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Rabbit damage to vineyards confronts farmers and hunters in Spain.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Delibes-Mateos, M. & Arroyo, B. & Ruiz, J. & Garrido, F. E. & Redpath, S. & Villafuerte, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

The conflict over the management of European rabbits that cause damage to vineyards in Spanish farmland areas was studied by conducting interviews and...

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Biodiversity effects on grape quality depend on variety and management intensity.

Published online: 04 Aug 2021

Authors: Steiner, M. & Grace, J. B. & Bacher, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Interactions between plants can be beneficial, detrimental or neutral. In agricultural systems, competition between crop and spontaneous vegetation is...

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Citizen science involving farmers as a means to document temporal trends in farmland biodiversity and relate them to agricultural practices.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Billaud, O. & Vermeersch, R. L. & Porcher, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification is often recognized as a major driver of the decline of wild biodiversity in farmland. However, few studies have managed ...

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Native grass ground covers provide multiple ecosystem services in Californian vineyards.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Daane, K. M. & Hogg, B. N. & Wilson, H. & Yokota, G. Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mechanisms responsible for the success or failure of agricultural diversification are often unknown. Most studies of arthropod pest management focus o...

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Survey of badger Meles meles damage to agriculture in England and Wales.

Published online: 16 Mar 2000

Authors: Moore, N. & Whiterow, A. & Kelly, P. & Garthwaite, D. & Bishop, J. & Langton, S. & Cheeseman, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In response to reported increases in badger numbers and associated agricultural damage, a questionnaire survey of 3600 land owner/occupiers was conduc...

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Monitoring salt stress in grapevines: are measures of plant trait variability useful?

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Sinclair, C. & Hoffmann, A. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measures of trait variability, in particular fluctuating asymmetry (FA), have been proposed as biological tools for monitoring environmental quality, ...

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Using selective food plants to maximize biological control of vineyard pests.

Published online: 12 Jul 2006

Authors: Begum, M. & Gurr, G. M. & Wratten, S. D. & Hedberg, P. R. & Nicol, H. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat manipulation is important for enhancing biological control of arthropod pests, but identification of selective food plants that benefit only n...

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Prospective evaluation of the biological control of vine mealybug: refuge effects and climate.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Gutierrez, A. P. & Daane, K. M. & Ponti, L. & Walton, V. M. & Ellis, C. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vine mealybug Planococcus ficus is an invasive pest of vineyards in many areas of the world. In California, USA, it infests all plant subunits and has...

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Diversity and invasion within a predator community: impacts on herbivore suppression.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Hogg, B. N. & Daane, K. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management strategies to enhance ecosystem services in agroecosystems often seek to increase predator biodiversity. Invaders commonly dominate predato...

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The ecology of Chondrilla juncea in the western Mediterranean.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Wapshere, A. J. & Hasan, S. & Wahba, W. K. & Caresche, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This study was conducted to examine the distribution of C. juncea in relation to various environmental conditions in the western Mediterranean where t...

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