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Development of an aggressive bark beetle on novel hosts: implications for outbreaks in an invaded range.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Rosenberger, D. W. & Venette, R. C. & Aukema, B. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Some subcortical insects have devastating effects on native tree communities in new ranges, despite benign interactions with their historical hosts. E...

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Climate change and range expansion of an aggressive bark beetle: evidence of higher beetle reproduction in naïve host tree populations.

Published online: 29 Sep 2010

Authors: Cudmore, T. J. & Björklund, N. & Carroll, A. L. & Staffan Lindgren, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hosts may evolve defences that make them less susceptible and suitable to herbivores impacting their fitness. Due to climate change-driven range expan...

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Comparison of moose browsing on Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) and lodgepole pine (P. contorta).

Published online: 11 Apr 1989

Authors: Niemelä, P. & Danell, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Trees of two Scots pine phenotypes (poor and fertile soils) and lodgepole pine (intermediate) were exposed side by side in a field study. Biomass cons...

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Bark beetles attacking conifer seedlings: picking on the weakest or feasting upon the fittest?

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Sopow, S. L. & Bader, M. K. F. & Brockerhoff, E. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant stress from causes such as drought is thought to increase the susceptibility of plants to herbivore attack and damage. Although this forms the b...

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Differences in nutritional quality between herbaceous plants and bark of conifers as winter food for the vole Microtus pennsylvanicus.

Published online: 01 May 1993

Authors: Bucyanayandi, J. D. & Bergeron, J. M. & Soucie, J. & Thomas, D. W. & Jean, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During winter 1987-88 and 1988-89 in Quebec, food quality (protein, total non-structural carbohydrates (TNC) and phenolics) was much greater, and vari...

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Prescribed fire does not promote outbreaks of a primary bark beetle at low-density populations.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Tabacaru, C. A. & Park, J. & Erbilgin, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The causes of bark beetle outbreaks - particularly the role of disturbances - are poorly understood. Stand-scale disturbances, like fires, can suddenl...

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Effects on growth of simulated and induced shoot pruning by Tomicus piniperda as related to carbohydrate and nitrogen dynamics in Scots pine.

Published online: 19 Jun 1986

Authors: Ericsson, A. & Hellqvist, C. & Långström, B. & Larsson, S. & Tenow, O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a field experiment in central Sweden, shoots of 20-year-old Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) were hand-pruned in 2 series, 1 with non-fertilized trees...

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Response of a herbivore community to increased food quality and quantity: an experiment with nitrogen fertilizer in a boreal forest.

Published online: 12 Jul 2000

Authors: Ball, J. P. & Danell, K. & Sunesson, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Herbivores make decisions at different spatial levels in response to food plant quality and quantity. Although experiments have examined the responses...

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Management response to one insect pest may increase vulnerability to another.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Klingenberg, M. D. & Lindgren, B. S. & Gillingham, M. P. & Aukema, B. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale insect outbreaks provide an ideal system to examine the cascade of ecological effects of disturbance regimes across forested landscapes. A...

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Shifts in community-level traits and functional diversity in a mixed conifer forest: a legacy of land-use change.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Strahan, R. T. & Meador, A. J. S. & Huffman, D. W. & Laughlin, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Historical reference conditions have long been used to guide the restoration of degraded ecosystems. However, a rapidly changing climate and altered d...

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