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Predator refuges for conservation biological control in an intermediately disturbed system: the rise and fall of a simple solution.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Liman, A. S. & Eklund, K. & Björkman, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Managed systems harvested at intermediate time-scales have advantages over annual short-cycled systems in maintaining top-down control of insect herbi...

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Weak relationship between risk assessment studies and recorded mortality in wind farms.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Ferrer, M. & Lucas, M. de & Janss, G. F. E. & Casado, E. & Muñoz, A. R. & Bechard, M. J. & Calabuig, C. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wind farms generate little or no pollution. However, one of their main adverse impacts is bird mortality through collisions with turbine rotors. Envir...

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Influence of spatial and temporal dynamics of agricultural practices on the lesser kestrel.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Catry, I. & Amano, T. & Franco, A. M. A. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

European agriculture is facing dramatic changes that are likely to have marked impacts on farmland biodiversity. There is an urgent need to develop la...

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Effects of wind farms and food scarcity on a large scavenging bird species following an epidemic of bovine spongiform encephalopathy.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Martínez-Abraín, A. & Tavecchia, G. & Regan, H. M. & Jiménez, J. & Surroca, M. & Oro, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wind farms are emerging as a major cause of mortality of large scavenging bird species, which may be catastrophic when they operate in concert with ot...

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Modelling mortality causes in longitudinal data in the presence of tag loss: application to raptor poisoning and electrocution.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Tavecchia, G. & Adrover, J. & Muñoz Navarro, A. & Pradel, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A first step for the effective management of vulnerable populations is to identify population threats and measure their relative impact on population ...

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Collision fatality of raptors in wind farms does not depend on raptor abundance.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Lucas, M. de & Janss, G. F. E. & Whitfield, D. P. & Ferrer, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The number of wind farms is increasing worldwide. Despite their purported environmental benefits, wind energy developments are not without potential a...

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Analysis of biological control of cassava pests in Africa. II. Cassava mealybug Phenacoccus manihoti.

Published online: 11 Jul 1989

Authors: Gutierrez, A. P. & Neuenschwander, P. & Schulthess, F. & Herren, H. R. & Baumgaertner, J. U. & Wermelinger, B. & Löhr, B. & Ellis, C. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of natural enemies and rainfall on the population dynamics of the pseudococcid Phenacoccus manihoti, and the effects of P. manihoti on the...

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Effects of cultivation techniques and methods of straw disposal on predation by Pterostichus melanarius (Coleoptera: Carabidae) upon slugs (Gastropoda: Pulmonata) in an arable field.

Published online: 21 Mar 1997

Authors: Symondson, W. O. C. & Glen, D. M. & Wiltshire, C. W. & Langdon, C. J. & Liddell, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Interactions between the polyphagous carabid predator Pterostichus melanarius and slugs were investigated from July to September 1992, before and afte...

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Habitat selection by song thrushes in stable and declining farmland populations.

Published online: 16 Jun 2004

Authors: Peach, W. J. & Denny, M. & Cotton, P. A. & Hill, I. F. & Gruar, D. & Barritt, D. & Impey, A. & Mallord, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Losses of farmland birds from the wider countryside have become a major conservation issue in the UK and Europe. Song thrush Turdus philomelos populat...

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An experimental field study of different levels of insect herbivory induced by Formica rufa predation on sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus). I. Lepidoptera larvae.

Published online: 04 Jun 1986

Authors: Warrington, S. & Whittaker, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lepidoptera populations and feeding damage were measured on ant-foraged and ant-free sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus) trees in North Lancashire, UK. Cat...

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