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Optimizing dispersal study design by Monte Carlo simulation.

Published online: 21 Sep 2005

Authors: Skarpaas, O. & Shea, K. & Bullock, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution of dispersal distances (the dispersal kernel) is a major determinant of spatial population dynamics, yet little is known about the sh...

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Inducing seed dispersal by generalist frugivores: a new technique to overcome dispersal limitation in restoration.

Published online: 08 Jan 2021

Authors: Silva, W. R. & Zaniratto, C. P. & Ferreira, J. O. V. & Rigacci, E. D. B. & Oliveira, J. F. & Morandi, M. E. F. & Killing, J. G. & Nemes, L. G. & Abreu, L. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dispersal limitation severely impairs the trajectory of restoration, mainly due to the lack of seed vectors bringing seeds from nearby habitats; a rol...

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How traffic facilitates population expansion of invasive species along roads: the case of common ragweed in Germany.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Lemke, A. & Kowarik, I. & Lippe, M. von der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Because common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia L., henceforth Ambrosia) has negative effects on human health, it is a common focus for management, wh...

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Dispersal and survival of juvenile feral ferrets Mustela furo in New Zealand.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Byrom, A. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Introduced feral ferrets Mustela furo are a significant pest of both conservation and economic importance in New Zealand. Ferrets prey on indigenous w...

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Uncovered pathways: modelling dispersal dynamics of ship-mediated marine introduced species.

Published online: 06 Mar 2021

Authors: Letschert, J. & Wolff, M. & Kluger, L. C. & Freudinger, C. & Ronquillo, J. & Keith, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marine traffic is the main vector for marine non-indigenous species (NIS) that may hitchhike in ballast water tanks or attached to vessel hulls. Under...

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Large frugivorous birds facilitate functional connectivity of fragmented landscapes.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Mueller, T. & Lenz, J. & Caprano, T. & Fiedler, W. & Böhning-Gaese, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Quantifying ecosystem functions in spatially explicit ways is important for management decisions in increasingly fragmented landscapes. Between-patch ...

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Diverse guilds provide complementary dispersal services in a woodland expansion process after land abandonment.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Escribano-Avila, G. & Calviño-Cancela, M. & Pías, B. & Virgós, E. & Valladares, F. & Escudero, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land abandonment due to increasing depopulation of rural areas is an ongoing trend in developed countries worldwide. Abandoned lands represent an oppo...

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Understanding dispersal rates of invading weed biocontrol agents.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Paynter, Q. & Bellgard, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Classical weed biological control programmes aim to rapidly establish biocontrol agent populations throughout the range of a weed. Release strategies,...

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Colonization of grassland by sown species: dispersal versus microsite limitation in responses to management.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Coulson, S. J. & Bullock, J. M. & Stevenson, M. J. & Pywell, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Diversification of species-poor grassland often requires the introduction of desirable species by sowing seed. We determined whether management affect...

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Aerial activity of linyphiid spiders: modelling dispersal distances from meteorology and behaviour.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Thomas, C. F. G. & Brain, P. & Jepson, P. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dispersal parameters are critical for modelling spatially dynamic populations yet remain among the most difficult to quantify. Linyphiid spider aerial...

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