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Limitations to the use of pitfall traps in ecological studies exemplified by a study of spiders in a field of winter wheat.

Published online: 03 Apr 1993

Authors: Topping, C. J. & Sunderland, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Araneae were collected using pitfall traps and absolute density sampling over a period of 6 months in a field of winter wheat in the UK. The numerical...

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Temperature effects on pitfall catches of epigeal arthropods: a model and method for bias correction.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Saska, P. & Werf, W. van der & Hemerik, L. & Luff, M. L. & Hatten, T. D. & Honek, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Carabids and other epigeal arthropods make important contributions to biodiversity, food webs and biocontrol of invertebrate pests and weeds. Pitfall ...

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The adequacy of collecting techniques for estimating species richness of grassland invertebrates.

Published online: 05 Feb 2001

Authors: Standen, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is still considerable debate about the most effective methods of sampling invertebrates in monitoring and assessment programmes. The above-groun...

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Responses of slug numbers and slug damage to crops in a silvoarable agroforestry landscape.

Published online: 19 Aug 1998

Authors: Griffiths, J. & Phillips, D. S. & Compton, S. G. & Wright, C. & Incoll, L. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Alternative farming practices such as set-aside and agroforestry are likely to be of continuing interest to European agriculture but may have associat...

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Relative bee abundance varies by collection method and flowering richness: implications for understanding patterns in bee community data.

Published online: 03 Jul 2021

Authors: Kuhlman, M. P. & Burrows, S. & Mummey, D. L. & Ramsey, P. W. & Hahn, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Recent declines in wild bee populations have led to increases in conservation actions and monitoring of bee communities. Pan traps are a commonly used...

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The carabid and staphylinid fauna of winter wheat and fallow on a clay with flints soil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Jones, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies were carried out in Hertfordshire, England, during 1971-75 on the carabid and staphylinid fauna in areas of a Stackyard field (clay with flint...

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Individual study: testing tools for eradicating the invasive toad Duttaphrynus melanostictus in Madagascar.

Published online: 12 Mar 2020

Authors: Reardon, J. T. & Kraus, F. & Moore, M. & Rabenantenaina, L. & Rabinivo, A. & Rakotoarisoa, N. H. & Randrianasolo, H. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

In 2014, the Asian toad Duttaphrynus melanostictus was first recorded as an invasive species in Madagascar. A feasibility study identified an urgent n...

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Community structure of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in a series of habitats associated with citrus.

Published online: 30 Mar 1984

Authors: Samways, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A transect of 44 pitfall traps passing through 11 point habitats associated with citrus in South Africa captured 10 488 individuals comprising 23 gene...

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The effects of some insecticides on populations of frit fly (Oscinella frit) and its enemies.

Published online: 03 Jul 1966

Authors: Jones, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based almost entirely on the author's summary. In investigations in southern England, nearly twice as many eggs were laid by females ...

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The response of epigeal beetles (Col.: Carabidae, Staphylinidae) to varied grazing regimes on upland Nardus stricta grasslands.

Published online: 30 Jul 1997

Authors: Dennis, P. & Young, M. R. & Howard, C. L. & Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of different livestock grazing regimes on the insect fauna of an upland, semi-natural grassland was measured in 1993 and 1994 in the UK by ...

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