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Climate-smart pest management: implementation guidance for policymakers and investors.

Published online: 13 Dec 2018

Authors: Heeb, L. & Jenner, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Climate-smart pest management (CSPM) is a cross-sectoral approach that aims to reduce pest-induced crop losses, enhance ecosystem services, reduce gre...

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Diversity, complexity, stability and pest control.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Murdoch, W. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It should be possible to design agroecosystems to reduce the severity of insect pest problems. Ecological theory about stability should be relevant wh...

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Enhancing ecosystem services in apple orchards: nest boxes increase pest control by insectivorous birds.

Published online: 05 Apr 2021

Authors: García, D. & Miñarro, M. & Martínez-Sastre, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological intensification in croplands aims to enhance biodiversity-based ecosystem services, helping to increase yield while reducing agricultural e...

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Environmentally friendly landscape management improves oilseed rape yields by increasing pollinators and reducing pests.

Published online: 24 Jul 2022

Authors: Perrot, T. & Bretagnolle, V. & Gaba, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination and pest control are two major ecological functions sustaining crop yield. In insect-pollinated crops, previous studies have revealed that...

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An analysis of the effect of latitude, age and area on the number of arthropod pest species of tea.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Banerjee, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An analysis of the arthropod pest complex on tea from 14 geographical locations showed that the numbers of pests depend on the length of time for whic...

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Forest restoration as a double-edged sword: the conflict between biodiversity conservation and pest control.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Kärvemo, S. & Björkman, C. & Johansson, T. & Weslien, J. & Hjältén, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forestry has markedly changed a large proportion of the world's boreal forests, often with negative effects on biodiversity. As a result, forest resto...

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Habitat diversity in forest plantations reduces infestations of the pine stem borer Dioryctria sylvestrella.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Jactel, H. & Goulard, M. & Menassieu, P. & Goujon, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The risk of pest damage in forest monocultures is a growing concern as the area of plantation forest expands worldwide and sustainable management is b...

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Fallowing did not disrupt invertebrate fauna in Philippine low-pesticide irrigated rice fields.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Schoenly, K. G. & Cohen, J. E. & Heong KongLuen & Litsinger, J. A. & Barrion, A. T. & Arida, G. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fallowing, a type of rotation where no crop is grown, deprives insect pests of food. In tropical irrigated rice, it is not known whether fallow period...

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Can above-ground ecosystem services compensate for reduced fertilizer input and soil organic matter in annual crops?

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Gils, S. van & Putten, W. H. van der & Kleijn, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Above-ground and below-ground environmental conditions influence crop yield by pollination, pest pressure and resource supply. However, little is know...

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Ants as tools in sustainable agriculture.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Offenberg, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With an expanding human population placing increasing pressure on the environment, agriculture needs sustainable production that can match conventiona...

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