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The ecology of wildlife disease surveillance: demographic and prevalence fluctuations undermine surveillance.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Walton, L. & Marion, G. & Davidson, R. S. & White, P. C. L. & Smith, L. A. & Gavier-Widen, D. & Yon, L. & Hannant, D. & Hutchings, M. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildlife disease surveillance is the first line of defence against infectious disease. Fluctuations in host populations and disease prevalence are a k...

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Governance of innovative dike concepts in the southwestern Delta. Guidelines for projects which combine safety, economy and ecology in a dike zone.

Published online: 23 Nov 2016

Authors: Groot, A. E. & Leeuwen, C. J. van & Tangelder, M. & Timmerman, J. G. & Werners, S. E. & Loon-Steensma, J. M. van

Content type: Bulletin

The Delta programme in southwest Netherlands is aimed at integrating flood defence with nature conservation, recreation, infrastructure and fisheries....

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The application of oyster reefs in shoreline protection: are we over-engineering for an ecosystem engineer?

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Morris, R. L. & Bilkovic, D. M. & Boswell, M. K. & Bushek, D. & Cebrian, J. & Goff, J. & Kibler, K. M. & Peyre, M. K. la & McClenachan, G. & Moody, J. & Sacks, P. & Shinn, J. P. & Sparks, E. L. & Temple, N. A. & Walters, L. J. & Webb, B. M. & Swearer, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Oyster reef living shorelines have been proposed as an effective alternative to traditional coastal defence structures (e.g. bulkheads, breakwaters), ...

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Increased root herbivory under elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations is reversed by silicon-based plant defences.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Frew, A. & Allsopp, P. G. & Gherlenda, A. N. & Johnson, S. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predicted increases in atmospheric concentrations of CO2 may alter the susceptibility of many plants to insect herbivores due to changes in plant nutr...

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The use of extrafloral nectar in pest management: overcoming context dependence.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Jones, I. M. & Koptur, S. & Wettberg, E. J. von & Diamond, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Extrafloral nectar (EFN) provides plants with indirect defence against herbivores by attracting predatory insects, predominantly ants. Decades of rese...

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Chemically mediated tritrophic interactions: opposing effects of glucosinolates on a specialist herbivore and its predators.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Chaplin-Kramer, R. & Kliebenstein, D. J. & Chiem, A. & Morrill, E. & Mills, N. J. & Kremen, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The occurrence of enemy-free space presents a challenge to the top-down control of agricultural pests by natural enemies, making bottom-up factors suc...

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A survey of microbial, insect and nematode parasites of Tipulidae (Diptera) larvae in north-east England.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Carter, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The parasites of larvae of species of Tipula larvae were surveyed, principally at four locations between September 1973 and July 1974. The most common...

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The impacts of management interventions on the sociality of African lions (Panthera leo): implications for lion conservation.

Published online: 15 Jun 2022

Authors: McEvoy, O. K. & Ferreira, S. M. & Parker, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

African lion (Panthera leo) populations normally consist of several neighbouring prides and multiple adult males or groups of males that interact comp...

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Invasive ecotypes tolerate herbivory more effectively than native ecotypes of the Chinese tallow tree Sapium sebiferum.

Published online: 14 Jul 2004

Authors: Rogers, W. E. & Siemann, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The evolution of increased competitive ability (EICA) hypothesis proposes that exotic plants often become invasive because they have evolved reduced a...

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Plant colonization after managed realignment: the relative importance of diaspore dispersal.

Published online: 21 Sep 2005

Authors: Wolters, M. & Garbutt, A. & Bakker, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Deliberate breaching of sea defences is frequently practiced with the aim of restoring salt-marsh vegetation on previously embanked land. However, exp...

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