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Integrating socio-economics and ecology: a taxonomy of quantitative methods and a review of their use in agro-ecology.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Cooke, I. R. & Queenborough, S. A. & Mattison, E. H. A. & Bailey, A. P. & Sandars, D. L. & Graves, A. R. & Morris, J. & Atkinson, P. W. & Trawick, P. & Freckleton, R. P. & Watkinson, A. R. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Answering many of the critical questions in conservation, development and environmental management requires integrating the social and natural science...

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Experimental verification of suction sampler capture efficiency in grasslands of differing vegetation height and structure.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Brook, A. J. & Woodcock, B. A. & Sinka, M. & Vanbergen, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Suction sampling is a popular method for the collection of quantitative data on grassland invertebrate populations, although there have been no detail...

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The precision and repeatability of a leaf biomass sampling technique for mixed hardwood stands.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Lloyd, F. T. & Olson, D. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reports a study in which four unmanaged, even-aged stands of second-growth mixed hardwoods 67-97 years old, dominated by Quercus spp., near Asheville,...

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The biting habits of Leptoconops bequaerti. I. Methods; standardization of technique; preferences for individuals, limbs and positions.

Published online: 22 May 1969

Authors: Kettle, D. S. & Linley, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based partly on the authors' summary. As adhesive traps have been ineffective in providing estimates of populations of biting flies i...

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The dynamics of foliage distribution within a forest canopy.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Kinerson, R. S. & Higginbotham, K. O. & Chapman, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Presents a quantitative study of canopy morphology based on data collected during and after the 1971 growing season, in a 14-year-old stand of Pinus t...

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A novel 'triple drawdown' method highlights deficiencies in invasive alien crayfish survey and control techniques.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Chadwick, D. D. A. & Pritchard, E. G. & Bradley, P. & Sayer, C. D. & Chadwick, M. A. & Eagle, L. J. B. & Axmacher, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Freshwater crayfish can be successful invaders that threaten native biota and aquatic ecosystems in numerous countries worldwide. Nonetheless, the ina...

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Effects of nitrogen and light in grass-legume pastures-a systems analysis approach.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Ross, P. J. & Henzell, E. F. & Ross, D. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A simple mathematical model is presented describing the effects of N and light on the vegetative growth of grass/legume swards, consisting of a set of...

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The 'pritchard trap': a novel quantitative survey method for crayfish.

Published online: 04 Jul 2021

Authors: Pritchard, E. G. & Chadwick, D. D. A. & Patmore, I. R. & Chadwick, M. A. & Bradley, P. & Sayer, C. D. & Axmacher, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. As crayfish invasions continue to threaten native freshwater biota, a detailed understanding of crayfish distribution and population structure beco...

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Refining thresholds in coupled fire-vegetation models to improve management of encroaching woody plants in grasslands.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Twidwell, D. & Fuhlendorf, S. D. & Taylor, C. A., Jr. & Rogers, W. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration priorities are typically established without quantitative information on how to overcome the thresholds that preclude successful restorati...

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Crown of a Sitka spruce plantation: analysis and stochastic description of the developments of the branching structure.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Cochrane, L. A. & Ford, E. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The number, length, angle, azimuth and compass bearing of whorl and interwhorl branches were measured in 1973 and 1976 for a plantation of P. sitchens...

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