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Agri-environmental schemes promote ground-dwelling predators in adjacent oilseed rape fields: diversity, species traits and distance-decay functions.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Boetzl, F. A. & Krimmer, E. & Krauss, J. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rising demands for agricultural products and high environmental costs of intensive agriculture reinforce the need for ecological replacements in agric...

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Can commercially imported bumble bees out-compete their native conspecifics?

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Ings, T. C. & Ward, N. L. & Chittka, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although invasive species are major topics of research, little consideration has been given to the implications of introducing non-native subspecies o...

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Landscape diversity moderates the effects of bee visitation frequency to flowers on crop production.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Petersen, J. D. & Nault, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reductions in natural habitat are implicated in declining honeybee Apis mellifera L. and wild bee populations, thereby threatening crop production. Th...

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Increased root herbivory under elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations is reversed by silicon-based plant defences.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Frew, A. & Allsopp, P. G. & Gherlenda, A. N. & Johnson, S. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predicted increases in atmospheric concentrations of CO2 may alter the susceptibility of many plants to insect herbivores due to changes in plant nutr...

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Non-target effects of entomopathogenic nematodes on the soil nematode community.

Published online: 13 Nov 2002

Authors: Somasekhar, N. & Grewal, P. S. & Nardo, E. A. B. de & Stinner, B. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is growing awareness that biological control carries risks as well as benefits, but there are few data on below-ground effects of inundative ins...

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Semi-natural habitat surrounding farms promotes multifunctionality in avian ecosystem services.

Published online: 13 Jun 2022

Authors: Olimpi, E. M. & Garcia, K. & Gonthier, D. J. & Kremen, C. & Snyder, W. E. & Wilson-Rankin, E. E. & Karp, D. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Farmland birds can suppress insect pests, but may also consume beneficial insects, damage crops and potentially carry foodborne pathogens. As bird com...

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A modelling study of the effects of temperature manipulation upon the control of Sitophilus oryzae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) by insecticide.

Published online: 08 Jun 1988

Authors: Longstaff, B. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model for the population growth of Sitophilus oryzae was modified to include new data on variable developmental period, to improve computational eff...

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The effects of the intensification of agriculture on northern temperate dung beetle communities.

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Hutton, S. A. & Giller, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is growing concern that the intensification of agriculture within southern Ireland is having detrimental effects on Irish fauna through habitat ...

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Climate change adaptation in agriculture ex ante analysis of promising and alternative crop technologies using DSSAT and IMPACT.

Published online: 11 Nov 2015

Authors: Robinson, S. & Mason-D'Croz, D. & Islam, S. & Cenacchi, N. & Creamer, B. & Gueneau, A. & Hareau, G. & Kleinwechter, U. & Mottaleb, K. & Nedumaran, S. & Robertson, R. & Rosegrant, M. W. & Sika, G. & Sulser, T. B. & Wiebe, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Achieving and maintaining global food security is challenged by changes in population, income, and climate, among other drivers. Assessing these chall...

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Influence of agricultural management, sward structure and food resources on grassland field use by birds in lowland England.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: Atkinson, P. W. & Fuller, R. J. & Vickery, J. A. & Conway, G. J. & Tallowin, J. R. B. & Smith, R. E. N. & Haysom, K. A. & Ings, T. C. & Asteraki, E. J. & Brown, V. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural management of grassland in lowland Britain has changed fundamentally in the last 50 years, resulting in spatial and structural uniformity...

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