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Prospective modelling in biological control: an analysis of the dynamics of heteronomous hyperparasitism in a cotton-whitefly-parasitoid system.

Published online: 25 Apr 1997

Authors: Mills, N. J. & Gutierrez, A. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Heteronomous hyperparasitism, in which male parasitoids develop at the expense of conspecific females or competing parasitoid species, is characterist...

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Optimal release strategies for biological control agents: an application of stochastic dynamic programming to population management.

Published online: 12 Apr 2000

Authors: Shea, K. & Possingham, H. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Establishing biological control agents in the field is a major step in any classical biocontrol programme, yet there are few general guidelines to hel...

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Enhancing ecosystem services in apple orchards.

Published online: 27 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Blog

This paper presents the results of a field study conducted in Spain, to evaluate the efficiency of installing artificial nest boxes for insectivorous ...

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Quantitative evaluation of natural enemy effectiveness. Papers presented at a symposium during the 14th International Congress of Entomology at Canberra in August 1972.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

These proceedings of the second half of a symposium on the subject of evaluation of biological control agents, held during the Fourteenth Internationa...

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Identifying critical life stage transitions for biological control of long-lived perennial Vincetoxicum species.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Milbrath, L. R. & Davis, A. S. & Biazzo, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Demographic matrix modelling of invasive plant populations can be a powerful tool to identify life stage transitions for targeted disruption, in order...

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Grape moth density in Bordeaux vineyards depends on local habitat management despite effects of landscape heterogeneity on their biological control.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Rusch, A. & Delbac, L. & Thiéry, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological control of crop pests is a major ecosystem service affected by several variables acting at multiple spatial scales. Among these variables, ...

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Host-plant affinities of two biotypes of Dactylopius opuntiae (Homoptera: Dactylopiidae): enhanced prospects for biological control of Opuntia stricta (Cactaceae) in South Africa.

Published online: 02 Jun 1999

Authors: Volchansky, C. R. & Hoffmann, J. H. & Zimmermann, H. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In an attempt to improve the biological control of O. stricta in South Africa, a stock of D. opuntiae was obtained from O. stricta in Australia during...

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Large-scale disturbances, biological control and the dynamics of gorse populations.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Rees, M. & Hill, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Simulation and analytical models were developed for gorse Ulex europaeus. The simulation model incorporated spatially local density-dependent competit...

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A modelling analysis of the successful biological control of Sitona discoideus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) by Microctonus aethiopoides (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in New Zealand.

Published online: 02 May 1996

Authors: Barlow, N. D. & Goldson, S. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Simple models were developed to explore the interaction between the curculionid lucerne (Medicago sativa) pest Sitona discoideus and its introduced br...

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Biology and biological control of dalmatian and yellow toadflax.

Published online: 02 Jan 2019

Authors: Sing, S. E. & Clerck-Floate, R. A. de & Hansen, R. W. & Pearce, H. & Randall, C. B. & Toševski, I. & Ward, S. M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This manual provides information on the biology and ecology of Dalmatian toadflax (Linaria dalmatica [Linaria genistifolia subsp. dalmatica]), yellow ...

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