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Organic management in apple orchards: higher impacts on biological control than on pollination.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Porcel, M. & Andersson, G. K. S. & Pålsson, J. & Tasin, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive agricultural management negatively affects both natural enemies of pests and pollinators. Such management also has the potential to adversel...

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Changes in arthropod communities mediate the effects of landscape composition and farm management on pest control ecosystem services in organically managed strawberry crops.

Published online: 16 Feb 2022

Authors: Lu, A. & Gonthier, D. J. & Sciligo, A. R. & Garcia, K. & Chiba, T. & Juárez, G. & Kremen, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Landscape composition and local diversification practices such as polyculture, cover cropping and hedgerows may promote natural pest control by benefi...

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Attack and aggregation of a major squash pest: parsing the role of plant chemistry and beetle pheromones across spatial scales.

Published online: 06 Dec 2020

Authors: Brzozowski, L. J. & Gardner, J. & Hoffmann, M. P. & Kessler, A. & Agrawal, A. A. & Mazourek, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Successful management of insect crop pests requires an understanding of the cues and spatial scales at which they function to affect rates of attack o...

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Effectiveness of vole control by owls in apple orchards.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Murano, C. & Kasahara, S. & Kudo, S. & Inada, A. & Sato, S. & Watanabe, K. & Azuma, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological pest control is gaining greater acceptance as an important part of integrated pest management for sustainable agriculture. However, knowled...

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Pest damage and arthropod community structure in organic vs. conventional tomato production in California.

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: Letourneau, D. K. & Goldstein, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To test common assumptions that the reduction in agrochemicals on organic farms allows the conservation of biodiversity but has some cost in terms of ...

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Pest Smart interventions and their influence on farmer pest management practices in Tra Hat village, Bac Lieu Province, Vietnam: results of a survey.

Published online: 06 Dec 2017

Authors: Sivapragasam Annamalai & Chien, H. V. & Li, K. S. & Duong, L. M.

Content type: Bulletin

Climate change generally contributes to new and escalating crop pests and diseases, and their intractable management scenarios. Pest Smart, a package ...

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Planted teak forests.

Published online: 13 Dec 2017

Authors: Jerez-Rico, M. & Coutinho, S. de A. & Roshetko, J. M. & Perdana, A.

Content type: Bulletin article

This chapter focuses on the establishment and management of even-aged commercial teak plantations, across Asia/Oceania, Africa, and Latin America, aim...

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Ants as tools in sustainable agriculture.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Offenberg, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With an expanding human population placing increasing pressure on the environment, agriculture needs sustainable production that can match conventiona...

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EPIC-GILSYM: modelling crop-pest insect interactions and management with a novel coupled crop-insect model.

Published online: 31 Aug 2020

Authors: Rasche, L. & Taylor, R. A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modern intensive agriculture relies heavily on pesticides to control weeds, pathogens and insect pests. Forecasting and managing the impact of pests a...

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Monitoring and evaluation of pest management programs.

Published online: 24 Jan 2018

Published by: Australia, Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre

Content type: Miscellaneous

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