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Linking genetic diversity, mating patterns and progeny performance in fragmented populations of a Mediterranean shrub.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: González-Varo, J. P. & Albaladejo, R. G. & Aparicio, A. & Arroyo, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The long-term persistence of fragmented plant populations is predicted to be threatened by a loss of genetic variability and increasing inbreeding, wh...

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Ecological fitness and the decline of resistance to the herbicide MCPA in a population of Ranunculus acris.

Published online: 14 Jun 1996

Authors: Bourdôt, G. W. & Saville, D. J. & Hurrell, G. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experiments were conducted (1) to determine whether resistance to MCPA would subside in a population of Ranunculus acris subsp. acris after ending a 3...

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Biological control of cactus weeds: implications of hybridization between control agent biotypes.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Hoffmann, J. H. & Impson, F. A. C. & Volchansky, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Results of recent research on Dactylopius opuntiae, a biological control agent for cactus weeds (Opuntia spp.) in South Africa and elsewhere, challeng...

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Detecting the population dynamics of an autosomal sex ratio distorter transgene in malaria vector mosquitoes.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Pollegioni, P. & North, A. R. & Persampieri, T. & Bucci, A. & Minuz, R. L. & Groneberg, D. A. & Nolan, T. & Papathanos, P. A. & Crisanti, A. & Müller, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The development of genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes and their subsequent field release offers innovative and cost-effective approaches to reduce m...

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Effects of sublethal cold stress on the aphid Rhopalosiphum padi.

Published online: 08 Mar 1995

Authors: Hutchinson, L. A. & Bale, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An anholocyclic clone of Rhopalosiphum padi was reared on leaves of barley seedlings at 20°C in LD 16:8. First-instar nymphs and newly moulted, pre-re...

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Simple estimation of instrinsic increase rates for aphids and tetranychid mites.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Wyatt, I. J. & White, P. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A simplified method for the estimation of the intrinsic rate of natural increase (rm) of aphids is proposed. Having determined the prereproductive tim...

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The importance of species selection and seed sourcing in forest restoration for enhancing adaptive capacity to climate change: Colombian tropical dry forest as a model.

Published online: 21 Feb 2018

Authors: Thomas, E. & Alcazar, C. & Moscoso H., L. G. & Vasquez, A. & Fernando Osorio, L. & Salgado-Negret, B. & Gonzalez, M. & Parra-Quijano, M. & Bozzano, M. & Loo, J. & Jalonen, R. & Ramirez, W.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Forest restoration projects can derive great benefit from integrating climate modeling, functional trait analysis and genetic considerations in the se...

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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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Key pollen host plants provide balanced diets for wild bee larvae: a lesson for planting flower strips and hedgerows.

Published online: 03 Sep 2020

Authors: Filipiak, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bee-friendly plants are defined by the quantity of food they produce and the visitation rates of adult insects foraging for nectar. However, it is pol...

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Bottom-up control of water hyacinth weevil populations: do the plants regulate the insects?

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Center, T. D. & Dray, F. A., Jr.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nutrient availability varies widely in aquatic systems and is likely to profoundly affect the outcomes of plant-herbivore interactions in aquatic envi...

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