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Monte Carlo analysis of parameter uncertainty in matrix models for the weed Cirsium vulgare.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Tenhumberg, B. & Louda, S. M. & Eckberg, J. O. & Takahashi, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Parameter uncertainty challenges the use of matrix models because it violates key assumptions underlying elasticity analyses. We have developed a matr...

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Fitting a linear relationship between specific respiration and growth rates using time-course data.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Chanter, D. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A previous method of fitting a linear relationship between specific respiration and growth rates, due to Thornley & Hesketh [seeFCA 25, 5999] and ...

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The use of portable thermal imaging for estimating deer population density in forest habitats.

Published online: 16 Jan 1998

Authors: Gill, R. M. A. & Thomas, M. L. & Stocker, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The reliability of deer population management could be improved with good density estimates, but current methods are either labour-intensive or suffer...

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Mapping uncertainty: sensitivity of wildlife habitat ratings to expert opinion.

Published online: 19 Jan 2005

Authors: Johnson, C. J. & Gillingham, M. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Expert opinion is frequently called upon by natural resource and conservation professionals to aid decision making. Where species are difficult or exp...

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Optimizing dispersal study design by Monte Carlo simulation.

Published online: 21 Sep 2005

Authors: Skarpaas, O. & Shea, K. & Bullock, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution of dispersal distances (the dispersal kernel) is a major determinant of spatial population dynamics, yet little is known about the sh...

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The economic impact of climate change on cash crop farms in Québec and Ontario.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: An, N. & Thomassin, P. J.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper examines the economic impact of alternative climate change scenarios on representative cash crop farms in Quebec and Ontario. Mixed Integer...

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Rapid delimiting of pest infestations: a case study of the Mediterranean fruit fly.

Published online: 22 Jul 1985

Authors: Mangel, M. & Plant, R. E. & Carey, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The problem of determining quickly the extent of insect pest infestations, such as that of the fruit pest Ceratitis capitata in California, is discuss...

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