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A model for the effect of Sphecophaga vesparum vesparum as a biological control agent of the common wasp in New Zealand.

Published online: 25 May 1996

Authors: Barlow, N. D. & Moller, H. & Beggs, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model of intermediate complexity is described to predict and understand the reasons for the ultimate impact of the ichneumonid parasitoid S. v. vesp...

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Enhancing ecosystem services in apple orchards.

Published online: 27 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Blog

This paper presents the results of a field study conducted in Spain, to evaluate the effectiveness of installing nest boxes for insectivorous birds in...

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Enhancing ecosystem services in apple orchards.

Published online: 27 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Blog

This paper presents the results of a field study conducted in Spain, to evaluate the efficiency of installing artificial nest boxes for insectivorous ...

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Arthropod symbioses: a neglected parameter in pest- and disease-control programmes.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Zindel, R. & Gottlieb, Y. & Aebi, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Arthropods are important players in biological control as pests, control agents and transmitters of invertebrate diseases. Arthropods are frequently i...

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Invertebrate community structure predicts natural pest control resilience to insecticide exposure.

Published online: 26 Feb 2021

Authors: Greenop, A. & Cook, S. M. & Wilby, A. & Pywell, R. F. & Woodcock, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological pest control has become one of the central principles of ecological intensification in agriculture. However, invertebrate natural enemies w...

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Quantitative evaluation of natural enemy effectiveness. Papers presented at a symposium during the 14th International Congress of Entomology at Canberra in August 1972.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

These proceedings of the second half of a symposium on the subject of evaluation of biological control agents, held during the Fourteenth Internationa...

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EPIC-GILSYM: modelling crop-pest insect interactions and management with a novel coupled crop-insect model.

Published online: 31 Aug 2020

Authors: Rasche, L. & Taylor, R. A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modern intensive agriculture relies heavily on pesticides to control weeds, pathogens and insect pests. Forecasting and managing the impact of pests a...

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Prospective evaluation of the biological control of vine mealybug: refuge effects and climate.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Gutierrez, A. P. & Daane, K. M. & Ponti, L. & Walton, V. M. & Ellis, C. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vine mealybug Planococcus ficus is an invasive pest of vineyards in many areas of the world. In California, USA, it infests all plant subunits and has...

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East meets west: adaptive evolution of an insect introduced for biological control.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Phillips, C. B. & Baird, D. B. & Iline, I. I. & McNeill, M. R. & Proffitt, J. R. & Goldson, S. L. & Kean, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A possible explanation for low success rates when introducing natural enemies to new regions for biological control of insect pests is that they fail ...

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Soil moisture from remote sensing to forecast desert locust presence.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Piou, C. & Gay, P. E. & Benahi, A. S. & Ebbe, M. A. O. B. & Chihrane, J. & Ghaout, S. & Cisse, S. & Diakite, F. & Lazar, M. & Cressman, K. & Merlin, O. & Escorihuela, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Preventive control of desert locusts is based on monitoring recession areas to detect outbreaks. Remote sensing has been increasingly used in the prev...

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