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Additive and interactive effects of pollination and biological pest control on crop yield.

Published online: 27 Aug 2020

Authors: Gagic, V. & Marcora, A. & Howie, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insect pollination and biological pest control simultaneously influence crop yield, but are often investigated individually. This can lead to under- o...

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Varying the spatial arrangement of synthetic herbivore-induced plant volatiles and companion plants to improve conservation biological control.

Published online: 17 Aug 2020

Authors: Jaworski, C. C. & Xiao Da & Xu QingXuan & Ramirez-Romero, R. & Guo XiaoJun & Wang Su & Desneux, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation biological control aims to control pests by promoting wild populations of natural enemies. One challenge is to attract and retain efficie...

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A food web approach to evaluating the effect of insecticide spraying on insect pest population dynamics in a Philippine irrigated rice ecosystem.

Published online: 08 Jun 1995

Authors: Cohen, J. E. & Schoenly, K. & Heong, K. L. & Justo, H. & Arida, G. & Barrion, A. T. & Litsinger, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data from a 645-taxa Philippines-wide food web and from multiple regression models were used to predict population fluctuations of insect pests in a r...

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Acacia seed predation by bruchids in an African savanna ecosystem.

Published online: 12 Mar 1997

Authors: Miller, M. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In field studies conducted in Africa between July 1991 and November 1992, Acacia tortilis, A. nilotica and A. mellifera seeds on the ground suffered g...

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A minor pest reduces yield losses by a major pest: plant-mediated herbivore interactions in Indonesian cacao.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Wielgoss, A. & Clough, Y. & Fiala, B. & Rumede, A. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Herbivores inducing host-plant trait changes can indirectly affect the performance, distribution, abundance and behaviour of other herbivores, even wh...

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Do predators aggregate in response to pest density in agroecosystems? Assessing within-field spatial patterns.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Pearce, S. & Zalucki, M. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial heterogeneity of predator populations is an important component of ecological theories pertaining to predator-prey dynamics. Most studies ...

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Modelling reinfection of replanted cocoa by swollen shoot virus in pandemically diseased areas.

Published online: 09 Mar 1995

Authors: Jeger, M. J. & Thresh, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reinfection of healthy replanted cocoa by cacao swollen shoot badnavirus, was modelled. Much of the spread of disease in pandemically diseased areas s...

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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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German Crop Protection Conference "Plant Protection Challenges - Paths to the Future", Hohenheim, Germany, 11-14 September 2018. Abstracts of lectures and posters.

Published online: 24 Oct 2018

Authors: Hühnlein, A.

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

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Designing an effective trap cropping strategy: the effects of attraction, retention and plant spatial distribution.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Holden, M. H. & Ellner, S. P. & Lee, D. H. & Nyrop, J. P. & Sanderson, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Trap cropping, the use of alternative host plants to reduce pest damage to a focal cash crop or other managed plant population, can be a sustainable s...

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