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Variation in the effectiveness of symbiotic associations between native rhizobia and temperate Australian legumes: interactions within and between genera.

Published online: 26 Apr 2000

Authors: Thrall, P. H. & Burdon, J. J. & Woods, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tests of the effectiveness of rhizobia isolated from several common Acacia species showed significant variation among host populations in plant growth...

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Manipulation of light spectral quality disrupts host location and attachment by parasitic plants in the genus Cuscuta.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Johnson, B. I. & De Moraes, C. M. & Mescher, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Parasitic plants in the genus Cuscuta (dodders) make their living by extracting resources from other plants. While relatively few dodder species are a...

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Pathogen dynamics under both bottom-up host resistance and top-down hyperparasite attack.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Parratt, S. R. & Laine, A. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The relative importance of bottom-up versus top-down control of population dynamics has been the focus of much debate. In infectious disease biology, ...

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Trade-offs in parasitism efficiency and brood size mediate parasitoid coexistence, with implications for biological control of the invasive emerald ash borer.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Wang XiaoYi & Jennings, D. E. & Duan, J. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Parasitoids often are selected for use as biological control agents because of their high host specificity, yet such host specificity can result in st...

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Assessing the phylogenetic host breadth of millet pathogens and its implication for disease spillover.

Published online: 07 Apr 2021

Authors: Ssebuliba, E. & Davies, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Increasing agriculture intensification has led to dramatically improved crop yields; however, this shift in agricultural practice has been accompan...

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The ecology of Cacao viruses. I. The role of wild hosts in the incidence of swollen shoot virus in West Africa.

Published online: 06 Nov 1971

Authors: Tinsley, T. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes the host range of Cacao swollen-shoot virus (CSSV) and the distribution of wild hosts. No consistent association has so far been found betwe...

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Using the stable isotope marker 44Ca to study dispersal and host-foraging activity in parasitoids.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Wanner, H. & Gu HaiNan & Hattendorf, B. & Günther, D. & Dorn, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dispersal and host-foraging activity are important behavioural characteristics for parasitoid species used as biological control agents. Appropriate m...

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Effects of host's diet on two pupal parasitoids of the gypsy moth: Brachymeria intermedia (Nees) and Coccygomimus turionellae (L.).

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Greenblatt, J. A. & Barbosa, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In laboratory studies in Massachusetts with a synthetic diet and the foliage of 4 forest trees (grey birch (Betula populifolia), white oak (Quercus al...

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Development of an aggressive bark beetle on novel hosts: implications for outbreaks in an invaded range.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Rosenberger, D. W. & Venette, R. C. & Aukema, B. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Some subcortical insects have devastating effects on native tree communities in new ranges, despite benign interactions with their historical hosts. E...

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Forest management and regional tree composition drive the host preference of saproxylic beetle communities.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Müller, J. & Wende, B. & Strobl, C. & Eugster, M. & Gallenberger, I. & Floren, A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Linsenmair, K. E. & Weisser, W. W. & Gossner, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Among saproxylic beetles, many early colonizers prefer particular host species. Ranking of preferred hosts of local saproxylic beetle communities is c...

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