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Competition on the range: science vs. perception in a bison-cattle conflict in the western USA.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Ranglack, D. H. & Durham, S. & Toit, J. T. du

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Competition between livestock and wild ungulates is commonly perceived to occur on shared rangelands. In the Henry Mountains (HM) of Utah, a free-rang...

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A large-scale comparison of conventional and molecular methods for the evaluation of host-parasitoid associations in non-target risk-assessment studies.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Gariepy, T. & Kuhlmann, U. & Gillott, C. & Erlandson, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accurate identification of natural enemies is the cornerstone of biological control, and methods that can separate closely related species are essenti...

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Polyphagy complicates conservation biological control that targets generalist predators.

Published online: 17 May 2006

Authors: Prasad, R. P. & Snyder, W. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of beetle banks to conserve predatory beetles for the control of pest Diptera was studied in Washington, USA. Locally, the community of predat...

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Pest control potential of adjacent agri-environment schemes varies with crop type and is shaped by landscape context and within-field position.

Published online: 06 Dec 2020

Authors: Boetzl, F. A. & Schuele, M. & Krauss, J. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing natural pest control in agricultural fields is an important aim of ecological intensification. Combined effects of landscape context and lo...

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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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Grape moth density in Bordeaux vineyards depends on local habitat management despite effects of landscape heterogeneity on their biological control.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Rusch, A. & Delbac, L. & Thiéry, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological control of crop pests is a major ecosystem service affected by several variables acting at multiple spatial scales. Among these variables, ...

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Synergistic effects of reserves and connectivity on ecological resilience.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Olds, A. D. & Pitt, K. A. & Maxwell, P. S. & Connolly, R. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In light of the global extent and cascading effect of our impact on the environment, we design and manage reserves to restore biodiversity and the fun...

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Attract and reward: combining chemical ecology and habitat manipulation to enhance biological control in field crops.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Simpson, M. & Gurr, G. M. & Simmons, A. T. & Wratten, S. D. & James, D. G. & Leeson, G. & Nicol, H. I. & Orre-Gordon, G. U. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An increase in pesticide resistance in many pest species is promoting interest in biological control. Much remains to be learned about natural enemy i...

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Decomposition of genetically engineered tobacco under field conditions: persistence of the proteinase inhibitor I product and effects on soil microbial respiration and protozoa, nematode and microarthropod populations.

Published online: 26 Sep 1997

Authors: Donegan, K. K. & Seidler, R. J. & Fieland, V. J. & Schaller, D. L. & Palm, C. J. & Ganio, L. M. & Cardwell, D. M. & Steinberger, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To evaluate the potential effects of genetically engineered (transgenic) plants on soil ecosystems, litter bags containing leaves of non-engineered (p...

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Application of telemetry and stable isotope analyses to inform the resource ecology and management of a marine fish.

Published online: 13 Jun 2022

Authors: Brownscombe, J. W. & Shipley, O. N. & Griffin, L. P. & Morley, D. & Acosta, A. & Adams, A. J. & Boucek, R. & Danylchuk, A. J. & Cooke, S. J. & Power, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Animal movement and resource use are essential considerations for effective environmental management, but they are challenging to quantify in expansiv...

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