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Desk review of burning and other management options for the control for heather beetle.

Published online: 23 May 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Gillingham, P. & Diaz, A. & Stillman, R. & Pinder, A. C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The heather beetle Lochmaea suturalis is a naturally occurring species in the heather dominated landscapes of the United Kingdom. When the heather bee...

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Modelling the efficacy of entomopathogenic nematodes in the regulation of invertebrate pests in glasshouse crops.

Published online: 14 Jul 2000

Authors: Fenton, A. & Norman, R. & Fairbairn, J. P. & Hudson, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To consider the potential of entomopathogenic nematodes as biological control agents, a generalized analytical modelling approach was adopted and, usi...

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Biological control of a tropical weed: a population model and experiment for Sida acuta.

Published online: 03 Aug 1995

Authors: Lonsdale, W. M. & Farrell, G. & Wilson, C. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of defoliation of the malvaceous tropical weed Sida acuta by an introduced biological control agent, the chrysomelid Calligrapha pantherin...

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A model to determine the potential for biological control of Rottboellia cochinchinensis with the head smut Sporisorium ophiuri.

Published online: 20 Aug 1997

Authors: Smith, M. C. & Reeder, R. H. & Thomas, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A difference equation model of the population dynamics of R. cochinchinensis was developed for a maize cropping system. The model was used to estimate...

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Impact of the Asian gall wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus on the radial growth of the European chestnut Castanea sativa.

Published online: 16 Jun 2021

Authors: Marcolin, E. & Pividori, M. & Colombari, F. & Manetti, M. C. & Pelleri, F. & Conedera, M. & Gehring, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The invasion of the Asian chestnut gall wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus (ACGW) in Europe has caused serious biological and economic impacts on chestnut sta...

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Estimates of mean population density and spatial distribution of Tetranychus urticae (Acarina: Tetranychidae) and Phytoseiulus persimilis (Acarina: Phytoseiidae) based upon the proportion of empty sampling units.

Published online: 22 Jul 1985

Authors: Nachman, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A simple but general model of density-dependent dispersal in an arthropod population is used to explain the relationship between the density and the s...

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Using ants as bioindicators in land management: simplifying assessment of ant community responses.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Andersen, A. N. & Hoffmann, B. D. & Müller, W. J. & Griffiths, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The indicator qualities of terrestrial invertebrates are widely recognized in the context of detecting ecological change associated with human land us...

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Conventional methods for enhancing connectivity in conservation planning do not always maintain gene flow.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Hanson, J. O. & Fuller, R. A. & Rhodes, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Protected area systems need to conserve species in places with suitable habitat that are configured to facilitate gene flow. Since genetic data requir...

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FSC Tomorrow's Biodiversity Consultation Report. Collated views and ideas from the 2014 consultation.

Published online: 07 Jul 2020

Published by: Field Studies Council

Authors: Burkmar, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

A wide-ranging consultation with the UK biological recording and biodiversity surveillance and monitoring community was conducted. This was accomplish...

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Crown of a Sitka spruce plantation: analysis and stochastic description of the developments of the branching structure.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Cochrane, L. A. & Ford, E. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The number, length, angle, azimuth and compass bearing of whorl and interwhorl branches were measured in 1973 and 1976 for a plantation of P. sitchens...

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