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Aerial activity of linyphiid spiders: modelling dispersal distances from meteorology and behaviour.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Thomas, C. F. G. & Brain, P. & Jepson, P. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dispersal parameters are critical for modelling spatially dynamic populations yet remain among the most difficult to quantify. Linyphiid spider aerial...

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The biting habits of Leptoconops bequaerti. II. Effect of meteorological conditions on biting activity; 24 hour and seasonal cycles.

Published online: 22 May 1969

Authors: Kettle, D. S. & Linley, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based largely on the authors' summary. Some of the factors that contribute to changes in the biting rate of L. becquaerti with time (...

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Modification of the triangle method of degree-day accumulation to allow for behavioural thermoregulation in insects.

Published online: 13 Apr 1999

Authors: Bryant, S. R. & Bale, J. S. & Thomas, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ability to predict insect development in field situations is fundamental to pest management programmes and in the understanding of insect phenolog...

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Modelling the effects of climate change on the growth of bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) in Britain.

Published online: 03 Oct 1996

Authors: Pakeman, R. J. & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A mechanistic, physiological model has been developed to describe the yearly growth cycle of bracken, and it has been adapted to run using nationally ...

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Influence of season and meteorological parameters on flight activity of Culicoides biting midges.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Sanders, C. J. & Shortall, C. R. & Gubbins, S. & Burgin, L. & Gloster, J. & Harrington, R. & Reynolds, D. R. & Mellor, P. S. & Carpenter, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Culicoides biting midges are vectors of internationally important arboviruses including bluetongue virus (BTV). The ecological constraints imposed by ...

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Simulating the long-term dynamics of slug populations: a process-based modelling approach for pest control.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Shirley, M. D. F. & Rushton, S. P. & Young, A. G. & Port, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An individual-based simulation model was developed to investigate the long-term dynamics of slug populations using the field slug Deroceras reticulatu...

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Development and evaluation of simplified models for simulating canopy photosynthesis and transpiration.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Sinclair, T. R. & Murphy, C. E., Jr. & Knoerr, K. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Comparisons were made of three micrometeorological models which simulated daily rates of photosynthesis and transpiration in a maize crop. A complete ...

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Water use by irrigated cotton in the Sudan. 4. Water use, potential evaporation and yield.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Rijks, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Estimates of water used by irrigated cotton crops, obtained by micrometeorological methods, soil water sampling and lysimetry, were related to Penman'...

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Sulphur dioxide uptake and the leaching of sulphates from a pine forest.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Bache, D. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The av. daily deposition velocity of SO2 onto a canopy of pine [Pinus sylvestris/P. nigra var. maritima] in Nottinghamshire, UK, in a dry summer (1975...

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Dry deposition and canopy exchange in a mixed oak forest as determined by analysis of throughfall.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Lovett, G. M. & Lindberg, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Multiple regression analysis was applied to single-event samples of throughfall beneath oak trees to separate the contributions of dry deposition and ...

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