Search

All content is free for everyone to browse, read and share. You’ll find peer-reviewed journal articles and non-peer reviewed grey literature. Type keywords into the search box or use the filtering options below to browse the content.

Filter by...

Showing 26 results

Effects of herbicide spray drift and fertilizer overspread on selected species of woodland ground flora: comparison between short-term and long-term impact assessments and field surveys.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Gove, B. & Power, S. A. & Buckley, G. P. & Ghazoul, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although application of fertilizers and pesticides to farmland is known to impact non-target organisms in adjacent semi-natural habitats, little is kn...

Read more

Genetic structure and gene flow in wild beet populations: the potential influence of habitat on transgene spread and risk assessment.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Cureton, A. N. & Newbury, H. J. & Raybould, A. F. & Ford-Lloyd, B. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The consequences of the movement of transgenes from genetically modified (GM) crops into wild populations of plants continues to be of concern to ecol...

Read more

Sweep netting samples, but not sticky trap samples, indicate beneficial arthropod abundance is negatively associated with landscape wide insecticide use.

Published online: 28 Apr 2022

Authors: Bakker, L. & Werf, W. van der & Bianchi, F. J. J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insecticide use and landscape context are major drivers for the abundance of beneficial arthropods, such as predators, parasitoids and pollinators. Ho...

Read more

Field boundary vegetation and the effects of agrochemical drift: botanical change caused by low levels of herbicide and fertilizer.

Published online: 17 Apr 1998

Authors: Kleijn, D. & Snoeijing, G. I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field studies were conducted in the Netherlands during 1993-96 to assess the effects of herbicide drift and fertilizer misplacement on the botanical d...

Read more

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...

Read more

Input and output of minerals for an area of Pennine moorland: The importance of precipitation, drainage, peat erosion and animals.

Published online: 28 Aug 1967

Authors: Crisp, D. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An outline balance sheet for water, Na, K, Ca, P and N was constructed for a stream catchment of 83 ha. The catchment surface comprised 11-20% eroding...

Read more

Evolution of plant materials for ecological restoration: insights from the applied and basic literature.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Espeland, E. K. & Emery, N. C. & Mercer, K. L. & Woolbright, S. A. & Kettenring, K. M. & Gepts, P. & Etterson, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration is normally conducted with the goal of creating plant populations that establish, survive, successfully reproduce, contribute to ecosystem...

Read more

Contrasting approaches to statistical regression in ecology and economics.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Armsworth, P. R. & Gaston, K. J. & Hanley, N. D. & Ruffell, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation and natural resource management challenges are as much social problems as biological ones. In recognition of this fact, ecologists and ec...

Read more

Challenges in developing and implementing ecological standards for geomorphic river restoration projects: a practitioner's response to Palmer et al. (2005).

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Gillilan, S. & Boyd, K. & Hoitsma, T. & Kauffman, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The authors of 'Standards for ecologically successful restoration' (Palmer et al. 2005) are commended for clearly articulating and discussing the nuan...

Read more

The distribution of flying insects near a low hedgerow.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Lewis, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the author's summary. The patterns of distribution, of insects flying over pasture, to leeward of a mixed hedge in southern...

Read more