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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 gas chromatograph as a respirometer.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Putman, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Gases released from two decay systems (leaf litter, animal carrion) were analysed with a simple gas chromatograph. The apparatus provides a convenient...

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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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Modelling pulsed releases for sterile insect techniques: fitness costs of sterile and transgenic males and the effects on mosquito dynamics.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: White, S. M. & Rohani, P. & Sait, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The development of transgenic technologies, coupled with sterile insect techniques (SIT), is being explored in relation to new approaches for the biol...

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Dispersal and orientation of sterile Ceratitis capitata and Anastrepha ludens (Tephritidae) in Chiapas, Mexico.

Published online: 05 Aug 1986

Authors: Baker, P. S. & Chan, A. S. T. & Jimeno Zavala, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The dispersal of marked, sterilized adults of Ceratitis capitata and Anastrepha ludens, which had been released on 6 occasions in coffee and mango pla...

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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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Interactive effects of pasture management intensity, release from grazing and prescribed fire on forty subtropical wetland plant assemblages.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Boughton, E. H. & Quintana-Ascencio, P. F. & Bohlen, P. J. & Fauth, J. E. & Jenkins, D. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pasture management intensity, livestock grazing and prescribed fire are three widespread agricultural practices that affect small, isolated wetlands, ...

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Aedes aegypti control: the concomitant role of competition, space and transgenic technologies.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Yakob, L. & Alphey, L. & Bonsall, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over 2 billion people are currently at risk of infection with dengue fever. Use of the sterile insect technique (SIT) in controlling the vector, Aedes...

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Kairomone traps: a tool for monitoring the invasive spruce bark beetle Dendroctonus micans (Coleoptera: Scolytinae) and its specific predator, Rhizophagus grandis (Coleoptera: Monotomidae).

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Meurisse, N. & Couillien, D. & Grégoire, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Eurasian spruce bark beetle Dendroctonus micans is a major pest of spruce which is expanding its range in France, Turkey, England and Wales. Its m...

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Male-killing bacteria as agents of insect pest control.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Berec, L. & Maxin, D. & Bernhauerová, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Continual effort is needed to reduce the impact of exotic species in the context of increased globalization. Any innovation in this respect would be a...

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