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Natural habitat does not mediate vertebrate seed predation as an ecosystem dis-service to agriculture.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Schäckermann, J. & Mandelik, Y. & Weiss, N. & Wehrden, H. von & Klein, A. & Kleijn, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spillover of beneficial organisms from natural habitats to croplands can improve agro-ecosystem services, but wildlife can also negatively influence a...

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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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The response of epigeal beetles (Col.: Carabidae, Staphylinidae) to varied grazing regimes on upland Nardus stricta grasslands.

Published online: 30 Jul 1997

Authors: Dennis, P. & Young, M. R. & Howard, C. L. & Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of different livestock grazing regimes on the insect fauna of an upland, semi-natural grassland was measured in 1993 and 1994 in the UK by ...

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Impact of leaf mining on the growth of Portulaca oleracea (common purslane) and its competitive interaction with Beta vulgaris (sugarbeet).

Published online: 16 Jul 1997

Authors: Norris, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The combined attack by leaf mining larvae of the argid, Schizocerella pilicornis, and the curculionid, Hypurus bertrandi, typically resulted in >80...

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A comparison of two pollinators: the introduced honey bee Apis mellifera and an indigenous bee Centris tarsata on cashew Anacardium occidentale in its native range of NE Brazil.

Published online: 04 Jun 1998

Authors: Freitas, B. M. & Paxton, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Aspects of the flowering biology of wild cashew A. occidentale, an andromonoecious, self-fertile tree, were investigated in north-east Brazil, where t...

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Harvesting biofuel grasslands has mixed effects on natural enemy communities and no effects on biocontrol services.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Kim, T. N. & Fox, A. F. & Wills, B. D. & Meehan, T. D. & Landis, D. A. & Gratton, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Perennial bioenergy systems, such as switchgrass and restored prairies, are alternatives to commonly used annual monocultures such as maize. Perennial...

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Aggregation and temporal stability of carabid beetle distributions in field and hedgerow habitats.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Thomas, C. F. G. & Parkinson, L. & Griffiths, G. J. K. & Fernandez Garcia, A. & Marshall, E. J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the spatial dynamics of insect distributions in farmland can provide insights into their ecological requirements and potential for manag...

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Bee diversity along a disturbance gradient in tropical lowland forests of south-east Asia.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Liow LeeHsiang & Sodhi, N. S. & Elmqvist, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bees are believed to be dominant pollen vectors in tropical forests, yet studies specific to bees in South East Asia are rare. Regeneration and restor...

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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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Diversity of flower-visiting bees in cereal fields: effects of farming system, landscape composition and regional context.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Holzschuh, A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Kleijn, D. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-environment schemes promote organic farming in an attempt to reduce the negative effects of agricultural intensification on farmland biodiversity...

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