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Prediction of weed density: the increase of error with prediction interval, and the use of long-term prediction for weed management.

Published online: 08 Jul 1999

Authors: Wallinga, J. & Grasman, J. & Groeneveld, R. M. W. & Kropff, M. J. & Lotz, L. A. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper addresses the errors that are associated with the long-term prediction of weed densities, and the effect of these errors on the performance...

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Modelling the effects of management on population dynamics: some lessons from annual weeds.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Freckleton, R. P. & Sutherland, W. J. & Watkinson, A. R. & Stephens, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural and invasive weeds are major threats to managed and natural ecosystems, costing billions of dollars annually. Models for arable and invas...

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Ensemble predictions are essential for accurate bird migration forecasts for conservation and flight safety.

Published online: 28 Aug 2022

Authors: Kranstauber, B. & Bouten, W. & Gasteren, H. van & Shamoun-Baranes, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Accurate predictions of the abundance of migrating birds are important to avoid aerial conflicts of birds, for example, with aviation or wind power in...

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Quantifying variance components in ecological models based on expert opinion.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Czembor, C. A. & Morris, W. K. & Wintle, B. A. & Vesk, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Expert opinion is often relied on to build ecological models when empirical data are absent. Despite widespread use, expert models often ignore uncert...

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Comparison of weight estimation methods for wild animals and domestic livestock.

Published online: 22 May 1966

Authors: Mcculloch, J. S. G. & Talbot, L. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Body weights and measurements were determined on a number of species of antelope, the zebra and the hyena, 7-158 animals of each species being examine...

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Field evaluation of the Littoral Ecosystem Risk Assessment Model's predictions of the effects of chlorpyrifos.

Published online: 22 Feb 1995

Authors: Hanratty, M. P. & Stay, F. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A Littoral Ecosystem Risk Assessment Model (LERAM) is described and evaluated using field data from a previous littoral enclosure study of the effects...

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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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Predicting spring migration of the damson-hop aphid Phorodon humuli (Homoptera: Aphididae) from historical records of host-plant flowering phenology and weather.

Published online: 13 Apr 1995

Authors: Worner, S. P. & Tatchell, G. M. & Woiwod, I. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Historical data of the spring migration of the aphid Phorodon humuli recorded at Wye, Kent and Rosemaund, Herefordshire, UK, and the phenology of over...

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Historical maps confirm the accuracy of zero-inflated model predictions of ancient tree abundance in English wood-pastures.

Published online: 23 Dec 2021

Authors: Nolan, V. & Reader, T. & Gilbert, F. & Atkinson, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ancient trees have important ecological, historical and social connections, and are a key source of dead and decaying wood, a globally declining resou...

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When road-kill hotspots do not indicate the best sites for road-kill mitigation.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Teixeira, F. Z. & Kindel, A. & Hartz, S. M. & Mitchell, S. & Fahrig, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effectiveness of measures installed to mitigate wildlife road-kill depends on their placement along the road. Road-kill hotspots are frequently us...

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