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Releasing genetically modified organisms: will any harm outweigh any advantage?

Published online: 24 Jun 2000

Authors: Beringer, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The public debate about genetically modified organisms has concentrated largely on concerns about food safety and potential risks to the environment. ...

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Exploiting pathogens and their impact on fitness costs to manage the evolution of resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Raymond, B. & Sayyed, A. H. & Hails, R. S. & Wright, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable insect control requires effective management of the evolution of resistance to pesticides. Resistance management may ultimately depend on ...

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Linking phylogenetic similarity and pollution sensitivity to develop ecological assessment methods: a test with river diatoms.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Keck, F. & Bouchez, A. & Franc, A. & Rimet, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Diatoms include a great diversity of taxa and are recognized as powerful bioindicators of freshwater quality. However, using diatoms for bioassessment...

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Demographic vital rates determine the performance advantage of crop-wild hybrids in lettuce.

Published online: 04 Jan 2006

Authors: Hooftman, D. A. P. & Oostermeijer, J. G. B. & Jacobs, M. M. J. & Nijs, H. C. M. den

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hybridization seems possible for many crop species after pollen transfer from crops to wild relatives in the surrounding vegetation. Subsequent introg...

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Transgenic weed beets: possible, probable, avoidable?

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Desplanque, B. & Hautekèete, N. & Dijk, H. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Weed beets pose a serious problem for sugarbeet Beta vulgaris var. saccharifera crops. Traditionally, the only efficient method of weed control has be...

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Male-killing bacteria as agents of insect pest control.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Berec, L. & Maxin, D. & Bernhauerová, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Continual effort is needed to reduce the impact of exotic species in the context of increased globalization. Any innovation in this respect would be a...

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Back and forth Wolbachia transfers reveal efficient strains to control spotted wing Drosophila populations.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Cattel, J. & Nikolouli, K. & Andrieux, T. & Martinez, J. & Jiggins, F. & Charlat, S. & Vavre, F. & Lejon, D. & Gibert, P. & Mouton, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Since its recent invasion of the European and American continents, the spotted wing Drosophila Drosophila suzukii has become a burden of the fruit ind...

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