Journal of Applied Ecology

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TitleJournal of Applied Ecology
ISSN0021-8901
PublisherWiley

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Invertebrate community structure predicts natural pest control resilience to insecticide exposure

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Greenop, A., Cook, S. M., Wilby, A., Pywell, R. F. and Woodcock, B. A. 2020. Invertebrate community structure predicts natural pest control resilience to insecticide exposure. Journal of Applied Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13752

The effect of competition on the control of invading plant pathogens

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Sharp, R.T., Van Den Bosch, F. and Shaw, M. W. 2020. The effect of competition on the control of invading plant pathogens. Journal of Applied Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13618

The contribution of spatial mass effects to plant diversity in arable fields

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Metcalfe, H., Hassall, K. L., Boinot, S. and Storkey, J. 2019. The contribution of spatial mass effects to plant diversity in arable fields . Journal of Applied Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13414

Livestock in diverse cropping systems improve weed management and sustain yields whilst reducing inputs

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Maclaren, C., Storkey, J., Strauss, J., Swanepoel, P. and Dehnen-Schmutz, K. 2019. Livestock in diverse cropping systems improve weed management and sustain yields whilst reducing inputs. Journal of Applied Ecology. 56, p. 144 –156. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13239

Long‐term shifts in the seasonal abundance of adult Culicoides biting midges and their impact on potential arbovirus outbreaks

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Sanders, C., Shortall, C. R., England, M., Harrington, R., Purse, B., Burgin, L., Carpenter, S. and Gubbins, S. 2019. Long‐term shifts in the seasonal abundance of adult Culicoides biting midges and their impact on potential arbovirus outbreaks. Journal of Applied Ecology. 56 (7), pp. 1649-1660. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13415

Variability in commercial demand for tree saplings affects the probability of introducing exotic forest diseases

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Alonso Chavez, V., Gilligan, C. A. and Van Den Bosch, F. 2018. Variability in commercial demand for tree saplings affects the probability of introducing exotic forest diseases. Journal of Applied Ecology. 56 (1), pp. 80-89. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13242

Plant, soil and microbial controls on grassland diversity restoration: a long-term, multi-site mesocosm experiment

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Fry, E. L., Pilgrim, E. S., Tallowin, J. R. B., Smith, R. S., Mortimer, S. R., Beaumont, D. A., Simkin, J., Harris, S. J., Shiel, R. S., Quirk, H., Harrison, K. A., Lawson, C. S., Hobbs, P. J. and Bardgett, R. D. 2017. Plant, soil and microbial controls on grassland diversity restoration: a long-term, multi-site mesocosm experiment. Journal of Applied Ecology. February, pp. 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12869

Modest enhancements to conventional grassland diversity improve the provision of pollination services

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Orford, K. A., Murray, P. J., Vaughan, I. P. and Memmott, J. 2016. Modest enhancements to conventional grassland diversity improve the provision of pollination services. Journal of Applied Ecology. 53 (3), pp. 906-915. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12608

Simple measures of climate, soil properties and plant traits predict national-scale grassland soil carbon stocks

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Manning, P., De Vries, F. T., Tallowin, J. R. B., Smith, Roger, Mortimer, S. R., Pilgrim, E. S., Harrison, K. A., Wright, D. G., Quirk, H., Benson, J., Shipley, B., Cornelissen, J. H. C., Kattge, J., Bonisch, G., Wirth, C. and Bargett, R. D. 2015. Simple measures of climate, soil properties and plant traits predict national-scale grassland soil carbon stocks. Journal of Applied Ecology. 52 (5), pp. 1188-1196. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12478

Developing and enhancing biodiversity monitoring programmes: a collaborative assessment of priorities

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Pocock, M. J. O., Newson, S. E., Henderson, I. G., Peyton, J., Sutherland, W. J., Noble, D. G., Ball, S. G., Beckmann, B. C., Biggs, J., Bereton, T., Bullock, D. J., Buckland, S. T., Edwards, M., Eaton, M. A., Harvey, M. C., Hill, M. O., Horlock, M., Hubble, D. S., Julian, A. M., Mackey, E. C., Mann, D. J., Marshall, M. J., Medlock, J. M., O'Mahoney, E. M., Pacheco, M., Porter, K., Prentice, S., Procter, D. A., Roy, H. E., Southway, S. E., Shortall, C. R., Stewart, A. J. A., Wembridge, D. E., Wright, M. A. and Roy, D. B. 2015. Developing and enhancing biodiversity monitoring programmes: a collaborative assessment of priorities. Journal of Applied Ecology. 52 (3), pp. 686-695. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12423

