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Natural control of arthropods, with special reference to ants (Formicidae), by fungi in the tropical high forest of Ghana.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Evans, H. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In connexion with studies of insect pests and vectors of disease in Cocoa plantations, an investigation was made of the fungus pathogens of ants and o...

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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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Natural control of arthropods, with special reference to ants (Formicidae), by fungi in the tropical high forest of Ghana.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Evans, H. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Monthly totals of arthropods found killed by pathogenic fungi in collections from 5 X 4 quadrats in three forest types in Ghana were shown to be inver...

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Evaluating the effects of a biopesticide on populations of the variegated grasshopper, Zonocerus variegatus.

Published online: 25 Apr 1997

Authors: Thomas, M. B. & Langewald, J. & Wood, S. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A field trial was conducted in 1994 near Ketou, Ouemé, Benin, to investigate the efficacy of an oil formulation of the fungal entomopathogen, Metarhiz...

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Non-target effects of entomopathogenic nematodes on the soil nematode community.

Published online: 13 Nov 2002

Authors: Somasekhar, N. & Grewal, P. S. & Nardo, E. A. B. de & Stinner, B. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is growing awareness that biological control carries risks as well as benefits, but there are few data on below-ground effects of inundative ins...

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Modelling the efficacy of entomopathogenic nematodes in the regulation of invertebrate pests in glasshouse crops.

Published online: 14 Jul 2000

Authors: Fenton, A. & Norman, R. & Fairbairn, J. P. & Hudson, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To consider the potential of entomopathogenic nematodes as biological control agents, a generalized analytical modelling approach was adopted and, usi...

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Life-history studies of the coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei, Scolytidae) on coffee trees in southern Mexico.

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: Baker, P. S. & Barrera, J. F. & Rivas, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A series of experiments involving artificial infestation of coffee trees with Hypothenemus hampei was carried out in Chiapas, Mexico. Attacked berries...

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Type of fitness cost influences the rate of evolution of resistance to transgenic Bt crops.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Hackett, S. C. & Bonsall, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The evolution of resistance to pesticides by insect pests is a significant challenge for sustainable agriculture. For transgenic crops expressing Baci...

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Grape moth density in Bordeaux vineyards depends on local habitat management despite effects of landscape heterogeneity on their biological control.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Rusch, A. & Delbac, L. & Thiéry, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological control of crop pests is a major ecosystem service affected by several variables acting at multiple spatial scales. Among these variables, ...

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The application of self-limiting transgenic insects in managing resistance in experimental metapopulations.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Zhou LiQin & Alphey, N. & Walker, A. S. & Travers, L. M. & Morrison, N. I. & Bonsall, M. B. & Raymond, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The mass release of transgenic insects carrying female lethal self-limiting genes can reduce pest insect populations. Substantial releases are also a ...

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