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Annual Report 2018: Breitenhof Agroscope Stone Fruit Centre.

Published online: 20 Mar 2019

Authors: Schwizer, T. & Kessler, W. & Weibel, F. & Friedli, M. & Häseli, A. & Kuster, T. & Werder, M. & Schöneberg, A. & Gravalon, P. & Reininger, V. & Knauf, A. & Lussi, L. & Perren, S. & Holliger, E. & Zwahlen, D. & Bravin, E. & Schweizer, S. & Riedl, A. & Roleff, N. & Naef, A.

Content type: Bulletin

This publication presents the annual report for 2018 of the Agroscope Stone Fruit Centre at Breitenhof, Swizerland, including the review of the Adviso...

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Synergistic, antagonistic and additive effects of multiple stressors: predation threat, parasitism and pesticide exposure in Daphnia magna.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Coors, A. & Meester, L. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predation and parasitism are important factors in the ecology and evolution of natural populations and may, along with other environmental factors, in...

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Occurrence and consequences of DDT residues in woodland birds following tsetse fly spraying operations in NW Zimbabwe.

Published online: 17 May 1996

Authors: Douthwaite, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Concentrations of DDT and its metabolites were compared over space, time, feeding strategy and diet in the striped kingfisher (Halcyon chelicuti), red...

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Vector control technology and its relationship to the environment and wildlife.

Published online: 22 May 1967

Authors: Mulla, M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper is one of a number on the effects on wildlife of contamination of the environment by pesticides that were presented at a conference in Engl...

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Preserving wintering frugivorous birds in agro-ecosystems under land use change: lessons from intensive and super-intensive olive orchards.

Published online: 21 Dec 2021

Authors: Morgado, R. & Pedroso, R. & Porto, M. & Herrera, J. M. & Rego, F. & Moreira, F. & Beja, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fleshy fruit production is becoming more intensive worldwide, but how this affects frugivorous birds is poorly known. In the Mediterranean region, int...

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Bumble-BEEHAVE: a systems model for exploring multifactorial causes of bumblebee decline at individual, colony, population and community level.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Becher, M. A. & Twiston-Davies, G. & Penny, T. D. & Goulson, D. & Rotheray, E. L. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

World-wide declines in pollinators, including bumblebees, are attributed to a multitude of stressors such as habitat loss, resource availability, emer...

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Habitat isolation shapes the recovery of aquatic insect communities from a pesticide pulse.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Trekels, H. & Meutter, F. van de & Stoks, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of spatial processes in ecotoxicology is largely ignored. Yet, together with species-specific sensitivities to the pollutant, spatial process...

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Changes in pied kingfisher (Ceryle rudis) feeding related to endosulfan pollution from tsetse fly control operations in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Douthwaite, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Diet, feeding behaviour and number of pied kingfishers (Ceryle rudis) were monitored on the Mochaba River in Botswana when the area was treated with a...

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Effects of cultivation and DDT on earthworm activity in a forest soil in the sub-humid tropics.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Cook, A. G. & Critchley, B. R. & Critchley, U. & Perfect, T. J. & Yeadon, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of bush clearing, cultivation and crop protection with DDT on surface casting activity and populations of earthworms were monitored over a...

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The relationship between yellowhammer breeding performance, arthropod abundance and insecticide applications on arable farmland.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Hart, J. D. & Milsom, T. P. & Fisher, G. & Wilkins, V. & Moreby, S. J. & Murray, A. W. A. & Robertson, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The UK population of yellowhammers has declined since the mid-1980s. Concurrent increases in the use of pesticides are believed to have reduced the av...

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