Aphid ecology and population dynamics

Project (past)

Project dates01 Apr 1999 to end of 31 Mar 2008
FunderBiotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Project number4200
DepartmentPlant and Invertebrate Ecology (PIE)
Research fish codeBBS/E/C/00004200
Grant IDBBS/E/C/00004200

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Trends in the timings of the start and end of annual flight periods

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Harrington, R. and Clark, S. J. 2010. Trends in the timings of the start and end of annual flight periods. in: Dixon, A. F. G., Michaud, J. P. and Kindlmann, P. (ed.) Aphid biodiversity under environmental change Springer, Dordrecht. pp. 41-54

Interannual dynamics of aerial and arboreal green spruce aphid populations

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Day, K. R., Ayres, M. P., Harrington, R. and Kidd, N. A. C. 2010. Interannual dynamics of aerial and arboreal green spruce aphid populations. Population Ecology. 52, pp. 317-327. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10144-009-0190-0

Climate mediated exogenous forcing and synchrony in populations of the oak aphid in the UK

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Estay, S. A., Lima, M. and Harrington, R. 2009. Climate mediated exogenous forcing and synchrony in populations of the oak aphid in the UK. Oikos. 118 (2), pp. 175-182. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0706.2008.17043.x

Flying in the face of change

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Harrington, R. 2008. Flying in the face of change. BBSRC Business. July 2008, pp. 12-13.

Are pests an increasing threat to vegetables?

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Harrington, R. 2008. Are pests an increasing threat to vegetables? Abstracts ADAS/Syngenta UK Vegetable Industry Conference and Exhibition, Peterborough, 12 February 2008 .

Impacts of climate change on aphids

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Harrington, R. 2007. Impacts of climate change on aphids. Abstracts NJF Seminar 402: Virus Vector Management in a Changing Climate, Kristianstad, 9-11 Ocotber 2007 . pp. 55-57

Viruses, vectors, host plants and environment: from complexity to control?

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Harrington, R. 2007. Viruses, vectors, host plants and environment: from complexity to control? Abstracts NJF Seminar 402: Virus Vector Management in a Changing Climate, Kristianstad, 9-11 October 2007 . pp. 9-11

Temporal variations in English populations of a forest insect pest, the green spruce aphid (Elatobium abietinum) associated with the North Atlantic Oscillation and global warming

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Westgarth-Smith, A. R., Leroy, S. A. G., Collins, P. E. F. and Harrington, R. 2007. Temporal variations in English populations of a forest insect pest, the green spruce aphid (Elatobium abietinum) associated with the North Atlantic Oscillation and global warming. Quaternary International. 173-174, pp. 153-160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2007.05.001

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

Autumn control of rosy apple aphid, Dysaphis plantaginea (Passerini), with aphicides

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cross, J. V., Cubison, S., Harris, A. and Harrington, R. 2007. Autumn control of rosy apple aphid, Dysaphis plantaginea (Passerini), with aphicides. Crop Protection. 26, pp. 1140-1149. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cropro.2006.10.007

Vectors and viruses in a warmer world

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Harrington, R. 2007. Vectors and viruses in a warmer world. Abstracts 13th European Association for Potato Research Virology Section Meeting, Aviemore, 17-22 June 2007 . pp. 28-29

Temporal and spatial incidence of alleles conferring knockdown resistance to pyrethroids in the peach-potato aphid, Myzus persicae (Hemiptera: Aphididae), and their association with other insecticide resistance mechanisms

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Anstead, J. A., Mallet, J. and Denholm, I. 2007. Temporal and spatial incidence of alleles conferring knockdown resistance to pyrethroids in the peach-potato aphid, Myzus persicae (Hemiptera: Aphididae), and their association with other insecticide resistance mechanisms. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 97, pp. 243-252. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007485307004889

Resistance watch

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Harrington, R., Anstead, J. A., Denholm, I., Foster, S. P., Parker, S. J. and Cox, D. M. 2007. Resistance watch. British Sugar Beet Review. 75(1), pp. 37-38.

