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Supplementing small farms with native mason bees increases strawberry size and growth rate.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Horth, L. & Campbell, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination services, especially those of bees, play a vital role in agriculture. Declining honeybee populations require us to find alternative soluti...

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Balancing ecological costs and benefits of fire for population viability of disturbance-dependent butterflies.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Warchola, N. & Crone, E. E. & Schultz, C. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Disturbance is a fundamental ecological process and driver of population dynamics. Ecologists seek to understand the effects of disturbance on ecologi...

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Riparian field margins: can they enhance the functional structure of ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) assemblages in intensively managed grassland landscapes?

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Cole, L. J. & Brocklehurst, S. & Elston, D. A. & McCracken, D. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Europe and North America, there is growing concern that biodiversity declines associated with agricultural intensification will adversely impact th...

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The effects of flooding lowland wet grassland on soil macroinvertebrate prey of breeding wading birds.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Ausden, M. & Sutherland, W. J. & James, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lowland wet grassland in western Europe is often managed for breeding wading birds, especially lapwing Vanellus vanellus, redshank Tringa totanus, sni...

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The distribution and abundance of the spindle tree, Euonymus europaeus, in southern England with particular reference to forecasting infestations of the black bean aphid, Aphis fabae.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Way, M. J. & Cammell, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A method is discussed for determining distribution and abundance of the spindle tree (Euonymus europaeus). This could be used for other hedgerow speci...

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An insect (Argyresthia retinella, Lep., Yponomeutidae) outbreak in northern birch forests, released by climatic changes?

Published online: 02 Jun 1999

Authors: Tenow, O. & Nilssen, A. C. & Holmgren, B. & Elverum, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the early 1990s, birch (Betula pubescens) forests in north-western Norway were damaged by the bud- and shoot-mining larvae of Argyresthia retinella...

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Effects of forest removal on amphibian migrations: implications for habitat and landscape connectivity.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Todd, B. D. & Luhring, T. M. & Rothermel, B. B. & Gibbons, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat loss is a leading cause of global amphibian declines. Forest removal is a particularly significant threat because an estimated 82% of amphibia...

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The relative effects of raptor predation and shooting on overwinter mortality of grey partridges in the United Kingdom.

Published online: 21 Nov 2007

Authors: Watson, M. & Aebischer, N. J. & Potts, G. R. & Ewald, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Factual information is key to resolving conflicts between raptor conservation and gamebird management, especially when the conservation status of one ...

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Cereal aphid populations in non-crop habitats show strong density dependence.

Published online: 21 Nov 2007

Authors: Bommarco, R. & Wetterlind, S. & Sigvald, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Few studies have addressed how density-dependent and density-independent regulation of population growth and abundance varies among habitats for a spe...

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The impact of variable hatching rates on parasite control: a model of an aquatic ectoparasite in a Finnish fish farm.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Fenton, A. & Hakalahti, T. & Bandilla, M. & Valtonen, E. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many parasites of medical and veterinary importance infect via free-living stages that undergo a period of development in the environment before seeki...

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