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Flower fields and pesticide use interactively shape pollen beetle infestation and parasitism in oilseed rape fields.

Published online: 15 Feb 2022

Authors: Krimmer, E. & Martin, E. A. & Holzschuh, A. & Krauss, J. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollen beetles (Brassicogethes spp.) are the main pests of oilseed rape (OSR, Brassica napus) in Europe and responsible for massive yield losses. Upco...

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Fitness costs associated with three mutant acetyl-coenzyme A carboxylase alleles endowing herbicide resistance in black-grass Alopecurus myosuroides.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Menchari, Y. & Chauvel, B. & Darmency, H. & Délye, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pleiotropic effects associated with genes endowing resistance to herbicides are generally predicted to reduce plant fitness. Quantifying these effects...

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Ecological fitness of Senecio vulgaris and Amaranthus retroflexus biotypes susceptible or resistant to atrazine.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Conard, S. G. & Radosevich, S. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Atrazine-resistant or -susceptible biotypes of Senecio vulgaris and Amaranthus retroflexus were compared with regard to DM production, resource alloca...

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Annual Report 2018: Breitenhof Agroscope Stone Fruit Centre.

Published online: 20 Mar 2019

Authors: Schwizer, T. & Kessler, W. & Weibel, F. & Friedli, M. & Häseli, A. & Kuster, T. & Werder, M. & Schöneberg, A. & Gravalon, P. & Reininger, V. & Knauf, A. & Lussi, L. & Perren, S. & Holliger, E. & Zwahlen, D. & Bravin, E. & Schweizer, S. & Riedl, A. & Roleff, N. & Naef, A.

Content type: Bulletin

This publication presents the annual report for 2018 of the Agroscope Stone Fruit Centre at Breitenhof, Swizerland, including the review of the Adviso...

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Invertebrate community structure predicts natural pest control resilience to insecticide exposure.

Published online: 26 Feb 2021

Authors: Greenop, A. & Cook, S. M. & Wilby, A. & Pywell, R. F. & Woodcock, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological pest control has become one of the central principles of ecological intensification in agriculture. However, invertebrate natural enemies w...

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Population-based threshold models describe weed germination and emergence patterns across varying temperature, moisture and oxygen conditions.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Boddy, L. G. & Bradford, K. J. & Fischer, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Opportunities for diversifying the management of weedy populations may be enhanced through accurate predictions of seedling emergence, because the tim...

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Degree of host susceptibility in the initial disease outbreak influences subsequent epidemic spread.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Severns, P. M. & Estep, L. K. & Sackett, K. E. & Mundt, C. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Disease epidemics typically begin as an outbreak of a relatively small, spatially explicit population of infected individuals (focus), in which diseas...

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Multifunctional shade-tree management in tropical agroforestry landscapes - a review.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Tscharntke, T. & Clough, Y. & Bhagwat, S. A. & Damayanti Buchori & Faust, H. & Hertel, D. & Hölscher, D. & Juhrbandt, J. & Kessler, M. & Perfecto, I. & Scherber, C. & Schroth, G. & Veldkamp, E. & Wanger, T. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification reduces ecological resilience of land-use systems, whereas paradoxically, environmental change and climate extremes requi...

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Genotypically diverse cultivar mixtures for insect pest management and increased crop yields.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Tooker, J. F. & Frank, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In modern crop production, each plant is often nearly genetically identical to its neighbours, allowing insect pests and pathogens to move easily from...

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Detection and monitoring of pink bollworm moths and invasive insects using pheromone traps and encounter rate models.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Byers, J. A. & Naranjo, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The pink bollworm moth Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) is one of the most destructive pests in agriculture. An ongoing ...

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