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Risk assessment of pesticide seed treatment for farmland birds using refined field data.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Lopez-Antia, A. & Feliu, J. & Camarero, P. R. & Ortiz-Santaliestra, M. E. & Mateo, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Due to reductions in winter food resources, newly sown cereal seeds have become a key component of many bird species' diets, but these seeds are often...

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Trade-offs in parasitism efficiency and brood size mediate parasitoid coexistence, with implications for biological control of the invasive emerald ash borer.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Wang XiaoYi & Jennings, D. E. & Duan, J. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Parasitoids often are selected for use as biological control agents because of their high host specificity, yet such host specificity can result in st...

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Identifying potential gaps in pesticide risk assessment: terrestrial life stages of freshwater insects.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Rasmussen, J. J. & Wiberg-Larsen, P. & Baattrup-Pedersen, A. & Bruus, M. & Strandberg, B. & Soerensen, P. B. & Strandberg, M. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insecticides are important drivers of biodiversity loss and ecological impairment in freshwater ecosystems. Freshwater insects may be exposed to insec...

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Burning for enhanced non-timber forest product yield may jeopardize the resource base through interactive effects.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Darabant, A. & Dorji & Staudhammer, C. L. & Rai, P. B. & Gratzer, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Non-timber forest product (NTFP) harvest is frequently accompanied by resource management practices that interact with the harvesting itself, other di...

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Consequences of game bird management for non-game species in Europe.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Mustin, K. & Arroyo, B. & Beja, P. & Newey, S. & Irivine, R. J. & Kestler, J. & Redpath, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Game bird management has the potential to benefit conservation, as management practices specifically targeted at reducing the factors limiting game po...

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Stressor dominance and sensitivity-dependent antagonism: disentangling the freshwater effects of an insecticide among co-occurring agricultural stressors.

Published online: 04 Sep 2020

Authors: Bray, J. P. & Nichols, S. J. & Keely-Smith, A. & Thompson, R. & Saurav Bhattacharyya & Susmita Gupta & Abhik Gupta & Gao JianFa & Wang XianYu & Kaserzon, S. & Mueller, J. F. & Chou, A. & Kefford, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pesticide concentrations are correlated with regional declines in stream invertebrate diversity. Experimental studies have identified that pesticides ...

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Changes attributable to pesticides in egg breakage frequency and eggshell thickness in some British birds.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Ratclife, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the author's summary. Since 1950, egg breakage has occurred with unprecedented frequency in the nests of peregrines (Falco ...

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The effect of weeds on the growth and development of narcissus.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Lawson, H. M. & Wiseman, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Competition from weeds (Agropyron repens, Stellaria media, Poa annua and others) in the first growing season hastened foliage senescence and reduced b...

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Future ecosystem services from European mountain forests under climate change.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Mina, M. & Bugmann, H. & Cordonnier, T. & Irauschek, F. & Klopcic, M. & Pardos, M. & Cailleret, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecosystem services (ES) from mountain forests are highly relevant for human societies. ES with a direct economic support function (e.g. timber product...

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Ecosystem services and disservices provided by small rodents in arable fields: effects of local and landscape management.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Fischer, C. & Gayer, C. & Kurucz, K. & Riesch, F. & Tscharntke, T. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In agriculture, both valuable ecosystem services and unwanted ecosystem disservices can be produced by the same organism group. For example, small rod...

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