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The effects of the intensification of agriculture on northern temperate dung beetle communities.

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Hutton, S. A. & Giller, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is growing concern that the intensification of agriculture within southern Ireland is having detrimental effects on Irish fauna through habitat ...

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Species-rich dung beetle communities buffer ecosystem services in perturbed agro-ecosystems.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Beynon, S. A. & Mann, D. J. & Slade, E. M. & Lewis, O. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many studies document high levels of functional redundancy in ecosystems, suggesting that species extinctions will not be detrimental to ecosystem fun...

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Dung beetles reduce livestock gastrointestinal parasite availability on pasture.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Sands, B. & Wall, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthelmintics are widely used to control gastrointestinal parasites of livestock. However, the residues of these compounds, particularly the macrocycl...

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Understanding the biodiversity consequences of habitat change: the value of secondary and plantation forests for neotropical dung beetles.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Gardner, T. A. & Hernández, M. I. M. & Barlow, J. & Peres, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Secondary and plantation forests are becoming increasingly widespread in the tropics. A recent meta-analysis on the impacts of land-use change on trop...

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Effects of dung fauna on survival and size of buffalo flies (Haematobia spp.) breeding in the field in South Africa and Australia.

Published online: 04 Oct 1988

Authors: Doube, B. M. & Macqueen, A. & Fay, H. A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of dung arthropod fauna on the survival and size of Haematobia thirouxi potans in South Africa and the introduced H. irritans exigua in Au...

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Some possible effects of dung beetle activity on the infestation of pastures by intestinal worm larvae of cattle.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Durie, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of dung beetles on the viability and availability on pasture of infective larvae of gastro-intestinal nematodes of cattle is discussed. ...

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Introduced dung beetles and Australian pasture ecosystems. Papers presented at a symposium during the meeting of the Australia and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science at Canberra in January.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Hughes, R. D. (Convenor)

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

The papers presented at this symposium on the introduction of dung beetles [Coprids] from Africa into Australia in order to bury cattle dung [cf. RAE/...

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The role of livestock intensification and landscape structure in maintaining tropical biodiversity.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Alvarado, F. & Escobar, F. & Williams, D. R. & Arroyo-Rodríguez, V. & Escobar-Hernández, F. & Nichols, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As tropical cattle ranching continues to expand, successful conservation will require an improved understanding of the relative impacts of different l...

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Patterns of nesting and dung burial in Onitis dung beetles: implications for pasture productivity and fly control.

Published online: 15 Mar 1988

Authors: Edwards, P. B. & Aschenborn, H. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nesting biology of Onitis viridulus, O. fulgidus, O. obscurus, O. alexis, O. perpunctatus, O. caffer, O. aygulus [a synonym of O. alexis], O. tort...

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Field effects of ivermectin residues on dung beetles.

Published online: 12 Apr 1995

Authors: Lumaret, J. P. & Galante, E. & Lumbreras, C. & Mena, J. & Bertrand, M. & Bernal, J. L. & Cooper, J. F. & Kadiri, N. & Crowe, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects and the persistence of a single sc injection of ivermectin (Ivomec) to steers, at the recommended dose rate of 200 µg/kg body weight, were...

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