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The efficacy of DNA sequencing on samples of terrestrial invertebrates 2018/2019.

Published online: 09 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Rees, H. C. & Maddison, B. M. & Owen, J. P. & Baker, C. A. & Bishop, K. & Gough, K. C. & Webb, J. R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This publication reports on the accuracy of DNA species identification for invertebrates, and investigates also on the reliability of the BOLD databas...

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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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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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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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Potential implications of the use of digital sequence information on genetic resources for the three objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity. A submission from CGIAR to the Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Published online: 10 Oct 2018

Authors: Halewood, M. & Lopez Noriega, I & Ellis, D. & Roa, C. & Rouard, M. & Sackville Hamilton, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The Secretary of the CBD called on relevant organizations and stakeholders "to submit views and relevant information on any potential implications of ...

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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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Advances in metabarcoding techniques bring us closer to reliable monitoring of the marine benthos.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Steyaert, M. & Priestley, V. & Osborne, O. & Herraiz, A. & Arnold, R. & Savolainen, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reliable and accurate biodiversity census methods are essential for monitoring ecosystem health and assessing potential ecological impacts of future d...

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Morphology and mini-barcodes: the inclusion of larval sampling and NGS-based barcoding improves robustness of ecological analyses of mosquito communities.

Published online: 01 Nov 2021

Authors: Yeo HuiQing & Yeoh TzeXuan & Ding HuiCong & Lee TzeMing [Lee, T. M. T.] & Puniamoorthy, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A significant proportion of vector-borne diseases are transmitted by blood-sucking dipterans, including mosquitoes. Understanding transmission risks r...

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Monitoring of honey bee floral resources with pollen DNA metabarcoding as a complementary tool to vegetation surveys.

Published online: 24 Jan 2022

Authors: Milla, L. & Schmidt-Lebuhn, A. & Bovill, J. & Encinas-Viso, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Monitoring biodiversity is a growing and pressing challenge, particularly as climate change threatens species with extinction and leads to widespread ...

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Soil preparation methods promoting ectomycorrhizal colonization and American chestnut Castanea dentata establishment in coal mine restoration.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Bauman, J. M. & Keiffer, C. H. & Hiremath, S. & McCarthy, B. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The objective of this research was to evaluate soil subsurface methods that may aid in seedling establishment and encourage root colonization from a d...

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