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The effect of sprays on the fauna of apple trees. II. Some aspects of the interaction between populations of Blepharidopterus angulatus (Fall.) (Heteroptera: Miridae) and its prey, Panonychus ulmi (Koch) (Acariña: Tetranychidae).

Published online: 03 Nov 1965

Authors: Muir, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Part II: P. ulmi hatched 4-5 weeks before B. angulatus, and in years when the predator severely checked the mite predation was effective at the beginn...

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Balancing sampling intensity against spatial coverage for a community science monitoring programme.

Published online: 23 Aug 2020

Authors: Weiser, E. L. & Diffendorfer, J. E. & Grundel, R. & López-Hoffman, L. & Pecoraro, S. & Semmens, D. & Thogmartin, W. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Community science is an increasingly integral part of biodiversity research and monitoring, often achieving broad spatial and temporal coverage but lo...

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Testing the link between perceived and actual risk of predation: mosquito oviposition site selection and egg predation by native and introduced fish.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Segev, O. & Verster, R. & Weldon, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

According to the threat-sensitivity hypothesis, prey avoidance behaviour should reflect the magnitude of predation risk. Since predation can strongly ...

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Great tits can reduce caterpillar damage in apple orchards.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Mols, C. M. M. & Visser, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential contribution of vertebrate predators to biological control in orchards has been largely overlooked to date. A few studies have shown tha...

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Impact of the rosette crown weevil Trichosirocalus briesei on the growth and reproduction of Onopordum thistles.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Briese, D. T. & Thomann, T. & Vitou, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Several European thistle species of the genus Onopordum have become naturalized in Australia and are considered serious pasture weeds, leading to a pr...

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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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Quantifying parasitoid and predator controls on rice hopper eggs using a dynamic stage-structured model and field data.

Published online: 30 Aug 2020

Authors: Kettle, H. & Sann, C. & Marion, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rice hoppers can cause devastation to rice crops in SE Asia via disease spread and direct feeding. Current regulation is through pesticides; however, ...

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Physical limits for complete development of the grain mite, Acarus siro L. (Acarina, Acaridae), in relation to its world distribution.

Published online: 03 Jul 1966

Authors: Cunnington, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the author's summary. The investigation described de-fines the limits of temperature and humidity beyond which the grain mi...

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The effects of some insecticides on populations of frit fly (Oscinella frit) and its enemies.

Published online: 03 Jul 1966

Authors: Jones, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based almost entirely on the author's summary. In investigations in southern England, nearly twice as many eggs were laid by females ...

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The biology and ecology of rice-stem borers in Sarawak (Malaysian Borneo).

Published online: 29 Jun 1972

Authors: Rothschild, G. H. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based largely on the author's summary. Observations were made in 1964-68 on the biology and ecology of rice stem borers in Sarawak (E...

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