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Genetically modified crops and hybridization with wild relatives: a UK perspective.

Published online: 29 Jun 1995

Authors: Raybould, A. F. & Gray, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It has been suggested that genetic modification could lead to crops with enhanced invasiveness and persistence. These new genotypes could invade natur...

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Releasing genetically modified organisms: will any harm outweigh any advantage?

Published online: 24 Jun 2000

Authors: Beringer, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The public debate about genetically modified organisms has concentrated largely on concerns about food safety and potential risks to the environment. ...

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Impact of transgenic potatoes expressing anti-bacterial agents on bacterial endophytes is comparable with the effects of plant genotype, soil type and pathogen infection.

Published online: 12 Jul 2006

Authors: Rasche, F. & Velvis, H. & Zachow, C. & Berg, G. & Elsas, J. D. van & Sessitsch, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Blackleg and soft rot disease of potatoes Solanum tuberosum L., mainly caused by the bacterial pathogen Erwinia carotovora ssp. atrospetica (Eca), lea...

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A field study with genetically engineered alfalfa inoculated with recombinant Sinorhizobium meliloti: effects on the soil ecosystem.

Published online: 18 Feb 2000

Authors: Donegan, K. K. & Seidler, R. J. & Doyle, J. D. & Porteous, L. A. & Digiovanni, G. & Widmer, F. & Watrud, L. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Three genotypes of alfalfa [lucerne] (Medicago sativa) plants (parental, transgenic α-amylase-producing and transgenic lignin peroxidase-producing) we...

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Dispersal propensity and settling preferences of European corn borers in maize field borders.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Bailey, R. I. & Bourguet, D. & Pallec, A. H. le & Ponsard, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) crops kill pest larvae but have led to resistance evolution in several target pests. The high dose-refuge (HDR) strategy a...

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Environmental and landscape effects on cross-pollination rates observed at long distance among French oilseed rape Brassica napus commercial fields.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Devaux, C. & Klein, E. K. & Lavigne, C. & Sausse, C. & Messéan, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Evaluation of our ability to predict cross-pollination rates (CPR) at long distance using dispersal functions estimated in experimental set-ups differ...

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How do genetically modified (GM) crops contribute to background levels of GM pollen in an agricultural landscape?

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Lavigne, C. & Klein, E. K. & Mari, J. F. & Ber, F. le & Adamczyk, K. & Monod, H. & Angevin, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is well established that pollen-mediated gene flow among natural plant populations depends on a complex interaction between the spatial distributio...

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Future novel threats and opportunities facing UK biodiversity identified by horizon scanning.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Sutherland, W. J. & Bailey, M. J. & Bainbridge, I. P. & Brereton, T. & Dick, J. T. A. & Drewitt, J. & Dulvy, N. K. & Dusic, N. R. & Freckleton, R. P. & Gaston, K. J. & Gilder, P. M. & Green, R. E. & Heathwaite, A. L. & Johnson, S. M. & Macdonald, D. W. & Mitchell, R. & Osborn, D. & Owen, R. P. & Pretty, J. & Prior, S. V. & Prosser, H. & Pullin, A. S. & Rose, P. & Stott, A. & Tew, T. & Thomas, C. D. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Horizon scanning is an essential tool for environmental scientists if they are to contribute to the evidence base for Government, its agencies and oth...

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Growth-enhanced coho salmon invading other salmon species populations: effects on early survival and growth.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Sundström, L. F. & Vandersteen, W. E. & Lõhmus, M. & Devlin, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The first genetically modified (GM) fish intended for human consumption has recently stimulated significant scientific discussion and regulatory scrut...

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Genetic variation in resistance and high fecundity impede viral biocontrol of invasive fish.

Published online: 04 Mar 2021

Authors: Mintram, K. S. & Oosterhout, C. van & Lighten, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Common carp Cyprinus carpio is one of the top global invasive vertebrates and can cause significant ecological damage. The Australian Government's Nat...

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