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Research Output 1985 2019

2019

Effectiveness of biofumigant crops for the management of PCN in GB

Back, M., Barker, A. & Evans, KA., 2019, R476 ed. Agricultural And Horticultural Development Board (AHDB). 137 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
2018

Impact on Scottish crops if the molluscicide metaldehyde is withdrawn

Evans, KA. & Burnett, FJ., 2018, PHC2018/02 ed. Plant Health Centre. 8 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
ferric phosphate
metaldehyde
molluscicides
crops
crop losses
2017
Open Access
ferric phosphate
metaldehyde
methiocarb
molluscicides
biopesticides
Open Access
Tobacco rattle virus
free-living nematodes
field experimentation
potatoes
Pratylenchus
2016
8 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Delia radicum
broccoli
herbivores
greenhouses
larvae
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Field-based evaluation of a novel SPME-GC-MS method for investigation of below-ground interaction between brassica roots and larvae of cabbage root fly, Delia radicum L

Deasy, W., Shepherd, T., Alexander, CJ., Birch, ANE. & Evans, KA., 30 Sep 2016, In : Phytochemical Analysis. 27, 6, p. 343 - 353 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Delia radicum
Brassica
mass spectrometry
larvae
sulfur

Survey of the impact of the neonicotinoid restrictions on Scottish oilseed rape crops and recommendations for alternative crop protection strategies

Hughes, JM., Reay, G., Monie, C., Wardlaw, J. & Evans, KA., 2016, Crop Protection in Northern Britain 2016. The Association for Crop Protection in Northern Britain, p. 99-104

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
alternative crops
neonicotinoid insecticides
plant protection
Brassica napus
crops
2015

Adapting to climate change: the costs and benefits of incremental and transformative changes

Evans, KA., Wreford, A., Moran, D., Dittrich, R. D., Fox, NJ., Glenk, K., Hutchings, MR., McCracken, DI., Mitchell, MA., Moxey, A., Topp, CFE. & Wall, E., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)

Estimating the costs and benefits of adapting agriculture to climate change

Wreford, A., Moran, D., Moxey, A., Evans, KA., Fox, NJ., Glenk, K., Hutchings, MR., McCracken, DI., McVittie, A., Mitchell, MA., Topp, CFE. & Wall, E., 2015, In : EuroChoices. 14, 2, p. 16 - 23 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate effect
climate change
agriculture
food
ecosystem
1 Citation (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Identification and disruption of bacteria associated with sheep scab mites - novel means of control?

Hall, SA., Mack, K., Blackwell, A. & Evans, KA., 2015, In : Experimental Parasitology. 157, p. 110 - 116

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Psoroptes ovis
mites
bacteria
endosymbionts
antibiotics
1 Downloads (Pure)

Potato Cyst Nematode and risk of multiple generations in response to climate change.

Evans, KA., 2015, p. 131-136.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
cyst nematodes
climate change
potatoes
crops
seed productivity
2014
5 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial and temporal analysis of wheat bulb fly (Delia coarctata, Fallén) oviposition: consequences for pest population monitoring

Rogers, CD., Guimaraes, RML., Evans, KA. & Rogers, SA., 27 Apr 2014, In : Journal of Pest Science. 88, 1, p. 75 - 86 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delia coarctata
bulbs
population density
oviposition
pests
4 Citations (Scopus)

Wheat bulb fly, Delia coarctata, larval attraction to phenolic components of host-plant root exudates

Rogers, CD. & Evans, KA., Feb 2014, In : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 150, 2, p. 166 - 173 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delia coarctata
root exudates
bulbs
host plants
syringic acid
2013
6 Citations (Scopus)

Behavioural response of wheat bulb fly (Delia coarctata, Diptera: Anthomyiidae) larvae to the primary plant metabolite carbon dioxide

Rogers, C. D., Evans, KA., Parker, JP. & Pappa, V., Dec 2013, In : Bulletin of Entomological Research. 103, 6, p. 675-682

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delia coarctata
Anthomyiidae
bulbs
carbon dioxide
metabolites
9 Citations (Scopus)
Delia coarctata
hydroxamic acids
Anthomyiidae
root exudates
bulbs
2012
4 Downloads (Pure)

Do we need to be worried about the potential threat of invasive species to crops as the climate changes?

