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Reversing the effects of evolutionary prey naiveté through controlled predator exposure.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Ross, A. K. & Letnic, M. & Blumstein, D. T. & Moseby, K. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Inappropriate anti-predator responses (naiveté) towards introduced predators is a key factor contributing to the extinction and endangerment of prey s...

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Increased root herbivory under elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations is reversed by silicon-based plant defences.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Frew, A. & Allsopp, P. G. & Gherlenda, A. N. & Johnson, S. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predicted increases in atmospheric concentrations of CO2 may alter the susceptibility of many plants to insect herbivores due to changes in plant nutr...

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Developing a robust technique to detect populations of endangered native white-clawed crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes, invasive signal crayfish Pacifastacus leniusculus and crayfish plague Aphanomyces astaci in lotic systems using innovative eDNA approaches.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Farmer, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

eDNA sampling was carried out on known populations of white-clawed crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes and invasive signal crayfish Pacifastacus lenius...

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The potential effect of exotic Pacific rats Rattus exulans on vectors of scrub typhus.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Kuo, C. C. & Wang HsiChieh & Huang ChingLun

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role and influence of exotic species in indigenous vector-borne diseases are important but remain understudied. Ascertaining whether disease vecto...

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Which prey sustains cold-adapted invertebrate generalist predators in arable land? Examining prey choices by molecular gut-content analysis.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Eitzinger, B. & Traugott, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Generalist predators such as carabid and cantharid beetles form an important component within natural enemy communities in arable land. Usually, preda...

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Decomposition of genetically engineered tobacco under field conditions: persistence of the proteinase inhibitor I product and effects on soil microbial respiration and protozoa, nematode and microarthropod populations.

Published online: 26 Sep 1997

Authors: Donegan, K. K. & Seidler, R. J. & Fieland, V. J. & Schaller, D. L. & Palm, C. J. & Ganio, L. M. & Cardwell, D. M. & Steinberger, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To evaluate the potential effects of genetically engineered (transgenic) plants on soil ecosystems, litter bags containing leaves of non-engineered (p...

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Impact of transgenic potatoes expressing anti-bacterial agents on bacterial endophytes is comparable with the effects of plant genotype, soil type and pathogen infection.

Published online: 12 Jul 2006

Authors: Rasche, F. & Velvis, H. & Zachow, C. & Berg, G. & Elsas, J. D. van & Sessitsch, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Blackleg and soft rot disease of potatoes Solanum tuberosum L., mainly caused by the bacterial pathogen Erwinia carotovora ssp. atrospetica (Eca), lea...

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A simulation model of the epidemiology of barley yellow dwarf virus in winter sown cereals and its application to forecasting.

Published online: 15 May 1993

Authors: Kendall, D. A. & Brain, P. & Chinn, N. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A computer model is described which simulates the spread of barley yellow dwarf luteovirus (BYDV) by aphids in winter cereals in SW England. The model...

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Quantifying the impact of pesticides on learning and memory in bees.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Siviter, H. & Koricheva, J. & Brown, M. J. F. & Leadbeater, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Most insecticides are insect neurotoxins. Evidence is emerging that sublethal doses of these neurotoxins are affecting the learning and memory of both...

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Efficiency of lead and cadmium excretion in populations of Orchesella cincta (Collembola) from various contaminated forest soils.

Published online: 15 Nov 1988

Authors: Straalen, N. M. van & Burghouts, T. B. A. & Doornhof, M. J. & Groot, G. M. & Janssen, M. P. M. & Joosse, E. N. G. & Meerendonk, J. H. van & Theeuwen, J. P. J. J. & Verhoef, H. A. & Zoomer, H. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population differentiation in the collembolan Orchesella cincta under the influence of metal soil pollution was studied by measuring Pb and Cd excreti...

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