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Effect of water stress on stem diameter changes of peach trees growing in the field.

Published online: 13 May 1986

Authors: Garnier, E. & Berger, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Daily stem diameter changes were recorded continuously from June to September on peach trees (cv. Springcrest on GF 305 rootstock) irrigated at 50 and...

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The flight activity and movements of Myzus persicae (Sulzer) and Brevicoryne brassicae (L.) in a field cage.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Woodford, J. A. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large numbers of newly flight-mature alate alienicolae of Myzus persicae (Sulz.) were flown in a flight chamber for 5 or 10 h. Flown aphids marked wit...

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The use of a temperature integrator to predict the developmental period of the parasite Aphidius matricariae.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Scopes, N. E. A. & Biggerstaff, S. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The value of a temperature integrator was demonstrated when determining the development of the parasite Aphidius matricariae Hal. on the host Myzus pe...

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Screening of stand-alone and mixture of cover crops for ground cover management in a temperate organic Peach orchard.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Parveaud, C. E. & Brenner, J. & Libourel, G. & Ondet, S. J. & Bussi, C. & Mercier, V.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Cover crops are alternative strategies for managing weeds within the tree row in organic orchards. The choice of the botanical composition of cover cr...

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Polyphagy complicates conservation biological control that targets generalist predators.

Published online: 17 May 2006

Authors: Prasad, R. P. & Snyder, W. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of beetle banks to conserve predatory beetles for the control of pest Diptera was studied in Washington, USA. Locally, the community of predat...

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The influence of light intensity, daylength and temperature on increase rates of four glasshouse aphids.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Wyatt, I. J. & Brown, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Life tables and intrinsic rates of increase were obtained for Myzus persicae (Sulz.), Brachycaudus helichrysi (Kalt.) and Macrosiphoniella sanborni (G...

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Modelling the incidence of virus yellows in sugar beet in the UK in relation to numbers of migrating Myzus persicae.

Published online: 16 Apr 1999

Authors: Werker, A. R. & Dewar, A. M. & Harrington, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The incidence of virus yellows diseases (caused by beet yellowing virus [beet yellows closterovirus] and/or beet mild yellowing luteovirus) in sugar b...

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Habitat selection by song thrushes in stable and declining farmland populations.

Published online: 16 Jun 2004

Authors: Peach, W. J. & Denny, M. & Cotton, P. A. & Hill, I. F. & Gruar, D. & Barritt, D. & Impey, A. & Mallord, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Losses of farmland birds from the wider countryside have become a major conservation issue in the UK and Europe. Song thrush Turdus philomelos populat...

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Alate production by aphids on sugar beet: how likely is the evolution of sugar beet-specific biotypes?

Published online: 20 Apr 2000

Authors: Williams, I. S. & Dewar, A. M. & Dixon, A. F. G. & Thornhill, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Aphid clones that feed on the same plant species for many generations often develop biotypes specifically adapted to the particular host-plant. Such b...

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Aphid predation by Harpalus rufipes (Degeer) (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in the laboratory and field.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Loughridge, A. H. & Luff, M. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ability of Harpalus rufipes (Deg.) to feed on aphids was studied in the laboratory in the UK and compared with evidence of predation on aphids in ...

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