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The phytophagous insects and mites of cultivated plants in South Africa: patterns and pest status.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Moran, V. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In South Africa, 472 species of phytophagous insects and mites on 121 species of crop and ornamental plants there were evaluated according to their pe...

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Simulating nutrient release from parental carcasses increases the growth, biomass and genetic diversity of juvenile Atlantic salmon.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: McLennan, D. & Auer, S. K. & Anderson, G. J. & Reid, T. C. & Bassar, R. D. & Stewart, D. C. & Cauwelier, E. & Sampayo, J. & McKelvey, S. & Nislow, K. H. & Armstrong, J. D. & Metcalfe, N. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The net transport of nutrients by migratory fish from oceans to inland spawning areas has decreased due to population declines and migration barriers....

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Determinants of parasitoid abundance and diversity in woodland habitats.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Fraser, S. E. M. & Dytham, C. & Mayhew, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insect parasitoids comprise a large fraction of terrestrial biodiversity. Because of this diversity, species-level conservation of most parasitoid spe...

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Knowledge of nature and the nature of knowledge: student natural history knowledge and the significance of birds.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Gosler, A. G. & Tilling, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

We studied the natural history knowledge (NHK) of students (18-19 years), considering the salience of nature expressed through the knowledge of names ...

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Distantly related crops are not better rotation partners for tomato.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Ingerslew, K. S. & Kaplan, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although crop rotation has been used for centuries to enhance agricultural production, there are surprisingly little data justifying the use of one ro...

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Interaction between crop insurance and technology adoption decisions: the case of wheat farmers in Chile.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Salazar, C. & Jaime, M. M. & Pinto, C. F. & Acuña, A. A.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper examines relationships between crop insurance participation and input technology decisions among Chilean wheat farmers. Using nation-wide f...

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Habitat preferences and survival in wildlife reintroductions: an ecological trap in reintroduced grey partridges.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Rantanen, E. M. & Buner, F. & Riordan, P. & Sotherton, N. & Macdonald, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildlife reintroductions can help to restore populations and save species from extinction. However, success rates of reintroductions are low due to in...

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Predicting parasitoid accumulation on biological control agents of weeds.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Paynter, Q. & Fowler, S. V. & Gourlay, A. H. & Groenteman, R. & Peterson, P. G. & Smith, L. & Winks, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Natural enemies may reduce the effectiveness of weed biocontrol agents and can also cause environmental damage, for example to a shared native insect ...

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The value of primary, secondary and plantation forests for fruit-feeding butterflies in the Brazilian Amazon.

Published online: 21 Nov 2007

Authors: Barlow, J. & Overal, W. L. & Araujo, I. S. & Gardner, T. A. & Peres, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Secondary forests growing on cleared lands and tree plantations are becoming increasingly widespread land-uses in the tropics. Previous studies are di...

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Predicting naturalization of southern African Iridaceae in other regions.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Kleunen, M. van & Johnson, S. D. & Fischer, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

One of the major challenges in invasion biology is to predict the likelihood of naturalization, and ultimately invasiveness, of species from propertie...

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