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Whilst the widespread declines in breeding grassland waders in many parts of Europe have been associated with changes in agriculture, there is concern...Read more
A model of a 2 life-stage pest species is presented for determining the feasibility of control by means of predator release, habitat management and pe...Read more
1. Functional and numerical responses are key components in the selection of predators for biological control. We examined the relevance of these resp...Read more
Biological control by natural enemies is a valuable ecosystem service. The predator community in a crop field is a combination of predators dwelling i...Read more
Inappropriate anti-predator responses (naiveté) towards introduced predators is a key factor contributing to the extinction and endangerment of prey s...Read more
Learning is a behavioural change based on memory of previous experiences and a ubiquitous phenomenon in animals. Learning effects are commonly life-st...Read more
Polyphagous predators, such as spiders and beetles, perform a fundamental ecosystem service as regulators of agricultural pests, particularly aphids. ...Read more
Human-dominated landscapes are being recolonized by large carnivores, thereby increasing conflicts worldwide via predation of livestock and harvested ...Read more
Apex predators can benefit ecosystems through top-down control of mesopredators and herbivores. However, apex predators are often subject to lethal co...Read more
Functional response studies are often used to determine the suitability of predators as biocontrol agents. Ladybird beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae...Read more