Collaborative statistical investigations into biological processes

Project (past)

Project dates01 Apr 1997 to end of 31 Mar 2001
Project number4034
DepartmentAgricultural Systems (AS)
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Environmental change and the phenology of European aphids

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Harrington, R., Clark, S. J., Welham, S. J., Verrier, P. J., Denholm, C. H., Hulle, M., Maurice, D., Rounsevell, M. D., Cocu, N. and European Union Examine Consortium 2007. Environmental change and the phenology of European aphids. Global Change Biology. 13 (8), pp. 1550-1564. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2486.2007.01394.x

Influence of host plant on susceptibility of the aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum (Hemiptera: Aphididae) to the fungal pathogen Pandora neoaphidis (Zygomycetes: Entomophthorales)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Tkaczuk, C., Shah, P. A., Clark, S. J. and Pell, J. K. 2007. Influence of host plant on susceptibility of the aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum (Hemiptera: Aphididae) to the fungal pathogen Pandora neoaphidis (Zygomycetes: Entomophthorales). European Journal of Entomology. 104, pp. 205-210. https://doi.org/10.14411/eje.2007.032

Weed seed resources for birds in fields with contrasting conventional and genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Gibbons, D. W., Bohan, D. A., Rothery, P., Stuart, R. C., Haughton, A. J., Scott, R. J., Wilson, J. D., Perry, J. N., Clark, S. J., Dawson, R. J. G. and Firbank, L. G. 2006. Weed seed resources for birds in fields with contrasting conventional and genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B Biological Sciences. 273, pp. 1921-1928. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2006.3522

Simulated beetle defoliation on willow genotypes in mixture and monotype plantations

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Powers, S. J., Peacock, L., Yap, M-L. and Brain, P. 2006. Simulated beetle defoliation on willow genotypes in mixture and monotype plantations. Annals of Applied Biology - AAB. 148 (1), pp. 27-38. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7348.2005.00035.x

Effects of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant cropping systems on weed seedbanks in two years of following crops

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Firbank, L. G., Rothery, P., May, M. J., Clark, S. J., Scott, R. J., Stuart, R. C., Boffey, C. W. H., Brooks, D. R., Champion, G. T., Haughton, A. J., Hawes, C., Heard, M. S., Dewar, A. M., Perry, J. N. and Squire, G. R. 2006. Effects of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant cropping systems on weed seedbanks in two years of following crops. Biology Letters. 2, pp. 140-143. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2005.0390

Farm Scale Evaluations of spring-sown genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops: a statistical assessment

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Clark, S. J., Rothery, P. and Perry, J. N. 2006. Farm Scale Evaluations of spring-sown genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops: a statistical assessment. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B Biological Sciences. 272, pp. 237-243. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2005.3282

Effect of fungal infection on the reproductive potential of aphids and their progeny

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Baverstock, J., Roy, H. E., Clark, S. J., Alderson, P. G. and Pell, J. K. 2006. Effect of fungal infection on the reproductive potential of aphids and their progeny. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 91, pp. 136-139. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jip.2005.11.005

Age-related increase in levels of insecticidal protein in the progenies of transgenic oilseed rape and its efficacy against a susceptible strain of diamondback moth

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Wei, W., Schuler, T. H., Clark, S. J., Stewart, C. N. and Poppy, G. M. 2005. Age-related increase in levels of insecticidal protein in the progenies of transgenic oilseed rape and its efficacy against a susceptible strain of diamondback moth. Annals of Applied Biology - AAB. 147 (3), pp. 227-234. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7348.2005.00024.x

Wheat containing snowdrop lectin (GNA) does not affect infection of the cereal aphid Metopolophium dirhodum by the fungal natural enemy Pandora neoaphidis

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Shah, P. A., Gatehouse, A. M. R., Clark, S. J. and Pell, J. K. 2005. Wheat containing snowdrop lectin (GNA) does not affect infection of the cereal aphid Metopolophium dirhodum by the fungal natural enemy Pandora neoaphidis. Transgenic Research. 14, pp. 473-476. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11248-005-5877-1

Predicting the environmental thresholds for cambial and secondary vascular tissue development in stems of hybrid aspen

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Barlow, P. W. and Powers, S. J. 2005. Predicting the environmental thresholds for cambial and secondary vascular tissue development in stems of hybrid aspen. Annals Of Forest Science. 62, pp. 565-573.

