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How do crop types influence breeding success in lesser kestrels through prey quality and availability? A modelling approach.

Published online: 12 Jul 2006

Authors: Rodríguez, C. & Johst, K. & Bustamante, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the middle of the 20th century, the colonial lesser kestrel Falco naumanni experienced a marked decline in its western palaearctic breeding range. ...

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Forecasting suitable breeding conditions for the red-billed quelea Quelea quelea in southern Africa.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Cheke, R. A. & Venn, J. F. & Jones, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Red-billed queleas Quelea quelea are major pests of small-grain crops throughout sub-Saharan Africa. When conditions permit, birds breed in vast colon...

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The maintenance of the ant mosaic in Ghana cocoa farms.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Majer, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The factors that maintain the mosaic distribution pattern of dominant ants in cacao plantations in Ghana were investigated in a series of observations...

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Influence of spatial and temporal dynamics of agricultural practices on the lesser kestrel.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Catry, I. & Amano, T. & Franco, A. M. A. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

European agriculture is facing dramatic changes that are likely to have marked impacts on farmland biodiversity. There is an urgent need to develop la...

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Growth and decline of honeybee colonies and inter-relationships of adult bees, brood, honey and pollen.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: McLellan, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mean adult bee populations were 18 000 in late May, 37 000 in early June and 13 000 in late September, while mean brood populations were 15 000 in lat...

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Agri-environment schemes enhance pollinator richness and abundance but bumblebee reproduction depends on field size.

Published online: 16 Dec 2020

Authors: Geppert, C. & Hass, A. & Földesi, R. & Donkó, B. & Akter, A. & Tscharntke, T. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollinators have experienced a dramatic decrease world-wide due to agricultural intensification. In many countries, agri-environment schemes (AES) hav...

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Replication, effect sizes and identifying the biological impacts of pesticides on bees under field conditions.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Woodcock, B. A. & Heard, M. S. & Jitlal, M. S. & Rundlöf, M. & Bullock, J. M. & Shore, R. F. & Pywell, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Honeybees have world-wide importance as crop pollinators. To ensure their persistence in agricultural systems, statistically robust field trials of pl...

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Organic management in apple orchards: higher impacts on biological control than on pollination.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Porcel, M. & Andersson, G. K. S. & Pålsson, J. & Tasin, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive agricultural management negatively affects both natural enemies of pests and pollinators. Such management also has the potential to adversel...

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Long-term impact of protected colonial birds on a jeopardized cork oak population: conservation bias leads to restoration failure.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Fedriani, J. M. & García, L. V. & Sánchez, M. E. & Calderón, J. & Ramo, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation bias towards flagship species sometimes threatens other species of chief concern. Long-term studies of potential harm by favoured species...

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The use of social attraction techniques to restore seabird colonies on Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico.

Published online: 10 Jul 2021

Authors: Herrera-Giraldo, J. L. & Figuerola-Hernández, C. E. & Wolf, C. A. & Colón-Merced, R. & Ventosa-Febles, E. & Silander, S. & Holmes, N. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Desecheo Island (117 ha) was historically an important seabird island in the Caribbean with 15 species recorded, of which seven are known to breed, in...

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