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Landscape configuration, organic management, and within-field position drive functional diversity of spiders and carabids.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Gallé, R. & Happe, A. K. & Baillod, A. B. & Tscharntke, T. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural management intensity and landscape heterogeneity act as the main drivers of biodiversity loss in agricultural landscapes while also deter...

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Landscape-scale interactions of spatial and temporal cropland heterogeneity drive biological control of cereal aphids.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Baillod, A. B. & Tscharntke, T. & Clough, Y. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural landscapes are characterised by dynamic crop mosaics changing in composition and configuration over space and time. Although semi-natural...

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Breeding skylarks Alauda arvensis on Environmentally Sensitive Area arable reversion grass in southern England: survey-based and experimental determination of density.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Wakeham-Dawson, A. & Szoszkiewicz, K. & Stern, K. & Aebischer, N. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the South Downs and South Wessex Downs (southern England), designated an Environmentally Sensitive Area (ESA) in 1987 and 1993, respectively, farme...

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Conservation tillage mitigates the negative effect of landscape simplification on biological control.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Tamburini, G. & Simone, S. de & Sigura, M. & Boscutti, F. & Marini, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological pest control is a key ecosystem service, and it depends on multiple factors acting from the local to the landscape scale. However, the effe...

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Aphid feeding by some polyphagous predators in relation to aphid density in cereal fields.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Sunderland, K. D. & Vickerman, G. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Samples of aphids and predators were taken from 10 spring barley and winter wheat fields in southern UK between May and September in 1972-77. The guts...

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Rabbit grazing, plant competition and seedling recruitment in acid grassland.

Published online: 15 Dec 1990

Authors: Crawley, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two experiments were done near Ascot, UK, to determine the effect of grazing by rabbits on plant recruitment in mature grassland and on cultivated soi...

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Organic farming with livestock raising vs. stockless farming - development of soil organic matter stocks and cash crop yields.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Schulz, F. & Gattinger, A. & Brock, C. & Leithold, G.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

An organic long-term field experiment with two factors has been carried out since 1998 at the experimental station Gladbacherhof, University of Gieβen...

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A study of feeding by polyphagous predators on cereal aphids using ELISA and gut dissection.

Published online: 30 Nov 1988

Authors: Sunderland, K. D. & Crook, N. E. & Stacey, D. L. & Fuller, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) was used to detect aphid consumption by predators collected from 3 fields of winter wheat in the UK. A total...

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Creation of 'island' habitats in farmland to manipulate populations of beneficial arthropods: predator densities and emigration.

Published online: 04 Dec 1993

Authors: Thomas, M. B. & Wratten, S. D. & Sotherton, N. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grass-sown raised earth banks were created as islands in the centres of 2 winter wheat fields in the UK to provide improved overwintering conditions f...

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Studies on polyphagous predators of cereal aphids.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Edwards, C. A. & Sunderland, K. D. & George, K. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experiments were done in England in fields of winter wheat at North Farm, West Sussex, and at Rothamsted in 1978 to investigate the effect of predatio...

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