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Simulating effects of fitness and dispersal on the use of Trojan sex chromosomes for the management of invasive species.

Published online: 26 Dec 2020

Authors: Day, C. C. & Landguth, E. L. & Simmons, R. K. & Baker, W. P. & Whiteley, A. R. & Lukacs, P. M. & Bearlin, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of Trojan Y chromosomes (TYC) for controlling invasive species involves manipulating the sex chromosomes of captive-raised individuals. Follow...

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Factors affecting biological control of cassava mealybug by exotic parasitoids: a ratio-dependent supply-demand driven model.

Published online: 29 Jun 1995

Authors: Gutierrez, A. P. & Neuenschwander, P. & Alphen, J. J. M. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A unified ratio-dependent supply-demand driven tritrophic model of the cassava (Manihot esculenta) system was compared to field data and then used to ...

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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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Effects of intensive harvesting on moose reproduction.

Published online: 03 Nov 2000

Authors: Laurian, C. & Ouellet, J. P. & Courtois, R. & Breton, L. & St-Onge, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It has been hypothesized that a balanced adult sex ratio is necessary for the full participation of ungulate females in reproduction and therefore hig...

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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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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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A model simulating mating behaviour of Spodoptera littoralis.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Symmons, P. M. & Rosenberg, L. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A computer model was developed simulating the mating behaviour and population increase of adults of Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) in an isolated grou...

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Demography of a high-density tiger population and its implications for tiger recovery.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Shikha Bisht & Sudip Banerjee & Qamar Qureshi & Yadavendradev Jhala

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Prioritizing conservation of source populations within landscapes is proposed as a strategy for recovering tigers globally. We studied population dyna...

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Responses of male brushtail possums to sterile females: implications for biological control.

Published online: 10 Apr 2002

Authors: Ji WeiHong & Clout, M. N. & Sarre, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Increasingly immunocontraception is being considered as a potential method for the biological control of mammalian pests. Although several studies ...

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Detecting the population dynamics of an autosomal sex ratio distorter transgene in malaria vector mosquitoes.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Pollegioni, P. & North, A. R. & Persampieri, T. & Bucci, A. & Minuz, R. L. & Groneberg, D. A. & Nolan, T. & Papathanos, P. A. & Crisanti, A. & Müller, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The development of genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes and their subsequent field release offers innovative and cost-effective approaches to reduce m...

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