Modelling natural control of crop pests across agricultural landscapes
Natural control of crop pests by beneficial predators and parasitoids provides substantial benefits to crop production worldwide. Despite increasing availability of empirical data from across the globe, generalized models linking landscape-scale land-use to pest control are currently lacking. My goal is to synthesize existing knowledge and data on crop-pest-natural enemy systems using functional ecological approaches and, based on this work, to build a framework for spatially explicit models of natural pest control delivery across agricultural landscapes.
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- Models of general community assembly mechanisms simulating the spatial and temporal dynamics of benthic biodiversityNikolaos Alexandridis
- Individual-based simulation of the spatial and temporal dynamics of macroinvertebrate functional groups provides insights into benthic community assembly mechanismsNikolaos Alexandridis, Cédric Bacher, Nicolas Desroy, Fred Jean
(2018) PeerJ, 2018
(2017) Ecological Modelling, 360 p.300-312
- Building functional groups of marine benthic macroinvertebrates on the basis of general community assembly mechanismsNikolaos Alexandridis, Cédric Bacher, Nicolas Desroy, Fred Jean
(2017) Journal of Sea Research, 121 p.59-70
- Modeling the effects of abiotic and biotic factors on the depth distribution of Fucus vesiculosus in the Baltic SeaNikolaos Alexandridis, Andreas Oschlies, Martin Wahl
(2012) Marine Ecology Progress Series, 463 p.59-72
- Re-structuring of marine communities exposed to environmental change : A global study on the interactive effects of species and functional richnessMartin Wahl, Heike Link, Nicolaos Alexandridis, Jeremy C. Thomason, Mauricio Cifuentes, et al.
(2011) PLoS ONE, 6