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Timber import and the risk of forest pest introductions.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Skarpaas, O. & Økland, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many invasive species are introduced by trade, and there is a need for studies of pre-emptive measures to lower the risk of introductions, as post-est...

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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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Sustainable Humanosphere.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Content type: Annual report

This publication is a collection of abstracts of recent research studies and theses on the following topics: forests, forest resources, forest product...

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Forest restoration as a double-edged sword: the conflict between biodiversity conservation and pest control.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Kärvemo, S. & Björkman, C. & Johansson, T. & Weslien, J. & Hjältén, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forestry has markedly changed a large proportion of the world's boreal forests, often with negative effects on biodiversity. As a result, forest resto...

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Habitat diversity in forest plantations reduces infestations of the pine stem borer Dioryctria sylvestrella.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Jactel, H. & Goulard, M. & Menassieu, P. & Goujon, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The risk of pest damage in forest monocultures is a growing concern as the area of plantation forest expands worldwide and sustainable management is b...

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Dealing with growing forest insect pests: the role of top-down regulation.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Martínez-Abraín, A. & Jiménez, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest insect pests are becoming increasingly common in Europe. A recent paper published in this journal dealt with a particular case of pest spreadin...

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Landscape structure regulates pest control provided by ants in sun coffee farms.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Aristizábal, N. & Metzger, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ants play a fundamental role in coffee pest control. Despite this, there is a lack of understanding about how landscape configuration and composition ...

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Impact of forest management on insect abundance and damage in a lowland tropical forest in southern Cameroon.

Published online: 04 Oct 1997

Authors: Watt, A. D. & Stork, N. E. & McBeath, C. & Lawson, G. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The rate of deforestation in West Africa was around 2% (12 000 km2) per annum during the 1980s, and recent evidence from Cameroon suggests that the ra...

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Higher forest cover and less contrasting matrices improve carrion removal service by scavenger insects in tropical landscapes.

Published online: 27 Dec 2021

Authors: Alvarado-Montero, S. & Boesing, A. L. & Metzger, J. P. & Jaffé, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the links between biological communities and ecosystem service provision through the mechanisms driven by landscape structure is crucial...

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Forest fragments modulate the provision of multiple ecosystem services.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Mitchell, M. G. E. & Bennett, E. M. & Gonzalez, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural landscapes provide the essential ecosystem service of food to growing human populations; at the same time, agricultural expansion to incr...

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