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Integrating herbicide and mechanical control treatments with fire and biological control to manage an invasive wetland shrub, Mimosa pigra.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Paynter, Q. & Flanagan, G. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Australia, biological control is a promising long-term management strategy for the woody weed mimosa Mimosa pigra but does not yet provide adequate...

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Optimal release strategies for biological control agents: an application of stochastic dynamic programming to population management.

Published online: 12 Apr 2000

Authors: Shea, K. & Possingham, H. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Establishing biological control agents in the field is a major step in any classical biocontrol programme, yet there are few general guidelines to hel...

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Respirometry system for small biological samples.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Annis, P. C. & Nicol, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A respiration chamber and electrolytic cell with a single 0.5 mm diameter platinum anode, which function at atmospheric pressure, are described. It ca...

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A large-scale comparison of conventional and molecular methods for the evaluation of host-parasitoid associations in non-target risk-assessment studies.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Gariepy, T. & Kuhlmann, U. & Gillott, C. & Erlandson, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accurate identification of natural enemies is the cornerstone of biological control, and methods that can separate closely related species are essenti...

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Using the stable isotope marker 44Ca to study dispersal and host-foraging activity in parasitoids.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Wanner, H. & Gu HaiNan & Hattendorf, B. & Günther, D. & Dorn, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dispersal and host-foraging activity are important behavioural characteristics for parasitoid species used as biological control agents. Appropriate m...

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Monitoring salt stress in grapevines: are measures of plant trait variability useful?

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Sinclair, C. & Hoffmann, A. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measures of trait variability, in particular fluctuating asymmetry (FA), have been proposed as biological tools for monitoring environmental quality, ...

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Virus-vectored immunocontraception to control feral cats on islands: a mathematical model.

Published online: 10 Apr 2002

Authors: Courchamp, F. & Cornell, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Feral cats Felis catus[Felis silvestris] introduced onto oceanic islands pose a major ecological threat to endemic vertebrates, but their control i...

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Influence of mechanical cutting and pathogen application on the performance and nutrient storage of Cirsium arvense.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: Kluth, S. & Kruess, A. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In order to develop an effective biological control technique, the influence of mechanical and pathogen treatments on performance and nutrient storage...

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Modelling pulsed releases for sterile insect techniques: fitness costs of sterile and transgenic males and the effects on mosquito dynamics.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: White, S. M. & Rohani, P. & Sait, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The development of transgenic technologies, coupled with sterile insect techniques (SIT), is being explored in relation to new approaches for the biol...

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Large-scale disturbances, biological control and the dynamics of gorse populations.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Rees, M. & Hill, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Simulation and analytical models were developed for gorse Ulex europaeus. The simulation model incorporated spatially local density-dependent competit...

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