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DDE-induced eggshell-thinning in the American kestrel: a comparison of the field situation and laboratory results.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Lincer, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Residues of DDE in kestrel eggs collected near Ithaca, New York, averaged 35, 42, 33 and 37 p.p.m. in 1969, 1970, 1971 and 1972, respectively. Based o...

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The role of different organo-chlorine compounds in the breeding of British sparrowhawks.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Newton, I. & Bogan, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organochlorine levels and shell thickness indices varied little between eggs in the same clutch of Accipiter nisus in the UK, but they varied greatly ...

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Organochlorine residues in Kenya's Rift Valley lakes.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Lincer, J. L. & Zalkind, D. & Brown, L. H. & Hopcraft, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In studies on organochlorine residues in lakes of the Rift Valley, Kenya, 47% of the farms surveyed in the Nakuru catchment basin used either DDT or d...

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Recovery of a sparrowhawk population in relation to declining pesticide contamination.

Published online: 03 Apr 1993

Authors: Newton, I. & Wyllie, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sparrowhawks (Accipiter nisus) found dead in eastern England showed a significant reduction in HEOD (organochlorine pesticide residues derived from al...

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Trends and effects of organochlorine compounds in sparrowhawk eggs.

Published online: 05 Feb 1987

Authors: Newton, I. & Bogan, J. A. & Rothery, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A statistical study of breeding success, eggshell index, and DDE, HEOD and PCB levels in Accipiter nisus eggs collected from 17 areas in Britain durin...

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Eggshell pigmentation indicates pesticide contamination.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Jagannath, A. & Shore, R. F. & Walker, L. A. & Ferns, P. N. & Gosler, A. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Persistent pesticide residues remain a significant environmental pollutant, reducing breeding success of predatory birds even where such pesticides ha...

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Modelling interactions of toxicants and density dependence in wildlife populations.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Schipper, A. M. & Hendriks, H. W. M. & Kauffman, M. J. & Hendriks, A. J. & Huijbregts, M. A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A major challenge in the conservation of threatened and endangered species is to predict population decline and design appropriate recovery measures. ...

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A simple method of predicting DDE contamination and reproductive success of populations of DDE-sensitive species.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Fox, G. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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Breeding success and organo-chlorine residues in golden eagles in west Scotland.

Published online: 22 May 1971

Authors: Lockie, J. D. & Ratcliffe, D. A. & Balharry, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The same 25 eyries of golden eagles (Aquila chry-saetos) were examined each year in west Scotland. In 1963-65 the "percentage of nests with eggs from ...

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Persistence in earthworms and potential hazards to birds of soil applied DDT, dieldrin and heptachlor.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Beyer, W. N. & Gish, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

DDT, dieldrin and heptachlor were applied to separate plots in a hay field at 0.6, 2.2 or 9.0 kg/ha. For 11 yr thereafter, soil and earthworms were an...

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