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Refuge habitats modify impact of insecticide disturbance on carabid beetle communities.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Lee, J. C. & Menalled, F. D. & Landis, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Carabid beetles are polyphagous predators that can act as biological control agents of insect pests and weeds. While current agricultural practices of...

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Spatial association between Helicoverpa armigera and its predators in smallholder crops in Kenya.

Published online: 13 Apr 1995

Authors: Berg, H. van den & Cock, M. J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As part of a research project on the population dynamics of a polyphagous noctuid pest, Helicoverpa armigera, on crops commonly grown in small-scale 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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Agroecological farming, flowering phenology and the pollinator-herbivore-parasitoid nexus regulate non-crop plant reproduction.

Published online: 12 Aug 2022

Authors: Monticelli, L. S. & Labonté, A. & Turpin, M. & Biju-Duval, L. & Felten, E. & Laurent, E. & Matejicek, A. & Vieren, E. & Deytieux, V. & Cordeau, S. & Vanbergen, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agroecological farming uses crop and non-crop plant biodiversity to promote beneficial insects supplying pollination and biocontrol services to crops....

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Sweep netting samples, but not sticky trap samples, indicate beneficial arthropod abundance is negatively associated with landscape wide insecticide use.

Published online: 28 Apr 2022

Authors: Bakker, L. & Werf, W. van der & Bianchi, F. J. J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insecticide use and landscape context are major drivers for the abundance of beneficial arthropods, such as predators, parasitoids and pollinators. Ho...

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Flower strips, organic management or small-scale farming: which benefits pollinator abundance, richness and reproduction most?

Published online: 05 Nov 2020

Authors: Geppert, C.

Content type: Blog

This paper presents the results of studies conducted to evaluate the effects of landscape-scale mean arable field size and local management (flower st...

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The effect of rainfall on the survivorship and establishment of a biocontrol agent.

Published online: 12 Aug 2002

Authors: Norris, R. J. & Memmott, J. & Lovell, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The weather is believed to affect the establishment of insect biological control agents in the field, in particular heavy rainfall immediately after r...

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Impact of the Onopordum capitulum weevil Larinus latus on seed production by its host-plant.

Published online: 14 Jul 2000

Authors: Briese, D. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The impact of the oligophagous capitulum weevil Larinus latus on seed production by its host Onopordum species was studied in its native range in orde...

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A simulation model for the population dynamics of rice leaf-folders (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and their interactions with rice.

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: Graf, B. & Lamb, R. & Heong, K. L. & Fabellar, L. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A simulation model for the population dynamics of rice leaf-folders (Pyralidae) interacting with rice is described. It was designed to improve the und...

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Comparing the efficacy of agri-environment schemes to enhance bumble bee abundance and diversity on arable field margins.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Carvell, C. & Meek, W. R. & Pywell, R. F. & Goulson, D. & Nowakowski, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Declines in abundance and diversity of bumble bees (Bombus spp.) in Europe have been linked to agricultural intensification and the resulting loss of ...

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