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Trophic transfer of pesticides: the fine line between predator-prey regulation and pesticide-pest regulation.

Published online: 21 Jan 2021

Authors: Baudrot, V. & Fernandez-De-Simon, J. & Coeurdassier, M. & Couval, G. & Giraudoux, P. & Lambin, X.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding pesticide impacts on populations of target/non-target species and communities is a challenge to applied ecology. When predators that oth...

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Functional and numerical responses do not always indicate the most effective predator for biological control: an analysis of two predators in a two-prey system.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Lester, P. J. & Harmsen, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Functional and numerical responses are key components in the selection of predators for biological control. We examined the relevance of these resp...

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Reversing the effects of evolutionary prey naiveté through controlled predator exposure.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Ross, A. K. & Letnic, M. & Blumstein, D. T. & Moseby, K. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Inappropriate anti-predator responses (naiveté) towards introduced predators is a key factor contributing to the extinction and endangerment of prey s...

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Habitat loss, fragmentation and predator impact: spatial implications for prey conservation.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Schneider, M. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Because predators threaten the survival of endangered prey in many places, predator management is a widespread conservation tool. At the same time, th...

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Bottom-up effect of eradications: the unintended consequences for top-order predators when eradicating invasive prey.

Published online: 30 Jul 2021

Authors: Travers, T. & Lea, M. A. & Alderman, R. & Terauds, A. & Shaw, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The eradication of invasive species from islands yields significant conservation returns. However, novel challenges continue to arise as projects expa...

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Quantifying deep-sea predator-prey dynamics: implications of biological heterogeneity for beaked whale conservation.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Southall, B. L. & Benoit-Bird, K. J. & Moline, M. A. & Moretti, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Prey distribution and density drive predator habitat usage and foraging behaviour. Understanding ecological relationships is necessary for effectiv...

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Local forage fish abundance influences foraging effort and offspring condition in an endangered marine predator.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Campbell, K. J. & Steinfurth, A. & Underhill, L. G. & Coetzee, J. C. & Dyer, B. M. & Ludynia, K. & Makhado, A. B. & Merkle, D. & Rademan, J. & Upfold, L. & Sherley, R. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the functional relationship between marine predators and their prey is vital to inform ecosystem-based management. However, collecting c...

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Predation intensifies parasite exposure in a salmonid food chain.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Connors, B. M. & Hargreaves, N. B. & Jones, S. R. M. & Dill, L. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Parasites can influence ecosystem structure, function and dynamics by mediating predator-prey interactions. Recurrent infestations of the salmon louse...

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Associations between gamebird releases and generalist predators.

Published online: 25 Jul 2020

Authors: Pringle, H. & Wilson, M. & Calladine, J. & Siriwardena, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The release of more than 40 million captive-bred pheasants and red-legged partridges in Britain annually represents a significant addition to the pote...

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Effects of prey metapopulation structure on the viability of black-footed ferrets in plague-impacted landscapes: a metamodelling approach.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Shoemaker, K. T. & Lacy, R. C. & Verant, M. L. & Brook, B. W. & Livieri, T. M. & Miller, P. S. & Fordham, D. A. & Akçakaya, H. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species interactions have been largely ignored in extinction risk assessment. However, the black-footed ferret Mustela nigripes exemplifies a class of...

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