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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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Impact of chronic exposure to a pyrethroid pesticide on bumblebees and interactions with a trypanosome parasite.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Baron, G. L. & Raine, N. E. & Brown, M. J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bees are exposed to pesticides when foraging in agricultural areas and growing evidence suggests that such compounds can be harmful to managed and wil...

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The influence of predation on the chronic response of Artemia sp. populations to a toxicant.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Beketov, M. A. & Liess, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Environmental risk assessment of contaminants is conventionally based on toxic effects assessed in organism-level test systems. We suggest that, for t...

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A modelling study of the effects of temperature manipulation upon the control of Sitophilus oryzae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) by insecticide.

Published online: 08 Jun 1988

Authors: Longstaff, B. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model for the population growth of Sitophilus oryzae was modified to include new data on variable developmental period, to improve computational eff...

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Parental sublethal insecticide exposure prolongs mating response and decreases reproductive output in offspring.

Published online: 05 Sep 2020

Authors: Müller, T. & Römer, C. I. & Müller, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insecticide usage is steadily increasing, implying an ongoing threat of sublethal exposure for non-target organisms in habitats close to farmland. The...

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Impact of locust control on harvester termites and endemic vertebrate predators in Madagascar.

Published online: 24 Sep 2003

Authors: Peveling, R. & McWilliam, A. N. & Nagel, P. & Rasolomanana, H. & Raholijaona & Rakotomianina, L. & Ravoninjatovo, A. & Dewhurst, C. F. & Gibson, G. & Rafanomezana, S. & Tingle, C. C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Between 1997 and 2000 a plague of migratory locust in Madagascar triggered large-scale control operations. The widespread use of insecticides in a bio...

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The joint effects of larval density and 14C-cypermethrin on the life history and population growth rate of the midge Chironomus riparius.

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Hooper, H. L. & Sibly, R. M. & Maund, S. J. & Hutchinson, T. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Chemical effects on organisms are typically assessed using individual-level endpoints or sometimes population growth rate (PGR), but such measurements...

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A food web approach to evaluating the effect of insecticide spraying on insect pest population dynamics in a Philippine irrigated rice ecosystem.

Published online: 08 Jun 1995

Authors: Cohen, J. E. & Schoenly, K. & Heong, K. L. & Justo, H. & Arida, G. & Barrion, A. T. & Litsinger, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data from a 645-taxa Philippines-wide food web and from multiple regression models were used to predict population fluctuations of insect pests in a r...

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