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What is better for animal conservation translocation programmes: soft- or hard-release? A phylogenetic meta-analytical approach.

Published online: 17 Jun 2021

Authors: Resende, P. S. & Viana Junior, A. B. & Young, R. J. & Azevedo, C. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Animal conservation translocation is an important tool available to conservation biologists to address problems of isolated, declining or endangered p...

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The application of self-limiting transgenic insects in managing resistance in experimental metapopulations.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Zhou LiQin & Alphey, N. & Walker, A. S. & Travers, L. M. & Morrison, N. I. & Bonsall, M. B. & Raymond, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The mass release of transgenic insects carrying female lethal self-limiting genes can reduce pest insect populations. Substantial releases are also a ...

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Factors affecting predation by buzzards Buteo buteo on released pheasants Phasianus colchicus.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Kenward, R. E. & Hall, D. G. & Walls, S. S. & Hodder, K. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Information on the effects of wildlife predation on game and livestock is required to allow improved management of all organisms involved. Monitoring ...

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Pet problems: biological and economic factors that influence the release of alien reptiles and amphibians by pet owners.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Stringham, O. C. & Lockwood, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The number of alien reptiles and amphibians introduced and established worldwide has increased over the last decades. The legal pet trade is now the d...

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Population models on the release of chemosterilants for pest control.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Barclay, H. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Models are presented for determining the feasibility of population control by releasing sterilants and pesticides, singly or in combination, into the ...

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The marine survival and growth of wild and hatchery-reared Atlantic salmon.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Jonsson, N. & Jonsson, B. & Hansen, L. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Catches of Atlantic salmon Salmo salar L. decreased in the 1980s and 1990s over its entire area in the North Atlantic and smolts were often released f...

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Models for pest control using predator release, habitat management and pesticide release in combination.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Barclay, H. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model of a 2 life-stage pest species is presented for determining the feasibility of control by means of predator release, habitat management and pe...

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Optimal release strategies for biological control agents: an application of stochastic dynamic programming to population management.

Published online: 12 Apr 2000

Authors: Shea, K. & Possingham, H. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Establishing biological control agents in the field is a major step in any classical biocontrol programme, yet there are few general guidelines to hel...

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Habitat preferences and survival in wildlife reintroductions: an ecological trap in reintroduced grey partridges.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Rantanen, E. M. & Buner, F. & Riordan, P. & Sotherton, N. & Macdonald, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildlife reintroductions can help to restore populations and save species from extinction. However, success rates of reintroductions are low due to in...

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When to end releases in reintroduction programmes: demographic rates and population viability analysis of bearded vultures in the Alps.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Schaub, M. & Zink, R. & Beissmann, H. & Sarrazin, F. & Arlettaz, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reintroductions are commonly used for re-establishing self-sustainable populations in formerly inhabited areas. Reintroductions are expensive, and thu...

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