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Do pollinators prefer pesticide-free plants? An experimental test with monarchs and milkweeds.

Published online: 08 Dec 2020

Authors: Olaya-Arenas, P. & Scharf, M. E. & Kaplan, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hundreds of recent studies have voiced concern over the negative impacts of non-target pesticides on pollinator health. However, pesticide loads are h...

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Ground-truthing of a fish-based environmental DNA metabarcoding method for assessing the quality of lakes.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Li JianLong & Hatton-Ellis, T. W. & Handley, L. J. L. & Kimbell, H. S. & Benucci, M. & Peirson, G. & Hänfling, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accurate, cost-effective monitoring of fish is required to assess the quality of lakes under the European Water Framework Directive. Recent studies ha...

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Enhanced yeast feeding following mating facilitates control of the invasive fruit pest Drosophila suzukii.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Mori, B. A. & Whitener, A. B. & Leinweber, Y. & Revadi, S. & Beers, E. H. & Witzgall, P. & Becher, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The highly invasive spotted wing Drosophila Drosophila suzukii is a key pest of soft fruit and berries in Europe and North America, and development of...

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A study of feeding by polyphagous predators on cereal aphids using ELISA and gut dissection.

Published online: 30 Nov 1988

Authors: Sunderland, K. D. & Crook, N. E. & Stacey, D. L. & Fuller, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) was used to detect aphid consumption by predators collected from 3 fields of winter wheat in the UK. A total...

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Functional and numerical responses do not always indicate the most effective predator for biological control: an analysis of two predators in a two-prey system.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Lester, P. J. & Harmsen, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Functional and numerical responses are key components in the selection of predators for biological control. We examined the relevance of these resp...

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Soil seed banks and the potential restoration of forested wetlands after farming.

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Middleton, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in farming practice provide an opportunity to restore once extensive forested wetlands on agricultural land. In some parts of the world, howev...

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A large-scale comparison of conventional and molecular methods for the evaluation of host-parasitoid associations in non-target risk-assessment studies.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Gariepy, T. & Kuhlmann, U. & Gillott, C. & Erlandson, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accurate identification of natural enemies is the cornerstone of biological control, and methods that can separate closely related species are essenti...

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Plant diversity ameliorates the evolutionary development of fungicide resistance in an agricultural ecosystem.

Published online: 28 Dec 2021

Authors: Yang LiNa & Nkurikiyimfura, O. & Pan ZheChao & Wang YanPing & Waheed, A. & Chen RueyShyang & Burdon, J. J. & Sui QiJun & Zhan JiaSui

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The evolution of fungicide resistance in agricultural and natural ecosystems is associated with the biology of pathogens, the chemical property and ap...

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Stressor dominance and sensitivity-dependent antagonism: disentangling the freshwater effects of an insecticide among co-occurring agricultural stressors.

Published online: 04 Sep 2020

Authors: Bray, J. P. & Nichols, S. J. & Keely-Smith, A. & Thompson, R. & Saurav Bhattacharyya & Susmita Gupta & Abhik Gupta & Gao JianFa & Wang XianYu & Kaserzon, S. & Mueller, J. F. & Chou, A. & Kefford, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pesticide concentrations are correlated with regional declines in stream invertebrate diversity. Experimental studies have identified that pesticides ...

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Kairomone traps: a tool for monitoring the invasive spruce bark beetle Dendroctonus micans (Coleoptera: Scolytinae) and its specific predator, Rhizophagus grandis (Coleoptera: Monotomidae).

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Meurisse, N. & Couillien, D. & Grégoire, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Eurasian spruce bark beetle Dendroctonus micans is a major pest of spruce which is expanding its range in France, Turkey, England and Wales. Its m...

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