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Using seismic sensors to detect elephants and other large mammals: a potential census technique.

Published online: 23 Nov 2005

Authors: Wood, J. D. & O'Connell-Rodwell, C. E. & Klemperer, S. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large mammal populations are difficult to census and monitor in remote areas. In particular, elephant populations in Central Africa are difficult to c...

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Woodland regeneration in the New Forest, Hampshire, since 1650.

Published online: 14 Dec 1965

Authors: Peterken, G. F. & Tubbs, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

From general observations it is postulated that the unenclosed woodlands of the New Forest consist of three generations. It was possible to determine ...

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Predicting heterosis and inbreeding depression from population size and density to inform management efforts.

Published online: 01 Dec 2020

Authors: Söderquist, L. & Broberg, A. & Rosenberg, V. & Sletvold, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective population size should be positively related to census size and density, and it is expected to influence the strength of genetic drift, inbr...

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A test of methods for estimating population size of the invasive land snail Achatina fulica in dense vegetation.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Craze, P. G. & Mauremootoo, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Physical inaccessibility often complicates censuses of poorly mobile organisms. We therefore assessed the effectiveness of using a sample of quadrat c...

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Impact of controlled neonicotinoid exposure on bumblebees in a realistic field setting.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Arce, A. N. & David, T. I. & Randall, E. L. & Rodrigues, A. R. & Colgan, T. J. & Wurm, Y. & Gill, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pesticide exposure has been implicated as a contributor to insect pollinator declines. In social bees, which are crucial pollination service providers...

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Major uses of land in the United States, 2012.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Bigelow, D. P. & Borchers, A.

Content type: Bulletin

The United States has a total land area of about 2.3 billion acres. In 2012, the major land uses were grassland pasture and rangeland at 655 million a...

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The decline of the corncrake Crex crex in Britain and Ireland in relation to habitat change.

Published online: 06 Jan 1994

Authors: Green, R. E. & Stowe, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Censuses of singing male corncrakes (C. crex) on agricultural land in 7 sample areas of Britain and Ireland indicated a decline in numbers between 198...

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Estimating the biomass of large mammalian herbivores in a tropical montane forest: a method of faecal counting that avoids assuming a 'steady state' system.

Published online: 01 Apr 1995

Authors: Plumptre, A. J. & Harris, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Faecal counting techniques were used to census 5 large mammalian herbivore species during 1988-89 in the Parc National des Volcans in Rwanda: Cephalop...

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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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Modelling the distribution of bats in relation to landscape structure in a temperate mountain environment.

Published online: 10 Jul 2002

Authors: Jaberg, C. & Guisan, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This study presents quantitative models that use landscape structure to predict spatial patterns in overall bat community composition, and individual ...

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