Search

All content is free for everyone to browse, read and share. You’ll find peer-reviewed journal articles and non-peer reviewed grey literature. Type keywords into the search box or use the filtering options below to browse the content.

Filter by...

Showing 11 results

Ground-truthing of a fish-based environmental DNA metabarcoding method for assessing the quality of lakes.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Li JianLong & Hatton-Ellis, T. W. & Handley, L. J. L. & Kimbell, H. S. & Benucci, M. & Peirson, G. & Hänfling, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accurate, cost-effective monitoring of fish is required to assess the quality of lakes under the European Water Framework Directive. Recent studies ha...

Read more

Resolving patterns of population genetic and phylogeographic structure to inform control and eradication initiatives for brown rats Rattus norvegicus on South Georgia.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Piertney, S. B. & Black, A. & Watt, L. & Christie, D. & Poncet, S. & Collins, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The control and eradication of invasive species is a common management strategy to protect or restore native biodiversity. On South Georgia in the Sou...

Read more

An assessment of the fungal conservation value of Hardcastle Crags (Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire) using NextGen DNA sequencing of soil samples.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Griffiths, G. W. & Cavalli, O. & Detheridge, A. P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Soil samples were collected from 14 grassland areas (each ca. 900 m2) in the Hardcastle Crags area, near Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire (Hollin Hall, C...

Read more

Influence of genetic relatedness and spatial proximity on chronic wasting disease infection among female white-tailed deer.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Grear, D. A. & Samuel, M. D. & Scribner, K. T. & Weckworth, B. V. & Langenberg, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Social organization and interactions among individuals are suspected to play important roles in the transmission and potential management of wildlife ...

Read more

Impacts of massive landscape change on a carnivorous marsupial in south-eastern Australia: inferences from landscape genetics analysis.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Lada, H. & Thomson, J. R. & Mac Nally, R. & Taylor, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In much of the world, fauna has been adversely affected by human actions, including conversion of forests to farmland, logging and regulation of river...

Read more

Advances in metabarcoding techniques bring us closer to reliable monitoring of the marine benthos.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Steyaert, M. & Priestley, V. & Osborne, O. & Herraiz, A. & Arnold, R. & Savolainen, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reliable and accurate biodiversity census methods are essential for monitoring ecosystem health and assessing potential ecological impacts of future d...

Read more

Using terrestrial haematophagous leeches to enhance tropical biodiversity monitoring programmes in Bangladesh.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Weiskopf, S. R. & McCarthy, K. P. & Tessler, M. & Rahman, H. A. & McCarthy, J. L. & Hersch, R. & Faisal, M. M. & Siddall, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measuring mammal biodiversity in tropical rainforests is challenging, and methods that reduce effort while maximizing success are crucial for long-ter...

Read more

Morphology and mini-barcodes: the inclusion of larval sampling and NGS-based barcoding improves robustness of ecological analyses of mosquito communities.

Published online: 01 Nov 2021

Authors: Yeo HuiQing & Yeoh TzeXuan & Ding HuiCong & Lee TzeMing [Lee, T. M. T.] & Puniamoorthy, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A significant proportion of vector-borne diseases are transmitted by blood-sucking dipterans, including mosquitoes. Understanding transmission risks r...

Read more

Foxes are now widespread in Tasmania: DNA detection defines the distribution of this rare but invasive carnivore.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Sarre, S. D. & MacDonald, A. J. & Barclay, C. & Saunders, G. R. & Ramsey, D. S. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive vertebrate species are a world-wide threat to biodiversity and agricultural production. The presence of foxes, one of the most damaging invas...

Read more

Selective plant foraging and the top-down suppression of native diversity in a restored prairie.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Schneider, S. & Steeves, R. & Newmaster, S. & MacDougall, A. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Clarifying what species are being consumed at what times can improve our understanding of how anthropogenic change affects food web dynamics, with imp...

Read more