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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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Managing trap-nesting bees as crop pollinators: spatiotemporal effects of floral resources and antagonists.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Dainese, M. & Riedinger, V. & Holzschuh, A. & Kleijn, D. & Scheper, J. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. & MacIvor, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The decline of managed honeybees and the rapid expansion of mass-flowering crops increase the risk of pollination limitation in crops and raise questi...

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Physiological condition of adult cabbage root fly (Erioischia brassicae (Bouche)) attracted to host-plants.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Hawkes, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The author has found that the stages in the ovarian cycle of female of Hylemya (Erioischia) brassicae (Bch.) can be numbered in a similar way to that ...

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Responses of slug numbers and slug damage to crops in a silvoarable agroforestry landscape.

Published online: 19 Aug 1998

Authors: Griffiths, J. & Phillips, D. S. & Compton, S. G. & Wright, C. & Incoll, L. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Alternative farming practices such as set-aside and agroforestry are likely to be of continuing interest to European agriculture but may have associat...

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Limitations to the use of pitfall traps in ecological studies exemplified by a study of spiders in a field of winter wheat.

Published online: 03 Apr 1993

Authors: Topping, C. J. & Sunderland, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Araneae were collected using pitfall traps and absolute density sampling over a period of 6 months in a field of winter wheat in the UK. The numerical...

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A model simulating mating behaviour of Spodoptera littoralis.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Symmons, P. M. & Rosenberg, L. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A computer model was developed simulating the mating behaviour and population increase of adults of Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) in an isolated grou...

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The carabid and staphylinid fauna of winter wheat and fallow on a clay with flints soil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Jones, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies were carried out in Hertfordshire, England, during 1971-75 on the carabid and staphylinid fauna in areas of a Stackyard field (clay with flint...

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Habitat preferences and survival in wildlife reintroductions: an ecological trap in reintroduced grey partridges.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Rantanen, E. M. & Buner, F. & Riordan, P. & Sotherton, N. & Macdonald, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildlife reintroductions can help to restore populations and save species from extinction. However, success rates of reintroductions are low due to in...

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Community structure of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in a series of habitats associated with citrus.

Published online: 30 Mar 1984

Authors: Samways, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A transect of 44 pitfall traps passing through 11 point habitats associated with citrus in South Africa captured 10 488 individuals comprising 23 gene...

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Some effects of soil type and crop density on the activity and abundance of the epigeic fauna, particularly Carabidae, in sugar-beet fields.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Baker, A. N. & Dunning, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pitfall trapping in sugar-beet crops in East Anglia in 1970 and 1971 showed that Carabidae were much more active and abundant than other epigeic preda...

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