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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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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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Modelling the effects of plant species on biocontrol effectiveness in ornamental nursery crops.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Skirvin, D. J. & Williams, M. E. de C. & Fenlon, J. S. & Sunderland, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. The development of biological control strategies for ornamental crops is challenging due to the high diversity of crops grown and zero tolerance to...

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Biological control of the bulb mite, Rhizoglyphus robini, by the predatory mite, Hypoaspis aculeifer, on lilies: predator-prey interactions at various spatial scales.

Published online: 05 Sep 1996

Authors: Lesna, I. & Sabelis, M. & Conijn, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experiments in closed jars with lily bulbs at 25°C showed that the predator, Hypoaspis aculeifer, can suppress populations of its prey, Rhizoglyphus r...

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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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Functional and numerical responses do not always indicate the most effective predator for biological control: an analysis of two predators in a two-prey system.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Lester, P. J. & Harmsen, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Functional and numerical responses are key components in the selection of predators for biological control. We examined the relevance of these resp...

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Habitat manipulation in lucerne Medicago sativa: arthropod population dynamics in harvested and 'refuge' crop strips.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Hossain, Z. & Gurr, G. M. & Wratten, S. D. & Raman, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. In order to realize the full potential of natural enemies in integrated pest management, it is necessary to understand their population dynamics, p...

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The effect of sprays on the fauna of apple trees. IV. The recolonization of orchard plots by the predatory mirid Blepharidopterus angulatus and its effect on populations of Panonychus ulmi.

Published online: 29 Oct 1967

Authors: Muir, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Following a DDT spray in July 1957, which almost eliminated the predatory Blepharidopterus angulatus from 1/4-acre orchard plots, the population of Pa...

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The ecology of Tetranychid mites in Australian orchards.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Readshaw, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Three important questions concerning the basic cause of the injuriousness of Tetranychid mites in Australian commercial orchards are whether insectici...

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The effects of refuge size and number on acarine predator-prey dynamics in a pesticide-disturbed apple orchard.

Published online: 19 Aug 1998

Authors: Lester, P. J. & Thistlewood, H. M. A. & Harmsen, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In apple orchards, the use of pesticides such as pyrethroids for the control of lepidopteran and dipteran pests can severely disturb natural equilibri...

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