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Nitrogen and establishment of a beetle for biological control of the floating weed Salvinia in Papua New Guinea.

Published online: 11 Jun 1985

Authors: Room, P. M. & Thomas, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A population of 570 adult beetles (Cyrtobagous sp.) released onto plants of Salvinia molesta in field cages declined to 40 adults over 7 months, and i...

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Temperature- and latitude-specific individual growth rates shape the vulnerability of damselfly larvae to a widespread pesticide.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Khuong Dinh Van & Janssens, L. & Debecker, S. & Stoks, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Freshwater ecosystems are especially vulnerable to climate change and pollution. One key challenge for aquatic toxicology is to determine and manage t...

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Improving the effectiveness of riparian management for aquatic invertebrates in a degraded agricultural landscape: stream size and land-use legacies.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Greenwood, M. J. & Harding, J. S. & Niyogi, D. K. & McIntosh, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Riparian management has been embraced by water and land managers globally to offset the deleterious effects of intensive agricultural land use on aqua...

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The effect of temperature upon the boring activity and survival of Limnoria (Isopoda).

Published online: 14 Dec 1965

Authors: Eltringham, S. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of temperature upon the boring activity and survival of a sample of Limnoria spp. taken from Southampton Water was investigated experimenta...

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An automatic separator for the removal of aquatic insects from detritus.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Fahy, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An apparatus is described for separating benthic insects (such as Chironomids, Ephemeroptera and some Trichoptera and Plecoptera) from detritus. Separ...

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The effects of temperature on the development of Limnoria eggs (Isopoda: Crustacea).

Published online: 05 Jul 2010

Authors: Eltringham, S. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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The experimental treatment of the blackfly, Simulium posticatum in the Dorset Stour using the biologically produced insecticide Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis.

Published online: 11 Aug 1995

Authors: Welton, J. S. & Ladle, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Simulium posticatum causes a severe biting problem in the valley of the river Stour in Dorset, UK. Various control measures have been attempted includ...

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Contrasting the roles of section length and instream habitat enhancement for river restoration success: a field study of 20 European restoration projects.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Hering, D. & Aroviita, J. & Baattrup-Pedersen, A. & Brabec, K. & Buijse, T. & Ecke, F. & Friberg, N. & Gielczewski, M. & Januschke, K. & Köhler, J. & Kupilas, B. & Lorenz, A. W. & Muhar, S. & Paillex, A. & Poppe, M. & Schmidt, T. & Schmutz, S. & Vermaat, J. & Verdonschot, P. F. M. & Verdonschot, R. C. M. & Wolter, C. & Kail, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of river hydromorphology often has limited detected effects on river biota. One frequently discussed reason is that the restored river len...

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An overview of the environmental risks posed by neonicotinoid insecticides.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Goulson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Neonicotinoids are now the most widely used insecticides in the world. They act systemically, travelling through plant tissues and protecting all part...

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Interactions between nutrient status and weevil herbivory in the biological control of water hyacinth.

Published online: 12 Apr 2000

Authors: Heard, T. A. & Winterton, S. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The growth of water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) plants was measured at two water nutrient concentrations (high and medium) and in the presence and...

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