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Structural features of field boundaries which influence the overwintering densities of beneficial arthropod predators.

Published online: 09 Nov 1995

Authors: Dennis, P. & Thomas, M. B. & Sotherton, N. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation cover was manipulated in enclosures in a field boundary in southern England to test experimentally the effect on overwintering by the preda...

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The use of extrafloral nectar in pest management: overcoming context dependence.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Jones, I. M. & Koptur, S. & Wettberg, E. J. von & Diamond, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Extrafloral nectar (EFN) provides plants with indirect defence against herbivores by attracting predatory insects, predominantly ants. Decades of rese...

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Bioindication using trap-nesting bees and wasps and their natural enemies: community structure and interactions.

Published online: 17 Mar 1999

Authors: Tscharntke, T. & Gathmann, A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Results from four field studies conducted in Germany showed that communities of trap-nesting bees and wasps (Vespidae) and their natural enemies are p...

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Impact of chronic exposure to a pyrethroid pesticide on bumblebees and interactions with a trypanosome parasite.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Baron, G. L. & Raine, N. E. & Brown, M. J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bees are exposed to pesticides when foraging in agricultural areas and growing evidence suggests that such compounds can be harmful to managed and wil...

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The effect of spatial scale of treatment with dimethoate on invertebrate population recovery in winter wheat.

Published online: 23 Aug 1995

Authors: Duffield, S. J. & Aebischer, N. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of plot size in assessing the impact of pesticide treatment on invertebrate populations in cereal fields was investigated in winter whea...

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Differential responses of bumblebees and diurnal Lepidoptera to vegetation succession in long-term set-aside.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Alanen, E. L. & Hyvönen, T. & Lindgren, S. & Härmä, O. & Kuussaari, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Establishing temporal habitat patches, such as long-term set-aside, is potentially a valuable approach to support pollinator populations in intensivel...

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Pollination effectiveness and pollination efficiency of insects foraging Prosopis velutina in south-eastern Arizona.

Published online: 29 Oct 1995

Authors: Keys, R. N. & Buchmann, S. L. & Smith, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant-pollinator interactions were examined with respect to Prosopis velutina, and provide the first quantification of pollination effectiveness and p...

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Creation of 'island' habitats in farmland to manipulate populations of beneficial arthropods: predator densities and emigration.

Published online: 04 Dec 1993

Authors: Thomas, M. B. & Wratten, S. D. & Sotherton, N. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grass-sown raised earth banks were created as islands in the centres of 2 winter wheat fields in the UK to provide improved overwintering conditions f...

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The influence of weeds and farmyard manure on the activity of Carabidae and other ground-dwelling arthropods in a sugar beet crop.

Published online: 22 Jul 1985

Authors: Purvis, G. & Curry, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pitfall traps were used in the Irish Republic to investigate the effects of weeds and the application of farmyard manure on arthropod activity in suga...

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The effect of cereal and grass management on staphylinid (Coleoptera) assemblages in south-west Ireland.

Published online: 11 Apr 1992

Authors: Good, J. A. & Giller, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of different cereal and grass management regimes on summer staphylinid assemblages were examined in hay meadows, lightly grazed pastures, ...

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