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Identifying control strategies for tomato leaf curl virus disease using an epidemiological model.

Published online: 24 Nov 1999

Authors: Holt, J. & Colvin, J. & Muniyappa, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A number of insect vectors of plant-virus diseases make only transitory visits to the crop in which the economic effects of the disease are important....

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Time budgets and foraging of breeding golden plover Pluvialis apricaria.

Published online: 22 Sep 2000

Authors: Whittingham, M. J. & Percival, S. M. & Brown, A. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The golden plover Pluvialis apricaria is of high conservation concern in Europe. Previous studies have concentrated on how birds utilize moorland. We ...

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Synergism between entomopathogenic nematodes and Bacillus thuringiensis crops: integrating biological control and resistance management.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Gassmann, A. J. & Stock, S. P. & Sisterson, M. S. & Carrière, Y. & Tabashnik, B. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The past decade has witnessed a continual increase in the use of crops genetically modified to produce insecticidal toxins from the bacterium Bacillus...

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Do predators aggregate in response to pest density in agroecosystems? Assessing within-field spatial patterns.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Pearce, S. & Zalucki, M. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial heterogeneity of predator populations is an important component of ecological theories pertaining to predator-prey dynamics. Most studies ...

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Changes in decomposition rates and Collembola densities during the forestry cycle in conifer plantations.

Published online: 30 Jun 1999

Authors: Butterfield, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conifers have a tendency to produce detrimental changes in the soil that suppress decomposition. It is also possible that clear-felling and the short ...

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Stage-specific mortality of Helicoverpa armigera in three smallholder crops in Kenya.

Published online: 29 Jun 1995

Authors: Berg, H. van den & Cock, M. J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Partial life tables of Helicoverpa armigera were constructed for 3 crops, sunflower, maize and sorghum, commonly grown on smallholder farms in Kenya. ...

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The context of REDD+ and adaptation to climate change in Burkina Faso: drivers, agents and institutions.

Published online: 26 Apr 2017

Authors: Kambiré, H. W. & Djenontin, I. N. S. & Kaboré, A. & Djoudi, H. & Balinga, M. P. B. & Zida, M. & Assembe-Mvondo, S. & Brockhaus, M.

Content type: Bulletin

This document is part of CIFOR's series of REDD+ country profiles. It analyzes the case of Burkina Faso: the drivers of deforestation, the institution...

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Testing genetically engineered potato, producing the lectins GNA and Con A, on non-target soil organisms and processes.

Published online: 04 May 2000

Authors: Griffiths, B. S. & Geoghegan, I. E. & Robertson, W. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two lectins, concanavalin A (Con A) and Galanthus nivalis agglutinin (GNA), have anti-feedant properties that suggest a potential for the control of i...

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Strengthening Bhoochetana: a sustainable agriculture mission for improved livelihoods in Karnataka, annual report 2015-2016.

Published online: 25 Oct 2017

Content type: Annual report

In order to unlock the potential of agriculture in the state of Karnataka through science-led participatory research for development (PR4D), and to in...

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Habitat selection by song thrushes in stable and declining farmland populations.

Published online: 16 Jun 2004

Authors: Peach, W. J. & Denny, M. & Cotton, P. A. & Hill, I. F. & Gruar, D. & Barritt, D. & Impey, A. & Mallord, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Losses of farmland birds from the wider countryside have become a major conservation issue in the UK and Europe. Song thrush Turdus philomelos populat...

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