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Arthropods in cereal crops: nocturnal activity, vertical distribution and aphid predation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As part of a wider study on the ecology of cereal crops, preliminary studies were carried out in Britain on the nocturnal activity and vertical distri...

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Integrating indigenous knowledge with scientific seasonal forecasts for climate risk management in Lushoto district in Tanzania.

Published online: 03 Jun 2015

Authors: Mahoo, H. & Mbungu, W. & Yonah, I. & Recha, J. & Radeny, M. & Kimeli, P. & Kinyangi, J.

Content type: Bulletin

Improving food security needs appropriate climate related risk management strategies. These include using climate information to guide farm level deci...

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Population dynamics of the sheep blowfly Lucilia sericata: seasonal patterns and implications for control.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Cruickshank, I. & Wall, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. The infestation of sheep with blowfly larvae (sheep strike) is a significant animal welfare and economic problem in many regions of the world. Impr...

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Stage-specific mortality of Helicoverpa armigera in three smallholder crops in Kenya.

Published online: 29 Jun 1995

Authors: Berg, H. van den & Cock, M. J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Partial life tables of Helicoverpa armigera were constructed for 3 crops, sunflower, maize and sorghum, commonly grown on smallholder farms in Kenya. ...

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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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Cooperative behavior and common pool resources: experimental evidence from community forest user groups in Nepal.

Published online: 19 Aug 2015

Authors: Bluffstone, R. & Dannenberg, A. & Martinsson, P. & Prakash Jha & Rajesh Bista

Content type: Bulletin

This paper examines whether cooperative behavior by respondents measured as contributions in a one-shot public goods game correlates with reported pro...

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Annual losses of weed seeds due to predation in organic cereal fields.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Westerman, P. R. & Wes, J. S. & Kropff, M. J. & Werf, W. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Post-dispersal seed losses in annual arable weed species are poorly quantified, but may be of significance for natural population control, especially ...

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How effective are European agri-environment schemes in conserving and promoting biodiversity?

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Kleijn, D. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing concern over the environmental impact of agriculture in Europe has led to the introduction of agri-environment schemes. These schemes compe...

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The diet of some predatory arthropods in cereal crops.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Sunderland, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The gut contents of 1206 arthropods of 26 species collected from pitfall traps in cereal crops in southern England in 1973 were examined under a binoc...

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Habitat enhancements rescue bee body size from the negative effects of landscape simplification.

Published online: 25 Aug 2020

Authors: Grab, H. & Brokaw, J. & Anderson, E. & Gedlinske, L. & Gibbs, J. & Wilson, J. & Loeb, G. & Isaacs, R. & Poveda, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The negative effects of landscape simplification on bee communities are well documented. To reverse these effects, flowering habitat enhancements are ...

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