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Living where the food is: web location by linyphiid spiders in relation to prey availability in winter wheat.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Harwood, J. D. & Sunderland, K. D. & Symondson, W. O. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spiders form a major component of the generalist predator fauna, potentially able to restrict pest population growth, but their populations may be foo...

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Designing an effective trap cropping strategy: the effects of attraction, retention and plant spatial distribution.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Holden, M. H. & Ellner, S. P. & Lee, D. H. & Nyrop, J. P. & Sanderson, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Trap cropping, the use of alternative host plants to reduce pest damage to a focal cash crop or other managed plant population, can be a sustainable s...

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Ecology of the Dutch elm disease vectors Scolytus laevis and S. scolytus (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) in southern Sweden.

Published online: 17 May 1988

Authors: Anderbrant, O. & Schlyter, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Distribution and phenology of the beetles was studied at an infestation centre in a wood dominated by Ulmus glabra in Scania, S. Sweden, in 1983-85 us...

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Dispersal of first instar larvae of the felted beech scale, Cryptococcus fagisuga.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Wainhouse, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dispersal of Cryptococcus fagisuga Ldgr. in a beech forest in southern England was studied using suction traps and sticky traps. First instar larvae a...

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Sweep netting samples, but not sticky trap samples, indicate beneficial arthropod abundance is negatively associated with landscape wide insecticide use.

Published online: 28 Apr 2022

Authors: Bakker, L. & Werf, W. van der & Bianchi, F. J. J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insecticide use and landscape context are major drivers for the abundance of beneficial arthropods, such as predators, parasitoids and pollinators. Ho...

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Detection and monitoring of pink bollworm moths and invasive insects using pheromone traps and encounter rate models.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Byers, J. A. & Naranjo, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The pink bollworm moth Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) is one of the most destructive pests in agriculture. An ongoing ...

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Prediction of upsurges in populations of the insect vector (Trioza erytreae, Hemiptera: Triozidae) of citrus greening disease using low-cost trapping.

Published online: 30 Nov 1988

Authors: Samways, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Populations of Trioza erytreae, a vector of the serious citrus greening (bacterial) disease, were monitored using fluorescent yellow sticky traps in 4...

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Seed rain in a North American tall grass prairie.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Rabinowitz, D. & Rapp, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In order to measure total annual seed rain for a native grassland in Missouri, USA, fifty 9-cm diam. sticky traps were exposed to collect dispersing p...

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Attract and reward: combining chemical ecology and habitat manipulation to enhance biological control in field crops.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Simpson, M. & Gurr, G. M. & Simmons, A. T. & Wratten, S. D. & James, D. G. & Leeson, G. & Nicol, H. I. & Orre-Gordon, G. U. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An increase in pesticide resistance in many pest species is promoting interest in biological control. Much remains to be learned about natural enemy i...

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Aerial activity of linyphiid spiders: modelling dispersal distances from meteorology and behaviour.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Thomas, C. F. G. & Brain, P. & Jepson, P. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dispersal parameters are critical for modelling spatially dynamic populations yet remain among the most difficult to quantify. Linyphiid spider aerial...

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