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Prospective modelling in biological control: an analysis of the dynamics of heteronomous hyperparasitism in a cotton-whitefly-parasitoid system.

Published online: 25 Apr 1997

Authors: Mills, N. J. & Gutierrez, A. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Heteronomous hyperparasitism, in which male parasitoids develop at the expense of conspecific females or competing parasitoid species, is characterist...

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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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Agricultural intensification drives landscape-context effects on host-parasitoid interactions in agroecosystems.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Jonsson, M. & Buckley, H. L. & Case, B. S. & Wratten, S. D. & Hale, R. J. & Didham, R. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural land use threatens ecosystem services such as biological control by natural enemies because of simplification of habitat structure and in...

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Single vs. multiple introduction in biological control: the roles of parasitoid efficiency, antagonism and niche overlap.

Published online: 17 Nov 2004

Authors: Pedersen, B. S. & Mills, N. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Theoretical studies have presented conflicting conclusions about the value of introducing multiple parasitoid species to control insect pests, dependi...

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Third and fourth trophic level composition shift in an aphid-parasitoid-hyperparasitoid food web limits aphid control in an intercropping system.

Published online: 15 Feb 2022

Authors: Jeavons, E. & Baaren, J. van & Ralec, A. le & Buchard, C. & Duval, F. & Llopis, S. & Postic, E. & Lann, C. le

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding how resource diversification affects ecological interactions, food web structure and ecosystem functioning is essential in both fundamen...

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