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Low-intensity land-use enhances soil microbial activity, biomass and fungal-to-bacterial ratio in current and future climates.

Published online: 27 Dec 2021

Authors: Sünnemann, M. & Alt, C. & Kostin, J. E. & Lochner, A. & Reitz, T. & Siebert, J. & Schädler, M. & Eisenhauer, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Progressing climate change and intensified land-use exert unprecedented pressures on soil microbial communities, thus endangering the essential ecosys...

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Inorganic fungicides as routinely applied in organic and conventional agriculture can increase palatability but reduce microbial decomposition of leaf litter.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Zubrod, J. P. & Feckler, A. & Englert, D. & Koksharova, N. & Rosenfeldt, R. R. & Seitz, F. & Schulz, R. & Bundschuh, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The application of fungicides is considered an indispensable measure to secure crop production. These substances, however, may unintentionally enter s...

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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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The experimental treatment of the blackfly, Simulium posticatum in the Dorset Stour using the biologically produced insecticide Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis.

Published online: 11 Aug 1995

Authors: Welton, J. S. & Ladle, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Simulium posticatum causes a severe biting problem in the valley of the river Stour in Dorset, UK. Various control measures have been attempted includ...

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Reproduction and nest behaviour of Tennessee warblers Vermivora peregrina in forests treated with Lepidoptera-specific insecticides.

Published online: 19 Aug 1998

Authors: Holmes, S. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was carried out to test the hypothesis that food reductions caused by forest spraying with Lepidoptera-specific insecticides would affect Tenn...

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Microbial communities and nutrient dynamics in experimental microcosms are altered after the application of a high dose of Bti.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Duguma, D. & Hall, M. W. & Rugman-Jones, P. & Stouthamer, R. & Neufeld, J. D. & Walton, W. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis (Bti) is the most widely used biopesticide against mosquitoes and blackflies, with a history of high specifi...

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Perennial habitat fragments, parasitoid diversity and parasitism in ephemeral crops.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Letourneau, D. K. & Allen, S. G. B. & Stireman, J. O., III

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification has led to the removal of semi-wild, perennial vegetation in agricultural landscapes. However, in short-cycle crops, freq...

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Effects of dieldrin on population growth rates of sparrowhawks 1963-1986.

Published online: 29 Sep 2000

Authors: Sibly, R. M. & Newton, I. & Walker, C. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A recent reappraisal of the evidence of the effects of cyclodiene insecticides on sparrowhawks Accipiter nisus and kestrels Falco tinnunculus in Brita...

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