BEEHAVE: a systems model of honeybee colony dynamics and foraging to explore multifactorial causes of colony failure

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Becher, M. A., Grimm, V., Thorbek, P., Horn, J., Kennedy, P. J. and Osborne, J. L. 2014. BEEHAVE: a systems model of honeybee colony dynamics and foraging to explore multifactorial causes of colony failure. Journal of Applied Ecology. 51 (2), pp. 470-482. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12222

Ecologically sustainable fertility management for the maintenance and species-rich hay meadows: a 12-year fertilizer and lime experiment

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Kirkham, F. W., Tallowin, J. R. B., Dunn, R. M., Bhogal, A., Chambers, B. J. and Bardgett, R. D. 2014. Ecologically sustainable fertility management for the maintenance and species-rich hay meadows: a 12-year fertilizer and lime experiment. Journal of Applied Ecology. 51 (1), pp. 152-161. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12169

Towards a systems approach for understanding honeybee decline: a stocktaking and synthesis of existing models

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Becher, M. A., Osborne, J. L., Thorbek, P., Kennedy, P. J. and Grimm, V. 2013. Towards a systems approach for understanding honeybee decline: a stocktaking and synthesis of existing models. Journal of Applied Ecology. 50 (4), pp. 868-880. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12112

Intraguild predation in winter wheat: prey choice by a common epigeal carabid consuming spiders

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Davey, J. S., Vaughan, I. P., King, R. A., Bell, J. R., Bohan, D. A., Bruford, M. W., Holland, J. M. and Symondson, W. O. C. 2013. Intraguild predation in winter wheat: prey choice by a common epigeal carabid consuming spiders. Journal of Applied Ecology. 50 (1), pp. 271-279. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12008

Effects of the proportion and spatial arrangement of un-cropped land on breeding bird abundance in arable rotations

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Henderson, I. G., Holland, J. M., Storkey, J., Lutman, P. J. W., Orson, J. and Simper, J. 2012. Effects of the proportion and spatial arrangement of un-cropped land on breeding bird abundance in arable rotations. Journal of Applied Ecology. 49 (4), pp. 883-891. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2012.02166.x

Large carabid beetle declines in a United Kingdom monitoring network increases evidence for a widespread loss in insect biodiversity

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Brooks, D. R., Bater, J., Clark, S. J., Monteith, D. T., Andrews, C., Corbett, S. J., Beaumont, D. A. and Chapman, J. W. 2012. Large carabid beetle declines in a United Kingdom monitoring network increases evidence for a widespread loss in insect biodiversity. Journal of Applied Ecology. 49 (5), pp. 1009-1019. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2012.02194.x

Influence of season and meteorological parameters on flight activity of Culicoides biting midges

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Sanders, C. J., Shortall, C. R., Gubbins, S., Burgin, L., Gloster, J., Harrington, R., Reynolds, D. R., Mellor, P. S. and Carpenter, S. 2011. Influence of season and meteorological parameters on flight activity of Culicoides biting midges. Journal of Applied Ecology. 48 (6), pp. 1355-1364. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2011.02051.x

National-scale regulation of the weed seedbank by carabid predators

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Bohan, D. A., Boursault, A., Brooks, D. R. and Petit, S. 2011. National-scale regulation of the weed seedbank by carabid predators. Journal of Applied Ecology. 48 (4), pp. 888-898. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2011.02008.x

Effects of land use at a landscape scale on bumblebee nest density and survival

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Goulson, D., Lepais, O., O'connor, S., Osborne, J. L., Sanderson, R. A., Cussans, J., Goffe, L. and Darvill, B. 2010. Effects of land use at a landscape scale on bumblebee nest density and survival. Journal of Applied Ecology. 47 (6), pp. 1207-1215. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2010.01872.x

Lowland farmland bird conservation in the context of wider ecosystem service delivery

