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The consequences of ant-attendance to the biological control of the red wax scale insect Ceroplastes rubens by Anicetus beneficus.

Published online: 25 Sep 1996

Authors: Itioka, T. & Inoue, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of an attendant ant (Lasius niger) on the host-parasitoid system of the red wax scale insect (Ceroplastes rubens) and its parasitoid wasp ...

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The effects on beneficial arthropods of the exclusion of herbicides from cereal crop edges.

Published online: 11 Apr 1992

Authors: Chiverton, P. A. & Sotherton, N. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The arthropod faunas of herbicide-treated (mecoprop, bromoxynil and ioxynil) and untreated headland plots of a spring wheat crop were compared in a re...

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An improved quantitative method for estimating invertebrate predation in the field using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA).

Published online: 03 Apr 1993

Authors: Sopp, P. I. & Sunderland, K. D. & Fenlon, J. S. & Wratten, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An equation for estimating invertebrate predation was tested in laboratory experiments with Sitobion avenae and polyphagous predators (Agonum dorsale,...

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Changes in resources: consequences for the dynamics of dung beetle communities.

Published online: 03 Apr 1993

Authors: Lumaret, J. P. & Kadiri, N. & Bertrand, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of a change from sheep to cattle grazing on dung beetle [Scarabaeidae] communities were studied under Mediterranean conditions in France i...

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Differential responses of bumblebees and diurnal Lepidoptera to vegetation succession in long-term set-aside.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Alanen, E. L. & Hyvönen, T. & Lindgren, S. & Härmä, O. & Kuussaari, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Establishing temporal habitat patches, such as long-term set-aside, is potentially a valuable approach to support pollinator populations in intensivel...

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Creation of 'island' habitats in farmland to manipulate populations of beneficial arthropods: predator densities and emigration.

Published online: 04 Dec 1993

Authors: Thomas, M. B. & Wratten, S. D. & Sotherton, N. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grass-sown raised earth banks were created as islands in the centres of 2 winter wheat fields in the UK to provide improved overwintering conditions f...

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The influence of weeds and farmyard manure on the activity of Carabidae and other ground-dwelling arthropods in a sugar beet crop.

Published online: 22 Jul 1985

Authors: Purvis, G. & Curry, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pitfall traps were used in the Irish Republic to investigate the effects of weeds and the application of farmyard manure on arthropod activity in suga...

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The effect of cereal and grass management on staphylinid (Coleoptera) assemblages in south-west Ireland.

Published online: 11 Apr 1992

Authors: Good, J. A. & Giller, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of different cereal and grass management regimes on summer staphylinid assemblages were examined in hay meadows, lightly grazed pastures, ...

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Limitations to the use of pitfall traps in ecological studies exemplified by a study of spiders in a field of winter wheat.

Published online: 03 Apr 1993

Authors: Topping, C. J. & Sunderland, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Araneae were collected using pitfall traps and absolute density sampling over a period of 6 months in a field of winter wheat in the UK. The numerical...

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Effects of air pollution on natural enemies of the leaf beetle Melasoma lapponica.

Published online: 14 Jul 2000

Authors: Zvereva, E. L. & Kozlov, M. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Air pollution might have differential effects on herbivores and their natural enemies, thus changing population dynamics. Therefore, from 1993 to 1998...

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