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Habitat manipulation in lucerne Medicago sativa: arthropod population dynamics in harvested and 'refuge' crop strips.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Hossain, Z. & Gurr, G. M. & Wratten, S. D. & Raman, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. In order to realize the full potential of natural enemies in integrated pest management, it is necessary to understand their population dynamics, p...

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The selection of stubble fields by wintering granivorous birds reflects vegetation cover and food abundance.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Moorcroft, D. & Whittingham, M. J. & Bradbury, R. B. & Wilson, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Fields left fallow after harvest (i.e. stubble fields) support high wintering densities of many species of granivorous bird. We examined correlates...

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Pollination of Coffea canephora in relation to local and regional agroforestry management.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Klein, A. M. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination of crops depends on local agricultural management and the quality of adjacent habitats. Lowland coffee Coffea canephora, is an important t...

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Modelling the effects of mink and habitat fragmentation on the water vole.

Published online: 01 Nov 2000

Authors: Rushton, S. P. & Barreto, G. W. & Cormack, R. M. & MacDonald, D. W. & Fuller, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The decline of Arvicola terrestris in the UK has been attributed to the spread of the introduced Mustela vison. Understanding the causes and dynamics ...

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The diet of some predatory arthropods in cereal crops.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Sunderland, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The gut contents of 1206 arthropods of 26 species collected from pitfall traps in cereal crops in southern England in 1973 were examined under a binoc...

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Behavioural responses of invasive American mink Neovison vison to an eradication campaign, revealed by stable isotope analysis.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Bodey, T. W. & Bearhop, S. & Roy, S. S. & Newton, J. & McDonald, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The detrimental impacts of invasive, non-native species on islands are widely acknowledged and it is often best to act rapidly against such species, e...

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A study of succession on lowland heaths in Dorset, southern England: changes in vegetation and soil chemical properties.

Published online: 22 Apr 1998

Authors: Mitchell, R. J. & Marrs, R. H. & Duc, M. G. le & Auld, M. H. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lowland heaths are high-profile ecosystems for conservation action in The UK, but they are under threat from invasion by Betula spp., Pinus sylvestris...

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Effects of molluscicides on seedlings of four grassland plant species.

Published online: 22 Apr 1998

Authors: Hanley, M. E. & Fenner, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The hypothesis that molluscicides may affect seedling germination and survival, as well as reducing herbivory, thereby influencing the results of expe...

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Land-use change and subalpine tree dynamics: colonization of Larix decidua in French subalpine grasslands.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Albert, C. H. & Thuiller, W. & Lavorel, S. & Davies, I. D. & Garbolino, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In many places in Europe, trees are currently far below their theoretical altitudinal limit because of past land use. However, under the current crisi...

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The influence of defoliation intensity, season and leaf age on radiocaesium concentrations in Agrostis capillaris.

Published online: 09 Jan 1998

Authors: Salt, C. A. & Kay, J. W. & Donaldson, L. & Woolsey, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of cutting frequency, time of year and leaf age on the appearance of 137Cs in shoots of Agrostis capillaris were studied in a pot experime...

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