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The effects of refuge size and number on acarine predator-prey dynamics in a pesticide-disturbed apple orchard.

Published online: 19 Aug 1998

Authors: Lester, P. J. & Thistlewood, H. M. A. & Harmsen, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In apple orchards, the use of pesticides such as pyrethroids for the control of lepidopteran and dipteran pests can severely disturb natural equilibri...

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Organic farming positively affects honeybee colonies in a flower-poor period in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 31 Aug 2020

Authors: Wintermantel, D. & Odoux, J. F. & Chadœuf, J. & Bretagnolle, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conventional farming has been implicated in global biodiversity and pollinator declines and organic farming is often regarded as a more ecological alt...

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Some ecological effects of the use of paraquat for the control of weeds in small lakes.

Published online: 07 Sep 1972

Authors: Way, J. M., Et Al.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In 2 experimental lakes at Oxton, Nottinghamshire, paraquat at 0.5 rng/litre eradicated Elodea canadensis and all other submerged and floating plants ...

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DDE-induced eggshell-thinning in the American kestrel: a comparison of the field situation and laboratory results.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Lincer, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Residues of DDE in kestrel eggs collected near Ithaca, New York, averaged 35, 42, 33 and 37 p.p.m. in 1969, 1970, 1971 and 1972, respectively. Based o...

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The control of Pieris rapae with DDT. II. Survival of the young stages of Pieris after spraying.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Dempster, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following are virtually the author's summaries of these parts of a series on observations in central England [cf. RAE A 57 7969].
Following the us...

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Parental sublethal insecticide exposure prolongs mating response and decreases reproductive output in offspring.

Published online: 05 Sep 2020

Authors: Müller, T. & Römer, C. I. & Müller, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insecticide usage is steadily increasing, implying an ongoing threat of sublethal exposure for non-target organisms in habitats close to farmland. The...

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The effects of irrigation, cultivation and some insecticides on the soil arthropods of an East African dry grassland.

Published online: 02 Jul 1969

Authors: Burnett, G. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based on the authors summary of this account of investigations on the changes in the soil arthropod fauna of an area of dry grassland...

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Biologically significant residual persistence of brodifacoum in reptiles following invasive rodent eradication, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Rueda, D. & Campbell, K. J. & Fisher, P. & Cunninghame, F. & Ponder, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Rat eradication resulted in prolonged presence of the anticoagulant rodenticide brodifacoum in exposed lizards, likely significantly contributing to t...

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Neonicotinoid insecticide travels through a soil food chain, disrupting biological control of non-target pests and decreasing soya bean yield.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Douglas, M. R. & Rohr, J. R. & Tooker, J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Neonicotinoids are the most widely used insecticides world-wide, but their fate in the environment remains unclear, as does their potential to influen...

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