The Rothamsted Insect Survey [2012-2017]

Project (past)

Project dates01 Apr 2012 to end of 31 Mar 2017
Researchers
Principal InvestigatorJames Bell
FunderBiotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Project numberS5191
5191
DepartmentAgroecology (AGEC)
Research fish codeBBS/E/C/00005191
Grant IDBBS/E/C/00005191

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Rothamsted Insect Survey Online Database

N - Datasets
Rothamsted Insect Survey 2022. Rothamsted Insect Survey Online Database. Rothamsted Research. https://doi.org/10.23637/rothamsted.987q7

Dynamic selection of environmental variables to improve the prediction of aphid phenology: A machine learning approach

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Holloway, P., Kudenko, D. and Bell, J. R. 2018. Dynamic selection of environmental variables to improve the prediction of aphid phenology: A machine learning approach. Ecological Indicators. 88 (May), pp. 512-521. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.10.032

A New Approach to Modelling the Relationship Between Annual Population Abundance Indices and Weather Data

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Elston, D. A., Brewer, M. J., Martay, B., Johnston, A., Henrys, P. A., Bell, J. R., Harrington, R., Monteith, D. T., Brereton, T. M., Boughey, K. L. and Pearce-Higgins, J. W. 2017. A New Approach to Modelling the Relationship Between Annual Population Abundance Indices and Weather Data. Journal of Agricultural Biological and Environmental Statistics. 22 (4), pp. 427-445. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13253-017-0287-4

Arthropod pest control for UK oilseed rape – comparing insecticide efficacies, side effects and alternatives

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Zhang, Han, Breeze, T., Bailey, A., Garthwaite, D. G., Harrington, R. and Potts, S. G. 2017. Arthropod pest control for UK oilseed rape – comparing insecticide efficacies, side effects and alternatives. PLOS ONE. 12 (1), p. e0169475. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0169475

Climate and atmospheric change impacts on aphids as vectors of plant diseases

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Ryalls, J. M. W. and Harrington, R. 2017. Climate and atmospheric change impacts on aphids as vectors of plant diseases. in: Johnson, S. N. and Jones, T. H. (ed.) Global Climate Change and Terrestial Invertebrates (Chapter 9) Wiley. pp. 148-175

Mechanistic model for predicting the seasonal abundance of Culicoides biting midges and the impacts of insecticide control

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
White, S. M., Sanders, C. J., Shortall, C. R. and Purse, B. V. 2017. Mechanistic model for predicting the seasonal abundance of Culicoides biting midges and the impacts of insecticide control. Parasites & Vectors. 10 (1), p. 162. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-017-2097-5

The long-term population dynamics of common wasps in their native and invaded range

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lester, P. J., Haywood, J., Archer, M. E. and Shortall, C. R. 2017. The long-term population dynamics of common wasps in their native and invaded range. Journal of Animal Ecology. 86 (2), pp. 337-347. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12622

An indicator highlights seasonal variation in the response of Lepidoptera communities to warming

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Martay, B., Monteith, D. T., Brewer, M. J., Brereton, T., Shortall, C. R. and Pearce-Higgins, J. W. 2016. An indicator highlights seasonal variation in the response of Lepidoptera communities to warming. Ecological Indicators. 68 (September), pp. 126-133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.01.057

Phenological sensitivity to climate across taxa and trophic levels

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Thackeray, S. J., Henrys, P. A., Hemming, D., Bell, J. R., Botham, M. S., Burthe, S., Helaouet, P., Johns, D. G., Jones, I. D., Leech, D. I., Mackay, E. B., Massimino, D., Atkinson, S., Bacon, P. J., Brereton, T. M., Carvalho, L., Clutton-Brock, T. H., Duck, C., Edwards, M., Elliott, J. M., Hall, S. J. G., Harrington, R., Pearce-Higgins, J. W., Hoye, T. T., Kruuk, L. E. B., Pemberton, J. M., Sparks, T. H., Thompson, P. M., White, I., Winfield, I. J. and Wanless, S. 2016. Phenological sensitivity to climate across taxa and trophic levels. Nature. 535 (7611), pp. 241-5. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature18608

Changes in large-scale climate alter spatial synchrony of aphid pests

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Sheppard, L. W., Bell, J. R., Harrington, R. and Reuman, D. C. 2016. Changes in large-scale climate alter spatial synchrony of aphid pests. Nature Climate Change. 6, pp. 610-613. https://doi.org/10.1038/NCLIMATE2881

Susceptibility of adult cat fleas (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae) to insecticides and status of insecticide resistance mutations at the Rdl and knockdown resistance loci

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Rust, M. K., Vetter, R., Denholm, I., Blagburn, B., Williamson, M. S., Kopp, S., Coleman, G., Hostetler, J., Davis, W., Mencke, N., Rees, R., Foit, S., Bohm, C. and Tetzner, K. 2015. Susceptibility of adult cat fleas (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae) to insecticides and status of insecticide resistance mutations at the Rdl and knockdown resistance loci. Parasitology Research. 114 (Supplement 1), pp. S7-S18. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-015-4512-1

Large-scale migration synchrony between parasitoids and their host

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Perez-Rodriguez, J., Shortall, C. R. and Bell, J. R. 2015. Large-scale migration synchrony between parasitoids and their host. Ecological Entomology. 40 (5), pp. 654-659. https://doi.org/10.1111/een.12241

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

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
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

Accented Hawk Nephele accentifera: a new species for Europe

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Shortall, C. R., Wilmot-Dear, C. M. and Thomas, E. A. 2015. Accented Hawk Nephele accentifera: a new species for Europe. Atropos. 53, pp. 92-93.

