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Risk assessment of pesticide seed treatment for farmland birds using refined field data.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Lopez-Antia, A. & Feliu, J. & Camarero, P. R. & Ortiz-Santaliestra, M. E. & Mateo, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Due to reductions in winter food resources, newly sown cereal seeds have become a key component of many bird species' diets, but these seeds are often...

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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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Recovery of a sparrowhawk population in relation to declining pesticide contamination.

Published online: 03 Apr 1993

Authors: Newton, I. & Wyllie, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sparrowhawks (Accipiter nisus) found dead in eastern England showed a significant reduction in HEOD (organochlorine pesticide residues derived from al...

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Diet diversity and pesticide risk mediate the negative effects of land use change on solitary bee offspring production.

Published online: 13 Feb 2021

Authors: Centrella, M. & Russo, L. & Ramírez, N. M. & Eitzer, B. & Dyke, M. van & Danforth, B. & Poveda, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Threats to bee pollinators such as land use change, high pesticide risk and reduced floral diet diversity are usually assessed independently, even tho...

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Organochlorine residues in Kenya's Rift Valley lakes.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Lincer, J. L. & Zalkind, D. & Brown, L. H. & Hopcraft, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In studies on organochlorine residues in lakes of the Rift Valley, Kenya, 47% of the farms surveyed in the Nakuru catchment basin used either DDT or d...

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Planting of neonicotinoid-treated maize poses risks for honey bees and other non-target organisms over a wide area without consistent crop yield benefit.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Krupke, C. H. & Holland, J. D. & Long, E. Y. & Eitzer, B. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Neonicotinoid insecticides are routinely used as seed treatments on most grain and oilseed crops in the USA, yet the extent and likelihood of spread o...

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The effect of dieldrin, sprayed by aerial application for tsetse control, on game animals.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Allsopp, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The large-scale use of organochlorine compounds in insect control causes increasing concern due to their toxicity and persistance which creates enviro...

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Ecological impacts of pesticide seed treatments on arthropod communities in a grain crop rotation.

Published online: 09 Dec 2020

Authors: Dubey, A. & Lewis, M. T. & Dively, G. P. & Hamby, K. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While many studies have investigated non-target impacts of neonicotinoid seed treatments (NSTs), they usually take place within a single crop and focu...

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Field evaluation of the Littoral Ecosystem Risk Assessment Model's predictions of the effects of chlorpyrifos.

Published online: 22 Feb 1995

Authors: Hanratty, M. P. & Stay, F. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A Littoral Ecosystem Risk Assessment Model (LERAM) is described and evaluated using field data from a previous littoral enclosure study of the effects...

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Eggshell pigmentation indicates pesticide contamination.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Jagannath, A. & Shore, R. F. & Walker, L. A. & Ferns, P. N. & Gosler, A. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Persistent pesticide residues remain a significant environmental pollutant, reducing breeding success of predatory birds even where such pesticides ha...

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