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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 Swiss agri-environment scheme enhances pollinator diversity and plant reproductive success in nearby intensively managed farmland.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Albrecht, M. & Duelli, P. & Müller, C. & Kleijn, D. & Schmid, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-environment schemes attempt to counteract the loss of biodiversity and associated ecosystem services such as pollination and natural pest control...

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Legacy effects of diversity in space and time driven by winter cover crop biomass and nitrogen concentration.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Barel, J. M. & Kuyper, T. W. & Boer, W. de & Douma, J. C. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant diversity can increase nitrogen cycling and decrease soil-borne pests, which are feedback mechanisms influencing subsequent plant growth. The re...

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