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A landscape‐scale study of bumble bee foraging range and constancy, using harmonic radar
Summary 1. Bumble bees play a vital role in the pollination of many crops and wild flowers, and plans for their conservation require a knowledge of the dynamics and spatial scale of their foragingExpand
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The Major Insect Pests of Oilseed Rape in Europe and Their Management: An Overview
The oilseed rape crop in Europe is attacked by six major pests that often require control by growers to protect seed yield: the cabbage stem flea beetle, pollen beetle, cabbage seed weevil, cabbageExpand
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Exploitation of host plant preferences in pest management strategies for oilseed rape (Brassica napus)
New control strategies for insect pests of arable agriculture are needed to reduce current dependence on synthetic insecticides, the use of which is unsustainable. We investigated the potential of aExpand
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Behavioural and chemical ecology underlying the success of turnip rape (Brassica rapa) trap crops in protecting oilseed rape (Brassica napus) from the pollen beetle (Meligethes aeneus)
There is increasing interest in the use of trap crops as components of integrated pest management (IPM) strategies. Understanding the mechanisms underlying host plant preferences of herbivorous pestsExpand
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Functional anatomy of sensory structures on the antennae of Psylliodes chrysocephala L. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
The ultrastructure and distribution of sensilla on the antennae of the cabbage stem flea beetle, Psylliodes chrysocephala, were investigated using scanning and transmission electron microscopyExpand
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Biocontrol-based integrated management of oilseed rape pests
The six most important pests of oilseed rape are host to at least 80 species of parasitoid, mostly parasitic Hymenoptera, particularly braconids, chalcids and ichneumonids. Most of them attack theExpand
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Parasitoids of cabbage seed weevil
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The conservation of bees.
Habitat requirements of central European bees and the problems of partial habitats, P. Westrich cliffbanks, sandpits and levees-substitutes for threatened or destroyed riverine habitats, M. KlemExpand
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