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Reduced herbivore resistance from a novel grass-endophyte association.

Published online: 21 Sep 2005

Authors: Hunt, M. G. & Newman, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Endophytic fungi in agricultural grasses confer agronomic advantages but can be detrimental to the health and production of grazing mammals. Attempts ...

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Forest cover and proximity decrease herbivory and increase crop yield via enhanced natural enemies in soybean fields.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: González, E. & Landis, D. A. & Knapp, M. & Valladares, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Non-crop habitats are essential for sustaining biodiversity of beneficial arthropods in agricultural landscapes, which can increase ecosystem services...

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High cover of hedgerows in the landscape supports multiple ecosystem services in Mediterranean cereal fields.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Dainese, M. & Montecchiari, S. & Sitzia, T. & Sigura, M. & Marini, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field-margin diversification through conservation and restoration of hedgerows is becoming a prominent intervention for promoting biodiversity and ass...

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Roundup causes high levels of mortality following contact exposure in bumble bees.

Published online: 12 Jun 2021

Authors: Straw, E. A. & Carpentier, E. N. & Brown, M. J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollinators underpin global food production, but they are suffering significant declines across the world. Pesticides are thought to be important driv...

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Impacts of honeybee density on crop yield: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 28 Aug 2020

Authors: Rollin, O. & Garibaldi, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is increasing recognition that pollination deficits are limiting crop yields world-wide. However, management strategies for optimal insect polli...

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Proximity to natural habitat and flower plantings increases insect populations and pollination services in South African apple orchards.

Published online: 15 Dec 2021

Authors: Ratto, F. & Steward, P. & Sait, S. M. & Pryke, J. S. & Gaigher, R. & Samways, M. J. & Kunin, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Introducing areas of wildflower vegetation within crop fields has been shown to enhance pollinator activity and pollination services to crops, and fin...

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Effects of predation and competition on the population dynamics of Tetranychus pacificus on grapevines.

Published online: 27 Nov 1997

Authors: Hanna, R. & Wilson, L. T. & Zalom, F. G. & Flaherty, D. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tetranychus pacificus and Eotetranychus willamettei are herbivore pests of grapevines in California. The 2 pests share a common and often effective ph...

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Crop pollination services: complementary resource use by social vs solitary bees facing crops with contrasting flower supply.

Published online: 07 Apr 2021

Authors: Bänsch, S. & Tscharntke, T. & Gabriel, D. & Westphal, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many farmers are facing high economic risks if pollinator declines continue or temporal and spatial variation in wild bee communities cause reduced po...

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Exotic flies maintain pollination services as native pollinators decline with agricultural expansion.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Stavert, J. R. & Pattemore, D. E. & Bartomeus, I. & Gaskett, A. C. & Beggs, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Globally, conversion of natural habitat to agricultural land is a primary driver of declines in critical ecosystem services, including pollination. Ho...

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Population dynamics of an invasive forest insect and associated natural enemies in the aftermath of invasion: implications for biological control.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Duan, J. J. & Bauer, L. S. & Abell, K. J. & Ulyshen, M. D. & Driesche, R. G. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the population dynamics of exotic pests and associated natural enemies is important in developing sound management strategies in invaded...

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