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Effect of introduced biological control organisms on the density of Chondrilla juncea in California.

Published online: 11 Jul 1989

Authors: Supkoff, D. M. & Joley, D. B. & Marois, J. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Following the intentional introduction of the exotic biological control organisms Puccinia chondrillina (skeletonweed rust), Cystiphora schmidti (skel...

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The effect of spatial scale of treatment with dimethoate on invertebrate population recovery in winter wheat.

Published online: 23 Aug 1995

Authors: Duffield, S. J. & Aebischer, N. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of plot size in assessing the impact of pesticide treatment on invertebrate populations in cereal fields was investigated in winter whea...

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Creation of 'island' habitats in farmland to manipulate populations of beneficial arthropods: predator densities and species composition.

Published online: 03 Apr 1993

Authors: Thomas, M. B. & Wratten, S. D. & Sotherton, N. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of the provision of within-field grass habitats for the overwintering of natural enemies of Aphididae were studied in 1987-90 in the UK. D...

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Seasonal biology and ecology in New Zealand of Microctonus aethiopoides (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a parasitoid of Sitona spp. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), with special emphasis on atypical behaviour.

Published online: 21 Sep 1990

Authors: Goldson, S. L. & Proffitt, J. R. & McNeill, M. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The seasonal biology and ecology of Microtonus aethiopoides, a parasitoid of the lucerne pest Sitona discoideus, were studied in laboratory and field ...

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Insufficient native pollinators during artificially induced early flowering decrease yield and long-term economic viability of a tropical fruit crop.

Published online: 07 Apr 2021

Authors: Sritongchuay, T. & Wayo, K. & Orr, M. C. & Hughes, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The management of crops outside the regular cropping calendar can improve profits when supply is low and prices are high, but we do not know how induc...

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Landscape complexity promotes hoverflies across different types of semi-natural habitats in farmland.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Schirmel, J. & Albrecht, M. & Bauer, P. M. & Sutter, L. & Pfister, S. C. & Entling, M. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Semi-natural habitats (SNH) provide essential resources for many organisms in agricultural landscapes and can increase biodiversity at the local and l...

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Value of the aphid Rhopalosiphum padi as food for cereal spiders.

Published online: 05 Oct 1995

Authors: Toft, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Laboratory experiments were carried out to analyse various aspects of spider performance under different diets, focusing mainly on the value of the ap...

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Patterns of nesting and dung burial in Onitis dung beetles: implications for pasture productivity and fly control.

Published online: 15 Mar 1988

Authors: Edwards, P. B. & Aschenborn, H. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nesting biology of Onitis viridulus, O. fulgidus, O. obscurus, O. alexis, O. perpunctatus, O. caffer, O. aygulus [a synonym of O. alexis], O. tort...

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The relative success of Africanized and European honey-bees over a range of life-zones in Costa Rica.

Published online: 27 Feb 1993

Authors: Spivak, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The reproductive success and biology of Africanized (A) and European (E) honeybees (Apis mellifera) were compared for a year (1984-86) over 3 life-zon...

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Pollinator monitoring more than pays for itself.

Published online: 17 Mar 2021

Authors: Breeze, T. D. & Bailey, A. P. & Balcombe, K. G. & Brereton, T. & Comont, R. & Edwards, M. & Garratt, M. P. & Harvey, M. & Hawes, C. & Isaac, N. & Jitlal, M. & Jones, C. M. & Kunin, W. E. & Lee, P. & Morris, R. K. A. & Musgrove, A. & O'Connor, R. S. & Peyton, J. & Potts, S. G. & Roberts, S. P. M. & Roy, D. B. & Roy, H. E. & Tang, C. Q. & Vanbergen, A. J. & Carvell, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resilient pollination services depend on sufficient abundance of pollinating insects over time. Currently, however, most knowledge about the status an...

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