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Tolerances for tissue levels of pesticides in wild animals; a proposal for consideration.

Published online: 05 Mar 1967

Authors: Van Genderen.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The establishment of tolerance levels for environmental contamination by pesticides, on the lines of those already in force for the contamination of h...

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Changes attributable to pesticides in egg breakage frequency and eggshell thickness in some British birds.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Ratclife, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the author's summary. Since 1950, egg breakage has occurred with unprecedented frequency in the nests of peregrines (Falco ...

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Recovery of a sparrowhawk population in relation to declining pesticide contamination.

Published online: 03 Apr 1993

Authors: Newton, I. & Wyllie, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sparrowhawks (Accipiter nisus) found dead in eastern England showed a significant reduction in HEOD (organochlorine pesticide residues derived from al...

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A nation-wide survey of neonicotinoid insecticides in agricultural land with implications for agri-environment schemes.

Published online: 23 Aug 2020

Authors: Humann-Guilleminot, S. & Binkowski, Ł. J. & Jenni, L. & Hilke, G. & Glauser, G. & Helfenstein, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Neonicotinoids are the most widely used class of insecticides globally. However, the link between farming practices and the extent of contamination of...

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A widespread contaminant enhances invasion success of a marine invader.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: McKenzie, L. A. & Brooks, R. C. & Johnston, E. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The global transfer of species by human vectors is continuing despite the use of managerial controls such as antifouling biocides and pesticide applic...

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Urban heavy metal contamination limits bumblebee colony growth.

Published online: 06 Dec 2020

Authors: Sivakoff, F. S. & Prajzner, S. P. & Gardiner, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Post-industrial shrinking cities contain abundant vacant land and are increasingly recognized for their pollinator conservation potential. At the same...

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Activity of the microbial decomposer community in metal-contaminated roadside soils.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Post, R. D. & Beeby, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rates of decomposition were measured in roadside soils of high and low metal concentration in SW London, UK, to determine whether metal contamination ...

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Ecotoxicology of copper and cadmium in a contaminated grassland ecosystem. I. Soil and vegetation contamination.

Published online: 01 Oct 1987

Authors: Hunter, B. A. & Johnson, M. S. & Thompsom, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Emissions of cadmium and copper from a metal refinery caused widespread contamination of soil and vegetation. Dispersal followed an exponential decay ...

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Breeding success and organochlorine residue's in golden eagles in West Scotland.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Lockie, J. D. & Ratcliffe, D. A. & Balharry, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the authors' conclusion and summary. The proportion of eyries of the golden eagle (Aqutta chrysaetos) in western Scotland i...

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Does environmental contamination influence egg coloration? A long-term study in herring gulls.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Hanley, D. & Doucet, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although considerable progress has been made in reducing concentrations of persistent organic compounds in the environment, these contaminants are sti...

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