Foresight from hindsight: the Rothamsted Insect Survey

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Harrington, R. and Woiwod, I. P. 2007. Foresight from hindsight: the Rothamsted Insect Survey. Outlooks on Pest Management. 18 (1), pp. 9-14. https://doi.org/10.1564/18feb03

Monitoring potential mosquito vectors of West Nile virus in the UK using the Rothamsted suction trap network. A report on work carried out by Rothamsted Research for the Department of Health

D1 - Technical reports: non-confidential
Sivell, D., Harrington, R. and Shortall, C. R. 2006. Monitoring potential mosquito vectors of West Nile virus in the UK using the Rothamsted suction trap network. A report on work carried out by Rothamsted Research for the Department of Health.

The migration of insect vectors of plant and animal viruses

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Reynolds, D. R., Chapman, J. W. and Harrington, R. 2006. The migration of insect vectors of plant and animal viruses. Advances in Virus Research. 67, pp. 453-517. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0065-3527(06)67012-7

Long-term trends in aerial insect populations. Final report to English Nature

D1 - Technical reports: non-confidential
Shortall, C. R., Harrington, R., Hall, M. J. and Clark, S. J. 2006. Long-term trends in aerial insect populations. Final report to English Nature. English Nature.

Adaptable aphids can fly in the face of climate change

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Harrington, R. 2005. Adaptable aphids can fly in the face of climate change. Abstracts 2nd International Symposium of Entomological Science COE: Innovative Food and Environmental Studies Pioneered by Entomomimetic Sciences, Kyoto, 31 October-2 November 2005 . pp. 11

Population and insecticide resistance dynamics in aphid vectors of beet viruses. Final report on project number 01/01 to BBRO

D1 - Technical reports: non-confidential
Harrington, R., Parker, S. J., Taylor, M. S., Waters, J. W. and Adamowicz, T. 2005. Population and insecticide resistance dynamics in aphid vectors of beet viruses. Final report on project number 01/01 to BBRO.

Analysis of spatial patterns at a geographical scale over north-western Europe from point-referenced aphid count data

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cocu, N., Conrad, K. F., Harrington, R. and Rounsevell, M. D. A. 2005. Analysis of spatial patterns at a geographical scale over north-western Europe from point-referenced aphid count data. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 95 (1), pp. 47-56. https://doi.org/10.1079/BER2004338

Spatial autocorrelation as a tool for identifying the geographical patterns of aphid annual abundance

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cocu, N., Harrington, R., Hulle, M. and Rounsevell, M. D. A. 2005. Spatial autocorrelation as a tool for identifying the geographical patterns of aphid annual abundance. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 7 (1), pp. 31-43. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1461-9555.2005.00245.x

Epidemiology and forecasting of small grain viruses of the Luteoviridae family

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Dedryver, C. A. and Harrington, R. 2004. Epidemiology and forecasting of small grain viruses of the Luteoviridae family. in: Lapierre, H. and Signoret, P. (ed.) Viruses and virus diseases of Poaceae Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Paris. pp. 155-170

Dynamics of production of sexual forms in aphids: theoretical and experimental evidence for adaptive 'coin-flipping' plasticity

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Halkett, F., Harrington, R., Hulle, M., Kindlmann, P., Menu, F., Rispe, C. and Plantegenest, M. 2004. Dynamics of production of sexual forms in aphids: theoretical and experimental evidence for adaptive 'coin-flipping' plasticity. The American Naturalist. 163 (6), pp. E112-E125. https://doi.org/10.1086/383618

Aphid individual performance may not predict population responses to elevated CO2 or O3

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Awmack, C. S., Harrington, R. and Lindroth, R. L. 2004. Aphid individual performance may not predict population responses to elevated CO2 or O3. Global Change Biology. 10 (8), pp. 1414-1423. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2486.2004.00800.x

Temporal changes in abundance of insects of importance as bird food. Final report to English Nature

D1 - Technical reports: non-confidential
Moore, A., Harrington, R., Hall, M. J. and Woiwod, I. P. 2004. Temporal changes in abundance of insects of importance as bird food. Final report to English Nature.