Invertebrate biodiversity in maize following withdrawal of triazine herbicides

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Brooks, D. R., Clark, S. J., Perry, J. N., Bohan, D. A., Champion, G. T., Firbank, L. G., Haughton, A. J., Hawes, C., Heard, M. S. and Woiwod, I. P. 2005. Invertebrate biodiversity in maize following withdrawal of triazine herbicides. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B Biological Sciences. 272, pp. 1497-1502. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2005.3102

Laboratory studies of the effects of reduced prey choice caused by Bt plants on a predatory insect

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Schuler, T. H., Clark, A. J., Clark, S. J., Poppy, G. M., Stewart, C. N. Jr and Denholm, I. 2005. Laboratory studies of the effects of reduced prey choice caused by Bt plants on a predatory insect. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 95 (3), pp. 243-247. https://doi.org/10.1079/BER2004356

Could learning of pollen odours by honey bees (Apis mellifera ) play a role in their foraging behaviour?

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cook, S. M., Sandoz, J-C., Martin, A. P., Murray, D. A., Poppy, G. M. and Williams, I. H. 2005. Could learning of pollen odours by honey bees (Apis mellifera ) play a role in their foraging behaviour? Physiological Entomology. 30 (2), pp. 164-174. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3032.2005.00445.x

Effects on weed and invertebrate abundance and diversity of herbicide management in genetically modified herbicide-tolerant winter-sown oilseed rape

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Bohan, D. A., Boffey, C. W. H., Brooks, D. R., Clark, S. J., Dewar, A. M., Firbank, L. G., Haughton, A. J., Hawes, C., Heard, M. S., May, M. J., Osborne, J. L., Perry, J. N., Rothery, P., Roy, D. B., Scott, R. J., Squire, G. R., Woiwod, I. P. and Champion, G. T. 2005. Effects on weed and invertebrate abundance and diversity of herbicide management in genetically modified herbicide-tolerant winter-sown oilseed rape. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B Biological Sciences. 272, pp. 463-474. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2004.3049

Effect of a turnip rape (Brassica rapa ) trap crop on stem-mining pests and their parasitoids in winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus )

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Barari, H., Cook, S. M., Clark, S. J. and Williams, I. H. 2005. Effect of a turnip rape (Brassica rapa ) trap crop on stem-mining pests and their parasitoids in winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus ). BioControl. 50, pp. 69-86. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10526-004-0895-0

Conservation biological control with the fungal pathogen Pandora neoaphidis : implications of aphid species, host plant and predator foraging

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Ekesi, S., Shah, P. A., Clark, S. J. and Pell, J. K. 2005. Conservation biological control with the fungal pathogen Pandora neoaphidis : implications of aphid species, host plant and predator foraging. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 7 (1), pp. 21-30. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1461-9555.2005.00239.x

Interactions between Pandora blunckii and Zoophthora radicans isolates in Plutella xylostella populations

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Guzman-Franco, A., Clark, S. J., Alderson, P. G. and Pell, J. K. 2004. Interactions between Pandora blunckii and Zoophthora radicans isolates in Plutella xylostella populations. Abstracts 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Helsinki, 1-6 August 2004 . pp. 68

Evidence for gene flow and local clonal selection in field populations of the grain aphid (Sitobion avenae ) in Britain revealed using microsatellites

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Llewellyn, K. S., Loxdale, H. D., Harrington, R., Clark, S. J. and Sunnucks, P. 2004. Evidence for gene flow and local clonal selection in field populations of the grain aphid (Sitobion avenae ) in Britain revealed using microsatellites. Heredity. 93, pp. 143-153.

