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When can reduced doses and pesticide mixtures delay the build-up of pesticide resistance? A mathematical model.

Published online: 27 Nov 1997

Authors: Birch, C. P. D. & Shaw, M. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resistance against pesticides is a widespread and increasing problem. The control of pesticide dose and the mixing of pesticides have been proposed as...

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Invertebrate community structure predicts natural pest control resilience to insecticide exposure.

Published online: 26 Feb 2021

Authors: Greenop, A. & Cook, S. M. & Wilby, A. & Pywell, R. F. & Woodcock, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological pest control has become one of the central principles of ecological intensification in agriculture. However, invertebrate natural enemies w...

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Exploiting pathogens and their impact on fitness costs to manage the evolution of resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Raymond, B. & Sayyed, A. H. & Hails, R. S. & Wright, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable insect control requires effective management of the evolution of resistance to pesticides. Resistance management may ultimately depend on ...

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Fertilizer quantity and type alter mycorrhizae-conferred growth and resistance to herbivores.

Published online: 24 May 2021

Authors: Getman-Pickering, Z. L. & Stack, G. M. & Thaler, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plants face a constant struggle to acquire nutrients and defend themselves against herbivores. Mycorrhizae are fungal mutualists that provide nutrient...

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Evidence of pesticide resistance in medium-sized mammalian pests: a case study with 1080 poison and Australian rabbits.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Twigg, L. E. & Martin, G. R. & Lowe, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Toxicant resistance is a potential, or very real, problem with many pest control programmes worldwide. However, apart from rodents, pesticide resistan...

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Synergism between entomopathogenic nematodes and Bacillus thuringiensis crops: integrating biological control and resistance management.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Gassmann, A. J. & Stock, S. P. & Sisterson, M. S. & Carrière, Y. & Tabashnik, B. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The past decade has witnessed a continual increase in the use of crops genetically modified to produce insecticidal toxins from the bacterium Bacillus...

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Type of fitness cost influences the rate of evolution of resistance to transgenic Bt crops.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Hackett, S. C. & Bonsall, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The evolution of resistance to pesticides by insect pests is a significant challenge for sustainable agriculture. For transgenic crops expressing Baci...

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Dispersal propensity and settling preferences of European corn borers in maize field borders.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Bailey, R. I. & Bourguet, D. & Pallec, A. H. le & Ponsard, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) crops kill pest larvae but have led to resistance evolution in several target pests. The high dose-refuge (HDR) strategy a...

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Geographical variation and gene flow in the eucalyptus defoliating beetle Chrysophtharta bimaculata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).

Published online: 28 Jan 1998

Authors: Congdon, B. C. & Lange, C. L. & Clarke, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies were conducted to examine population subdivision and host associations in Chrysophtharta bimaculata, a serious pest of Eucalyptus in Tasmania....

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The application of self-limiting transgenic insects in managing resistance in experimental metapopulations.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Zhou LiQin & Alphey, N. & Walker, A. S. & Travers, L. M. & Morrison, N. I. & Bonsall, M. B. & Raymond, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The mass release of transgenic insects carrying female lethal self-limiting genes can reduce pest insect populations. Substantial releases are also a ...

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