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Enhanced yeast feeding following mating facilitates control of the invasive fruit pest Drosophila suzukii.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Mori, B. A. & Whitener, A. B. & Leinweber, Y. & Revadi, S. & Beers, E. H. & Witzgall, P. & Becher, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The highly invasive spotted wing Drosophila Drosophila suzukii is a key pest of soft fruit and berries in Europe and North America, and development of...

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Influence of feeding by Zeiraphera canadensis (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) on growth of white spruce: larval density - damage and damage - shoot production relationships.

Published online: 29 Jun 1995

Authors: Carroll, A. L. & Quiring, D. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field studies were conducted in New Brunswick, Canada, to evaluate the relationship between larval density of Zeiraphera canadensis and damage to curr...

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The selection of stubble fields by wintering granivorous birds reflects vegetation cover and food abundance.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Moorcroft, D. & Whittingham, M. J. & Bradbury, R. B. & Wilson, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Fields left fallow after harvest (i.e. stubble fields) support high wintering densities of many species of granivorous bird. We examined correlates...

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Patterns of activity and habitat use by a population of bullfinches (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) in relation to bud-feeding in orchards.

Published online: 02 Sep 1985

Authors: Greig-Smith, P. W. & Wilson, G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A farmland population of bullfinches on the Weald of Kent was studied for 2 years to determine how changes in its size, composition, or activity corre...

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Shifting host choices of the vector of Chagas disease, Triatoma infestans, in relation to the availability of hosts in houses in north-west Argentina.

Published online: 29 Apr 1998

Authors: Gürtler, R. E. & Cohen, J. E. & Cecere, M. C. & Chuit, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data from a 4-year study on the blood meal sources of 1964 specimens of T. infestans collected from human sleeping places in 3 rural villages in north...

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An individual-based model of Trichogramma foraging behaviour: parameter estimation for single females.

Published online: 20 Sep 1996

Authors: Blanché, S. & Casas, J. & Bigler, F. & Bergeijk, K. E. J. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The aim of this work was to estimate spatio-temporal parameters of an individual based model of Trichogramma female foraging behaviour in a mass reari...

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Organic matter intake, diet digestibility and feeding behaviour of goats, red deer and South American camelids feeding on three contrasting Scottish vegetation communities.

Published online: 23 Jul 1997

Authors: Fraser, M. D. & Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With changes in the agricultural policy for rural areas in the UK, there is increased pressure to develop management protocols for indigenous and sown...

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Diet, feeding behaviour and food intake of the upland goose (Chloephaga picta) and ruddy-headed goose (C. rubidiceps) in the Falkland Islands.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Summers, R. W. & Grieve, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The diet of upland and ruddy-headed geese was composed mainly of Poa annua and P. pratensis. Leaf lengths of P. annua/pratensis eaten on 'greens' did ...

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Changes in pied kingfisher (Ceryle rudis) feeding related to endosulfan pollution from tsetse fly control operations in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Douthwaite, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Diet, feeding behaviour and number of pied kingfishers (Ceryle rudis) were monitored on the Mochaba River in Botswana when the area was treated with a...

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Foraging by roe deer in agricultural areas and impact on arable crops.

Published online: 29 Oct 1986

Authors: Putman, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The pattern of use of farmland and of different arable crops by roe deer (Capreolus capreolus), in relation to use of other 'natural' habitats availab...

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