Evans, KA., 2012, Dundee Conference on Crop Protection in Northern Britain 2012. The Association for Crop Protection in Northern Britain, p. 55-60 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
invasive species
crop
climate change
invertebrate
fungus
6 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of grass dry matter intake and fat supplementation on progesterone metabolism in lactating dairy cows

Hutchinson, I. A., Dewhurst, R. J., Evans, A. C. O., Lonergan, P. & Butler, S. T., 2012, In : Theriogenology. 78, 4, p. 878-886

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of supplementation with different fat sources on the mechanisms involved in reproductive performance in lactating dairy cattle

Hutchinson, I. A., Hennessy, A. A., Waters, S. M., Dewhurst, R. J., Evans, A. C. O., Lonergan, P. & Butler, S. T., 2012, In : Theriogenology. 78, 1, p. 12-27

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)
2011
118 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting impacts of climate change on Fasciola hepatica risk

Fox, NJ., White, PCL., McClean, CJ., Marion, G., Evans, KA. & Hutchings, MR., 2011, In : PLoS ONE. 6(1), p. 1 - 9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010

How climate change will make management of invasive species such as the Harlequin ladybird (Harmonia axyridis) a significant challenge.

Evans, KA. & Simpson, B., 2010, What makes an alien invasive? Risk and policy responses: Aspects of Applied Biology. Evans, A. (ed.). The Warwick Enterprise Park, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK: Association of Applied Biologists (AAB), Vol. 104. p. 29-36

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
intraguild predation
diapause
aphid
invasive species
biological control
2008

Coats for plants: keeping pathogens and pests at bay

Walters, DR. & Evans, KA., Aug 2008, In : Biologist. 55, 3, p. 154-159

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cues
pests
Insects
pathogens
Fungal Structures
7 Citations (Scopus)

Locomotory behaviour of the seven-spotted ladybird

Thornham, DG., Blackwell, A., Evans, KA., Wakefield, M. & Walters, KFA., 2008, In : Annals of Applied Biology. 152, p. 349 - 359 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2007
5 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of kaolin particle film on Myzus persicae (Hemiptera: Aphididae) behaviour and performance.

Barker, JE., Holaschke, M., Fulton, A., Evans, KA. & Powell, G., Oct 2007, In : Bulletin of Entomological Research. 97, 5, p. 455-460

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

particle films
kaolin
Myzus persicae
Aphididae
Hemiptera
13 Citations (Scopus)

Feeding responses of adult seven-spotted ladybirds, Coccinella septempunctata (Coleoptera, Coccinellidae), to insecticide contaminated prey in laboratory arenas

Thornham, DG., Stamp, C., Walters, K., Mathers, J., Wakefields, M., Blackwell, A. & Evans, KA., 2007, In : Biocontrol Science and Technology. 17, 10, p. 983-994

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coccinella septempunctata
Coccinellidae
insecticides
Coleoptera
organophosphorus compounds

Sexual dimorphism in the distribution and biometrics of the palpal sensilla of Coccinella septempunctata, and a description of a new sensilla

Thornham, DG., Wakefields, M., Blackwell, A., Evans, KA. & Walters, KFA., Jul 2007, In : Acta Entomologica Sinica. 50, 7, p. 667-674

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coccinella septempunctata
sensilla
biometry
sexual dimorphism
palps
2006
17 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of kaolin particle film on Plutella xylostella behaviour and development

Barker, JE., Fulton, A., Evans, KA. & Powell, G., 2006, In : Pest Management Science. 62, p. 498 - 504 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tobacco rattle virus prevalence in Scottish potato land in 2005

Evans, KA., Blackwell, A. & Stanley, KN., 2006, Proceedings Crop Protection in Northern Britain 2006. The Association for Crop Protection in Northern Britain, p. 285-288

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tracking MACE resistant clones of the Peach-Potato aphid Myzus persicae (Sulzer) (Hemiptera: Aphididae), in Scotland

Evans, KA., Barker, H., kasprowicz, L., Malloch, G., Foster, S., Anstead, J., Pickup, J., King, L. & Fenton, BF., 2006, Proceedings Crop Protection in Northern Britain 2006. The Association for Crop Protection in Northern Britain

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2005

Are soil migratory nematode populations increasing? Implications for nematode management in crops

Evans, KA., Blackwell, A. & Stanley, KN., 2005, BCPC International Congress – Crop Science and Technology 2005. British Crop Protection Council, p. 873-878

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tobacco rattle virus detection in Scottish trichodorid populations during 2004/2005

Evans, KA., Blackwell, A. & Stanley, KN., 2005, Protection and Production of Sugar Beet and Potatoes. Association of Applied Biologists (AAB), Vol. 76. p. 117-120

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Tobacco rattle virus
viruses
potatoes
Scotland
diagnostic techniques
2004

The efficacy of novel physical barriers for the management of pests of field vegetable crops

Fulton, A., Evans, KA., Walker, RL. & Powell, G., 2004, Proceedings Crop Protection in Northern Britain 2004. The Association for Crop Protection in Northern Britain, p. 177-182

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Delia radicum
vegetable crops
field crops
pest management
rutabagas
16 Citations (Scopus)

Toward development of neem-based repellents against the Scottish Highland biting midge Culicoides impunctatus

Blackwell, A., Evans, KA., Strang, RHC. & Cole, M., 2004, In : Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 18, p. 1 - 4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2003
4 Citations (Scopus)

Host plant choice and location by larvae of the wheat bulb fly (Delia coarctata)

Marriott, C. & Evans, KA., Jan 2003, In : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 106, 1, p. 1-6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delia coarctata
bulbs
host plant
host plants
wheat

Weeds or wheat? Do weeds have the potential to reduce slug damage to winter wheat?

