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The effect of sprays on the fauna of apple trees. II. Some aspects of the interaction between populations of Blepharidopterus angulatus (Fall.) (Heteroptera: Miridae) and its prey, Panonychus ulmi (Koch) (Acarina: Tetranychidae).

Published online: 04 Jul 1965

Authors: Muir, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

These two parts of a series deal with studies in an apple orchard in south-eastern England in 1953-59 on the effect of routine sprays of winter wash (...

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The effect of sprays on the fauna of apple trees. I. The influence of winter wash, captan, and lime-sulphur on the interaction of populations of Panonychus ulmi (Koch) (Acarina: Tetranychidae) and its predator, Blephari-dopterus angulatus (Fall.) (Heteroptera: Miridae).

Published online: 04 Jul 1965

Authors: Muir, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

These two parts of a series deal with studies in an apple orchard in south-eastern England in 1953-59 on the effect of routine sprays of winter wash (...

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Biological control of the bulb mite, Rhizoglyphus robini, by the predatory mite, Hypoaspis aculeifer, on lilies: predator-prey interactions at various spatial scales.

Published online: 05 Sep 1996

Authors: Lesna, I. & Sabelis, M. & Conijn, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experiments in closed jars with lily bulbs at 25°C showed that the predator, Hypoaspis aculeifer, can suppress populations of its prey, Rhizoglyphus r...

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Learned predators enhance biological control via organizational upward and trophic top-down cascades.

Published online: 05 Apr 2021

Authors: Schausberger, P. & Çekin, D. & Litin, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Learning is a behavioural change based on memory of previous experiences and a ubiquitous phenomenon in animals. Learning effects are commonly life-st...

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Modelling the effects of plant species on biocontrol effectiveness in ornamental nursery crops.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Skirvin, D. J. & Williams, M. E. de C. & Fenlon, J. S. & Sunderland, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. The development of biological control strategies for ornamental crops is challenging due to the high diversity of crops grown and zero tolerance to...

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The effects of refuge size and number on acarine predator-prey dynamics in a pesticide-disturbed apple orchard.

Published online: 19 Aug 1998

Authors: Lester, P. J. & Thistlewood, H. M. A. & Harmsen, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In apple orchards, the use of pesticides such as pyrethroids for the control of lepidopteran and dipteran pests can severely disturb natural equilibri...

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Estimates of mean population density and spatial distribution of Tetranychus urticae (Acarina: Tetranychidae) and Phytoseiulus persimilis (Acarina: Phytoseiidae) based upon the proportion of empty sampling units.

Published online: 22 Jul 1985

Authors: Nachman, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A simple but general model of density-dependent dispersal in an arthropod population is used to explain the relationship between the density and the s...

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Impacts of a weed biocontrol agent on recovery from water stress in a target and a non-target Hypericum species.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: Willis, A. J. & Berentson, P. R. & Ash, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological control agents that impact on non-target native species have limited desirability. Aculus hyperici was introduced into Australia to help co...

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The ecology of Tetranychid mites in Australian orchards.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Readshaw, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Three important questions concerning the basic cause of the injuriousness of Tetranychid mites in Australian commercial orchards are whether insectici...

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Disruption of an exotic mutualism can improve management of an invasive plant: varroa mite, honeybees and biological control of Scotch broom Cytisus scoparius in New Zealand.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Paynter, Q. & Main, A. & Gourlay, A. H. & Peterson, P. G. & Fowler, S. V. & Buckley, Y. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A seed-feeding biocontrol agent Bruchidius villosus was released in New Zealand (NZ) to control the invasive European shrub, broom Cytisus scoparius, ...

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