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Limitations to the use of pitfall traps in ecological studies exemplified by a study of spiders in a field of winter wheat.

Published online: 03 Apr 1993

Authors: Topping, C. J. & Sunderland, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Araneae were collected using pitfall traps and absolute density sampling over a period of 6 months in a field of winter wheat in the UK. The numerical...

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Quantification of the impact of hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae) on cereal aphids in winter wheat: an analysis of field populations.

Published online: 08 Jul 1987

Authors: Chambers, R. J. & Adams, T. H. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An analysis of predation of cereal aphids (Sitobion avenae and Metopolophium dirhodum) by larvae of Episyrphus balteatus is described. Field data on t...

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The potential for common weeds to reduce slug damage to winter wheat: laboratory and field studies.

Published online: 02 Jul 1997

Authors: Cook, R. T. & Bailey, S. E. R. & McCrohan, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Slugs are serious pests of winter wheat crops in temperate climates, but current methods of chemical control are often unreliable. The potential for c...

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Damage by badgers Meles meles to wheat Triticum vulgare and barley Hordeum sativum crops.

Published online: 14 Mar 1996

Authors: Roper, T. J. & Findlay, S. R. & Lüps, P. & Shepherdson, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During 1986 and 1987, 15 wheat and 15 barley fields were surveyed for damage caused by badgers, in an area in the south of England where badger densit...

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Habitat use and diet of skylarks Alauda arvensis wintering on lowland farmland in southern Britain.

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: Donald, P. F. & Buckingham, D. L. & Moorcroft, D. & Muirhead, L. B. & Evans, A. D. & Kirby, W. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The habitat use and diet of skylarks (Alauda arvensis) wintering on lowland farms were studied to assess whether changes in agricultural practice coul...

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Simulation of nitrogen mineralization in the below-ground food webs of two winter wheat fields.

Published online: 12 Apr 1995

Authors: Ruiter, P. C. de & Moore, J. C. & Zwart, K. B. & Bouwman, L. A. & Hassink, J. & Bloem, J. & Vos, J. A. de & Marinissen, J. C. Y. & Didden, W. A. M. & Lebbink, G. & Brussaard, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Food webs in conventional (high-input) and integrated (reduced-input) farming systems were simulated to estimate the contribution of soil microbes and...

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Modelling diurnal trends of leaf water potential in transpiring wheat.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Jones, H. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measurements were made of the diurnal changes in the leaf water potential of flag leaves of winter-sown and spring-sown wheat in 3 different yr, and o...

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The contribution of semi-natural habitats to biological control is dependent on sentinel prey type.

Published online: 09 Dec 2020

Authors: McHugh, N. M. & Moreby, S. & Lof, M. E. & Werf, W. van der & Holland, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is widely recognized that landscape factors affect the biological control of weed seeds and insect pests in arable crops, but landscape effects hav...

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Do host-plant requirements and mortality from soil cultivation determine the distribution of graminivorous sawflies on farmland?

Published online: 10 Jul 1999

Authors: Barker, A. M. & Brown, N. J. & Reynolds, C. J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There are many arthropod species on farmland that are not economic pests but which have an important role in the wider ecology of agricultural ecosyst...

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Seedling recruitment and age-specific survivorship and reproduction in populations of Avena sterilis L. ssp. ludoviciana (Durieu) Nyman.

Published online: 01 Apr 1987

Authors: Fernández-Quintanilla, C. & Navarrete, L. & Andujar, J. L. G. & Fernandez, A. & Sanchez, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The demography of the annual grass weed A. sterilis subsp. ludoviciana was studied during 3 consecutive years on populations growing in winter wheat c...

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