Resistance in Myzus persicae : MACE returns?

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Waters, J. W. and Foster, S. P. 2004. Resistance in Myzus persicae : MACE returns? TAG Bulletin. No. 2, pp. 18-19.

Wielding the MACE: recent events regarding resistance and the peach potato aphid, Myzus persicae

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Waters, J. W., Denholm, I., Harrington, R., Foster, S. P., Parker, S. J. and Dewar, A. M. 2004. Wielding the MACE: recent events regarding resistance and the peach potato aphid, Myzus persicae. British Sugar Beet Review. 72(1), pp. 28-32.

An aerial netting study of insects migrating at high altitude over England

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Chapman, J. W., Reynolds, D. R., Smith, A. D., Smith, E. T. and Woiwod, I. P. 2004. An aerial netting study of insects migrating at high altitude over England. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 94 (2), pp. 123-136. https://doi.org/10.1079/BER2004287

Occurrence of barley yellow dwarf virus in autumn-sown cereal crops in the United Kingdom in relation to field characteristics

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Foster, G. N., Blake, S., Tones, S. J., Barker, I. and Harrington, R. 2004. Occurrence of barley yellow dwarf virus in autumn-sown cereal crops in the United Kingdom in relation to field characteristics. Pest Management Science. 60 (2), pp. 113-125. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.796

Turning the heat up on pests and diseases: a case study for barley yellow dwarf virus

C1 - Edited contributions to conferences/learned societies
Harrington, R. 2003. Turning the heat up on pests and diseases: a case study for barley yellow dwarf virus. Proceedings BCPC International Congress - Crop Science and Technology, Glasgow, 10-12 November 2003 . pp. 1195-1200

Modelling life-history/dispersal-strategy interactions to predict and manage linyphiid spider diversity in agricultural landscapes

C1 - Edited contributions to conferences/learned societies
Thomas, C. F. G., Blackshaw, R. P., Hutchings, L., Woolley, C., Goodacre, S., Hewitt, G. M., Ibrahim, K., Brooks, S. P. and Harrington, R. 2003. Modelling life-history/dispersal-strategy interactions to predict and manage linyphiid spider diversity in agricultural landscapes.

EXAMINE; an EU thematic network to evaluate impacts of environmental changes on aphids at a regional scale

C1 - Edited contributions to conferences/learned societies
Hulle, M., Harrington, R., Cocu, N., Denholm, C. H., Verrier, P. J., Maurice, D., Rounsevell, M., Knight, J., Bell, N., Barbagallo, S., Basky, Z., Coceano, P. G., Derron, J., Katis, N., Lukasova, H., Marrkula, I., Mohar, J., Pickup, J., Rolot, J-L., Ruszkowska, M., Schliephake, E., Seco-Fernandez, M-V., Sigvald, R., Tsitsipis, J. and Ulber, B. 2003. EXAMINE; an EU thematic network to evaluate impacts of environmental changes on aphids at a regional scale.

Trapped in 2002

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Harrington, R., Parker, S. J., Taylor, M. S., Adamowicz, T., Cox, D. M., Foster, S. P., Denholm, I., Dewar, A. M. and Pickup, J. 2003. Trapped in 2002. British Sugar Beet Review. 71(1), pp. 12-17.

