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A large-scale comparison of conventional and molecular methods for the evaluation of host-parasitoid associations in non-target risk-assessment studies.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Gariepy, T. & Kuhlmann, U. & Gillott, C. & Erlandson, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accurate identification of natural enemies is the cornerstone of biological control, and methods that can separate closely related species are essenti...

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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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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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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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An innovative approach combining metabarcoding and ecological interaction networks for selecting candidate biological control agents.

Published online: 24 Dec 2021

Authors: Ollivier, M. & Lesieur, V. & Tavoillot, J. & Bénetière, F. & Tixier, M. S. & Martin, J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Classical biological control (CBC) can be used to decrease the density of invasive species to below an acceptable ecological and economic threshold. N...

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Long-range host-finding behaviour of the onion fly Delia antiqua (Diptera: Anthomyiidae): ecological and physiological constraints.

Published online: 11 Jul 1989

Authors: Judd, G. J. R. & Borden, J. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The long-range, host-finding behaviour of Delia antiqua was investigated in 16 mark-release-recapture experiments in Canada using onion-reared flies f...

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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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Host range expansion of native insects to exotic trees increases with area of introduction and the presence of congeneric native trees.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Branco, M. & Brockerhoff, E. G. & Castagneyrol, B. & Orazio, C. & Jactel, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Exotic tree species are widely used in forest plantations for their often high productivity and performance compared to native trees. However, these a...

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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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Climate change and range expansion of an aggressive bark beetle: evidence of higher beetle reproduction in naïve host tree populations.

Published online: 29 Sep 2010

Authors: Cudmore, T. J. & Björklund, N. & Carroll, A. L. & Staffan Lindgren, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hosts may evolve defences that make them less susceptible and suitable to herbivores impacting their fitness. Due to climate change-driven range expan...

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