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Sampling methods and construction of life tables for Sitona humeralis populations (Col., Curculionidae) in Mediterranean climatic areas.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Aeschlimann, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Criteria for selecting sites are described and the various sampling, rearing and identification techniques used to investigate field populations of Si...

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Retrospective analysis of a classical biological control programme.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Naranjo, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Classical biological control has been a key technology in the management of invasive arthropod pests globally for over 120 years, yet rigorous quantit...

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Life tables for the carrot fly, Psila rosae.

Published online: 22 Jul 1985

Authors: Burn, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Life tables are presented for 4 consecutive generations of Psila rosae on carrots in southern England, and are analysed using key factor analysis. Of ...

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Stage-specific mortality of Helicoverpa armigera in three smallholder crops in Kenya.

Published online: 29 Jun 1995

Authors: Berg, H. van den & Cock, M. J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Partial life tables of Helicoverpa armigera were constructed for 3 crops, sunflower, maize and sorghum, commonly grown on smallholder farms in Kenya. ...

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Studies on the ecology and causes of outbreaks of Ectropis bhurmitra Wkr. (Geometridae), the twig caterpillar of tea in Ceylon.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Danthanarayana, W. & Kathiravetpillai, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is substantially the authors' summary. Outbreaks of Ectropis bhurmitra (Wlk.) in Ceylon in 1963-66 developed as a side-effect of dieldri...

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Effects of timing of prescribed fire on the demography of an invasive plant, spotted knapweed Centaurea maculosa.

Published online: 30 Mar 2005

Authors: Emery, S. M. & Gross, K. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Prescribed burning is a key tool used in prairie and savanna restoration projects. The timing and frequency of prescribed fires are important variable...

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Roads increase population growth rates of a native leaf-cutter ant in Neotropical savannahs.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Vieira Neto, E. H. M. & Vasconcelos, H. L. & Bruna, E. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A challenge in applied ecology is understanding the responses of native species to roads, which are ubiquitous drivers of environmental heterogeneity....

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Performance of generation time approximations for extinction risk assessments.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Staerk, J. & Conde, D. A. & Ronget, V. & Lemaitre, J. F. & Gaillard, J. M. & Colchero, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Generation time is a fundamental component of extinction risk assessments for the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List of Threate...

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The influence of light intensity, daylength and temperature on increase rates of four glasshouse aphids.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Wyatt, I. J. & Brown, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Life tables and intrinsic rates of increase were obtained for Myzus persicae (Sulz.), Brachycaudus helichrysi (Kalt.) and Macrosiphoniella sanborni (G...

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Controlling a plant invader by targeted disruption of its life cycle.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Dauer, J. T. & McEvoy, P. B. & Sickle, J. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pest management strategies should be informed by research on a broad suite of biotic and abiotic interactions. We used a life table response experimen...

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