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Crop diversity benefits carabid and pollinator communities in landscapes with semi-natural habitats.

Published online: 08 Dec 2020

Authors: Aguilera, G. & Roslin, T. & Miller, K. & Tamburini, G. & Birkhofer, K. & Caballero-Lopez, B. & Lindström, S. A. M. & Öckinger, E. & Rundlöf, M. & Rusch, A. & Smith, H. G. & Bommarco, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In agricultural landscapes, arthropods provide essential ecosystem services such as biological pest control and pollination. Intensified crop manageme...

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Optimizing enrichment of deadwood for biodiversity by varying sun exposure and tree species: an experimental approach.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Vogel, S. & Gossner, M. M. & Mergner, U. & Müller, J. & Thorn, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The enrichment of deadwood is essential for the conservation of saproxylic biodiversity in managed forests. However, existing strategies focus on a co...

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Landscape configuration of crops and hedgerows drives local syrphid fly abundance.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Haenke, S. & Kovács-Hostyánszki, A. & Fründ, J. & Batáry, P. & Jauker, B. & Tscharntke, T. & Holzschuh, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human-dominated landscapes are characterized by a mosaic of natural and managed ecosystems, affecting arthropod communities on different spatial scale...

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The influence of ants and ant manipulation on the cocoa farm fauna.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Majer, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Certain species of dominant ants were selectively eliminated from different subplots in order to elucidate the influence of ants and other factors on ...

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Effects of biological control on long-term population dynamics: identifying unexpected outcomes.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Reilly, J. R. & Elderd, B. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Attempts to control natural systems through management have often met with success but have also led to unexpected and often undesirable outcomes. Unf...

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The effect of organic farming on butterfly diversity depends on landscape context.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Rundlöf, M. & Smith, H. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The recent dramatic decline in farmland biodiversity is often attributed to agricultural intensification and structural changes in the agricultural la...

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Mass flowering oilseed rape improves early colony growth but not sexual reproduction of bumblebees.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Westphal, C. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination is a vital ecosystem service, which is endangered by the ongoing declines of pollinators. These declines also affect bumblebees (Bombus sp...

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Ants as tools in sustainable agriculture.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Offenberg, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With an expanding human population placing increasing pressure on the environment, agriculture needs sustainable production that can match conventiona...

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Biological pest control and yields depend on spatial and temporal crop cover dynamics.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Schneider, G. & Krauss, J. & Riedinger, V. & Holzschuh, A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modern agricultural landscapes are dynamic systems with interannually changing proportions of different crop types. However, the effects of spatiotemp...

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