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Prospective evaluation of the biological control of vine mealybug: refuge effects and climate.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Gutierrez, A. P. & Daane, K. M. & Ponti, L. & Walton, V. M. & Ellis, C. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vine mealybug Planococcus ficus is an invasive pest of vineyards in many areas of the world. In California, USA, it infests all plant subunits and has...

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Direct and indirect effects of landscape and field management intensity on carabids through trophic resources and weeds.

Published online: 01 Mar 2022

Authors: Carbonne, B. & Bohan, D. A. & Foffová, H. & Daouti, E. & Frei, B. & Neidel, V. & Saska, P. & Skuhrovec, J. & Petit, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Carabids are important biological control agents of weeds and other pests in agricultural fields. The carabid community is built upon direct and indir...

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Biocontrol of a prickly pear cactus in South Africa: reinterpreting the analogous, renowned case in Australia.

Published online: 01 Mar 2021

Authors: Hoffmann, J. H. & Moran, V. C. & Zimmermann, H. G. & Impson, F. A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We report on a long-term evaluation of biological control of an invasive cactus, Opuntia stricta, in the Kruger National Park, South Africa. By formin...

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The effectiveness of classical biological control of invasive plants.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Clewley, G. D. & Eschen, R. & Shaw, R. H. & Wright, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive alien plants have serious economic and ecological impacts, for example, by displacing native plants and invertebrates, and their management i...

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A model to determine the potential for biological control of Rottboellia cochinchinensis with the head smut Sporisorium ophiuri.

Published online: 20 Aug 1997

Authors: Smith, M. C. & Reeder, R. H. & Thomas, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A difference equation model of the population dynamics of R. cochinchinensis was developed for a maize cropping system. The model was used to estimate...

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Modelling integrated weed management of an invasive shrub in tropical Australia.

Published online: 14 Jul 2004

Authors: Buckley, Y. M. & Rees, M. & Paynter, Q. & Lonsdale, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Where biocontrol programmes for invasive plants are in place, only one-third are fully successful. Integrated weed management (IWM) emphasizes the use...

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Effects of biological control on long-term population dynamics: identifying unexpected outcomes.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Reilly, J. R. & Elderd, B. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Attempts to control natural systems through management have often met with success but have also led to unexpected and often undesirable outcomes. Unf...

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Studies on Haltica carduorum Guerin (Coleoptera:Chrysomelidae) on alien beetle released in Britain as a contribution to the biological control of creeping thistle, Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Baker, C. R. B. & Blackman, R. L. & Claridge, M. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Adults of Altica (Haltica) carduorum Guer. from France were released in 1969 and 1970 on Cirsium arvense (creeping thistle) at Silwood Park, Berkshire...

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Nitrogen and establishment of a beetle for biological control of the floating weed Salvinia in Papua New Guinea.

Published online: 11 Jun 1985

Authors: Room, P. M. & Thomas, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A population of 570 adult beetles (Cyrtobagous sp.) released onto plants of Salvinia molesta in field cages declined to 40 adults over 7 months, and i...

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Effective control of biological invasions requires considering humans as a part of the invaded landscape.

Published online: 24 Aug 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Yletyinen, J. & Perry, G. L. W. & Burge, O. & Mason, N. & Stahlmann-Brown, P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In this study, social survey data and social-ecological modelling were used to estimate how the success of controlling invasive plant species is influ...

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