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The sluggard has no locusts: from persistent pest to irresistible icon.

Published online: 26 Oct 2021

Authors: Dominy, N. J. & Fannin, L. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Desert locusts Schistocerca gregaria are threatening the food security of millions of people and devastating economies in eastern Africa and northern ...

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What motivates backyard conservation behaviours?

Published online: 20 Oct 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Woolley, C. K. & Hartleya, S. & Nelsona, N. J. & Shanahan, D. F.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This study explored what different backyard conservation activities appeal to different sorts of people in New Zealand, and what motivates participati...

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Landscape greening and local creation of wildflower strips and hedgerows promote multiple ecosystem services.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Sutter, L. & Albrecht, M. & Jeanneret, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The explicit and implicit aims of creating ecological focus areas (EFAs) and implementing greening measures in European agro-ecosystems include the pr...

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Reduced numbers of generalist arthropod predators after crop management.

Published online: 14 Jul 2004

Authors: Thorbek, P. & Bilde, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Generalist arthropod predators act as natural enemies of insect pests in agro-ecosystems. Crop management activities may cause a reduction in arthropo...

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Population dynamics and responses to management of plateau pikas Ochotona curzoniae.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Pech, R. P. & Jiebu & Arthur, A. D. & Zhang YanMing & Lin Hui

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plateau pikas Ochotona curzoniae are considered a pest species on the Tibetan Plateau because they compete with livestock for forage and their burrowi...

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Effects of biological control on long-term population dynamics: identifying unexpected outcomes.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Reilly, J. R. & Elderd, B. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Attempts to control natural systems through management have often met with success but have also led to unexpected and often undesirable outcomes. Unf...

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Male-killing bacteria as agents of insect pest control.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Berec, L. & Maxin, D. & Bernhauerová, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Continual effort is needed to reduce the impact of exotic species in the context of increased globalization. Any innovation in this respect would be a...

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Annual report - CGIAR research program on roots, tubers and bananas (RTB), 2017.

Published online: 19 Dec 2018

Published by: CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas

Content type: Annual report

Evaluative and impact assessment studies document how the results obtained by RTB, its implementing centers and partners, contribute to the achievemen...

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The economic benefit of time-varying surveillance effort for invasive species management.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Holden, M. H. & Nyrop, J. P. & Ellner, S. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Government agencies develop invasive species management programmes assuming early detection is key to successful management. Some theoretical studies ...

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Using selective food plants to maximize biological control of vineyard pests.

Published online: 12 Jul 2006

Authors: Begum, M. & Gurr, G. M. & Wratten, S. D. & Hedberg, P. R. & Nicol, H. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat manipulation is important for enhancing biological control of arthropod pests, but identification of selective food plants that benefit only n...

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