Impacts of environmental change on aphids throughout Europe

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Harrington, R., Denholm, C. H., Verrier, P. J., Clark, S. J., Welham, S. J., Hulle, M., Maurice, D., Rounsevell, M., Cocu, N., Knight, J., Bell, N., Barbagallo, S., Basky, Z., Coceano, P. G., Derron, J., Katis, N., Lukasova, H., Marrkula, I., Mohar, J., Pickup, J., Rolot, J-L., Ruszkowska, M., Schliephake, E., Seco-Fernandez, M-V., Sigvald, R., Tsitsipis, J. and Ulber, B. 2003. Impacts of environmental change on aphids throughout Europe. Abstracts Integrated Biological Systems Conference, San Antonio, Texas, 14-16 April 2003 . pp. 39-40

Assessing long-term trends in invertebrate biomass - a pilot study. (Project report to English Nature)

D1 - Technical reports: non-confidential
Harrington, R., Smith, E. T. and Hall, M. J. 2003. Assessing long-term trends in invertebrate biomass - a pilot study. (Project report to English Nature).

Examine(exploitation of aphis monitoring in europe): an EU thematic network for the study of global change impacts on aphid dynamics

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Denholm, C. H., Barbagallo, S., Basky, Z., Bell, J. N. B., Clark, S. J., Coceano, P-G., Cocu, N., Colucci, R., Derron, J., Ferrara, V., Gotlin Euljak, T., Harrington, R., Hatala Zseller, I., Hulle, M., Katis, N., Knight, J. D., Limonta, L., Lukasova, H., Markkula, I., Maurice, D., Mohar, J., Pickup, J., Rolot, J-L., Rounsevell, M. D. A., Ruszkowska, M., Schleiphake, E., Seco-Fernandez, M. V., Sigvald, R., Verrier, P. J. and Welham, S. J. 2002. Examine(exploitation of aphis monitoring in europe): an EU thematic network for the study of global change impacts on aphid dynamics. Abstracts 7th European Congress of Entomology, Thessaloniki, 7-13 October 2002 . pp. 317

High-altitude migration of the diamondback moth Plutella xylostella to the U.K.: a study using radar, aerial netting and ground trapping

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Chapman, J. W., Reynolds, D. R., Smith, A. D., Riley, J. R., Pedgley, D. E. and Woiwod, I. P. 2002. High-altitude migration of the diamondback moth Plutella xylostella to the U.K.: a study using radar, aerial netting and ground trapping. Ecological Entomology. 27 (6), pp. 641-650. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2311.2002.00472.x

Altered performance of forest pests under atmospheres enriched by CO2 and O3

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Percy, K. E., Awmack, C. S., Lindroth, R. L., Kubiske, M. E., Kopper, B. J., Isebrands, J. G., Pregitzer, K. S., Hendrey, G. R., Dickson, R. E., Zak, D. R., Oksanen, E., Sober, J., Harrington, R. and Karnosky, D. F. 2002. Altered performance of forest pests under atmospheres enriched by CO2 and O3. Nature. 420 (6914), pp. 403-407. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature01028

BYDV: the heat is on

C1 - Edited contributions to conferences/learned societies
Harrington, R. 2002. BYDV: the heat is on. Henry, M. and Mcnab, A. (ed.) Proceedings International Symposium on Barley Yellow Dwarf Disease: Recent Advances and Future Strategies, Texcoco, Mexico, 1-5 September 2002 . Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo (CIMMYT) Mexico. pp. 34-39

Herbivory in global climate change research: direct effects of rising temperature on insect herbivores

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Bale, J. S., Masters, G. J., Hodkinson, I. D., Awmack, C. S., Bezemer, T. M., Brown, V. K., Butterfield, J., Buse, A., Coulson, J. C., Farrar, J., Good, J. E. G., Harrington, R., Hartley, S., Jones, T. H., Lindroth, R. L., Press, M. C., Smyrnioudis, I., Watt, A. T. and Whittaker, J. B. 2002. Herbivory in global climate change research: direct effects of rising temperature on insect herbivores. Global Change Biology. 8 (1), pp. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2486.2002.00451.x