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Desert bird associations with broad-scale boundary length: applications in avian conservation.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Gutzwiller, K. J. & Barrow, W. C., Jr.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Current understanding regarding the effects of boundaries on bird communities has originated largely from studies of forest-non-forest boundaries in m...

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Landscape-scale interactions of spatial and temporal cropland heterogeneity drive biological control of cereal aphids.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Baillod, A. B. & Tscharntke, T. & Clough, Y. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural landscapes are characterised by dynamic crop mosaics changing in composition and configuration over space and time. Although semi-natural...

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Edge effects on plant communities along power line clearings.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Eldegard, K. & Totland, Ø. & Moe, S. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Power line clearings are edge-creating disturbances in landscapes world-wide, but there have been few studies on their bordering vegetation. Our aim w...

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Configurational crop heterogeneity increases within-field plant diversity.

Published online: 21 Dec 2020

Authors: Alignier, A. & Solé-Senan, X. O. & Robleño, I. & Baraibar, B. & Fahrig, L. & Giralt, D. & Gross, N. & Martin, J. L. & Recasens, J. & Sirami, C. & Siriwardena, G. & Baillod, A. B. & Bertrand, C. & Carrié, R. & Hass, A. & Henckel, L. & Miguet, P. & Badenhausser, I. & Baudry, J. & Bota, G. & Bretagnolle, V. & Brotons, L. & Burel, F. & Calatayud, F. & Clough, Y. & Georges, R. & Gibon, A. & Girard, J. & Lindsay, K. & Minano, J. & Mitchell, S. & Patry, N. & Poulin, B. & Tscharntke, T. & Vialatte, A. & Violle, C. & Yaverscovski, N. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing landscape heterogeneity by restoring semi-natural elements to reverse farmland biodiversity declines is not always economically feasible or...

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The effect of uncultivated land on the distribution of cabbage aphid (Brevicoryne brassicae) on an adjacent crop.

Published online: 04 Jul 1965

Authors: Van Emden, H. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based almost entirely on the author's summary of this account of investigations in southern England in 1957-58. The numbers of Brevic...

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Failure to coordinate management in transboundary populations hinders the achievement of national management goals: the case of wolverines in Scandinavia.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Gervasi, V. & Linnell, J. D. C. & Brøseth, H. & Gimenez, O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large carnivores are expanding in Europe, and their return is associated with conflicts that often result in policies to regulate their population siz...

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Ecosystem services and disservices provided by small rodents in arable fields: effects of local and landscape management.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Fischer, C. & Gayer, C. & Kurucz, K. & Riesch, F. & Tscharntke, T. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In agriculture, both valuable ecosystem services and unwanted ecosystem disservices can be produced by the same organism group. For example, small rod...

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Dispersal propensity and settling preferences of European corn borers in maize field borders.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Bailey, R. I. & Bourguet, D. & Pallec, A. H. le & Ponsard, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) crops kill pest larvae but have led to resistance evolution in several target pests. The high dose-refuge (HDR) strategy a...

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Agri-environmental schemes promote ground-dwelling predators in adjacent oilseed rape fields: diversity, species traits and distance-decay functions.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Boetzl, F. A. & Krimmer, E. & Krauss, J. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rising demands for agricultural products and high environmental costs of intensive agriculture reinforce the need for ecological replacements in agric...

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Effects of upland afforestation on some birds of the adjacent moorlands.

Published online: 21 May 1990

Authors: Avery, M. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bird numbers were estimated on areas adjacent to conifer plantations at 62 sites, each of 640 ha, in three areas of northern Scotland. The results var...

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