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Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. IV. Effects of controlled burning on secondary thicket in upland Acacia woodland.

Published online: 27 Nov 1967

Authors: Thomas, D. B. & Pratt, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Observations on two burning regimes during a 3-year period in Machakos district (5200 ft. alt., rainfall 25 in./year) showed that these thickets can b...

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Pathogen-mediated selection and management implications for white-tailed deer exposed to chronic wasting disease.

Published online: 28 Apr 2022

Authors: Ketz, A. C. & Robinson, S. J. & Johnson, C. J. & Samuel, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pathogens can cause host extinction, affect population dynamics and influence natural selection. Host susceptibility to pathogens can vary by species,...

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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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Increased root herbivory under elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations is reversed by silicon-based plant defences.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Frew, A. & Allsopp, P. G. & Gherlenda, A. N. & Johnson, S. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predicted increases in atmospheric concentrations of CO2 may alter the susceptibility of many plants to insect herbivores due to changes in plant nutr...

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Responses of the willow beetle Phratora vulgatissima to genetically and spatially diverse Salix spp. plantations.

Published online: 22 Jan 2001

Authors: Peacock, L. & Herrick, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Phratora vulgatissima is the most serious pest of willow grown as short-rotation coppice in Britain. The effects of genetically diverse plantations of...

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Site susceptibility, population development and dispersal of the pine beauty moth in a lodgepole pine forest in northern Scotland.

Published online: 16 Dec 1989

Authors: Watt, A. D. & Leather, S. R. & Stoakley, J. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data for Panolis flammea in a Pinus contorta forest for 1977-84 did not support the hypothesis that part of the forest was intrinsically more suscepti...

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Site susceptibility to invasion by the exotic tree Melaleuca quinquenervia in southern Florida.

Published online: 23 Mar 1984

Authors: Myers, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Greenhouse experiments showed that seeds of this Australian tree germinated within 3 days after planting, even under water. Greater ht. growth was obt...

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The foraging behaviour of honeybees (Apis mellifera L.) on Brussels sprout (Brassica oleracea L.).

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Free, J. B. & Williams, I. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bees foraging for nectar on flowers of cultivars with deep corolla tubes and large floral parts found it difficult to reach the inner nectaries. They ...

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Varietal resistance and intraspecific competition in the cowpea weevils Callosobruchus maculatus and C. chinensis (Coleoptera: Bruchidae).

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Giga, D. P. & Smith, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

When Callosobruchus maculatus (F.) was provided with the seeds of several varieties of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) in the laboratory in the UK and was ...

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Forest damage by deer depends on cross-scale interactions between climate, deer density and landscape structure.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Spake, R. & Bellamy, C. & Gill, R. & Watts, K. & Wilson, T. & Ditchburn, B. & Eigenbrod, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Deer (Cervidae) populations are increasing across the temperate zone, threatening forest biodiversity and ecosystem services. However, the fundamental...

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