Effect of fungal infection on the reproductive potential of aphids and their progeny

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Baverstock, J., Roy, H. E., Clark, S. J. and Pell, J. K. 2004. Effect of fungal infection on the reproductive potential of aphids and their progeny. Abstracts 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Helsinki, 1-6 August 2004 . pp. 68

Research needs on the design, analysis and statistical powers of studies of the effects of agricultural practices on biodiversity

C1 - Edited contributions to conferences/learned societies
Perry, J. N., Clark, S. J. and Rothery, P. 2004. Research needs on the design, analysis and statistical powers of studies of the effects of agricultural practices on biodiversity. Watt, A. D., Kull, T., Scally, L., Tinch, R., Young, J. and Bolger, T. (ed.) Sustaining Livelihoods and Biodiversity - Attaining the 2010 Target in the European Biodiversity Strategy. Report of an Electronic Conference, May 2004 . pp. 36

Ban on triazine herbicides likely to reduce but not negate relative benefits of GMHT maize cropping

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Perry, J. N., Firbank, L. G., Champion, G. T., Clark, S. J., Heard, M. S., May, M. J., Hawes, C., Squire, G. R., Rothery, P., Woiwod, I. P. and Pidgeon, J. D. 2004. Ban on triazine herbicides likely to reduce but not negate relative benefits of GMHT maize cropping. Nature. 428 (6980), pp. 313-316. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature02374

Effects of Bt plants on the development and survival of the parasitoid Cotesia plutellae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in susceptible and Bt-resistant larvae of the diamondback moth Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Schuler, T. H., Denholm, I., Clark, S. J., Stewart, C. N. and Poppy, G. M. 2004. Effects of Bt plants on the development and survival of the parasitoid Cotesia plutellae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in susceptible and Bt-resistant larvae of the diamondback moth Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae). Journal of Insect Physiology. 50, pp. 435-443.

Do pollen beetles need pollen? The effect of pollen on oviposition, survival and development of a flower-feeding herbivore

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cook, S. M., Murray, D. A. and Williams, I. H. 2004. Do pollen beetles need pollen? The effect of pollen on oviposition, survival and development of a flower-feeding herbivore. Ecological Entomology. 29 (2), pp. 164-173. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.0307-6946.2004.00589.x

Assessment of aphid host range and isolate variability in Pandora neoaphidis (Zygomycetes: Entomophthorales)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Shah, P. A., Clark, S. J. and Pell, J. K. 2004. Assessment of aphid host range and isolate variability in Pandora neoaphidis (Zygomycetes: Entomophthorales). Biological Control. 29, pp. 90-99. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1049-9644(03)00130-0

Modelling stem canker (Leptosphaeria maculans ) on winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus )

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Papastamati, K., Van Den Bosch, F. and Jeger, M. J. 2003. Modelling stem canker (Leptosphaeria maculans ) on winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus ).

A mechanistic model for stem canker (Leptosphaeria maculans ) on winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus )

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Papastamati, K., Jeger, M. and Van Den Bosch, F. 2003. A mechanistic model for stem canker (Leptosphaeria maculans ) on winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus ). Proceedings 11th International Rapeseed Congress, Copenhagen, 6-10 July 2003 . pp. 1160-1162

An environmental physics driven model for leaf wetness duration on winter oilseed rape

C1 - Edited contributions to conferences/learned societies
Papastamati, K., McCartney, H. A. and Van Den Bosch, F. 2003. An environmental physics driven model for leaf wetness duration on winter oilseed rape. Proceedings 11th International Rapeseed Congress, Copenhagen, 6-10 July 2003 . pp. 1163-1165

Farm scale evaluations of GM crops: effects of the management of field scale releases of genetically-modified herbicide-tolerant crops on the abundance and diversity of farmland wildlife. Interim report 1 April 2003

