Walsh, PJ, Leather, SR and Day, KR (1993) THE EFFECTS OF AERIAL APPLICATION OF FENITROTHION ON THE CARABID COMMUNITY OF DEFOLIATED AND NON-DEFOLIATED LODGEPOLE PINE, PINUS-CONTORTA. JOURNAL OF APPLIED ENTOMOLOGY-ZEITSCHRIFT FUR ANGEWANDTE ENTOMOLOGIE, 115 (2). pp. 134-138. [Journal article]
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Aerial spraying of a Scottish forest plantation with the organophosphorus insecticide fenitrothion had an immediate detrimental effect on some carabid species. The effect was greatest where the canopy was thinnest. The effect was not long lasting as the carabid community showed signs of recovering in the year following spray application. These carabids may be colonising from areas in the forest where the spray had not had as great an effect (eg closed canopy compartments).
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Life and Health Sciences|
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Geography and Environmental Sciences
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Environmental Sciences Research Institute > Terrestrial Ecology|
Environmental Sciences Research Institute
|Deposited By:||Professor Keith Day|
|Deposited On:||01 Feb 2010 21:41|
|Last Modified:||21 Jul 2011 15:33|
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