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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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When can reduced doses and pesticide mixtures delay the build-up of pesticide resistance? A mathematical model.

Published online: 27 Nov 1997

Authors: Birch, C. P. D. & Shaw, M. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resistance against pesticides is a widespread and increasing problem. The control of pesticide dose and the mixing of pesticides have been proposed as...

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Aphid performance and population development on their host plants is affected by weed-crop interactions.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Dahlin, I. & Ninkovic, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Some farming practices, like organic farming, lead to greater numbers of weed plants in crop fields. These fields may give us some insights into any b...

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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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Synergism between entomopathogenic nematodes and Bacillus thuringiensis crops: integrating biological control and resistance management.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Gassmann, A. J. & Stock, S. P. & Sisterson, M. S. & Carrière, Y. & Tabashnik, B. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The past decade has witnessed a continual increase in the use of crops genetically modified to produce insecticidal toxins from the bacterium Bacillus...

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Relative fitness of malathion-resistant phenotypes of Oryzaephilus surinamensis L. (Coleoptera: Silvanidae).

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Muggleton, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two malathion-resistant strains of the stored-grain pest Oryzaephilus surinamensis (L.) were cultured in the laboratory in the UK in the absence of in...

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The potential for fungal biopesticides to reduce malaria transmission under diverse environmental conditions.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Heinig, R. L. & Paaijmans, K. P. & Hancock, P. A. & Thomas, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effectiveness of conventional malaria vector control is being threatened by the spread of insecticide resistance. One promising alternative to che...

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Geographical variation and gene flow in the eucalyptus defoliating beetle Chrysophtharta bimaculata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).

Published online: 28 Jan 1998

Authors: Congdon, B. C. & Lange, C. L. & Clarke, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies were conducted to examine population subdivision and host associations in Chrysophtharta bimaculata, a serious pest of Eucalyptus in Tasmania....

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Variable coverage in an autocidal gravid ovitrap intervention impacts efficacy of Aedes aegypti control.

Published online: 01 Nov 2021

Authors: Juarez, J. G. & Chaves, L. F. & Garcia-Luna, S. M. & Martin, E. & Badillo-Vargas, I. & Medeiros, M. C. I. & Hamer, G. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Control of the arboviral disease vector Aedes aegypti has shown variable levels of efficacy around the globe. We evaluated an Autocidal Gravid Ovitrap...

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Identifying control strategies for tomato leaf curl virus disease using an epidemiological model.

Published online: 24 Nov 1999

Authors: Holt, J. & Colvin, J. & Muniyappa, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A number of insect vectors of plant-virus diseases make only transitory visits to the crop in which the economic effects of the disease are important....

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