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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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Summer populations of the cereal aphid Metopolophium dirhodum (Walker) on winter wheat: three contrasting years.

Published online: 05 Aug 1986

Authors: Cannon, R. J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The summer populations of the aphid Metopolophium dirhodum were monitored in a field of winter wheat in Bedfordshire, England, in 1978-80. The populat...

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Field and laboratory studies on money spiders (Linyphiidae) as predators of cereal aphids.

Published online: 06 Nov 1986

Authors: Sunderland, K. D. & Fraser, A. M. & Dixon, A. F. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measurements of web cover, aphid availability and aphid capture were made in fields of winter wheat in West Sussex and East Anglia, England, in 1981 a...

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Arthropods in cereal crops: nocturnal activity, vertical distribution and aphid predation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Vickerman, G. P. & Sunderland, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As part of a wider study on the ecology of cereal crops, preliminary studies were carried out in Britain on the nocturnal activity and vertical distri...

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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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Some effects of dimethoate on arthropods in winter wheat.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Vickerman, G. P. & Sunderland, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The application of dimethoate to winter wheat in southern England to control cereal aphids (mainly Sitobion avenae (F.)) caused changes in the numbers...

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The feeding ecology and survival of partridge chicks (Alectoris rufa and Perdix perdix) on arable farmland in East Anglia.

Published online: 02 Sep 1985

Authors: Green, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Broods of grey and red-legged partridges were radio-tracked for 20 days after hatching and their diet estimated from faeces collected at nocturnal roo...

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Epidemiology of cereal aphids on winter wheat in Norfolk, 1979-1981.

Published online: 22 Jul 1985

Authors: Leather, S. R. & Carter, N. & Walters, K. F. A. & Chroston, J. R. & Thornback, N. & Gardner, S. M. & Watson, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The cereal aphid outbreaks of 1979 (Metopolophium dirhodum) and 1980 (Sitobion avenae) and their lower populations in 1981, in Norfolk, eastern Englan...

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Landscape-level crop diversity benefits biological pest control.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Redlich, S. & Martin, E. A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Landscape-level crop diversification is a promising tool for ecological intensification, whereby biodiversity and ecosystem services are enhanced, and...

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The effect of weed distribution on predictions of yield loss.

Published online: 08 Dec 1990

Authors: Brain, P. & Cousens, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A statistical model is presented which explores the effects of weed patchiness on crop yield. Input data are a non-linear regression of yield versus w...

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