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The effect of the pesticide carbofuran on soil organisms and root and shoot production in shortgrass prairie.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Stanton, N. L. & Allen, M. & Campion, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To test the hypothesis that ectoparasitic phytophagous nematodes are a major consumer of primary production in arid grasslands, carbofuran was applied...

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Spatial distribution and successional pattern of microbial activity and micro-faunal populations on decomposing barley roots.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Rønn, R. & Griffiths, B. S. & Ekelund, F. & Christensen, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in microbial activity and populations of Protozoa and nematodes were followed in decomposing barley root material buried in soil cores and in ...

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Optimal release strategies for biological control agents: an application of stochastic dynamic programming to population management.

Published online: 12 Apr 2000

Authors: Shea, K. & Possingham, H. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Establishing biological control agents in the field is a major step in any classical biocontrol programme, yet there are few general guidelines to hel...

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The effects of sheep stocking intensity on the abundance and distribution of mesofauna in pastures.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: King, K. L. & Hutchinson, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Collembola and Acarina populations in grass/legume pastures that were grazed continuously with sheep at three stocking intensities were sampled at six...

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Effects of spatial heterogeneity on Jones's model for cyst-nematode population dynamics and crop root damage.

Published online: 27 Apr 1984

Authors: Perry, J. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Stochastic analogues that included variation in spatial heterogeneity of population densities and of parameter values in Globodera were produced using...

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A landscape-scale study of bumble bee foraging range and constancy, using harmonic radar.

Published online: 18 Nov 1999

Authors: Osborne, J. L. & Clark, S. J. & Morris, R. J. & Williams, I. H. & Riley, J. R. & Smith, A. D. & Reynolds, D. R. & Edwards, A. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The foraging range and constancy of two colonies of Bombus terrestris were investigated on a mixed arable farm in the UK using harmonic radar, which h...

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Effects of pentachlorophenol on soil organisms and decomposition in forest soil.

Published online: 27 Aug 1997

Authors: Salminen, J. & Haimi, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To find a more reliable basis for ecotoxicological risk assessment, two microcosm experiments, one in the laboratory and another in the field (lysimet...

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Identifying native plants for coordinated habitat management of arthropod pollinators, herbivores and natural enemies.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Lundin, O. & Ward, K. L. & Williams, N. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Providing noncrop flowering resources in agricultural landscapes is widely promoted as a strategy to support arthropods that deliver pollination and p...

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Decomposition of genetically engineered tobacco under field conditions: persistence of the proteinase inhibitor I product and effects on soil microbial respiration and protozoa, nematode and microarthropod populations.

Published online: 26 Sep 1997

Authors: Donegan, K. K. & Seidler, R. J. & Fieland, V. J. & Schaller, D. L. & Palm, C. J. & Ganio, L. M. & Cardwell, D. M. & Steinberger, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To evaluate the potential effects of genetically engineered (transgenic) plants on soil ecosystems, litter bags containing leaves of non-engineered (p...

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Testing genetically engineered potato, producing the lectins GNA and Con A, on non-target soil organisms and processes.

Published online: 04 May 2000

Authors: Griffiths, B. S. & Geoghegan, I. E. & Robertson, W. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two lectins, concanavalin A (Con A) and Galanthus nivalis agglutinin (GNA), have anti-feedant properties that suggest a potential for the control of i...

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