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Methods of enhancing botanical diversity within field margins of intensively managed grassland: a 7-year field experiment.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Fritch, R. A. & Sheridan, H. & Finn, J. A. & Kirwan, L. & Huallacháin, D. Ó.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increased intensification in agricultural grasslands has led to well-documented declines in the associated flora. Manipulation of field margins for bi...

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Replication, effect sizes and identifying the biological impacts of pesticides on bees under field conditions.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Woodcock, B. A. & Heard, M. S. & Jitlal, M. S. & Rundlöf, M. & Bullock, J. M. & Shore, R. F. & Pywell, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Honeybees have world-wide importance as crop pollinators. To ensure their persistence in agricultural systems, statistically robust field trials of pl...

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Aphid performance and population development on their host plants is affected by weed-crop interactions.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Dahlin, I. & Ninkovic, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Some farming practices, like organic farming, lead to greater numbers of weed plants in crop fields. These fields may give us some insights into any b...

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Quantifying the impact of pesticides on learning and memory in bees.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Siviter, H. & Koricheva, J. & Brown, M. J. F. & Leadbeater, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Most insecticides are insect neurotoxins. Evidence is emerging that sublethal doses of these neurotoxins are affecting the learning and memory of both...

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Impact of controlled neonicotinoid exposure on bumblebees in a realistic field setting.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Arce, A. N. & David, T. I. & Randall, E. L. & Rodrigues, A. R. & Colgan, T. J. & Wurm, Y. & Gill, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pesticide exposure has been implicated as a contributor to insect pollinator declines. In social bees, which are crucial pollination service providers...

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How traffic facilitates population expansion of invasive species along roads: the case of common ragweed in Germany.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Lemke, A. & Kowarik, I. & Lippe, M. von der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Because common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia L., henceforth Ambrosia) has negative effects on human health, it is a common focus for management, wh...

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Rapid ontogenetic niche expansions in invasive Chinese tallow tree permit establishment in unfavourable but variable environments and can be exploited to streamline restoration.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Gabler, C. A. & Siemann, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reinvasion pressure is the rate of new exotic recruitment following mature exotic removal and it can vary broadly among similarly invaded habitats. Re...

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Yield reductions in agricultural grasslands in Norway after springtime grazing by pink-footed geese.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Olsen, A. K. B. & Bjerke, J. W. & Tombre, I. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A large population increase of the Svalbard-breeding pink-footed goose Anser brachyrhynchus over recent decades has intensified the conflict with agri...

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Pollination by wild bees yields larger strawberries than pollination by honey bees.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: MacInnis, G. & Forrest, J. R. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A diverse array of wild bee species may provide more effective pollination than the widely employed European honey bee (Apis mellifera L.). High speci...

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Impact of chronic exposure to a pyrethroid pesticide on bumblebees and interactions with a trypanosome parasite.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Baron, G. L. & Raine, N. E. & Brown, M. J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bees are exposed to pesticides when foraging in agricultural areas and growing evidence suggests that such compounds can be harmful to managed and wil...

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