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Detection and monitoring of pink bollworm moths and invasive insects using pheromone traps and encounter rate models.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Byers, J. A. & Naranjo, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The pink bollworm moth Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) is one of the most destructive pests in agriculture. An ongoing ...

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Mammalian pheromones - new opportunities for improved predator control in New Zealand.

Published online: 14 Feb 2018

Authors: Clapperton, B. K. & Murphy, E. C. & Razzaq, H. A. A.

Content type: Bulletin

To improve conservation outcomes and move towards a 'predator-free New Zealand', we need new pest control technologies. Our growing knowledge of the c...

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Attack and aggregation of a major squash pest: parsing the role of plant chemistry and beetle pheromones across spatial scales.

Published online: 06 Dec 2020

Authors: Brzozowski, L. J. & Gardner, J. & Hoffmann, M. P. & Kessler, A. & Agrawal, A. A. & Mazourek, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Successful management of insect crop pests requires an understanding of the cues and spatial scales at which they function to affect rates of attack o...

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Using a pheromone lure survey to establish the native and potential distribution of an invasive Lepidopteran, Uraba lugens.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Kriticos, D. J. & Potter, K. J. B. & Alexander, N. S. & Gibb, A. R. & Suckling, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

When invasive species are first detected in a new environment there is often a demand for information about the potential for the organism to spread a...

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A model simulating mating behaviour of Spodoptera littoralis.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Symmons, P. M. & Rosenberg, L. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A computer model was developed simulating the mating behaviour and population increase of adults of Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) in an isolated grou...

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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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Spatiotemporal stability of two beetle populations in non-farmed habitats in an agricultural landscape.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Blackshaw, R. P. & Vernon, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the spatiotemporal ecology of invertebrates in agricultural ecosystems is important for developing management strategies to enhance biod...

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Ecology of the Dutch elm disease vectors Scolytus laevis and S. scolytus (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) in southern Sweden.

Published online: 17 May 1988

Authors: Anderbrant, O. & Schlyter, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Distribution and phenology of the beetles was studied at an infestation centre in a wood dominated by Ulmus glabra in Scania, S. Sweden, in 1983-85 us...

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Individual-based modelling of moth dispersal to improve biosecurity incursion response.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Guichard, S. & Kriticos, D. J. & Leriche, A. & Kean, J. M. & Worner, S. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Some biosecurity systems aimed at reducing the impacts of invasive alien species that employ sentinel trapping systems to detect the presence of unwan...

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Chemical suppression of embryonic cane toads Rhinella marina by larval conspecifics.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Clarke, G. S. & Crossland, M. R. & Shilton, C. & Shine, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mechanisms that evolved to suppress the development of potential competitors may offer novel methods for species-specific control of invasive organism...

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