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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...

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Using network connectivity to prioritise sites for the control of invasive species.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Perry, G. L. W. & Moloney, K. A. & Etherington, T. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat connectivity is a crucial determinant of population dynamics in fragmented landscapes. The corollary of the emphasis on maintaining connectivi...

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The effect of patch size and separation on bumblebee foraging in oilseed rape: implications for gene flow.

Published online: 14 Jul 2004

Authors: Cresswell, J. E. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Theory predicts that the susceptibility of patches of plants to gene flow mediated by incoming pollinators will depend on the length of pollinator res...

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The effect of the spatial distribution of winter seed food resources on their use by farmland birds.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Siriwardena, G. M. & Calbrade, N. A. & Vickery, J. A. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-environment measures providing winter seed are central to current management activities aiming to reverse granivorous farmland bird declines. Pre...

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The effect of mowing regime on an amenity grassland ecosystem: above and below-ground components.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Dickinson, N. M. & Polwart, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of mowing frequency and cessation of mowing on ecosystem structure in a semi-permanent grassland (Agrostis tenuis, Holcus lanatus, Anthoxa...

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Why we need diversified landscapes for people, food and nature.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Grass, I. & Loos, J. & Baensch, S. & Batáry, P. & Librán-Embid, F. & Ficiciyan, A. & Klaus, F. & Riechers, M. & Rosa, J. & Tiede, J. & Udy, K. & Westphal, C. & Wurz, A. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper points out that land-sharing (i.e. wildlife-friendly farming systems) and land-sparing (i.e. separation of high-yielding agriculture and na...

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An automatic separator for the removal of aquatic insects from detritus.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Fahy, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An apparatus is described for separating benthic insects (such as Chironomids, Ephemeroptera and some Trichoptera and Plecoptera) from detritus. Separ...

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A three-dimensional wet sieve for extracting Tipulidae (Diptera) larvae from pasture soil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Stewart, K. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This apparatus utilized an array of rods to remove vegetation; larvae were then separated from the soil/stones fraction by flotation in saturated brin...

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Shoot competition and root competition.

Published online: 14 Jun 1988

Authors: Wilson, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of shoot and root competition in 23 studies including additive and replacement techniques, radial and linear layouts, several of methods o...

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Feeding ecology and niche separation in some native and domestic ungulates on the Shortgrass Prairie.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Schwartz, C. C. & Ellis, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Diet selection studies of two wild species (Bison bison and Antilocapra americana) and domestic cattle and sheep were used to compare the ecological r...

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