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Multiple stressors in agricultural streams: interactions among sediment addition, nutrient enrichment and water abstraction.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Matthaei, C. D. & Piggott, J. J. & Townsend, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many ecosystems are influenced simultaneously by multiple stressors, and the consequences of stressors are often unpredictable on the basis of knowled...

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Decomposer communities in human-impacted streams: species dominance rather than richness affects leaf decomposition.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Tolkkinen, M. & Mykrä, H. & Markkola, A. M. & Aisala, H. & Vuori, K. M. & Lumme, J. & Pirttilä, A. M. & Muotka, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is compelling evidence that anthropogenic disturbance can decrease biodiversity and impair ecological functioning. A major challenge to biodiver...

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An evaluation of three quick methods commonly used to assess sward height in ecology.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Stewart, K. E. J. & Bourn, N. A. D. & Thomas, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many ecological studies and applications involve measuring the height of grassland swards. An evaluation was made of the practicality, accuracy and co...

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American eel personality and body length influence passage success in an experimental fishway.

Published online: 27 Dec 2021

Authors: Mensinger, M. A. & Brehm, A. M. & Mortelliti, A. & Blomberg, E. J. & Zydlewski, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Millions of dams impair watershed connectivity across the globe and have severely affected migratory fish populations. Fishways offer upstream passage...

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Phytometric assessment of the fertility of undrained rich-fen soils.

Published online: 15 Jul 1993

Authors: Wheeler, B. D. & Shaw, S. C. & Cook, R. E. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To evaluate suitable methods for comparing soil fertility across a large number of undrained rich-fen sites the relationships between soil chemical co...

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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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Environmental DNA (eDNA) detects the invasive rusty crayfish Orconectes rusticus at low abundances.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Dougherty, M. M. & Larson, E. R. & Renshaw, M. A. & Gantz, C. A. & Egan, S. P. & Erickson, D. M. & Lodge, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Early detection is invaluable for the cost-effective control and eradication of invasive species, yet many traditional sampling techniques are ineffec...

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Effects of cultivation techniques and methods of straw disposal on predation by Pterostichus melanarius (Coleoptera: Carabidae) upon slugs (Gastropoda: Pulmonata) in an arable field.

Published online: 21 Mar 1997

Authors: Symondson, W. O. C. & Glen, D. M. & Wiltshire, C. W. & Langdon, C. J. & Liddell, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Interactions between the polyphagous carabid predator Pterostichus melanarius and slugs were investigated from July to September 1992, before and afte...

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An improved quantitative method for estimating invertebrate predation in the field using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA).

Published online: 03 Apr 1993

Authors: Sopp, P. I. & Sunderland, K. D. & Fenlon, J. S. & Wratten, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An equation for estimating invertebrate predation was tested in laboratory experiments with Sitobion avenae and polyphagous predators (Agonum dorsale,...

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A passive haemagglutination inhibition assay for the identification of stomach contents of invertebrate predators.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Greenstone, M. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A passive haemagglutination inhibition (PHI) test for the identification of stomach contents of invertebrate predators is described. When used in a sy...

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