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Type of fitness cost influences the rate of evolution of resistance to transgenic Bt crops.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Hackett, S. C. & Bonsall, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The evolution of resistance to pesticides by insect pests is a significant challenge for sustainable agriculture. For transgenic crops expressing Baci...

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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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Fire variability, as well as frequency, can explain coexistence between seeder and resprouter life histories.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Tucker, C. M. & Cadotte, M. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies in fire-prone Mediterranean ecosystems have repeatedly shown that the mean values of fire regimes (particularly frequency, but also size and i...

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A model of production and turnover of roots in shortgrass prairie.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Parton, W. J. & Singh, J. S. & Coleman, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A mathematical model was constructed to simulate various above-ground and below-ground compartments of the producer subsystem for a shortgrass prairie...

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Phylogenetic ecology and the greening of cities.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: MacIvor, J. S. & Cadotte, M. W. & Livingstone, S. W. & Lundholm, J. T. & Yasui, S. L. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecologists are increasingly involved in city-making, especially in the development of green infrastructure and other designed plant communities. Plant...

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When can reduced doses and pesticide mixtures delay the build-up of pesticide resistance? A mathematical model.

Published online: 27 Nov 1997

Authors: Birch, C. P. D. & Shaw, M. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resistance against pesticides is a widespread and increasing problem. The control of pesticide dose and the mixing of pesticides have been proposed as...

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Trait diversity enhances yield in algal biofuel assemblages.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Shurin, J. B. & Mandal, S. & Abbott, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Phytoplankton offer great potential as a bioenergy crop; however, technological advances are needed to intensify their yield and reduce their footprin...

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Waterholes in Tsavo National Park, Kenya.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Ayeni, J. S. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The evolution of natural waterholes is attributed to the erosion of surrounding termitaria by wildlife. The physico-chemical characteristics of soil f...

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Pollen removal and deposition by honeybee and bumblebee visitors to apple and almond flowers.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Thomson, J. D. & Goodell, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To help evaluate the worth of alternative pollinators in agriculture, we present a theoretical framework for comparing the effectiveness of two or mor...

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The sluggard has no locusts: from persistent pest to irresistible icon.

Published online: 26 Oct 2021

Authors: Dominy, N. J. & Fannin, L. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Desert locusts Schistocerca gregaria are threatening the food security of millions of people and devastating economies in eastern Africa and northern ...

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