D1 - Technical reports: non-confidential
Firbank, L. G., Brooks, D., Bohan, D. A., Champion, G. T., Clark, S. J., Daniels, R., Dewar, A. M., Fairfax, C., Haughton, A. J., Hawes, C., Heard, M., Hill, M., May, M. J., Osborne, J. L., Pidgeon, J. D., Perry, J. N., Rossall, M., Rothery, P., Roy, D., Scott, R., Squire, G., Whittaker, D. and Woiwod, I. P. 2003. Farm scale evaluations of GM crops: effects of the management of field scale releases of genetically-modified herbicide-tolerant crops on the abundance and diversity of farmland wildlife. Interim report 1 April 2003.

Farm scale evaluations of GM crops: effects of the management of field scale releases of genetically-modified herbicide-tolerant crops on the abundance and diversity of farmland wildlife. Interim report 1 November 2003

D1 - Technical reports: non-confidential
Firbank, L. G., Brooks, D., Bohan, D. A., Champion, G. T., Clark, S. J., Daniels, R., Dewar, A. M., Haughton, A. J., Hawes, C., Heard, M., Hill, M., May, M. J., Osborne, J. L., Pidgeon, J. D., Perry, J. N., Rothery, P., Roy, D., Scott, R., Squire, G. and Woiwod, I. P. 2003. Farm scale evaluations of GM crops: effects of the management of field scale releases of genetically-modified herbicide-tolerant crops on the abundance and diversity of farmland wildlife. Interim report 1 November 2003.

Direct and indirect estimates of Pandora neoaphidis conidia in laboratory bioassays with aphids

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Shah, P. A., Clark, S. J. and Pell, J. K. 2003. Direct and indirect estimates of Pandora neoaphidis conidia in laboratory bioassays with aphids. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 84, pp. 145-147.

Population dynamics of the large nettle aphid, Microlophium carnosum , and entomopathogenic fungi

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Shah, P. A., Clark, S. J. and Pell, J. K. 2003. Population dynamics of the large nettle aphid, Microlophium carnosum , and entomopathogenic fungi. Abstracts British Ecological Society Annual Meeting, Manchester, 9-11 September 2003 .

The implications of spring-sown genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops for farmland biodiversity: a commentary on the Farm Scale Evaluations of spring sown crops (DEFRA report)

D1 - Technical reports: non-confidential
Firbank, L. G., Perry, J. N., Squire, G. R., Bohan, D. A., Brooks, D. R., Champion, G. T., Clark, S. J., Daniels, R. E., Dewar, A. M., Haughton, A. J., Hawes, C., Heard, M. S., Hill, M. O., May, M. J., Osborne, J. L., Rothery, P., Roy, D. B., Scott, R. J. and Woiwod, I. P. 2003. The implications of spring-sown genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops for farmland biodiversity: a commentary on the Farm Scale Evaluations of spring sown crops (DEFRA report).

Design of the farm-scale evaluations of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Rothery, P., Clark, S. J. and Perry, J. N. 2003. Design of the farm-scale evaluations of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops. Environmetrics. 14 (7), pp. 711-717. https://doi.org/10.1002/env.619

Responses of plants and invertebrate trophic groups to contrasting herbicide regimes in the Farm Scale Evaluations of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Hawes, C., Haughton, A. J., Osborne, J. L., Roy, D. B., Clark, S. J., Perry, J. N., Rothery, P., Bohan, D. A., Brooks, D. R., Champion, G. T., Dewar, A. M., Heard, M. S., Woiwod, I. P., Daniels, R. E., Young, M. W., Parish, A. M., Scott, R. J., Firbank, L. G. and Squire, G. R. 2003. Responses of plants and invertebrate trophic groups to contrasting herbicide regimes in the Farm Scale Evaluations of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences. 358, pp. 1899-1913.

