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Plant chemical diversity and its frequency have distinct but complementary effects on insect foraging.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Hauri, K. C. & Glassmire, A. E. & Randall, B. & Zehr, L. N. & Wetzel, W. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variability in plant traits such as nutrients and defences can challenge insect herbivores searching for a host plant. Cultivar mixtures are designed ...

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Analysis of plant epidermis in faeces: a technique for studying the food preferences of grazing herbivores.

Published online: 13 Jan 1968

Authors: Stewart, D. R. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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Increased root herbivory under elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations is reversed by silicon-based plant defences.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Frew, A. & Allsopp, P. G. & Gherlenda, A. N. & Johnson, S. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predicted increases in atmospheric concentrations of CO2 may alter the susceptibility of many plants to insect herbivores due to changes in plant nutr...

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Aphid performance and population development on their host plants is affected by weed-crop interactions.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Dahlin, I. & Ninkovic, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Some farming practices, like organic farming, lead to greater numbers of weed plants in crop fields. These fields may give us some insights into any b...

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Livestock activity increases exotic plant richness, but wildlife increases native richness, with stronger effects under low productivity.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Eldridge, D. J. & Delgado-Baquerizo, M. & Travers, S. K. & Val, J. & Oliver, I. & Dorrough, J. W. & Soliveres, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by domestic livestock is one of the most widespread land uses world-wide, particularly in rangelands, where it co-occurs with grazing by wild ...

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Impacts of an invasive herbivore on indigenous forests.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Gormley, A. M. & Holland, E. P. & Pech, R. P. & Thomson, C. & Reddiex, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive herbivores can have large negative impacts on natural ecosystems. Management of invasive populations often requires frequent, broadscale, exp...

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Land abandonment and intensification diminish spatial and temporal β-diversity of grassland plants and herbivorous insects within paddy terraces.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Uchida, K. & Ushimaru, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although traditional land-use and management practices are known to enhance environmental heterogeneity in agricultural lands, loss of heterogeneity r...

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Effects of reindeer browsing on tundra willow and its associated insect herbivores.

Published online: 17 Nov 2004

Authors: Herder, M. den & Virtanen, R. & Roininen, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Browsing by large mammals may strongly constrain the growth and reproduction of woody plants, and may alter the food quality and resource availability...

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Influence of patch characteristics on browsing of tree seedlings by mammalian herbivores.

Published online: 27 Aug 2003

Authors: Pietrzykowski, E. & McArthur, C. & Fitzgerald, H. & Goodwin, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In south-eastern Australia, browsing of commercial tree seedlings by mammalian herbivores in plantation forestry incurs a large economic cost to the i...

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Controls over the strength and timing of fire-grazer interactions in a semi-arid rangeland.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Augustine, D. J. & Derner, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The degree to which large herbivores select and forage within recently burned areas is a key driver of vegetation heterogeneity in rangeland ecosystem...

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