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Persistence in earthworms and potential hazards to birds of soil applied DDT, dieldrin and heptachlor.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Beyer, W. N. & Gish, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

DDT, dieldrin and heptachlor were applied to separate plots in a hay field at 0.6, 2.2 or 9.0 kg/ha. For 11 yr thereafter, soil and earthworms were an...

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A simple method of predicting DDE contamination and reproductive success of populations of DDE-sensitive species.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Fox, G. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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Breeding success and organo-chlorine residues in golden eagles in west Scotland.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Lockie, J. D. & Ratcliffe, D. A. & Balharry, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dieldrin was banned from use in sheep dips in January 1966. The proportion of golden eagle eyries in western Scotland that produced young increased fr...

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Does environmental contamination influence egg coloration? A long-term study in herring gulls.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Hanley, D. & Doucet, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although considerable progress has been made in reducing concentrations of persistent organic compounds in the environment, these contaminants are sti...

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The effect of dieldrin, sprayed by aerial application for tsetse control, on game animals.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Allsopp, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The large-scale use of organochlorine compounds in insect control causes increasing concern due to their toxicity and persistance which creates enviro...

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Fungicide levels and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in golf putting greens.

Published online: 30 Mar 2005

Authors: Bary, F. & Gange, A. C. & Crane, M. & Hagley, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Annual meadow grass Poa annua is the most problematic weed within sports turf in temperate climates. It is so abundant that herbicides cannot be used ...

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Effect of an organophosphorus insecticide on brain cholinesterase activity in white-throated sparrows exposed to aerial forest spraying.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Busby, D. G. & Pearce, P. A. & Garrity, N. R. & Reynolds, L. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Brain cholinesterase (ChE) inhibition and fenitrothion residues were determined in white-throated sparrows (Zonotrichia albicollis) that had been expo...

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Forest monitoring in Europe and its importance to clean air policies and sustainable forest management.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Brizay, A. & Deda, P. & Grennfelt, P. & Michalak, R.

Content type: Bulletin article

Forest monitoring in Europe provides information relevant to clean air policies, political processes related to sustainable forest management (SFM), a...

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Direct measurement of ant predation of weed seeds in wheat cropping.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Evans, T. A. & Gleeson, P. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ecosystem service of predation of weed seeds by naturally occurring seed-eating animals, including ants, in agricultural fields has been suggested...

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