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Bradbury, R. B., Stoate, C. and Tallowin, J. R. B. 2010. Lowland farmland bird conservation in the context of wider ecosystem service delivery. Journal of Applied Ecology. 47, pp. 986-993. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2010.01843.x

A cross-taxonomic index for quantifying the health of farmland biodiversity

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Butler, S. J., Brooks, D., Feber, R. E., Storkey, J., Vickery, J. A. and Norris, K. 2009. A cross-taxonomic index for quantifying the health of farmland biodiversity. Journal of Applied Ecology. 46 (6), pp. 1154-1162. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2009.01709.x

Responses of invertebrate trophic level, feeding guild and body size to the management of improved grassland field margins

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Woodcock, B. A., Potts, S. G., Tscheulin, T., Pilgrim, E. S., Ramsey, A. J., Harrison-Cripps, J., Brown, V. K. and Tallowin, J. R. B. 2009. Responses of invertebrate trophic level, feeding guild and body size to the management of improved grassland field margins. Journal of Applied Ecology. 46, pp. 920-929. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2009.01675.x

Enhancing pollinator biodiversity in intensive grasslands

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Potts, S. G., Woodcock, B. A., Roberts, S. P. M., Tscheulin, T., Pilgrim, E. S., Brown, V. K. and Tallowin, J. R. B. 2009. Enhancing pollinator biodiversity in intensive grasslands. Journal of Applied Ecology. 46, pp. 369-379. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2009.01609.x

A novel, integrated approach to assessing social, economic and environmental implications of changing rural land-use: a case study of perennial biomass crops

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Haughton, A. J., Bond, A. J., Lovett, A. A., Dockerty, T., Sunnenberg, G., Clark, S. J., Bohan, D. A., Sage, R. B., Mallott, M. D., Mallott, V. E., Cunningham, M. D., Riche, A. B., Shield, I. F., Finch, J. W., Turner, M. M. and Karp, A. 2009. A novel, integrated approach to assessing social, economic and environmental implications of changing rural land-use: a case study of perennial biomass crops. Journal of Applied Ecology. 46 (2), pp. 315-322. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2009.01623.x

Long-term change in vegetation and soil microbial communities during the phased restoration of traditional meadow grassland

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Smith, R. S., Shiel, R. S., Bardgett, R. D., Millward, D., Corkhill, P., Evans, P., Quirk, H., Hobbs, P. J. and Kometa, S. T. 2008. Long-term change in vegetation and soil microbial communities during the phased restoration of traditional meadow grassland. Journal of Applied Ecology. 45, pp. 670-679. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2007.01425.x

Beneficial links for the control of aphids: the effects of compost applications on predators and prey

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Bell, J. R., Traugott, M., Sunderland, K. D., Skirvin, D. J., Mead, A., Kravar-Garde, L., Reynolds, K., Fenlon, J. S. and Symondson, W. O. C. 2008. Beneficial links for the control of aphids: the effects of compost applications on predators and prey. Journal of Applied Ecology. 45 (4), pp. 1266-1273. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2008.01479.x

Quantifying and comparing bumblebee nest densities in gardens and countryside habitats

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Osborne, J. L., Martin, A. P., Shortall, C. R., Todd, A. D., Goulson, D., Knight, M. E., Hale, R. J. and Sanderson, R. A. 2008. Quantifying and comparing bumblebee nest densities in gardens and countryside habitats. Journal of Applied Ecology. 45 (3), pp. 784-792. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2007.01359.x

Enhancing diversity of species-poor grasslands: an experimental assessment of multiple constraints

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Pywell, R. F., Bullock, J. M., Tallowin, J. R. B., Walker, K. J., Warman, E. A. and Masters, G. 2007. Enhancing diversity of species-poor grasslands: an experimental assessment of multiple constraints. Journal of Applied Ecology. 44 (1), pp. 81-94. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2006.01260.x

The potential of grass field margin management for enhancing beetle diversity in intensive livestock farms

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Woodcock, B. A., Potts, S. G., Pilgrim, E. S., Ramsay, A. J., Tscheulin, T., Parkinson, A. E., Smith, R. E. N., Gundrey, A. L., Brown, V. K. and Tallowin, J. R. B. 2007. The potential of grass field margin management for enhancing beetle diversity in intensive livestock farms. Journal of Applied Ecology. 44 (1), pp. 60-69. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2006.01258.x

