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Changes in arthropod communities mediate the effects of landscape composition and farm management on pest control ecosystem services in organically managed strawberry crops.

Published online: 16 Feb 2022

Authors: Lu, A. & Gonthier, D. J. & Sciligo, A. R. & Garcia, K. & Chiba, T. & Juárez, G. & Kremen, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Landscape composition and local diversification practices such as polyculture, cover cropping and hedgerows may promote natural pest control by benefi...

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Arthropods in cereal crops: nocturnal activity, vertical distribution and aphid predation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Vickerman, G. P. & Sunderland, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As part of a wider study on the ecology of cereal crops, preliminary studies were carried out in Britain on the nocturnal activity and vertical distri...

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Responses of grassland invertebrates to management by cutting. I. Species diversity of Hemiptera.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Morris, M. G. & Lakhani, K. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of cutting calcareous grassland on its invertebrate fauna were examined in an Arrhenatherum-dominated grass plot in eastern England. Four ...

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Responses of grassland invertebrates to management by cutting. IV. Positive responses of Auchenorhyncha.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Morris, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The increase in numbers of Auchenorhyncha following cutting of an Arrhenatherum grassland were recorded in a field experiment at a nature reserve in e...

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The distribution of flying insects near a low hedgerow.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Lewis, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the author's summary. The patterns of distribution, of insects flying over pasture, to leeward of a mixed hedge in southern...

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The diversity of the insect fauna in a hedgerow and neighbouring fields.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Lewis, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based largely on the author's summary. The insect communities on vegetation in a mixed hedgerow and in neighbouring fields of pasture...

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Effects of spacing between rows on soybean arthropod populations.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Mayse, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the summer of 1976, population levels of various herbivores and all predators and parasites in fields in USA were monitored by three sampling m...

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The Hemiptera of two sown calcareous grasslands. I. Colonization and early succession.

Published online: 21 Sep 1990

Authors: Morris, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In field studies in the UK in 1973-75, Hemiptera were sampled from 2 contrasting grasslands sown in April 1973 on a chalk soil which had previously gr...

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The Hemiptera of two sown calcareous grasslands. II. Differences between treatments.

Published online: 21 Sep 1990

Authors: Morris, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In field studies in the UK, Hemiptera were sampled using vacuum nets from replicated sown swards of 2 contrasting types, a fine-leaved grass mixture a...

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Local and landscape-scale environmental filters drive the functional diversity and taxonomic composition of spiders across urban greenspaces.

Published online: 26 Dec 2020

Authors: Flor, Y. A. D. de la & Perry, K. I. & Turo, K. J. & Parker, D. M. & Thompson, J. L. & Gardiner, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Urban patch colonization and species establishment within cities are restricted by the behavioural, life history and physiological attributes of colon...

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