woronecki, P. P. & Stehn, R. A. & Dolbeer, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was made to measure compensatory growth responses and to estimate losses associated with bird damage to maturing maize. Maize grains contained...

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Crop damage increases with pest species diversity: evidence from potato tuber moths in the tropical Andes.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Dangles, O. & Mesías, V. & Crespo-Perez, V. & Silvain, J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insect pests in agricultural systems are one of the major causes of damage to crop production and storage worldwide. However, the study of the effect ...

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Does host genotype diversity affect the distribution of insect and disease damage in willow cropping systems?

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Peacock, L. & Hunter, T. & Turner, H. & Brain, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Planting of willow genotype mixtures for biomass production has been suggested as a non-chemical strategy for pest management. Basic information on sp...

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The harvest time method as a means of avoiding quelea damage to irrigated rice in Chad/Cameroun.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Elliott, C. C. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies on bird damage to irrigated rice were carried out in 1975-7 on 2 irrigated farms at Bongor, Chad and Yagoua, Cameroun. The level of damage in ...

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