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Insect herbivores are generally more abundant in agroecosystems than in natural ecosystems. One possible cause is that artificial selection of crop pl...Read more
The addition of floral resources is often recommended to improve entomophilous crop pollination. However, implanting new plots of mass-flowering resou...Read more
Intensification of agricultural landscapes to fulfil increased global food demands has dramatically impacted biodiversity and ecosystem services. Seve...Read more
The upper limit to the number of mice was estimated at 36 mice/ha when 860 000 Douglas fir seeds/ha were taken. Additional seeds did not result in fur...Read more
Partial life tables of Helicoverpa armigera were constructed for 3 crops, sunflower, maize and sorghum, commonly grown on smallholder farms in Kenya. ...Read more
Conventional farming has been implicated in global biodiversity and pollinator declines and organic farming is often regarded as a more ecological alt...Read more
The species investigated included Atriplex halimus, A. vesicaria, Kochia indica, Zygophyllum dumosum, Reaumuria hirtella, Haloxylon articulatum, Artem...Read more
Results of some experiments on a range of species, including maize, castor and sunflowers, did not appear to be in accordance with the claim that appr...Read more