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Towards a population ecology of stressed environments: the effects of zinc on the springtail Folsomia candida.

Published online: 17 May 2006

Authors: Noël, H. L. & Hopkin, S. P. & Hutchinson, T. H. & Williams, T. D. & Sibly, R. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To understand population dynamics in stressed environments it is necessary to join together two classical lines of research. Population responses to e...

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Predicting heterosis and inbreeding depression from population size and density to inform management efforts.

Published online: 01 Dec 2020

Authors: Söderquist, L. & Broberg, A. & Rosenberg, V. & Sletvold, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective population size should be positively related to census size and density, and it is expected to influence the strength of genetic drift, inbr...

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Assessing the camera trap methodologies used to estimate density of unmarked populations.

Published online: 02 Oct 2021

Authors: Palencia, P. & Rowcliffe, J. M. & Vicente, J. & Acevedo, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population density estimations are essential for wildlife management and conservation. Camera traps have become a promising cost-effective tool, for w...

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The joint effects of larval density and 14C-cypermethrin on the life history and population growth rate of the midge Chironomus riparius.

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Hooper, H. L. & Sibly, R. M. & Maund, S. J. & Hutchinson, T. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Chemical effects on organisms are typically assessed using individual-level endpoints or sometimes population growth rate (PGR), but such measurements...

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Predicting the impacts of harvesting using structured population models: the importance of density-dependence and timing of harvest for a tropical palm tree.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Freckleton, R. P. & Matos, D. M. S. & Bovi, M. L. A. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Structured population models are used in a range of forms to predict the long-term behaviour of populations of economic or conservation interest. Such...

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Modelling interactions of toxicants and density dependence in wildlife populations.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Schipper, A. M. & Hendriks, H. W. M. & Kauffman, M. J. & Hendriks, A. J. & Huijbregts, M. A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A major challenge in the conservation of threatened and endangered species is to predict population decline and design appropriate recovery measures. ...

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The interplay between culling and density-dependence in the great cormorant: a modelling approach.

Published online: 24 Sep 2001

Authors: Frederiksen, M. & Lebreton, J. D. & Bregnballe, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The population of great cormorants Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis breeding in northern Europe has increased from 5000 pairs during around 1970 to c. 100...

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The influence of predation on the chronic response of Artemia sp. populations to a toxicant.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Beketov, M. A. & Liess, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Environmental risk assessment of contaminants is conventionally based on toxic effects assessed in organism-level test systems. We suggest that, for t...

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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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Assessing the impact of culling on population size in the presence of uncertain density dependence: lessons from a great cormorant population.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Green, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In applied population ecology, simulation models are often used to predict the likely consequences of different management options and to inform polic...

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