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Changes attributed to pesticides in the nesting success of the sparrowhawk in Britain.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Newton, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nesting success of the sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) in and near arable areas in Britain has declined since 1947, owing to increased egg-breakage ...

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The effects of irrigation, cultivation and some insecticides on the soil arthropods of an East African dry grassland.

Published online: 02 Jul 1969

Authors: Burnett, G. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based on the authors summary of this account of investigations on the changes in the soil arthropod fauna of an area of dry grassland...

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Organochlorine residues in Kenya's Rift Valley lakes.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Lincer, J. L. & Zalkind, D. & Brown, L. H. & Hopcraft, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In studies on organochlorine residues in lakes of the Rift Valley, Kenya, 47% of the farms surveyed in the Nakuru catchment basin used either DDT or d...

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Further eradication of tsetse in the Chad and Gongola River systems in north-eastern Nigeria.

Published online: 22 May 1972

Authors: Davies, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is substantially the author's summary. During the years 1963-70, further progress was made in eradicating tsetse flies (Glossina tachino...

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Studies on the ecology and causes of outbreaks of Ectropis bhurmitra Wkr. (Geometridae), the twig caterpillar of tea in Ceylon.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Danthanarayana, W. & Kathiravetpillai, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is substantially the authors' summary. Outbreaks of Ectropis bhurmitra (Wlk.) in Ceylon in 1963-66 developed as a side-effect of dieldri...

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Changes attributable to pesticides in egg breakage frequency and eggshell thickness in some British birds.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Ratclife, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the author's summary. Since 1950, egg breakage has occurred with unprecedented frequency in the nests of peregrines (Falco ...

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