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An insect (Argyresthia retinella, Lep., Yponomeutidae) outbreak in northern birch forests, released by climatic changes?

Published online: 02 Jun 1999

Authors: Tenow, O. & Nilssen, A. C. & Holmgren, B. & Elverum, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the early 1990s, birch (Betula pubescens) forests in north-western Norway were damaged by the bud- and shoot-mining larvae of Argyresthia retinella...

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Forecasting rodent outbreaks in Africa: an ecological basis for Mastomys control in Tanzania.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Leirs, H. & Verhagen, R. & Verheyen, W. & Mwanjabe, P. & Mbise, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rainfall data were collated for years preceding historical outbreaks of Mastomys [Praomys] rats in East Africa in order to test the hypothesis that su...

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Spatiotemporal modelling of crown-of-thorns starfish outbreaks on the Great Barrier Reef to inform control strategies.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Vanhatalo, J. & Hosack, G. R. & Sweatman, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cyclical outbreaks of pests can impact the functioning of entire ecosystems. An eminent example is outbreaks of crown-of-thorns starfish (COTS; Acanth...

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Outbreaks of insect herbivores on plants along motorways in the United Kingdom.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Port, G. R. & Thompson, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent outbreaks of defoliating insects on trees and shrubs used for landscaping major roads in the UK are reported. The reasons for some outbreaks we...

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Climate change and range expansion of an aggressive bark beetle: evidence of higher beetle reproduction in naïve host tree populations.

Published online: 29 Sep 2010

Authors: Cudmore, T. J. & Björklund, N. & Carroll, A. L. & Staffan Lindgren, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hosts may evolve defences that make them less susceptible and suitable to herbivores impacting their fitness. Due to climate change-driven range expan...

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Stage-specific responses to ecosystem alteration in an eruptive herbivorous insect.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Moreau, G. & Eveleigh, E. S. & Lucarotti, C. J. & Quiring, D. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The stage-specific responses of eruptive populations to ecosystem alterations have received little attention, despite the relevance of the issue for c...

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Landscape ecology of house mouse outbreaks in southeastern Australia.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Singleton, G. R. & Tann, C. R. & Krebs, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

House mouse Mus domesticus outbreaks in the grain-growing areas of south-eastern Australia occur irregularly and may be local or widespread, covering ...

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Phylodynamic analysis of an emergent Mycobacterium bovis outbreak in an area with no previously known wildlife infections.

Published online: 20 Apr 2022

Authors: Rossi, G. & Crispell, J. & Brough, T. & Lycett, S. J. & White, P. C. L. & Allen, A. & Ellis, R. J. & Gordon, S. V. & Harwood, R. & Palkopoulou, E. & Presho, E. L. & Skuce, R. & Smith, G. C. & Kao, R. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding how emergent pathogens successfully establish themselves and persist in previously unaffected populations is a crucial problem in diseas...

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Response of mountain Picea abies forests to stand-replacing bark beetle outbreaks: neighbourhood effects lead to self-replacement.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Zeppenfeld, T. & Svoboda, M. & DeRose, R. J. & Heurich, M. & Müller, J. & Čížková, P. & Starý, M. & Bače, R. & Donato, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large, severe disturbances drive many forest ecosystems over the long term, but pose management uncertainties when human experience with them is limit...

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Relative impacts of gypsy moth outbreaks and insecticide treatments on forest resources and ecosystems: an experimental approach.

Published online: 12 Apr 2021

Authors: Leroy, B. M. L. & Lemme, H. & Braumiller, P. & Hilmers, T. & Jacobs, M. & Hochrein, S. & Kienlein, S. & Müller, J. & Pretzsch, H. & Stimm, K. & Seibold, S. & Jaworek, J. & Hahn, W. A. & Müller-Kroehling Stefan & Weisser WolfgangW.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Gypsy moth outbreaks cause severe defoliation in Holarctic forests, both in North America where it is invasive, and in its native range in Eurasia. De...

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