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Enhancing ecosystem services in apple orchards.

Published online: 27 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Blog

This paper presents the results of a field study conducted in Spain, to evaluate the effectiveness of installing nest boxes for insectivorous birds in...

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Enhancing ecosystem services in apple orchards.

Published online: 27 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Blog

This paper presents the results of a field study conducted in Spain, to evaluate the efficiency of installing artificial nest boxes for insectivorous ...

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What motivates backyard conservation behaviours?

Published online: 20 Oct 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Woolley, C. K. & Hartleya, S. & Nelsona, N. J. & Shanahan, D. F.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This study explored what different backyard conservation activities appeal to different sorts of people in New Zealand, and what motivates participati...

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Effectiveness of vole control by owls in apple orchards.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Murano, C. & Kasahara, S. & Kudo, S. & Inada, A. & Sato, S. & Watanabe, K. & Azuma, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological pest control is gaining greater acceptance as an important part of integrated pest management for sustainable agriculture. However, knowled...

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Grape moth density in Bordeaux vineyards depends on local habitat management despite effects of landscape heterogeneity on their biological control.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Rusch, A. & Delbac, L. & Thiéry, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological control of crop pests is a major ecosystem service affected by several variables acting at multiple spatial scales. Among these variables, ...

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Dealing with growing forest insect pests: the role of top-down regulation.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Martínez-Abraín, A. & Jiménez, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest insect pests are becoming increasingly common in Europe. A recent paper published in this journal dealt with a particular case of pest spreadin...

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Avian pest control in vineyards is driven by interactions between bird functional diversity and landscape heterogeneity.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Barbaro, L. & Rusch, A. & Muiruri, E. W. & Gravellier, B. & Thiery, D. & Castagneyrol, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insectivorous birds are increasingly recognized for the crucial pest control services they provide to agroecosystems. While both the foraging activity...

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A survey of environmental and pest management attitudes on inhabited Hauraki Gulf islands.

Published online: 18 May 2020

Authors: Aley, J. P. & Russell, J. C.

Content type: Bulletin

The progression of pest eradication to inhabited islands is now possible due to the knowledge gained from successful eradications on uninhabited islan...

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Monitoring and evaluation of pest management programs.

Published online: 24 Jan 2018

Published by: Australia, Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre

Content type: Miscellaneous

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The effects of aerially applied fenitrothion and chlorpyrifos on birds in the savannah of northern Senegal.

Published online: 05 Apr 1995

Authors: Mullié, W. C. & Keith, J. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of applications of locust insecticides on birds were studied in the savannah of northern Senegal in 1989. The insecticides studied were fe...

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