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The control of tsetse flies in relation to fly movement and trapping efficacy.

Published online: 27 Feb 1993

Authors: Williams, B. & Dransfield, R. & Brightwell, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The control of tsetse fly (Glossina) populations using traps or targets depends on the movement patterns of the flies, which determines how many flies...

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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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Relative bee abundance varies by collection method and flowering richness: implications for understanding patterns in bee community data.

Published online: 03 Jul 2021

Authors: Kuhlman, M. P. & Burrows, S. & Mummey, D. L. & Ramsey, P. W. & Hahn, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Recent declines in wild bee populations have led to increases in conservation actions and monitoring of bee communities. Pan traps are a commonly used...

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Differences in trappability of European badgers Meles meles in three populations in England.

Published online: 18 Mar 2000

Authors: Tuyttens, F. A. M. & Macdonald, D. W. & Delahay, R. & Rogers, L. M. & Mallinson, P. J. & Donnelly, C. A. & Newman, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many ecological studies on M. meles, as well as certain programmes to control bovine tuberculosis, would benefit from a greater understanding of the f...

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Kairomone traps: a tool for monitoring the invasive spruce bark beetle Dendroctonus micans (Coleoptera: Scolytinae) and its specific predator, Rhizophagus grandis (Coleoptera: Monotomidae).

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Meurisse, N. & Couillien, D. & Grégoire, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Eurasian spruce bark beetle Dendroctonus micans is a major pest of spruce which is expanding its range in France, Turkey, England and Wales. Its m...

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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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Sampling problems with tsetse flies (Diptera: Glossinidae).

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Vale, G. A. & Phelps, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Rhodesia, studies were made of Glossina morsitans morsitans Westw. and G. pallidipes Aust. captured from stationary sources of ox odour (electric t...

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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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Bioindication using trap-nesting bees and wasps and their natural enemies: community structure and interactions.

Published online: 17 Mar 1999

Authors: Tscharntke, T. & Gathmann, A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Results from four field studies conducted in Germany showed that communities of trap-nesting bees and wasps (Vespidae) and their natural enemies are p...

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Assessing the camera trap methodologies used to estimate density of unmarked populations.

Published online: 02 Oct 2021

Authors: Palencia, P. & Rowcliffe, J. M. & Vicente, J. & Acevedo, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population density estimations are essential for wildlife management and conservation. Camera traps have become a promising cost-effective tool, for w...

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