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The effects of refuge size and number on acarine predator-prey dynamics in a pesticide-disturbed apple orchard.

Published online: 19 Aug 1998

Authors: Lester, P. J. & Thistlewood, H. M. A. & Harmsen, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In apple orchards, the use of pesticides such as pyrethroids for the control of lepidopteran and dipteran pests can severely disturb natural equilibri...

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Value of the aphid Rhopalosiphum padi as food for cereal spiders.

Published online: 05 Oct 1995

Authors: Toft, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Laboratory experiments were carried out to analyse various aspects of spider performance under different diets, focusing mainly on the value of the ap...

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Pollination services in a macadamia cultivar depend on across-orchard transport of cross pollen.

Published online: 14 Dec 2021

Authors: Kämper, W. & Trueman, S. J. & Ogbourne, S. M. & Wallace, H. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination services are critical in entomophilous crops. Relationships between pollinator visits and fruit set and mass are complex and optimal strat...

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Patterns of activity and habitat use by a population of bullfinches (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) in relation to bud-feeding in orchards.

Published online: 02 Sep 1985

Authors: Greig-Smith, P. W. & Wilson, G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A farmland population of bullfinches on the Weald of Kent was studied for 2 years to determine how changes in its size, composition, or activity corre...

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Control of vegetation succession by means of soil fabrics.

Published online: 24 Feb 1970

Authors: Grime, J. P. & Loach, K. & Peckham, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes experiments on the use of fabrics placed on the soil surface or within the soil profile to prevent invasion by tree species. In a greenhouse...

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Functional response of plant communities to clearcutting: management impacts differ between forest vegetation zones.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Kusumoto, B. & Shiono, T. & Miyoshi, M. & Maeshiro, R. & Fujii, S. & Kuuluvainen, T. & Kubota, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding of the ecological impacts of logging practices on biodiversity and associated ecosystem processes is essential for developing sustainabl...

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Native grass ground covers provide multiple ecosystem services in Californian vineyards.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Daane, K. M. & Hogg, B. N. & Wilson, H. & Yokota, G. Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mechanisms responsible for the success or failure of agricultural diversification are often unknown. Most studies of arthropod pest management focus o...

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Coffee pulp accelerates early tropical forest succession on old fields.

Published online: 13 May 2021

Authors: Cole, R. J. & Zahawi, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Applying nutrient-rich agricultural by-products, such as fruit peels and pulp, to degraded land has been proposed as a strategy to overcome a number o...

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