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A mechanistic framework to improve understanding and applications of push-pull systems in pest management.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Eigenbrode, S. D. & Birch, A. N. E. & Lindzey, S. & Meadow, R. & Snyder, W. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Push-pull or stimulo-deterrent cropping systems combine a trap crop or other attractant or arrestant stimulus distant from the crop and a deterrent or...

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Grape moth density in Bordeaux vineyards depends on local habitat management despite effects of landscape heterogeneity on their biological control.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Rusch, A. & Delbac, L. & Thiéry, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological control of crop pests is a major ecosystem service affected by several variables acting at multiple spatial scales. Among these variables, ...

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A survey of environmental and pest management attitudes on inhabited Hauraki Gulf islands.

Published online: 18 May 2020

Authors: Aley, J. P. & Russell, J. C.

Content type: Bulletin

The progression of pest eradication to inhabited islands is now possible due to the knowledge gained from successful eradications on uninhabited islan...

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Timber import and the risk of forest pest introductions.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Skarpaas, O. & Økland, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many invasive species are introduced by trade, and there is a need for studies of pre-emptive measures to lower the risk of introductions, as post-est...

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Climate-smart pest management: implementation guidance for policymakers and investors.

Published online: 13 Dec 2018

Authors: Heeb, L. & Jenner, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Climate-smart pest management (CSPM) is a cross-sectoral approach that aims to reduce pest-induced crop losses, enhance ecosystem services, reduce gre...

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Management trade-offs on ecosystem services in apple orchards across Europe: direct and indirect effects of organic production.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Samnegård, U. & Alins, G. & Boreux, V. & Bosch, J. & García, D. & Happe, A. K. & Klein, A. M. & Miñarro, M. & Mody, K. & Porcel, M. & Rodrigo, A. & Roquer-Beni, L. & Tasin, M. & Hambäck, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Apple is considered the most important fruit crop in temperate areas and profitable production depends on multiple ecosystem services, including the r...

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Soil moisture from remote sensing to forecast desert locust presence.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Piou, C. & Gay, P. E. & Benahi, A. S. & Ebbe, M. A. O. B. & Chihrane, J. & Ghaout, S. & Cisse, S. & Diakite, F. & Lazar, M. & Cressman, K. & Merlin, O. & Escorihuela, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Preventive control of desert locusts is based on monitoring recession areas to detect outbreaks. Remote sensing has been increasingly used in the prev...

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Models for pest control using predator release, habitat management and pesticide release in combination.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Barclay, H. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model of a 2 life-stage pest species is presented for determining the feasibility of control by means of predator release, habitat management and pe...

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Genotypically diverse cultivar mixtures for insect pest management and increased crop yields.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Tooker, J. F. & Frank, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In modern crop production, each plant is often nearly genetically identical to its neighbours, allowing insect pests and pathogens to move easily from...

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Internal borders for managing invasive marine species.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Forrest, B. M. & Gardner, J. P. A. & Taylor, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This study discusses theoretical and practical issues around the definition of internal borders for the management of marine pests, drawing on princip...

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