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East meets west: adaptive evolution of an insect introduced for biological control.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Phillips, C. B. & Baird, D. B. & Iline, I. I. & McNeill, M. R. & Proffitt, J. R. & Goldson, S. L. & Kean, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A possible explanation for low success rates when introducing natural enemies to new regions for biological control of insect pests is that they fail ...

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Integrating herbicide and mechanical control treatments with fire and biological control to manage an invasive wetland shrub, Mimosa pigra.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Paynter, Q. & Flanagan, G. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Australia, biological control is a promising long-term management strategy for the woody weed mimosa Mimosa pigra but does not yet provide adequate...

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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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Foxes, rabbits, alternative prey and rabbit calicivirus disease: consequences of a new biological control agent for an outbreaking species in Australia.

Published online: 10 Oct 1998

Authors: Pech, R. P. & Hood, G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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Organic matter changes in an age series of Pinus radiata plantations [in Australia.

Published online: 16 Nov 1969

Authors: Forrest, W. G. & Ovington, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data are given on the above-ground biomass of trees, ground flora and litter for a series of young P. radiata plantations 3, 5, 7, 9 and 12 years old ...

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Biological control and the reproductive mode of weeds.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Burdon, J. J. & Marshall, D. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The genetic structure of agricultural plant populations has long been recognized as an important factor in their vulnerability or resistance to diseas...

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Biocontrol of a prickly pear cactus in South Africa: reinterpreting the analogous, renowned case in Australia.

Published online: 01 Mar 2021

Authors: Hoffmann, J. H. & Moran, V. C. & Zimmermann, H. G. & Impson, F. A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We report on a long-term evaluation of biological control of an invasive cactus, Opuntia stricta, in the Kruger National Park, South Africa. By formin...

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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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Indicators for monitoring biological invasions at a national level.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Wilson, J. R. U. & Faulkner, K. T. & Rahlao, S. J. & Richardson, D. M. & Zengeya, T. A. & Wilgen, B. W. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A major challenge for the management of biological invasions is to ensure that data and information from basic inventories and ecological research are...

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Modelling the effects of plant species on biocontrol effectiveness in ornamental nursery crops.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Skirvin, D. J. & Williams, M. E. de C. & Fenlon, J. S. & Sunderland, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. The development of biological control strategies for ornamental crops is challenging due to the high diversity of crops grown and zero tolerance to...

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