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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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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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Changes attributable to pesticides in egg breakage frequency and eggshell thickness in some British birds.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Ratclife, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the author's summary. Since 1950, egg breakage has occurred with unprecedented frequency in the nests of peregrines (Falco ...

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Do wood-pigeons avoid pesticide-treated cereal seed?

Published online: 08 Jul 1999

Authors: McKay, H. V. & Prosser, P. J. & Hart, A. D. M. & Langton, S. D. & Jones, A. & McCoy, C. & Chandler-Morris, S. A. & Pascual, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pesticides applied to seeds before sowing may present a high risk to seed-eating birds. Some of these chemicals are highly toxic but are avoided by ca...

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

Published online: 22 May 1971

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The same 25 eyries of golden eagles (Aquila chry-saetos) were examined each year in west Scotland. In 1963-65 the "percentage of nests with eggs from ...

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Precision farming - consideration of reduced exposure in the pollinator risk assessment.

Published online: 17 Aug 2020

Authors: Lückmann, J. & Kaiser, S. & Blankenhagen, F. von

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Observed declines in the distribution and abundance of various insect species have moved the topic of biodiversity and the protection of honey bees, a...

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Roundup causes high levels of mortality following contact exposure in bumble bees.

Published online: 12 Jun 2021

Authors: Straw, E. A. & Carpentier, E. N. & Brown, M. J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollinators underpin global food production, but they are suffering significant declines across the world. Pesticides are thought to be important driv...

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Stressor dominance and sensitivity-dependent antagonism: disentangling the freshwater effects of an insecticide among co-occurring agricultural stressors.

Published online: 04 Sep 2020

Authors: Bray, J. P. & Nichols, S. J. & Keely-Smith, A. & Thompson, R. & Saurav Bhattacharyya & Susmita Gupta & Abhik Gupta & Gao JianFa & Wang XianYu & Kaserzon, S. & Mueller, J. F. & Chou, A. & Kefford, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pesticide concentrations are correlated with regional declines in stream invertebrate diversity. Experimental studies have identified that pesticides ...

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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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Assessment of measures to reduce the water footprint of cotton farming in India.

Published online: 05 Oct 2016

Authors: Pahlow, M. & Krol, M. S. & Hoekstra, A. Y.

Content type: Bulletin

Based on the findings presented in this report, general recommendations regarding measures and strategies to decrease the water footprint (WF) of cott...

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