Invertebrates and vegetation of field margins adjacent to crops subject to contrasting herbicide regimes in the Farm Scale Evaluations of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Roy, D. B., Bohan, D. A., Haughton, A. J., Hill, M. O., Osborne, J. L., Clark, S. J., Perry, J. N., Rothery, P., Scott, R. J., Brooks, D. R., Champion, G. T., Hawes, C., Heard, M. S. and Firbank, L. G. 2003. Invertebrates and vegetation of field margins adjacent to crops subject to contrasting herbicide regimes in the Farm Scale Evaluations of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences. 358, pp. 1879-1898.

Invertebrate responses to the management of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant and conventional spring crops. II. Within-field epigeal and aerial arthropods

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Haughton, A. J., Champion, G. T., Hawes, C., Heard, M. S., Brooks, D. R., Bohan, D. A., Clark, S. J., Dewar, A. M., Firbank, L. G., Osborne, J. L., Perry, J. N., Rothery, P., Roy, D. B., Scott, R. J., Woiwod, I. P., Birchall, C., Skellern, M. P., Walker, J. H., Baker, P., Browne, E. L., Dewar, A. J. G., Garner, B. H., Haylock, L. A., Horne, S. L., Mason, N. S., Sands, R. J. N. and Walker, M. J. 2003. Invertebrate responses to the management of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant and conventional spring crops. II. Within-field epigeal and aerial arthropods. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences. 358, pp. 1863-1877.

Invertebrate responses to the management of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant and conventional spring crops. I. Soil-surface-active invertebrates

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Brooks, D. R., Bohan, D. A., Champion, G. T., Haughton, A. J., Hawes, C., Heard, M. S., Clark, S. J., Dewar, A. M., Firbank, L. G., Perry, J. N., Rothery, P., Scott, R. J., Woiwod, I. P., Birchall, C., Skellern, M. P., Walker, J. H., Baker, P., Bell, D., Browne, E. L., Dewar, A. J. G., Fairfax, C. M., Garner, B. H., Haylock, L. A., Horne, S. L., Hulmes, S. E., Mason, N. S., Norton, L. R., Nuttall, P., Sands, R. J. N. and Walker, M. J. 2003. Invertebrate responses to the management of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant and conventional spring crops. I. Soil-surface-active invertebrates. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences. 358, pp. 1847-1862. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2003.1407

Weeds in fields with contrasting conventional and genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops. II. Effects on individual species

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Heard, M. S., Hawes, C., Champion, G. T., Clark, S. J., Firbank, L. G., Haughton, A. J., Parish, A. M., Perry, J. N., Rothery, P., Roy, D. B., Scott, R. J., Skellern, M. P., Squire, G. R. and Hill, M. O. 2003. Weeds in fields with contrasting conventional and genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops. II. Effects on individual species. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences. 358, pp. 1833-1846.

Weeds in fields with contrasting conventional and genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops. I. Effects on abundance and diversity

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Heard, M. S., Hawes, C., Champion, G. T., Clark, S. J., Firbank, L. G., Haughton, A. J., Parish, A. M., Perry, J. N., Rothery, P., Scott, R. J., Skellern, M. P., Squire, G. R. and Hill, M. O. 2003. Weeds in fields with contrasting conventional and genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops. I. Effects on abundance and diversity. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences. 358, pp. 1819-1832.

Crop management and agronomic context of the Farm Scale Evaluations of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Champion, G. T., May, M. J., Bennett, S., Brooks, D. R., Clark, S. J., Daniels, R. E., Firbank, L. G., Haughton, A. J., Hawes, C., Heard, M. S., Perry, J. N., Randle, Z., Rossall, M. J., Rothery, P., Skellern, M. P., Scott, R. J., Squire, G. R. and Thomas, M. R. 2003. Crop management and agronomic context of the Farm Scale Evaluations of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences. 358, pp. 1801-1818.