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Optimizing breeding strategies and crop management for enhancing legume ecosystem services in organic farming.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Suso, M. J. & Mateos, C.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Legumes may facilitate the diversification on the agroecosystem both directly, e.g. via growing legumes in association with cereals, and indirectly by...

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Wild bees and hoverflies per landscape type.

Published online: 04 Jul 2019

Authors: Ozinga, W. A. & Scheper, J. A. & Groot, G. A. de & Reemer, M. & Raemakers, I. & Dooremalen, C. van & Biesmeijer, K. & Kleijn, D.

Content type: Bulletin

Insects play an essential role in the pollination of many food crops and wild plants. It is not just honey bees, there is a wide spectrum of species o...

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Rate of increase as a function of rainfall for house mouse Mus domesticus populations in a cereal-growing region in southern Australia.

Published online: 11 Oct 1999

Authors: Brown, P. R. & Singleton, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mouse [Mus musculus] plagues are a significant problem to agricultural areas of Australia, causing millions of dollars of damage. This study was condu...

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The effect of predation by blue-tits (Parus caeruleus) on the sex-ratio of codling moth (Cydia pomonella).

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Glen, D. M. & Milsom, N. F. & Wiltshire, C. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In an apple orchard in south-western England where tits (Parus spp.) ate 95% of the overwintering larvae of Cydia pomonella (L.), only 35% of the surv...

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Population dynamics in wild boar Sus scrofa: ecology, elasticity of growth rate and implications for the management of pulsed resource consumers.

Published online: 04 Jan 2006

Authors: Bieber, C. & Ruf, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In terrestrial ecosystems many species show large population fluctuations caused by pulsed resources, such as mast seeding. A prime example of a mamma...

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The ecology of Tetranychid mites in Australian orchards.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Readshaw, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Three important questions concerning the basic cause of the injuriousness of Tetranychid mites in Australian commercial orchards are whether insectici...

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Winter management of Californian rice fields for waterbirds.

Published online: 01 May 1998

Authors: Elphick, C. S. & Oring, L. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent legislation designed to reduce air pollution has restricted Californian rice-farmers from burning rice stubble after harvest. Intentional flood...

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The effect of habitat management on home-range size and survival of rural Norway rat populations.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Lambert, M. S. & Quy, R. J. & Smith, R. H. & Cowan, D. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Norway rat Rattus norvegicus populations are usually controlled with toxic baits, but this approach is increasingly recognized as having negative welf...

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The interrelation of climate, mangrove soils and population densities of Anopheles gambiae melas in the Gambia.

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Giglioli, M. E. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Summary only. Chloride content of the soils and groundwater was very high and varied in different parts of the swamp but each profile showed little se...

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Can offsets really compensate for habitat removal? The case of the endangered red-tailed black-cockatoo.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Maron, M. & Dunn, P. K. & McAlpine, C. A. & Apan, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat offsets are increasingly used in attempts to avoid the impacts of permitted habitat removal on biodiversity, but their ability to achieve a ge...

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