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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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Targeted prey fields determine foraging effort thresholds of a marine diver: important cues for the sustainable management of fisheries.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: McInnes, A. M. & Ryan, P. G. & Lacerda, M. & Pichegru, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding functional relationships between seabirds and prey can play an important role in the sustainable management of fisheries that compete fo...

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Influence of vegetation clutter on the capacity of ground foraging bats to capture prey.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Rainho, A. & Augusto, A. M. & Palmeirim, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The management of the habitat of insectivorous species often targets increasing the availability of arthropod prey. However, this may be hindered by l...

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Biological control of the bulb mite, Rhizoglyphus robini, by the predatory mite, Hypoaspis aculeifer, on lilies: predator-prey interactions at various spatial scales.

Published online: 05 Sep 1996

Authors: Lesna, I. & Sabelis, M. & Conijn, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experiments in closed jars with lily bulbs at 25°C showed that the predator, Hypoaspis aculeifer, can suppress populations of its prey, Rhizoglyphus r...

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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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How do crop types influence breeding success in lesser kestrels through prey quality and availability? A modelling approach.

Published online: 12 Jul 2006

Authors: Rodríguez, C. & Johst, K. & Bustamante, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the middle of the 20th century, the colonial lesser kestrel Falco naumanni experienced a marked decline in its western palaearctic breeding range. ...

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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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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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Acoustic risk balancing by marine mammals: anthropogenic noise can influence the foraging decisions by seals.

Published online: 21 Oct 2021

Authors: Hastie, G. D. & Lepper, P. & McKnight, J. C. & Milne, R. & Russell, D. J. F. & Thompson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Avoidance of anthropogenic sounds has been measured in many species. The results, which are typically based on observations in limited exposure contex...

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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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