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Management trade-offs on ecosystem services in apple orchards across Europe: direct and indirect effects of organic production.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Samnegård, U. & Alins, G. & Boreux, V. & Bosch, J. & García, D. & Happe, A. K. & Klein, A. M. & Miñarro, M. & Mody, K. & Porcel, M. & Rodrigo, A. & Roquer-Beni, L. & Tasin, M. & Hambäck, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Apple is considered the most important fruit crop in temperate areas and profitable production depends on multiple ecosystem services, including the r...

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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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Models for pest control using predator release, habitat management and pesticide release in combination.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Barclay, H. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model of a 2 life-stage pest species is presented for determining the feasibility of control by means of predator release, habitat management and pe...

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Effectiveness of vole control by owls in apple orchards.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Murano, C. & Kasahara, S. & Kudo, S. & Inada, A. & Sato, S. & Watanabe, K. & Azuma, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological pest control is gaining greater acceptance as an important part of integrated pest management for sustainable agriculture. However, knowled...

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Ants as tools in sustainable agriculture.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Offenberg, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With an expanding human population placing increasing pressure on the environment, agriculture needs sustainable production that can match conventiona...

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A mechanistic framework to improve understanding and applications of push-pull systems in pest management.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Eigenbrode, S. D. & Birch, A. N. E. & Lindzey, S. & Meadow, R. & Snyder, W. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Push-pull or stimulo-deterrent cropping systems combine a trap crop or other attractant or arrestant stimulus distant from the crop and a deterrent or...

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Integrated management of the Fall Armyworm on maize: a guide for farmer field schools in Africa.

Published online: 31 Oct 2018

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization

Content type: Miscellaneous

Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda), FAW, a dangerous transboundary pest native to the Americas, has been spreading rapidly to all sub-regions of Af...

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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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The effect of habitat management on home-range size and survival of rural Norway rat populations.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Lambert, M. S. & Quy, R. J. & Smith, R. H. & Cowan, D. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Norway rat Rattus norvegicus populations are usually controlled with toxic baits, but this approach is increasingly recognized as having negative welf...

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Seasonal life-history models for the integrated management of the invasive weed nodding thistle Carduus nutans in Australia.

Published online: 12 Jul 2006

Authors: Shea, K. & Sheppard, A. & Woodburn, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is widely accepted that combining several control options into integrated pest management strategies is the most effective way to provide long-term...

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