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Planting of neonicotinoid-treated maize poses risks for honey bees and other non-target organisms over a wide area without consistent crop yield benefit.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Krupke, C. H. & Holland, J. D. & Long, E. Y. & Eitzer, B. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Neonicotinoid insecticides are routinely used as seed treatments on most grain and oilseed crops in the USA, yet the extent and likelihood of spread o...

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The effect of dieldrin, sprayed by aerial application for tsetse control, on game animals.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Allsopp, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The large-scale use of organochlorine compounds in insect control causes increasing concern due to their toxicity and persistance which creates enviro...

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Parental sublethal insecticide exposure prolongs mating response and decreases reproductive output in offspring.

Published online: 05 Sep 2020

Authors: Müller, T. & Römer, C. I. & Müller, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insecticide usage is steadily increasing, implying an ongoing threat of sublethal exposure for non-target organisms in habitats close to farmland. The...

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Ecological impacts of pesticide seed treatments on arthropod communities in a grain crop rotation.

Published online: 09 Dec 2020

Authors: Dubey, A. & Lewis, M. T. & Dively, G. P. & Hamby, K. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While many studies have investigated non-target impacts of neonicotinoid seed treatments (NSTs), they usually take place within a single crop and focu...

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Effect of an organophosphorus insecticide on brain cholinesterase activity in white-throated sparrows exposed to aerial forest spraying.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Busby, D. G. & Pearce, P. A. & Garrity, N. R. & Reynolds, L. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Brain cholinesterase (ChE) inhibition and fenitrothion residues were determined in white-throated sparrows (Zonotrichia albicollis) that had been expo...

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Field evaluation of the Littoral Ecosystem Risk Assessment Model's predictions of the effects of chlorpyrifos.

Published online: 22 Feb 1995

Authors: Hanratty, M. P. & Stay, F. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A Littoral Ecosystem Risk Assessment Model (LERAM) is described and evaluated using field data from a previous littoral enclosure study of the effects...

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Persistence in earthworms and potential hazards to birds of soil applied DDT, dieldrin and heptachlor.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Beyer, W. N. & Gish, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

DDT, dieldrin and heptachlor were applied to separate plots in a hay field at 0.6, 2.2 or 9.0 kg/ha. For 11 yr thereafter, soil and earthworms were an...

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Recovery of a sparrowhawk population in relation to declining pesticide contamination.

Published online: 03 Apr 1993

Authors: Newton, I. & Wyllie, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sparrowhawks (Accipiter nisus) found dead in eastern England showed a significant reduction in HEOD (organochlorine pesticide residues derived from al...

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Do wood-pigeons avoid pesticide-treated cereal seed?

Published online: 08 Jul 1999

Authors: McKay, H. V. & Prosser, P. J. & Hart, A. D. M. & Langton, S. D. & Jones, A. & McCoy, C. & Chandler-Morris, S. A. & Pascual, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pesticides applied to seeds before sowing may present a high risk to seed-eating birds. Some of these chemicals are highly toxic but are avoided by ca...

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The influence of predation on the chronic response of Artemia sp. populations to a toxicant.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Beketov, M. A. & Liess, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Environmental risk assessment of contaminants is conventionally based on toxic effects assessed in organism-level test systems. We suggest that, for t...

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