Search

All content is free for everyone to browse, read and share. You’ll find peer-reviewed journal articles and non-peer reviewed grey literature. Type keywords into the search box or use the filtering options below to browse the content.

Filter by...

Showing 22 results

An individual-based model of Trichogramma foraging behaviour: parameter estimation for single females.

Published online: 20 Sep 1996

Authors: Blanché, S. & Casas, J. & Bigler, F. & Bergeijk, K. E. J. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The aim of this work was to estimate spatio-temporal parameters of an individual based model of Trichogramma female foraging behaviour in a mass reari...

Read more

Potential consequences of discard reform for seabird communities.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Bicknell, A. W. J. & Oro, D. & Camphuysen, K. & Votier, S. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Upcoming reform of the European Union (EU) Common Fisheries Policy will be the biggest change in European fisheries management for a generation. A cen...

Read more

Varying the spatial arrangement of synthetic herbivore-induced plant volatiles and companion plants to improve conservation biological control.

Published online: 17 Aug 2020

Authors: Jaworski, C. C. & Xiao Da & Xu QingXuan & Ramirez-Romero, R. & Guo XiaoJun & Wang Su & Desneux, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation biological control aims to control pests by promoting wild populations of natural enemies. One challenge is to attract and retain efficie...

Read more

Single vs. multiple introduction in biological control: the roles of parasitoid efficiency, antagonism and niche overlap.

Published online: 17 Nov 2004

Authors: Pedersen, B. S. & Mills, N. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Theoretical studies have presented conflicting conclusions about the value of introducing multiple parasitoid species to control insect pests, dependi...

Read more

Birds and wine grapes: foraging activity causes small-scale damage patterns in single vineyards.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Somers, C. M. & Morris, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Crop damage caused by pest bird species is an economic problem in agricultural areas world-wide. Previous research in North America has focused on ...

Read more

Informed multi-objective decision-making in environmental management using Pareto optimality.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Kennedy, M. C. & Ford, E. D. & Singleton, P. & Finney, M. & Agee, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective decision-making in environmental management requires the consideration of multiple objectives that may conflict. Common optimization methods...

Read more

Olfactory host location and host preference of Holepyris sylvanidis (Hymenoptera: Bethylidae) and Cephalonomia waterstoni (Bethylidae), two natural enemies of Tribolium and Cryptolestes species.

Published online: 27 Feb 2019

Authors: Amante, M. & Russo, A. & Scholler, M. & Steidle, J. L. M.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Parasitoids can suppress populations of their host and thus play a primary role in Integrated Pest Management. In the stored product environment, stim...

Read more

Influence of habitat quality and resource density on breeding-season female monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus movement and space use in north-central USA agroecosystem landscapes.

Published online: 14 Feb 2022

Authors: Fisher, K. E. & Bradbury, S. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The eastern North American monarch butterfly is at risk of quasi-extinction due, in part, to the loss of breeding habitat in agricultural landscapes o...

Read more

Searching for resilience: addressing the impacts of changing disturbance regimes on forest ecosystem services.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Seidl, R. & Spies, T. A. & Peterson, D. L. & Stephens, S. L. & Hicke, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The provisioning of ecosystem services to society is increasingly under pressure from global change. Changing disturbance regimes are of particular co...

Read more

Trait diversity enhances yield in algal biofuel assemblages.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Shurin, J. B. & Mandal, S. & Abbott, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Phytoplankton offer great potential as a bioenergy crop; however, technological advances are needed to intensify their yield and reduce their footprin...

Read more