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Modelling pest population resurgence due to recolonization of fields following an insecticide application.

Published online: 19 Aug 1998

Authors: Trumper, E. V. & Holt, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In order to investigate the effect of insect recolonization on the insecticide-induced resurgence of crop pests, a modified Lotka-Volterra predator-pr...

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Enhancing ecosystem services in apple orchards.

Published online: 27 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Blog

This paper presents the results of a field study conducted in Spain, to evaluate the effectiveness of installing nest boxes for insectivorous birds in...

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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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Analysis of biological control of cassava pests in Africa. I. Simulation of carbon, nitrogen and water dynamics in cassava.

Published online: 11 Jul 1989

Authors: Gutierrez, A. P. & Wermelinger, B. & Schulthess, F. & Baumgaertner, J. U. & Herren, H. R. & Ellis, C. K. & Yaninek, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model for the growth and development of cassava under pest-free conditions, as modified by weather, soil nitrogen and water, is described. The model...

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How to control pest species: application of models from the theory of island biogeography in formulating pest control strategies.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Stenseth, N. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mathematical models for birth and death processes in local populations (within a local patch), and for migration between local patches in a heterogene...

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Changes in arthropod communities mediate the effects of landscape composition and farm management on pest control ecosystem services in organically managed strawberry crops.

Published online: 16 Feb 2022

Authors: Lu, A. & Gonthier, D. J. & Sciligo, A. R. & Garcia, K. & Chiba, T. & Juárez, G. & Kremen, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Landscape composition and local diversification practices such as polyculture, cover cropping and hedgerows may promote natural pest control by benefi...

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Enhancing ecosystem services in apple orchards.

Published online: 27 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Blog

This paper presents the results of a field study conducted in Spain, to evaluate the efficiency of installing artificial nest boxes for insectivorous ...

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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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Diversity, complexity, stability and pest control.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Murdoch, W. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It should be possible to design agroecosystems to reduce the severity of insect pest problems. Ecological theory about stability should be relevant wh...

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The dynamics of pest-parasitoid-insecticide interactions.

Published online: 04 Jun 1986

Authors: Waage, J. K. & Hassell, M. P. & Godfray, H. C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population models of host-parasite interactions are extended to include insecticide application acting in a variety of ways on pest hosts and/or their...

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