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Landscape-level crop diversity benefits biological pest control.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Redlich, S. & Martin, E. A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Landscape-level crop diversification is a promising tool for ecological intensification, whereby biodiversity and ecosystem services are enhanced, and...

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Why does Dasineura dielsi-induced galling of Acacia cyclops not impede vegetative growth?

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Moseley, C. T. & Cramer, M. D. & Kleinjan, C. A. & Hoffmann, J. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conventionally, agent host specificity has been the major concern in the selection of prospective agents for biological control of weeds. However, sub...

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Enhancing ecosystem services in apple orchards.

Published online: 27 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Blog

This paper presents the results of a field study conducted in Spain, to evaluate the effectiveness of installing nest boxes for insectivorous birds in...

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Nitrogen and establishment of a beetle for biological control of the floating weed Salvinia in Papua New Guinea.

Published online: 11 Jun 1985

Authors: Room, P. M. & Thomas, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A population of 570 adult beetles (Cyrtobagous sp.) released onto plants of Salvinia molesta in field cages declined to 40 adults over 7 months, and i...

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Effective control of biological invasions requires considering humans as a part of the invaded landscape.

Published online: 24 Aug 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Yletyinen, J. & Perry, G. L. W. & Burge, O. & Mason, N. & Stahlmann-Brown, P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In this study, social survey data and social-ecological modelling were used to estimate how the success of controlling invasive plant species is influ...

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Using selective food plants to maximize biological control of vineyard pests.

Published online: 12 Jul 2006

Authors: Begum, M. & Gurr, G. M. & Wratten, S. D. & Hedberg, P. R. & Nicol, H. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat manipulation is important for enhancing biological control of arthropod pests, but identification of selective food plants that benefit only n...

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Effects of sublethal cold stress on the aphid Rhopalosiphum padi.

Published online: 08 Mar 1995

Authors: Hutchinson, L. A. & Bale, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An anholocyclic clone of Rhopalosiphum padi was reared on leaves of barley seedlings at 20°C in LD 16:8. First-instar nymphs and newly moulted, pre-re...

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Price of prosperity: economic development and biological conservation in China.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: He FangLiang

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the past three decades China has experienced fundamental changes to its economy, which have transformed it from one of the poorest countries in the...

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Potential implications of the use of digital sequence information on genetic resources for the three objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity. A submission from CGIAR to the Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Published online: 10 Oct 2018

Authors: Halewood, M. & Lopez Noriega, I & Ellis, D. & Roa, C. & Rouard, M. & Sackville Hamilton, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The Secretary of the CBD called on relevant organizations and stakeholders "to submit views and relevant information on any potential implications of ...

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Prospective evaluation of the biological control of vine mealybug: refuge effects and climate.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Gutierrez, A. P. & Daane, K. M. & Ponti, L. & Walton, V. M. & Ellis, C. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vine mealybug Planococcus ficus is an invasive pest of vineyards in many areas of the world. In California, USA, it infests all plant subunits and has...

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