Lookup NU author(s): Professor Peter Andras,
Dr Alina Andras,
Professor Malcolm Young
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Ecological network analysis is used to evaluate the impact of pesticide use on ecological systems in the context of agricultural farmland environments. The aim is to provide support for the design of effective and minimally damaging pest control strategies. The ecological network analysis can identify species that are important to the integrity of the ecological network. The methodology can be used to monitor the impact of shifts in terms of types of pesticide used on the ecological system. The authors' intention is to use this methodology to provide supporting evidence for the UK Voluntary Initiative programme aimed at convincing farmers voluntarily to make improved choices in the use of a wide range of pesticides. © 2007 Society of Chemical Industry.
Author(s): Andras P, Gwyther R, Madalinski AA, Lynden SJ, Andras A, Young MP
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Pest Management Science
Print publication date: 01/10/2007
ISSN (print): 1526-498X
ISSN (electronic): 1526-4998
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
PubMed id: 17729240
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