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Arthropod symbioses: a neglected parameter in pest- and disease-control programmes.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Zindel, R. & Gottlieb, Y. & Aebi, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Arthropods are important players in biological control as pests, control agents and transmitters of invertebrate diseases. Arthropods are frequently i...

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Predictive modelling in biological control: the mango mealy bug (Rastrococcus invadens) and its parasitoids.

Published online: 07 Dec 1991

Authors: Godfray, H. C. J. & Waage, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Age-structured host/parasitoid population models with overlapping generations were developed to investigate the interactions of Rastrococcus invadens,...

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Loss of bumblebees is a loss to farmers.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper summarizes the results of a study conducted in Argentina, which introduced honeybee (Apis mellifera) hives and colonies of the native black...

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Effect of decaying couch grass rhizomes on the growth of barley.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Penn, D. J. & Lynch, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In pot experiments, the growth of barley seedlings was significantly retarded by the presence of live rhizomes of Agropyron repens near their roots. D...

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Phenology and productivity of Pistia stratiotes L. on the Volta Lake, Ghana.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Hall, J. B. & Okali, D. U. U.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Growth of P. stratiotes at the southern-most tip of the man-made Volta Lake in Ghana was measured over 1 year. Biomass and relative growth rate remain...

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Changes in ionic composition of media during culture of Bulinus tropicus and the relationship between ion concentrations and inhibition of growth and egg-laying.

Published online: 14 Oct 1991

Authors: James, D. R. & Morgan, E. & Candy, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in media composition were monitored during conditioning by B. tropicus, B. truncatus, B. globosus and Biomphalaria glabrata maintained under a...

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Population biology of the freshwater snail Bulinus globosus in the Zimbabwe highveld.

Published online: 14 Oct 1991

Authors: Woolhouse, M. E. J. & Chandiwana, S. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The population dynamics of B. globosus were studied at 5 river sites in the Zimbabwe highveld for between 4 and 28 months. Adult snail abundance, recr...

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The population dynamics of several herbivorous beetles in a tropical agroecosystem: the effect of intercropping corn, beans and squash in Costa Rica.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Risch, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The population dynamics of six species of chrysomelid beetle pests (Diabrotica viridula (F.), D. balteata Lec., D. adelpha Har., Acalymma theimei (Bal...

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Climate change and range expansion of an aggressive bark beetle: evidence of higher beetle reproduction in naïve host tree populations.

Published online: 29 Sep 2010

Authors: Cudmore, T. J. & Björklund, N. & Carroll, A. L. & Staffan Lindgren, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hosts may evolve defences that make them less susceptible and suitable to herbivores impacting their fitness. Due to climate change-driven range expan...

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Attack and aggregation of a major squash pest: parsing the role of plant chemistry and beetle pheromones across spatial scales.

Published online: 06 Dec 2020

Authors: Brzozowski, L. J. & Gardner, J. & Hoffmann, M. P. & Kessler, A. & Agrawal, A. A. & Mazourek, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Successful management of insect crop pests requires an understanding of the cues and spatial scales at which they function to affect rates of attack o...

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