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A landscape-scale study of bumble bee foraging range and constancy, using harmonic radar.

Published online: 18 Nov 1999

Authors: Osborne, J. L. & Clark, S. J. & Morris, R. J. & Williams, I. H. & Riley, J. R. & Smith, A. D. & Reynolds, D. R. & Edwards, A. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The foraging range and constancy of two colonies of Bombus terrestris were investigated on a mixed arable farm in the UK using harmonic radar, which h...

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How many seabirds do we need to track to define home-range area?

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Soanes, L. M. & Arnould, J. P. Y. & Dodd, S. G. & Sumner, M. D. & Green, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In recent years, marine predator and seabird tracking studies have become ever more popular. However, they are often conducted without first consideri...

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Local forage fish abundance influences foraging effort and offspring condition in an endangered marine predator.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Campbell, K. J. & Steinfurth, A. & Underhill, L. G. & Coetzee, J. C. & Dyer, B. M. & Ludynia, K. & Makhado, A. B. & Merkle, D. & Rademan, J. & Upfold, L. & Sherley, R. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the functional relationship between marine predators and their prey is vital to inform ecosystem-based management. However, collecting c...

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Acoustic risk balancing by marine mammals: anthropogenic noise can influence the foraging decisions by seals.

Published online: 21 Oct 2021

Authors: Hastie, G. D. & Lepper, P. & McKnight, J. C. & Milne, R. & Russell, D. J. F. & Thompson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Avoidance of anthropogenic sounds has been measured in many species. The results, which are typically based on observations in limited exposure contex...

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Grazing by wild Red Deer: management options for the conservation of semi-natural open habitats.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Riesch, F. & Tonn, B. & Meißner, M. & Balkenhol, N. & Isselstein, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Maintaining semi-natural open habitats requires biomass removal, which can be achieved by extensive grazing with livestock species. However, implement...

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Factors affecting the adoption of forage technologies in smallholder dairy production systems in Lushoto, Tanzania.

Published online: 05 Dec 2018

Authors: Ndah, H. T. & Schuler, J. & Nkwain, V. N. & Nzogela, B. & Mangesho, W. & Mollel, R. & Loina, R. & Paul, B. K.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Despite population pressure and the urgent need for dairy production to be doubled by 2050, there is still a significant deficit in milk production in...

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Comparison of the nutrient contents of the principal forage plants utilized by lesser snow geese on summer breeding grounds.

Published online: 25 Jun 1995

Authors: Gadallah, F. L. & Jefferies, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nutritional contents of preferred and alternative forage species at La Pérouse Bay, Manitoba were determined, and these values were compared with the ...

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Targeted prey fields determine foraging effort thresholds of a marine diver: important cues for the sustainable management of fisheries.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: McInnes, A. M. & Ryan, P. G. & Lacerda, M. & Pichegru, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding functional relationships between seabirds and prey can play an important role in the sustainable management of fisheries that compete fo...

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Alleviating grazing damage by white-fronted geese: an optimal foraging approach.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Amano, T. & Ushiyama, K. & Fujita, G. & Higuchi, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural damage by wildlife is a serious constraint on the coexistence of humans and wildlife. Understanding the behavioural processes involved in...

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Improving the value of field margins as foraging habitat for farmland birds.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Douglas, D. J. T. & Vickery, J. A. & Benton, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Uncropped field margins are important foraging habitats on farmland for many declining bird species and are a key component of Agri-Environment Scheme...

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