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Modelling the effects of management on population dynamics: some lessons from annual weeds.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Freckleton, R. P. & Sutherland, W. J. & Watkinson, A. R. & Stephens, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural and invasive weeds are major threats to managed and natural ecosystems, costing billions of dollars annually. Models for arable and invas...

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Predicting the impacts of harvesting using structured population models: the importance of density-dependence and timing of harvest for a tropical palm tree.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Freckleton, R. P. & Matos, D. M. S. & Bovi, M. L. A. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Structured population models are used in a range of forms to predict the long-term behaviour of populations of economic or conservation interest. Such...

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The problems of prediction and scale in applied ecology: the example of fire as a management tool.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Freckleton, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper serves as a brief introduction to a set of four papers on the large-scale effects of fires as management tools. Two papers in this profile ...

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Integrating socio-economics and ecology: a taxonomy of quantitative methods and a review of their use in agro-ecology.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Cooke, I. R. & Queenborough, S. A. & Mattison, E. H. A. & Bailey, A. P. & Sandars, D. L. & Graves, A. R. & Morris, J. & Atkinson, P. W. & Trawick, P. & Freckleton, R. P. & Watkinson, A. R. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Answering many of the critical questions in conservation, development and environmental management requires integrating the social and natural science...

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Are weed population dynamics chaotic?

Published online: 13 Nov 2002

Authors: Freckleton, R. P. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There have been suggestions that the population dynamics of weeds may show chaotic dynamics, and that therefore it will not be possible to predict the...

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Predicting the determinants of weed abundance: a model for the population dynamics of Chenopodium album in sugar beet.

Published online: 13 Apr 1999

Authors: Freckleton, R. P. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Previously published literature on the population dynamics of a common arable weed, Chenopodium album, and its interactions with an arable crop, sugar...

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How does temporal variability affect predictions of weed population numbers?

Published online: 26 Aug 1998

Authors: Freckleton, R. P. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population models that are used to predict weed population dynamics or the impact of control measures on weed abundance typically ignore temporal vari...

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Future novel threats and opportunities facing UK biodiversity identified by horizon scanning.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Sutherland, W. J. & Bailey, M. J. & Bainbridge, I. P. & Brereton, T. & Dick, J. T. A. & Drewitt, J. & Dulvy, N. K. & Dusic, N. R. & Freckleton, R. P. & Gaston, K. J. & Gilder, P. M. & Green, R. E. & Heathwaite, A. L. & Johnson, S. M. & Macdonald, D. W. & Mitchell, R. & Osborn, D. & Owen, R. P. & Pretty, J. & Prior, S. V. & Prosser, H. & Pullin, A. S. & Rose, P. & Stott, A. & Tew, T. & Thomas, C. D. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Horizon scanning is an essential tool for environmental scientists if they are to contribute to the evidence base for Government, its agencies and oth...

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The identification of 100 ecological questions of high policy relevance in the UK.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Sutherland, W. J. & Armstrong-Brown, S. & Armsworth, P. R. & Brereton, T. & Brickland, J. & Campbell, C. D. & Chamberlain, D. E. & Cooke, A. I. & Dulvy, N. K. & Dusic, N. R. & Fitton, M. & Freckleton, R. P. & Godfray, H. C. J. & Grout, N. & Harvey, H. J. & Hedley, C. & Hopkins, J. J. & Kift, N. B. & Kirby, J. & Kunin, W. E. & Macdonald, D. W. & Marker, B. & Naura, M. & Neale, A. R. & Oliver, T. & Osborn, D. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Evidence-based policy requires researchers to provide the answers to ecological questions that are of interest to policy makers. To find out what thos...

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Predicting the response of farmland bird populations to changing food supplies.

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Stephens, P. A. & Freckleton, R. P. & Watkinson, A. R. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural developments over recent decades have had significant negative effects on wildlife. Modern European agriculture faces many further develo...

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