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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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Slug preferences for winter wheat cultivars and common agricultural weeds.

Published online: 13 Nov 1996

Authors: Cook, R. T. & Bailey, S. E. R. & McCrohan, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Slugs are a serious pest of many crops, including winter wheat, but current methods of control are unreliable. As part of a research study into the po...

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Attack and aggregation of a major squash pest: parsing the role of plant chemistry and beetle pheromones across spatial scales.

Published online: 06 Dec 2020

Authors: Brzozowski, L. J. & Gardner, J. & Hoffmann, M. P. & Kessler, A. & Agrawal, A. A. & Mazourek, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Successful management of insect crop pests requires an understanding of the cues and spatial scales at which they function to affect rates of attack o...

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Agents for biological control of novel hosts: assessing an aleocharine parasitoid of dung-breeding flies.

Published online: 29 Oct 1990

Authors: Wright, E. J. & Müller, P. & Kerr, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Host acceptance and suitability of a range of dipterous hosts of the predator/parasitoid Aleochara sp. were studied in South Africa to assess the like...

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Biological control of cactus weeds: implications of hybridization between control agent biotypes.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Hoffmann, J. H. & Impson, F. A. C. & Volchansky, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Results of recent research on Dactylopius opuntiae, a biological control agent for cactus weeds (Opuntia spp.) in South Africa and elsewhere, challeng...

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Habitat preferences and survival in wildlife reintroductions: an ecological trap in reintroduced grey partridges.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Rantanen, E. M. & Buner, F. & Riordan, P. & Sotherton, N. & Macdonald, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildlife reintroductions can help to restore populations and save species from extinction. However, success rates of reintroductions are low due to in...

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Olfactory host location and host preference of Holepyris sylvanidis (Hymenoptera: Bethylidae) and Cephalonomia waterstoni (Bethylidae), two natural enemies of Tribolium and Cryptolestes species.

Published online: 27 Feb 2019

Authors: Amante, M. & Russo, A. & Scholler, M. & Steidle, J. L. M.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Parasitoids can suppress populations of their host and thus play a primary role in Integrated Pest Management. In the stored product environment, stim...

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Observations on a zoonosis: leishmaniasis in British Honduras.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Disney, R. H. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper reports the results of field studies carried out between February 1964 and February 1966 on the rodent and insect hosts of Leishmania mexic...

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Active farmsteads are year-round strongholds for farmland birds.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Šálek, M. & Bažant, M. & Żmihorski, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Farmland birds have experienced substantial declines over recent decades and various conservation measures have been designed to halt their massive de...

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Simulating devil facial tumour disease outbreaks across empirically derived contact networks.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Hamede, R. & Bashford, J. & Jones, M. & McCallum, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the nature and characteristics of contact heterogeneities is crucial for predicting the epidemic behaviour of infectious diseases. Nonet...

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