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Simulating the long-term dynamics of slug populations: a process-based modelling approach for pest control.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Shirley, M. D. F. & Rushton, S. P. & Young, A. G. & Port, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An individual-based simulation model was developed to investigate the long-term dynamics of slug populations using the field slug Deroceras reticulatu...

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Selecting a model to predict the onset of growth of Fagus sylvatica.

Published online: 26 Jan 1995

Authors: Kramer, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To evaluate the impacts of climate change on the primary production of temperate deciduous tree species, the onset and cessation of the growth must be...

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Improving intra- and inter-annual GPP predictions by using individual tree inventories and leaf growth dynamics.

Published online: 06 Nov 2021

Authors: Fang Jing & Lutz, J. A. & Shugart, H. H. & Yan XiaoDong & Xie WenQiang & Liu Feng

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Carbon sequestration is a key ecosystem service provided by forests. Inventory data based on individual trees are considered to be the most accurate m...

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Incorporating expert opinion and fine-scale vegetation mapping into statistical models of faunal distribution.

Published online: 15 Aug 2001

Authors: Pearce, J. L. & Cherry, K. & Drielsma, M. & Ferrier, S. & Whish, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abiotic environmental predictors and broad-scale vegetation have been used widely to model the regional distributions of faunal species within foreste...

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Growth history and crown vine coverage are principal factors influencing growth and mortality rates of big-leaf mahogany Swietenia macrophylla in Brazil.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Grogan, J. & Landis, R. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Current efforts to model population dynamics of high-value tropical timber species largely assume that individual growth history is unimportant to pop...

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Making use of harvest information to examine alternative management scenarios: a body weight-structured model for wild boar.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Gamelon, M. & Gaillard, J. M. & Servanty, S. & Gimenez, O. & Toïgo, C. & Baubet, E. & Klein, F. & Lebreton, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Harvest models are often built to explore the sustainability of the dynamics of exploited populations and to help evaluate hunting management scenario...

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A model of bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) growth and the effects of control strategies and changing climate.

Published online: 10 Feb 1995

Authors: Pakeman, R. J. & Marrs, R. H. & Jacob, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A mechanistic physiological model for the growth of bracken has been developed which describes its yearly cycle in terms of three compartments: frond ...

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How does temporal variability affect predictions of weed population numbers?

Published online: 26 Aug 1998

Authors: Freckleton, R. P. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population models that are used to predict weed population dynamics or the impact of control measures on weed abundance typically ignore temporal vari...

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Integral projection models perform better for small demographic data sets than matrix population models: a case study of two perennial herbs.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Ramula, S. & Rees, M. & Buckley, Y. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Matrix population models are widely used to describe population dynamics, conduct population viability analyses and derive management recommendations ...

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Effects of nitrogen and light in grass-legume pastures-a systems analysis approach.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Ross, P. J. & Henzell, E. F. & Ross, D. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A simple mathematical model is presented describing the effects of N and light on the vegetative growth of grass/legume swards, consisting of a set of...

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