Long-term phenological trends, species accumulation rates, aphid traits and climate: five decades of change in migrating aphids

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Bell, J. R., Alderson, L. J., Izera, D., Kruger, T., Parker, S. J., Pickup, J., Shortall, C. R., Taylor, M. S., Verrier, P. J. and Harrington, R. 2015. Long-term phenological trends, species accumulation rates, aphid traits and climate: five decades of change in migrating aphids. Journal of Animal Ecology. 84 (1), pp. 21-34. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12282

The Rothamsted Insect Survey strikes gold

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Harrington, R. 2014. The Rothamsted Insect Survey strikes gold. Antenna. 38 (3), pp. 158-166.

The resistance trap: growing aphid threats

C1 - Edited contributions to conferences/learned societies
Harrington, R., Cox, D., Foster, S. P., Taylor, M. S. and Williamson, M. S. 2014. The resistance trap: growing aphid threats. Crop production in Southern Britain: precision decisions for profitable cropping. Aspects of Applied Biology 127 . Association of Applied Biologists (AAB) Wellesbourne Warwick . pp. 287-294

Ecological correlates of local extinction and colonisation in the British ladybird beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Comont, R. F., Roy, H. E., Harrington, R., Shortall, C. R. and Purse, B. V. 2014. Ecological correlates of local extinction and colonisation in the British ladybird beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Biological Invasions. 16 (9), pp. 1805-1817. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-013-0628-3

Escape from parasitism by the invasive alien ladybird, Harmonia axyridis

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Comont, R. F., Purse, B. V., Phillips, W., Kunin, W. E., Hanson, M., Lewis, O. T., Harrington, R., Shortall, C. R., Rondoni, G. and Roy, H. E. 2014. Escape from parasitism by the invasive alien ladybird, Harmonia axyridis. Insect Conservation and Diversity. 7 (4), pp. 334-342. https://doi.org/10.1111/icad.12060

The State of Britain’s Larger Moths 2013

E - Books edited/written by staff member, alone/with others
Fox, R., Parsons, M. S., Chapman, J. W., Woiwod, I. P., Warren, M. S., Brooks, D. R., Conrad, K. F., Gould, P. J. L., Harrington, R., Shortall, C. R. and Verrier, P. 2013. The State of Britain’s Larger Moths 2013. Butterfly Conservation.

The Rothamsted Insect Survey: gold standard aphid monitoring

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Harrington, R., Taylor, M. S., Alderson, L. J., Shortall, C. R., Kruger, T., Izera, D., Verrier, P. J. and Pickup, J. 2013. The Rothamsted Insect Survey: gold standard aphid monitoring. Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists.

Ten amazing fact about aphids (that you would probably rather not know)

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Harrington, R. 2013. Ten amazing fact about aphids (that you would probably rather not know). British Sugar Beet Review. 81(1), pp. 18-21.

Natural enemies drive geographic variation in plant defenses

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Zust, T., Heichinger, C., Grossniklaus, U., Harrington, R., Kleibenstein, D. J. and Turnbull, L. A. 2012. Natural enemies drive geographic variation in plant defenses. Science - AAAS. 338 (6103), pp. 116-119. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1226397

The Rothamsted Insect Survey: old traps, new tricks

C1 - Edited contributions to conferences/learned societies
Harrington, R., Taylor, M. S., Shortall, C. R., Alderson, L. J., Mallott, M. and Verrier, P. J. 2012. The Rothamsted Insect Survey: old traps, new tricks. Crop Protection in Southern Britain. Aspects of Applied Biology 117 . pp. 157-164

Population genetics of Tuberolachnus salignus, an obligate parthenogenetic aphid

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Aradottir, G. I., Hanley, S. J., Collins, C. M., Dawson, K. J., Karp, A., Leather, S. R., Shield, I. F. and Harrington, R. 2012. Population genetics of Tuberolachnus salignus, an obligate parthenogenetic aphid. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 14 (2), pp. 197-205. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1461-9563.2011.00559.x

The trait and host plant ecology of aphids and their distribution and abundance in the United Kingdom

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Bell, J. R., Taylor, M. S., Shortall, C. R., Welham, S. J. and Harrington, R. 2012. The trait and host plant ecology of aphids and their distribution and abundance in the United Kingdom. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 21 (4), pp. 405-415. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1466-8238.2011.00685.x