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EPIC-GILSYM: modelling crop-pest insect interactions and management with a novel coupled crop-insect model.

Published online: 31 Aug 2020

Authors: Rasche, L. & Taylor, R. A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modern intensive agriculture relies heavily on pesticides to control weeds, pathogens and insect pests. Forecasting and managing the impact of pests a...

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The effects of elevated host-plant cadmium and copper on the performance of the aphid Aphis fabae (Homoptera: Aphididae).

Published online: 05 Oct 1995

Authors: Crawford, L. A. & Hodkinson, I. D. & Lepp, N. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The uptake patterns of cadmium and copper by Aphis fabae from its food plant, Vicia faba, grown under control and elevated metal treatments, were comp...

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Natural control of arthropods, with special reference to ants (Formicidae), by fungi in the tropical high forest of Ghana.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Evans, H. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In connexion with studies of insect pests and vectors of disease in Cocoa plantations, an investigation was made of the fungus pathogens of ants and o...

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Quantitative evaluation of natural enemy effectiveness. Papers presented at a symposium during the 14th International Congress of Entomology at Canberra in August 1972.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

These proceedings of the second half of a symposium on the subject of evaluation of biological control agents, held during the Fourteenth Internationa...

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Associations between soil type, lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) provenance, and the abundance of the pine beauty moth, Panolis flammea.

Published online: 15 Mar 1988

Authors: Leather, S. R. & Barbour, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a study at Craigellachie Forest, Scotland, during 1978-79, covering 5 soil types and 5 provenances planted in the early 1960s, pupal numbers of Pan...

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Modelling the interaction of cotton and the cotton boll weevil. I. A comparison of growth and development of cotton varieties.

Published online: 07 Dec 1991

Authors: Gutierrez, A. P. & Santos, W. J. dos & Villacorta, A. & Pizzamiglio, M. A. & Ellis, C. K. & Carvalho, L. H. & Stone, N. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Varietal growth characteristics affect yield and the ability of cotton plants to avoid and/or compensate for herbivore damage, in particular by the cu...

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Modelling the interaction of cotton and the cotton boll weevil. II. Boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis) in Brazil.

Published online: 07 Dec 1991

Authors: Gutierrez, A. P. & Santos, W. J. dos & Pizzamiglio, M. A. & Villacorta, A. M. & Ellis, C. K. & Fernandes, C. A. P. & Tutida, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A population dynamics model of the field biology of the curculionid Anthonomus grandis under Brazilian conditions was linked to a model for cotton gro...

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A model for the biological control of Oryctes rhinoceros (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) by means of pathogens.

Published online: 07 Dec 1991

Authors: Hochberg, M. E. & Waage, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A mathematical population model limited by density-dependent larval mortality and a baculovirus for Oryctes rhinoceros, a scarabaeid pest of coconut a...

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Novel graphs for depicting herbivore damage on plants: the biocontrol of Sesbania punicea (Fabaceae) by an introduced weevil.

Published online: 16 Dec 1989

Authors: Hoffmann, J. H. & Moran, V. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a study of net above-ground productivity of the economically important woody weed, S. punicea, in S. Africa, with and without the introduced monoph...

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Benefits of increased cover crop diversity for predators and biological pest control depend on the landscape context.

Published online: 30 Sep 2021

Authors: Beaumelle, L. & Auriol, A. & Grasset, M. & Pavy, A. & Thiéry, D. & Rusch, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Increasing plant diversity in agricultural systems is a promising way to balance food production and biodiversity conservation. Biological pest con...

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