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Teretrius nigrescens against larger grain borer Prostephanus truncatus in African maize stores: biological control at work?

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: Holst, N. & Meikle, W. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Following the accidental introduction of the bostrichid beetle Prostephanus truncatus into East and West Africa around 1980, a classical biological co...

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Analysis of biological control of cassava pests in Africa. I. Simulation of carbon, nitrogen and water dynamics in cassava.

Published online: 11 Jul 1989

Authors: Gutierrez, A. P. & Wermelinger, B. & Schulthess, F. & Baumgaertner, J. U. & Herren, H. R. & Ellis, C. K. & Yaninek, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model for the growth and development of cassava under pest-free conditions, as modified by weather, soil nitrogen and water, is described. The model...

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Modification of the triangle method of degree-day accumulation to allow for behavioural thermoregulation in insects.

Published online: 13 Apr 1999

Authors: Bryant, S. R. & Bale, J. S. & Thomas, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ability to predict insect development in field situations is fundamental to pest management programmes and in the understanding of insect phenolog...

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Estimating the biomass of large mammalian herbivores in a tropical montane forest: a method of faecal counting that avoids assuming a 'steady state' system.

Published online: 01 Apr 1995

Authors: Plumptre, A. J. & Harris, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Faecal counting techniques were used to census 5 large mammalian herbivore species during 1988-89 in the Parc National des Volcans in Rwanda: Cephalop...

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A three-dimensional wet sieve for extracting Tipulidae (Diptera) larvae from pasture soil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Stewart, K. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This apparatus utilized an array of rods to remove vegetation; larvae were then separated from the soil/stones fraction by flotation in saturated brin...

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Increasing the utility of Indicator Species Analysis.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Bakker, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The identification of species associated with or indicative of groups of samples is a common aspect of ecological research, including studies of envir...

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Contrasting approaches to statistical regression in ecology and economics.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Armsworth, P. R. & Gaston, K. J. & Hanley, N. D. & Ruffell, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation and natural resource management challenges are as much social problems as biological ones. In recognition of this fact, ecologists and ec...

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Moisture controls on Sphagnum growth and CO2 exchange on a cutover bog.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: McNeil, P. & Waddington, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abandoned cutover peatlands are persistent sources of atmospheric CO2. Net ecosystem CO2 exchange and Sphagnum net primary production of an abandoned ...

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Male-killing bacteria as agents of insect pest control.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Berec, L. & Maxin, D. & Bernhauerová, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Continual effort is needed to reduce the impact of exotic species in the context of increased globalization. Any innovation in this respect would be a...

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Biological pest control and yields depend on spatial and temporal crop cover dynamics.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Schneider, G. & Krauss, J. & Riedinger, V. & Holzschuh, A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modern agricultural landscapes are dynamic systems with interannually changing proportions of different crop types. However, the effects of spatiotemp...

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