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Prioritizing management actions for invasive populations using cost, efficacy, demography and expert opinion for 14 plant species world-wide.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Kerr, N. Z. & Baxter, P. W. J. & Salguero-Gómez, R. & Wardle, G. M. & Buckley, Y. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management of invasive populations is typically investigated case-by-case. Comparative approaches have been applied to single aspects of management, s...

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Evaluating the efficacy of independent versus simultaneous management strategies to address ecological and genetic threats to population viability.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Trask, A. E. & Fenn, S. R. & Bignal, E. M. & McCracken, D. I. & Monaghan, P. & Reid, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Small, declining populations can face simultaneous, interacting, ecological and genetic threats to viability. Conservation management strategies desig...

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Genetic variation in resistance and high fecundity impede viral biocontrol of invasive fish.

Published online: 04 Mar 2021

Authors: Mintram, K. S. & Oosterhout, C. van & Lighten, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Common carp Cyprinus carpio is one of the top global invasive vertebrates and can cause significant ecological damage. The Australian Government's Nat...

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Within-year and among-year variation in impacts of targeted conservation management on juvenile survival in a threatened population.

Published online: 20 Dec 2021

Authors: Fenn, S. R. & Bignal, E. M. & Bignal, S. & Trask, A. E. & McCracken, D. I. & Monaghan, P. & Reid, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Overall impacts of targeted conservation interventions on population growth rate (λ) will depend on within-year and among-year variation in exposure o...

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Field-based ecological studies to assess prospective biological control agents for invasive alien plants: an example from giant rat's tail grass.

Published online: 25 May 2021

Authors: Sutton, G. F. & Canavan, K. & Day, M. D. & Paterson, I. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological control (biocontrol) of invasive alien plants is a widely utilised weed management tool. Prospective biocontrol agents are typically assess...

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The efficacy and ecological impacts of herbicide and cutting regimes on the submerged plant communities of four British rivers. I. A comparison of management efficacies.

Published online: 08 Dec 1990

Authors: Fox, A. M. & Murphy, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In field trials in 4 UK rivers, the Coln, the Mouse Water, the Windrush and the Petteril, all of which supported macrophyte communities that included ...

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Participation in biodiversity research projects: what's in it for me?

Published online: 28 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Peter, M. & Diekötter, T. & Höffler, T. & Kremer, K.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper describes the benefits of participating citizens in biodiversity research projects. It is assessed whether people: gain knowledge about sci...

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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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Challenges and future directions in urban afforestation.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Oldfield, E. E. & Warren, R. J. & Felson, A. J. & Bradford, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mature urban trees improve air quality, reduce storm water run-off and sequester carbon. Municipal agencies establish forests of native juvenile trees...

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Using revegetation to suppress invasive plants in grasslands and forests.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Schuster, M. J. & Wragg, P. D. & Reich, P. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Following the removal of invasive plant species, most land managers rely on natural succession to re-establish native plant communities. However, insu...

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