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Non-lethal control of wildlife: using chemical repellents as feeding deterrents for the European badger Meles meles.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: Baker, S. E. & Ellwood, S. A. & Watkins, R. & Macdonald, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Non-lethal methods of controlling wildlife foraging damage may offer conservation, ethical, legal and efficacy advantages over lethal control. Chemica...

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The use of distress calls to repel night herons (Nycticorax nycticorax) from fish ponds.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Spanier, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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Developing extruded seed pellets to overcome soil hydrophobicity and seedling emergence barriers.

Published online: 24 Oct 2020

Authors: Ritchie, A. L. & Stevens, J. C. & Erickson, T. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Globally, soil water repellency is a major constraint to plant establishment, restricting water infiltration and moisture retention in the seed zone w...

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A mechanistic framework to improve understanding and applications of push-pull systems in pest management.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Eigenbrode, S. D. & Birch, A. N. E. & Lindzey, S. & Meadow, R. & Snyder, W. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Push-pull or stimulo-deterrent cropping systems combine a trap crop or other attractant or arrestant stimulus distant from the crop and a deterrent or...

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Evaluating the effectiveness of human-orangutan conflict mitigation strategies in Sumatra.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Campbell-Smith, G. & Sembiring, R. & Linkie, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Crop raiding by great apes is an emerging conservation issue across their range. It is important because it involves highly threatened species that ca...

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Particle selection by snail hosts of human schistosomes in relation to their survival strategies and possible control by 'environmental antibodies'.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Thomas, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experiments were undertaken with Biomphalaria glabrata to elucidate the mechanisms used for selecting, regulating and utilizing sand particles and eva...

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The effects of refuge size and number on acarine predator-prey dynamics in a pesticide-disturbed apple orchard.

Published online: 19 Aug 1998

Authors: Lester, P. J. & Thistlewood, H. M. A. & Harmsen, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In apple orchards, the use of pesticides such as pyrethroids for the control of lepidopteran and dipteran pests can severely disturb natural equilibri...

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