Host resistance and the evolutionary response of plant viruses

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Van Den Bosch, F., Akudibilah, G., Seal, S. and Jeger, M. 2006. Host resistance and the evolutionary response of plant viruses. Journal of Applied Ecology. 43 (3), pp. 506-516. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2006.01159.x

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

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Atkinson, P. W., Fuller, R. J., Vickery, J. A., Conway, G., Tallowin, J. R. B., Smith, R. E. N., Haysom, K., Ines, T., Asteraki, E. J. and Brown, V. K. 2005. Influence of agricultural management, sward structure and food resources on grassland field use, by birds in lowland England. Journal of Applied Ecology. 42 (5), pp. 932-942. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2005.01070.x

The effect of patch size and separation on bumblebee foraging in oilseed rape: implications for gene flow

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Cresswell, J. E. and Osborne, J. L. 2004. The effect of patch size and separation on bumblebee foraging in oilseed rape: implications for gene flow. Journal of Applied Ecology. 41 (3), pp. 539-546. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.0021-8901.2004.00912.x

Aerial activity of linyphiid spiders: modelling dispersal distances from meteorology and behaviour

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Thomas, C. F. G., Brain, P. and Jepson, P. C. 2003. Aerial activity of linyphiid spiders: modelling dispersal distances from meteorology and behaviour. Journal of Applied Ecology. 40, pp. 912-927.

Design, analysis and statistical power of the Farm-Scale Evaluations of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops

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Perry, J. N., Rothery, P., Clark, S. J., Heard, M. S. and Hawes, C. 2003. Design, analysis and statistical power of the Farm-Scale Evaluations of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops. Journal of Applied Ecology. 40 (1), pp. 17-31. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2664.2003.00786.x

An introduction to the farm-scale evaluations of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops

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Firbank, L. G., Heard, M. S., Woiwod, I. P., Hawes, C., Haughton, A. J., Champion, G. T., Scott, R. J., Hill, M. O., Dewar, A. M., Squires, G. R., May, M. J., Brooks, D. R., Bohan, D. A., Daniels, R. E., Osborne, J. L., Roy, D. B., Black, H. I. J., Rothery, P. and Perry, J. N. 2003. An introduction to the farm-scale evaluations of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops. Journal of Applied Ecology. 40 (1), pp. 2-16. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2664.2003.00787.x

Soil microbial community, fertility, vegetation and diversity as targets in the restoration management of a meadow grassland

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Smith, R. S., Shiel, R. S., Bardgett, R. D., Millward, D., Corkhill, P., Rolph, G., Hobbs, P. J. and Peacock, S. 2003. Soil microbial community, fertility, vegetation and diversity as targets in the restoration management of a meadow grassland. Journal of Applied Ecology. 40 (1), pp. 51-64.

The effect of rainfall on the survivorship and establishment of a biocontrol agent

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Norris, R. J., Memmott, J. and Lovell, D. J. 2002. The effect of rainfall on the survivorship and establishment of a biocontrol agent. Journal of Applied Ecology. 39, pp. 226-234.

Restoration of species-rich grassland on arable land: assessing the limiting processes using a multi-site experiment

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Pywell, R. F., Bullock, J. M., Hopkins, A., Walker, K. J., Sparks, T. H., Burke, M. J. W. and Peel, S. 2002. Restoration of species-rich grassland on arable land: assessing the limiting processes using a multi-site experiment. Journal of Applied Ecology. 39 (2), pp. 294-309.

Does host genotype diversity affect the distribution of insect and disease damage in willow cropping systems?

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Peacock, L., Hunter, T., Turner, H. and Brain, P. 2001. Does host genotype diversity affect the distribution of insect and disease damage in willow cropping systems? Journal of Applied Ecology. 38 (5), pp. 1070-1081. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2664.2001.00655.x

Aggregation and temporal stability of carabid beetle distributions in field and hedgerow habitats

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Thomas, C. F. G., Parkinson, L., Griffiths, G. J. K., Fernandez Garcia, A. and Marshall, E. J. P. 2001. Aggregation and temporal stability of carabid beetle distributions in field and hedgerow habitats. Journal of Applied Ecology. 38, pp. 100-116.