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Persistence in earthworms and potential hazards to birds of soil applied DDT, dieldrin and heptachlor.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Beyer, W. N. & Gish, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

DDT, dieldrin and heptachlor were applied to separate plots in a hay field at 0.6, 2.2 or 9.0 kg/ha. For 11 yr thereafter, soil and earthworms were an...

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The effect of dieldrin, sprayed by aerial application for tsetse control, on game animals.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Allsopp, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The large-scale use of organochlorine compounds in insect control causes increasing concern due to their toxicity and persistance which creates enviro...

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Effects of dieldrin on population growth rates of sparrowhawks 1963-1986.

Published online: 29 Sep 2000

Authors: Sibly, R. M. & Newton, I. & Walker, C. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A recent reappraisal of the evidence of the effects of cyclodiene insecticides on sparrowhawks Accipiter nisus and kestrels Falco tinnunculus in Brita...

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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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Studies on the dispersal of dieldrin-resistant cabbage root fly.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Mowat, D. J. & Coaker, T. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the authors' summary. The dispersal of a population of Hylemya (Erioischia) brassicae (Bch.) was studied in Oxfordshire ove...

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

Published online: 22 May 1970

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dieldrin was banned from use in sheep dips in January 1966. The proportion of golden eagle eyries in western Scotland that produced young increased fr...

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Breeding success and organochlorine residue's in golden eagles in West Scotland.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the authors' conclusion and summary. The proportion of eyries of the golden eagle (Aqutta chrysaetos) in western Scotland i...

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Recovery of a sparrowhawk population in relation to declining pesticide contamination.

Published online: 03 Apr 1993

Authors: Newton, I. & Wyllie, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sparrowhawks (Accipiter nisus) found dead in eastern England showed a significant reduction in HEOD (organochlorine pesticide residues derived from al...

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The relation between shoot density and attack hi infestations of barley by a shoot fly larva.

Published online: 02 Jul 1969

Authors: Bullock, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based largely on the author's summary of this account of investigations in Kenya. The percentage of barley shoots attacked by larvae ...

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The effects of irrigation, cultivation and some insecticides on the soil arthropods of an East African dry grassland.

Published online: 15 Jul 1968

Authors: Burnett, G. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Investigations were made of arthropods in a silty, poorly drained, gray soil under dry grassland, irrigated sugar cane, and under natural grassland re...

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