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Variability in commercial demand for tree saplings affects the probability of introducing exotic forest diseases.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Chavez, V. A. & Gilligan, C. A. & Bosch, F. van den

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Several devastating forest pathogens are suspected or known to have entered the UK through imported planting material. The nursery industry is a key b...

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Timber import and the risk of forest pest introductions.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Skarpaas, O. & Økland, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many invasive species are introduced by trade, and there is a need for studies of pre-emptive measures to lower the risk of introductions, as post-est...

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The Trojan hives: pollinator pathogens, imported and distributed in bumblebee colonies.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Graystock, P. & Yates, K. & Evison, S. E. F. & Darvill, B. & Goulson, D. & Hughes, W. O. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over a million commercially produced bumblebee colonies are imported annually on a global scale for the pollination of greenhouse crops. After importa...

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Albania's agriculture sector: concise assessment (2017).

Published online: 17 Jan 2018

Authors: Lerman, Z.

Content type: Bulletin

The purpose of this note is to provide a concise assessment of the developments in Albania's agriculture since the end of the communist era and to hig...

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Depletion of heterogeneous source species pools predicts future invasion rates.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Liebhold, A. M. & Brockerhoff, E. G. & Kimberley, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predicting how increasing rates of global trade will result in new establishments of potentially damaging invasive species is a question of critical i...

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Pet problems: biological and economic factors that influence the release of alien reptiles and amphibians by pet owners.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Stringham, O. C. & Lockwood, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The number of alien reptiles and amphibians introduced and established worldwide has increased over the last decades. The legal pet trade is now the d...

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The impacts of climate change on cropland allocation, crop production, output prices and social welfare in Israel: a structural econometric framework.

Published online: 11 Apr 2019

Authors: Kan, I. & Reznik, A. & Kimhi, A. & Kaminski, J.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper combines a structural estimation of vegetative-agriculture supply, based on a farmland-allocation model, with a market-level partial equili...

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Modelling the koi herpesvirus (KHV) epidemic highlights the importance of active surveillance within a national control policy.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Taylor, N. G. H. & Norman, R. A. & Way, K. & Peeler, E. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Koi herpesvirus can cause serious disease in carp Cyprinus carpio populations globally. Populations of carp exposed to the virus are already widesprea...

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An investigation of Hawai'i's online ivory trade.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Published by: International Fund for Animal Welfare

Content type: Miscellaneous

This article discusses the result of a 6-day online investigation involving the advertising and selling of Hawaiian-based on-line trade of elephant iv...

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Challenges facing China's agricultural development.

Published online: 02 Jan 2020

Authors: Ikegami, A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Firstly, we analyzed China's agricultural development in last 20 years. Secondly, we pointed out three problems with which China's agriculture is conf...

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