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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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Changes attributed to pesticides in the nesting success of the sparrowhawk in Britain.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Newton, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nesting success of the sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) in and near arable areas in Britain has declined since 1947, owing to increased egg-breakage ...

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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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