Evans, KA. & Henderson, S., Sep 2003, Proceedings Slugs and Snails. Agricultural, Veterinary and Environmental Perspectives. British Crop Protection Council, p. 183-188

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2002

Host plant selection by wheat bulb fly larvae (Delia coarctata)

Evans, KA. & Marriott, C., 2002, Proceedings Crop Protection in Northern Britain 2002. The Association for Crop Protection in Northern Britain, p. 201-206

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Managing aphid-transmitted viruses in Scottish seed potato crops

Evans, KA., Woodford, JAT., Fenton, BF., Barker, H., pickup, J., Foster, S. & Coll, C., 2002, Proceedings Crop Protection in Northern Britain 2002. The Association for Crop Protection in Northern Britain, p. 231-236

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Downloads (Pure)

New pest problems in Scottish oilseed rape crops: a one-off or here to stay

Evans, KA. & Hughes, JM., 2002, Proceedings Crop Protection in Northern Britain 2002. The Association for Crop Protection in Northern Britain, p. 79-84

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
midges
Chrysomelidae
cabbage
Brassica napus
Scotland
2001

Lygid damage as a pod access mechanism for Dasineura brassicae oviposition

Hughes, JM. & Evans, KA., 2001, In : Journal of Applied Entomology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1999

Aromatherapy for crops: enhancing natural control of grain aphids in cereals

Kirkland, D., Lola-Luz, T. & Evans, KA., 1999, Proceedings Crop Protection in Northern Britain Conference 1999. The Association for Crop Protection in Northern Britain, p. 103-108

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
semiochemicals
Aphidoidea
Phacelia tanacetifolia
dispensers
farnesene

European pests of rapeseed: a threat to Australian crops?

Hughes, JM. & Evans, KA., 1999, Proceedings of the 10th International Rapeseed Congress. Canberra, Australia.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ceutorhynchus assimilis
Dasineura brassicae
rapeseed
pests
crops
2 Downloads (Pure)

Potato cyst nematode: why species identification is important

Evans, KA., 1999, Proceedings Crop Protection in Northern Britain Conference 1999. The Association for Crop Protection in Northern Britain, p. 243-248

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
cyst nematodes
potatoes
Scotland
Globodera
Globodera pallida

What does leaving weeds and other vegetation mean for your crop?

Evans, KA., Davies, DHK., McRoberts, N., Foster, GN. & Hunter, A., 1999, Proceedings Crop Protection in Northern Britain Conference 1999. The Association for Crop Protection in Northern Britain, p. 17-22

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1998
2 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of climatic changes on the distribution of Paratrichodorus minor (Nematoda: Trichodoridae) as estimated using 'CLIMEX'

Yeates, GW., Boag, B., Evans, KA. & Neilson, R., 1998, In : Nematologica. 44, p. 293 - 301 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Manipulating the behaviour of beneficial insects in cereal crops to enhance control of aphids.

Evans, KA., Kirkland, D. & Lola-Luz, T., 1998, Proceedings British Crop Protection Conference, November 1998. British Crop Protection Council, p. 663-668

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

File
beneficial insects
grain crops
Aphidoidea
alarm pheromones
dispensers

Response of the cabbage seed weevil (Ceutorhynchus assimilis) to baits of extracted and synthetic host-plant odour

Evans, KA. & Allen-Williams, LJ., 1998, In : Journal of Chemical Ecology. 24, p. 2101 - 2114 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

The application of GIS techniques to estimate the establishment and potential spread of Artioposthia triangulata in Scotland

Boag, B., Jones, HD., Evans, KA., Neilson, R., Yeates, GW. & Johns, PM., 1998, In : Pedobiologia. 42, p. 504 - 210 293 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Use of a PCR-based technique for the management of potato cyst nematodes in ware crops

Evans, KA., Dubickas, A. & Harling, R., 1998, Proceedings British Crop Protection Conference, November 1998. British Crop Protection Council, p. 793-798

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

File
cyst nematodes
Globodera pallida
potatoes
crops
Scotland