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Epidemiological differences between sexes affect management efficacy in simulated chronic wasting disease systems.

Published online: 13 Jun 2022

Authors: Rogers, W. & Brandell, E. E. & Cross, P. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sex-based differences in physiology, behaviour and demography commonly result in differences in disease prevalence. However, sex differences in preval...

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Differences in the capture rate of cage-trapped red foxes Vulpes vulpes and an evaluation of rabies control measures in Britain.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Baker, P. J. & Harris, S. & Robertson, C. P. J. & Saunders, G. & White, P. C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Methods used to control canids may differ in their relative effectiveness and how they 'sample' age and sex classes. However, there is little informat...

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Selective harvesting of large mammals: how often does it result in directional selection?

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Mysterud, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Harvesting of large mammals is usually not random, and directional selection has been identified as the main cause of rapid evolution. However, select...

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Home is where the heat is: thermoregulation of European bats inhabiting artificial roosts and the threat of heat waves.

Published online: 07 Oct 2022

Authors: Czenze, Z. J. & Noakes, M. J. & Wojciechowski, M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthropogenic land use changes, such as deforestation and commercial forestry, have substantially reduced natural roost sites for European bats. A com...

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Conditioned taste aversion enhances the survival of an endangered predator imperilled by a toxic invader.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: O'Donnell, S. & Webb, J. K. & Shine, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Even when we cannot eradicate an invasive species, we may be able to reduce its ecological impact. In Australia, a critically endangered predator, the...

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The effect of predation by blue-tits (Parus caeruleus) on the sex-ratio of codling moth (Cydia pomonella).

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Glen, D. M. & Milsom, N. F. & Wiltshire, C. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In an apple orchard in south-western England where tits (Parus spp.) ate 95% of the overwintering larvae of Cydia pomonella (L.), only 35% of the surv...

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Detecting early warnings of pressure on an African lion (Panthera leo) population in the Queen Elizabeth Conservation Area, Uganda.

Published online: 15 Sep 2020

Authors: Braczkowski, A. & Gopalaswamy, A. M. & Nsubuga, M. & Allan, J. & Biggs, D. & Maron, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

African lions are declining across much of their range, yet robust measures of population densities remain rare. The Queen Elizabeth Conservation Area...

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Differences in the quality of food eaten by red deer (Cervus elaphus) stags and hinds in winter.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Staines, B. W. & Crisp, J. M. & Parish, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Differences in the quality of food eaten by male and female red deer in winter were studied at Glenfeshie, in the central highlands of Scotland. Hinds...

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Field development and quality changes in successive generations of Spodoptera exempta Wlk., the African armyworm.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Rose, D. J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Three successive generations of Spodoptera exempta (Wlk.) were observed on cereal crops and grasses at Salisbury Research Station, Rhodesia, during Ja...

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Effects of vegetation structure, food and shelter on the home range and habitat use of an endangered wallaby.

Published online: 22 Sep 2000

Authors: Fisher, D. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bridled nailtail wallabies Onychogalea fraenata are medium-sized, nocturnal, solitary macropods that persist in only one conservation reserve in centr...

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