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Assessing lamb predation by feral pigs in Australia's semi-arid rangelands.

Published online: 13 May 1998

Authors: Choquenot, D. & Lukins, B. & Curran, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two experiments were used to investigate the relationship between feral pig density and the rate of lamb predation and the differential susceptibility...

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Body condition and ranging behaviour of blackface hill sheep in relation to lamb survival.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Hewson, R. & Verkaik, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Factors affecting the production and survival of lambs, including vulnerability to predation, were studied in a flock of about 850 Blackface hill shee...

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The effect of hooded crows on hill sheep farming in Argyll, Scotland. Hooded crow damage to hill sheep.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Houston, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Crow damage to 'couped' or trapped ewes in Argyll, Scotland caused only slight economic damage. Crow predation on lambs and other causes of lamb morta...

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Lamb predation and fox control in south-eastern Australia.

Published online: 10 Apr 2002

Authors: Greentree, C. & Saunders, G. & Mcleod, L. & Hone, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Wild predators sometimes kill livestock. In Australia the red fox kills lambs, but there are limited experimental data to demonstrate the effects o...

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Performance of sheep on unburned and serially burned blanket bog in western Ireland.

Published online: 24 Feb 1984

Authors: Lance, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A heather-dominated blanket bog was burned in small patches annually for 5 yr. Sheep were stocked at 1 ewe/ha from the 2nd yr onward and their perform...

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Factors associated with wolverine Gulo gulo predation on domestic sheep.

Published online: 18 Mar 2000

Authors: Landa, A. & Gudvangen, K. & Swenson, J. E. & Røskaft, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Losses of domestic sheep grazing unattended on upland summer ranges in the Snøhetta plateau of south central Norway during 1979-94 were examined, in r...

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The ecology of Morecambe Bay. 5. The salt marshes of Morecambe Bay.

Published online: 08 Jan 1972

Authors: Gray, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

These areas have a long history of grazing by sheep and are stocked at up to 6.45 sheep/ha, average 4.75/ha (counting 1 lamb as 0.5 ewe). Lambs, 1.25/...

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The use of the Lamb daily weather types and the indices of progressiveness, southerliness and cyclonicity to investigate the autumn migration of Rhopalosiphum padi.

Published online: 25 May 1996

Authors: Masterman, A. J. & Foster, G. N. & Holmes, S. J. & Harrington, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The numbers of Rhopalosiphum padi sampled using UK 12.2 m suction traps during the autumn were related to weather data from the preceding year using m...

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Biomass of larval Scarabaeidae (Coleoptera) in relation to grazing pressures in temperate, sown pastures.

Published online: 04 Jun 1986

Authors: Roberts, R. J. & Morton, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Four years' data on the biomass of scarabaeid larvae in eighteen 1.2-ha pastures in New South Wales were obtained by a plough technique. The pastures ...

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Development of an aggressive bark beetle on novel hosts: implications for outbreaks in an invaded range.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Rosenberger, D. W. & Venette, R. C. & Aukema, B. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Some subcortical insects have devastating effects on native tree communities in new ranges, despite benign interactions with their historical hosts. E...

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