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The sluggard has no locusts: from persistent pest to irresistible icon.

Published online: 26 Oct 2021

Authors: Dominy, N. J. & Fannin, L. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Desert locusts Schistocerca gregaria are threatening the food security of millions of people and devastating economies in eastern Africa and northern ...

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Food consumption and energy budgets of the giraffe.

Published online: 02 Sep 1985

Authors: Pellew, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To estimate the efficiency of foraging strategy, the rates of food intake of adult giraffe in the Serengeti National Park are assessed. Daily energy i...

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Changes in the composition of the autumn food of Perdix perdix in West Finland over 20 years.

Published online: 02 Sep 1985

Authors: Pulliainen, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Composition of the crop contents of 622 partridges killed in October in 1962-64, 1968-70 and 1979-81 was studied. There were no sex- or age-related di...

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Storage fungi antagonistic to the flour mite (Acaras siró L.).

Published online: 04 Jul 1965

Authors: Solomon, M. E. & Hill, S. T. & Cunnington, A. M. & Ayerst, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based on the authors' summary. Under favourable physical conditions, populations of Acarus siró L. reared on sterilised wheat-germ fl...

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Effects of seeding density and spatial distribution of oat plants on colonization and development of Oscinella frit (Diptera: Chloropidae).

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Adesiyun, A. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field and laboratory trials were conducted in southern England to study the effects of seeding density and row spacing of oats on colonisation of seed...

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Herbicide application affects microhabitat use by arable wood mice (Apodemus sylvaticus).

Published online: 17 Apr 1993

Authors: Tew, T. E. & Macdonald, D. W. & Rands, M. R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Since arable-dwelling wood mice feed on many of the plant and animal species known to benefit from conservation headlands (6-m strips around crop fiel...

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Planting to conserve threatened nomadic pollinators in NSW.

Published online: 01 Nov 2017

Content type: Miscellaneous

Plant-pollinator mutualisms are fundamental to natural and agricultural systems. In Australia, several species of native plants produce large volumes ...

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Alternative food sources interfere with removal of a fungal amphibian pathogen by zooplankton.

Published online: 10 Dec 2021

Authors: Deknock, A. & Pasmans, F. & Leeuwenberg, R. van & Praet, S. van & Bruneel, S. & Lens, L. & Croubels, S. & Martel, A. & Goethals, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While the amphibian disease chytridiomycosis is causing ongoing population declines and biodiversity losses around the globe, efficient mitigation str...

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Conservation & use of crop wild relatives in Arizona.

Published online: 17 Apr 2019

Authors: Khoury, C. K. & Nabhan, G. P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper discusses the recognition, protection and utilization of the wild relatives of domesticated crops that naturally occur in Arizona (USA), wh...

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Vegetation community selection by ungulates on the Isle of Rhum. I. Food supply.

Published online: 31 Mar 1990

Authors: Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The seasonal patterns of aerial biomass and biochemical composition of live graminoids, forbs, rushes, dwarf shrubs and dead plant material were exami...

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