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Developing extruded seed pellets to overcome soil hydrophobicity and seedling emergence barriers.

Published online: 24 Oct 2020

Authors: Ritchie, A. L. & Stevens, J. C. & Erickson, T. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Globally, soil water repellency is a major constraint to plant establishment, restricting water infiltration and moisture retention in the seed zone w...

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Comparing the precision and cost-effectiveness of faecal pellet group count methods.

Published online: 19 Jan 2005

Authors: Campbell, D. & Swanson, G. M. & Sales, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Faecal pellet group (FPG) count data are widely used to estimate animal abundance, with two alternative methods normally employed. Faecal accumulation...

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Ecotones as a measure of deer habitat quality in central Ontario.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Clark, T. P. & Gilbert, F. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The importance of ecotonal or edge environments to white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) was assessed by pellet group counts. Edge and non-edge h...

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Nitrogen determination in nutrient cycling studies: an improved technique for handling multiple samples.

Published online: 15 Jul 1968

Authors: Etherington, J. R. & Morrey, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

One ml Kjeldahl digest containing 1-25µg N is pipetted into a specimen tube. A nylon fabric disc is placed in a depression inside the plastic cap and ...

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Bush control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. VI. Effects of fenuron (3-phenyl-1,1-dimethylurea).

Published online: 12 Nov 1970

Authors: Pratt, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In field tests with fenuron pellets, Commiphora spp., Maytenus putterlickioides, Premna oligotricha, and Tarchonanthus camphoratus were mostly toleran...

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The potential for common weeds to reduce slug damage to winter wheat: laboratory and field studies.

Published online: 02 Jul 1997

Authors: Cook, R. T. & Bailey, S. E. R. & McCrohan, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Slugs are serious pests of winter wheat crops in temperate climates, but current methods of chemical control are often unreliable. The potential for c...

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Effect of a joint policy statement by nine UK shooting and rural organisations on the use of lead shotgun ammunition for hunting common pheasants Phasianus colchicus in Britain.

Published online: 23 May 2022

Authors: Green, R. E. & Taggart, M. A. & Pain, D. J. & Clark, N. A. & Clewley, L. & Cromie, R. & Elliot, B. & Green, R. M. W. & Huntley, B. & Huntley, J. & Leslie, R. & Porter, R. & Robinson, J. A. & Smith, K. & Smith, L. & Spencer, J. & Stroud, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

There are significant negative effects of exposure to spent lead ammunition on wildlife and human health. A joint statement was issued by nine UK shoo...

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Food preferences of rabbits Oryctolagus cuniculus L. at Holkham sand dunes, Norfolk.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Bhadresa, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The proportion of leaf epidermis of 20 plant species in rabbit faecal pellets collected from Holkham sand dunes was compared with the proportions of t...

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Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. 6. Effects of fenuron (3-phenyl-1,1-dimethylurea.

Published online: 11 Jan 1971

Authors: Pratt, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In field tests with fenuron pellets, Commiphora spp., Maytenus putterlickioides, Premna oligotricha and Tarchonanthus camphoratus were mostly tolerant...

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Estimating the proportions of various leaves in the diet of the opossum, Trichosurus vulpecula Kerr, by faecal analysis.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Dunnet, G. M. & Harvie, A. E. & Smit, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ten captive opossums fed between experiments on grass pellets supplemented with bread, fruit and vegetables were given chopped fresh leaves of Pseudop...

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