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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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General guidelines for invasive plant management based on comparative demography of invasive and native plant populations.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Ramula, S. & Knight, T. M. & Burns, J. H. & Buckley, Y. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

General guidelines for invasive plant management are currently lacking. Population declines may be achieved by focusing control on demographic process...

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Power to detect trends in abundance within a distance sampling framework.

Published online: 24 Jul 2020

Authors: Andersen, E. M. & Steidl, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Ensuring that inferences from biological monitoring are reliable requires a level of sampling effort that is commensurate with programmatic objecti...

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Population structure and establishment of the threatened long-lived perennial Scorzonera humilis in relation to environment.

Published online: 12 Aug 2002

Authors: Colling, G. & Matthies, D. & Reckinger, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The intensification of agriculture has resulted in the decline of many plant species of nutrient-poor wet grasslands. At some sites local populations ...

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Interacting livestock and fire may both threaten and increase viability of a fire-adapted Mediterranean carnivorous plant.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Paniw, M. & Quintana-Ascencio, P. F. & Ojeda, F. & Salguero-Gómez, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Quantifying interactive effects of environmental drivers on population dynamics can be critical for a robust analysis of population viability. Fire re...

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Using expert knowledge to assess uncertainties in future polar bear populations under climate change.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: O'Neill, S. J. & Osborn, T. J. & Hulme, M. & Lorenzoni, I. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Polar bear Ursus maritimus population dynamics under conditions of climate change has become a controversial topic. A survey of expert opinion based o...

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The influence of rainfall and grazing on the demography of some African savanna grasses: a matrix modelling approach.

Published online: 20 Mar 1993

Authors: O'Connor, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two savanna sites in Gazankulu, South Africa, were fenced in 1984 and subjected to heavy or light grazing for 4 growing seasons. Size-structured matri...

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Rescuing intraspecific variation in human-impacted environments.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Carvalho, C. da S. & Lucas, M. S. & Côrtes, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthropogenic activities influence ongoing selective regimes leading to changes in phenotypic variation of plants and animals. The reduction of phenot...

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Heterogeneous grazing causes local extinction of edible perennial shrubs: a matrix analysis.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Hunt, L. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population modelling and field measurements of births, growth and mortality were used to investigate the long-term change in abundance of Atriplex ves...

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Population dynamics and the importance of habitat management for conservation of the butterfly Lopinga achine.

Published online: 10 Jul 2002

Authors: Bergman, K. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Like many butterflies, the woodland brown Lopinga achine has disappeared from many locations in western Europe due to habitat loss. The population dyn...

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