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Environmental DNA surveillance for invertebrate species: advantages and technical limitations to detect invasive crayfish Procambarus clarkii in freshwater ponds.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Tréguier, A. & Paillisson, J. M. & Dejean, T. & Valentini, A. & Schlaepfer, M. A. & Roussel, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The introduction of non-native species is a major threat to biodiversity. While eradication programs of well-established invaders are costly and hazar...

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An assessment of the fungal conservation value of Hardcastle Crags (Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire) using NextGen DNA sequencing of soil samples.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Griffiths, G. W. & Cavalli, O. & Detheridge, A. P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Soil samples were collected from 14 grassland areas (each ca. 900 m2) in the Hardcastle Crags area, near Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire (Hollin Hall, C...

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A basin-scale application of environmental DNA assessment for rare endemic species and closely related exotic species in rivers: a case study of giant salamanders in Japan.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Fukumoto, S. & Ushimaru, A. & Minamoto, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To prevent the invasion of exotic species causing a decline in an endangered endemic species, it is important to determine the distribution of both sp...

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Pilot study to validate an environmental DNA sampler for monitoring inshore fish communities.

Published online: 24 Mar 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Mynott, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The utility of environmental DNA (eDNA) techniques for monitoring species diversity are gaining acceptance amongst industry and government decision-ma...

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Ground-truthing of a fish-based environmental DNA metabarcoding method for assessing the quality of lakes.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Li JianLong & Hatton-Ellis, T. W. & Handley, L. J. L. & Kimbell, H. S. & Benucci, M. & Peirson, G. & Hänfling, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accurate, cost-effective monitoring of fish is required to assess the quality of lakes under the European Water Framework Directive. Recent studies ha...

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Conservation of black poplar: insights from a DNA fingerprinting approach.

Published online: 25 May 2020

Authors: Cottrell, J. & A'Hara, S. & Adams, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Black poplar is Great Britain's rarest native hardwood and there is considerable interest in conserving the genetic diversity present in the remaining...

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Estimating population size by genotyping remotely plucked hair: the Eurasian badger.

Published online: 17 Nov 2004

Authors: Frantz, A. C. & Schaul, M. & Pope, L. C. & Fack, F. & Schley, L. & Muller, C. P. & Roper, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Size is a basic attribute of any population but it is often difficult to estimate, especially if the species under investigation is rare or cryptic. F...

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Shifting up a gear with iDNA : from mammal detection events to standardised surveys.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Abrams, J. F. & Hörig, L. A. & Brozovic, R. & Axtner, J. & Crampton-Platt, A. & Mohamed, A. & Wong, S. T. & Sollmann, R. & Yu, D. W. & Wilting Andreas

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Invertebrate-derived DNA (iDNA), in combination with high throughput sequencing, has been proposed as a cost-efficient and powerful tool to survey ...

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An examination of the accuracy of a sequential PCR and sequencing test used to detect the incursion of an invasive species: the case of the red fox in Tasmania.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Ramsey, D. S. L. & MacDonald, A. J. & Quasim, S. & Barclay, C. & Sarre, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) diagnostic tests are increasingly applied to the identification of wildlife. Yet rigorous verification is rare and the...

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Improved detection of an alien invasive species through environmental DNA barcoding: the example of the American bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Dejean, T. & Valentini, A. & Miquel, C. & Taberlet, P. & Bellemain, E. & Miaud, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Alien invasive species (AIS) are one of the major causes of biodiversity loss and global homogenization. Once an AIS becomes established, costs of con...

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