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Indirect effects and biological control of mosquitoes by mosquitofish.

Published online: 04 Oct 1988

Authors: Bence, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Gambusia affinis reduced the abundance of the mosquito Culex tarsalis in a rice field in the San Joaquin Valley, California. The fish also reduced the...

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The effects of organic agriculture on biodiversity and abundance: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Bengtsson, J. & Ahnström, J. & Weibull, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The efficiency of agricultural subsidy programmes for preserving biodiversity and improving the environment has been questioned in recent years. Organ...

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Effects of predation and competition on the population dynamics of Tetranychus pacificus on grapevines.

Published online: 27 Nov 1997

Authors: Hanna, R. & Wilson, L. T. & Zalom, F. G. & Flaherty, D. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tetranychus pacificus and Eotetranychus willamettei are herbivore pests of grapevines in California. The 2 pests share a common and often effective ph...

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Long-term effects of logging residue addition and removal on macroarthropods and enchytraeids.

Published online: 04 Oct 1997

Authors: Bengtsson, J. & Persson, T. & Lundkvist, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The long-term effects of logging residue addition and removal on soil macroarthropods and enchytraeids were examined in a Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris...

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Effects of habitat amount and isolation on biodiversity in fragmented traditional orchards.

Published online: 29 Sep 2010

Authors: Bailey, D. & Schmidt-Entling, M. H. & Eberhart, P. & Herrmann, J. D. & Hofer, G. & Kormann, U. & Herzog, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat fragmentation is a major threat to biodiversity and can lead to the loss of both species and ecosystem services, but fragmentation effects var...

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Learned predators enhance biological control via organizational upward and trophic top-down cascades.

Published online: 05 Apr 2021

Authors: Schausberger, P. & Çekin, D. & Litin, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Learning is a behavioural change based on memory of previous experiences and a ubiquitous phenomenon in animals. Learning effects are commonly life-st...

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Polyphagy complicates conservation biological control that targets generalist predators.

Published online: 17 May 2006

Authors: Prasad, R. P. & Snyder, W. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of beetle banks to conserve predatory beetles for the control of pest Diptera was studied in Washington, USA. Locally, the community of predat...

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The effects on beneficial arthropods of the exclusion of herbicides from cereal crop edges.

Published online: 11 Apr 1992

Authors: Chiverton, P. A. & Sotherton, N. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The arthropod faunas of herbicide-treated (mecoprop, bromoxynil and ioxynil) and untreated headland plots of a spring wheat crop were compared in a re...

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Impact of forest management on insect abundance and damage in a lowland tropical forest in southern Cameroon.

Published online: 04 Oct 1997

Authors: Watt, A. D. & Stork, N. E. & McBeath, C. & Lawson, G. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The rate of deforestation in West Africa was around 2% (12 000 km2) per annum during the 1980s, and recent evidence from Cameroon suggests that the ra...

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Beneficial links for the control of aphids: the effects of compost applications on predators and prey.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Bell, J. R. & Traugott, M. & Sunderland, K. D. & Skirvin, D. J. & Mead, A. & Kravar-Garde, L. & Reynolds, K. & Fenlon, J. S. & Symondson, W. O. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Polyphagous predators, such as spiders and beetles, perform a fundamental ecosystem service as regulators of agricultural pests, particularly aphids. ...

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