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Studies on Haltica carduorum Guerin (Coleoptera:Chrysomelidae) on alien beetle released in Britain as a contribution to the biological control of creeping thistle, Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Baker, C. R. B. & Blackman, R. L. & Claridge, M. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Adults of Altica (Haltica) carduorum Guer. from France were released in 1969 and 1970 on Cirsium arvense (creeping thistle) at Silwood Park, Berkshire...

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Net primary production of Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus) in western Scotland.

Published online: 11 Nov 1970

Authors: McNaughton, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The dry-weight increment of A. pseudoplatanus seedlings, initially 60-90 cm. high, was measured by growth analysis. Seedlings were planted out 90 cm. ...

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FSC BioLinks consultation report: analysis of the FSC BioLinks development phase consultation from April 2016 to January 2017.

Published online: 07 Jul 2020

Published by: Field Studies Council

Authors: Brown, K. D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The Field Studies Council (FSC) has a 70-year tradition of training and resource development for taxonomic identification skills. FSC BioLinks is a ne...

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Great tits can reduce caterpillar damage in apple orchards.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Mols, C. M. M. & Visser, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential contribution of vertebrate predators to biological control in orchards has been largely overlooked to date. A few studies have shown tha...

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Biological control of cactus weeds: implications of hybridization between control agent biotypes.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Hoffmann, J. H. & Impson, F. A. C. & Volchansky, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Results of recent research on Dactylopius opuntiae, a biological control agent for cactus weeds (Opuntia spp.) in South Africa and elsewhere, challeng...

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Large-scale disturbances, biological control and the dynamics of gorse populations.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Rees, M. & Hill, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Simulation and analytical models were developed for gorse Ulex europaeus. The simulation model incorporated spatially local density-dependent competit...

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A modelling analysis of the successful biological control of Sitona discoideus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) by Microctonus aethiopoides (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in New Zealand.

Published online: 02 May 1996

Authors: Barlow, N. D. & Goldson, S. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Simple models were developed to explore the interaction between the curculionid lucerne (Medicago sativa) pest Sitona discoideus and its introduced br...

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Classical biological control and apparent competition: evaluating a waterhyacinth invaded community module.

Published online: 26 Dec 2020

Authors: Tipping, P. W. & Smith, M. C. & Lake, E. C. & Minteer, C. R. & Goode, A. B. C. & Foley, J. R. & Gettys, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The scope and complexity of interactions within community food webs necessitates their simplification to a community module scale for conducting empir...

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Evaluating the impact of a biological control agent Carmenta mimosa on the woody wetland weed Mimosa pigra in Australia.

Published online: 04 Jan 2006

Authors: Paynter, Q.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Evaluation of the success of biological control agents is essential to improve the efficiency and safety of future programmes. This study assessed the...

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Teretrius nigrescens against larger grain borer Prostephanus truncatus in African maize stores: biological control at work?

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: Holst, N. & Meikle, W. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Following the accidental introduction of the bostrichid beetle Prostephanus truncatus into East and West Africa around 1980, a classical biological co...

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