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Oviposition by frit fly, Oscinella frit, on young ryegrass seedlings.

Published online: 22 Jul 1985

Authors: Mowat, D. J. & Jess, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In laboratory experiments, oviposition by females of Oscinella frit at high population densities was negligible on single-leaved seedlings of ryegrass...

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Do pollinators prefer pesticide-free plants? An experimental test with monarchs and milkweeds.

Published online: 08 Dec 2020

Authors: Olaya-Arenas, P. & Scharf, M. E. & Kaplan, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hundreds of recent studies have voiced concern over the negative impacts of non-target pesticides on pollinator health. However, pesticide loads are h...

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Estimation of the survival rate and oviposition cycle of field populations of malaria vectors in Kenya.

Published online: 15 Mar 1988

Authors: Mutero, C. M. & Birley, M. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Eight populations of malaria vectors in Kenya were sampled over 3 years. Each population was sampled for up to one month. Relative density, parous rat...

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Enhanced yeast feeding following mating facilitates control of the invasive fruit pest Drosophila suzukii.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Mori, B. A. & Whitener, A. B. & Leinweber, Y. & Revadi, S. & Beers, E. H. & Witzgall, P. & Becher, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The highly invasive spotted wing Drosophila Drosophila suzukii is a key pest of soft fruit and berries in Europe and North America, and development of...

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The biology of the white clover seed weevil Apion dichroum Bedel (Col. Curculionidae).

Published online: 02 Jul 1969

Authors: Freeman, B. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based largely on the author's summary. The bionomics of Apion dichroum Bedel in fields of white clover [Trifolium repens] in south-ea...

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A logistic model simulating environmental changes associated with the growth of populations of rice weevils, Sitophilus oryzae, reared in small cells of wheat.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Hardman, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A logistic model is presented which simulates population growth and concomitant environmental changes when Sitophilus oryzae (L.) is reared on wheat. ...

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Testing the link between perceived and actual risk of predation: mosquito oviposition site selection and egg predation by native and introduced fish.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Segev, O. & Verster, R. & Weldon, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

According to the threat-sensitivity hypothesis, prey avoidance behaviour should reflect the magnitude of predation risk. Since predation can strongly ...

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Distribution of oviposition sites and characteristics of egg development in the 'Blandford fly' Simulium posticatum (Diptera: Simuliidae).

Published online: 15 Mar 1988

Authors: Welton, J. S. & Bass, J. A. B. & Ladle, M. & Merrett, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution of oviposition sites of Simulium posticatum on the banks of the River Stour, UK, was studied in relation to a local medical problem c...

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The effect of interrow plant cover on populations of the cabbage root fly, Delia brassicae (Wiedemann).

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Ryan, J. & Ryan, M. F. & McNaeidhe, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of cover (intersown clover or lettuce or artificial material) on egg populations of Delia brassicae (Wied.) on cabbage crops was investigat...

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Responses of the willow beetle Phratora vulgatissima to genetically and spatially diverse Salix spp. plantations.

Published online: 22 Jan 2001

Authors: Peacock, L. & Herrick, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Phratora vulgatissima is the most serious pest of willow grown as short-rotation coppice in Britain. The effects of genetically diverse plantations of...

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