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Simulating the long-term dynamics of slug populations: a process-based modelling approach for pest control.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Shirley, M. D. F. & Rushton, S. P. & Young, A. G. & Port, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An individual-based simulation model was developed to investigate the long-term dynamics of slug populations using the field slug Deroceras reticulatu...

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Validation of a spatial simulation model of a spreading alien plant population.

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: Higgins, S. I. & Richardson, D. M. & Cowling, R. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In this paper we describe the process of parameterizing and validating a spatial demographic model of a spreading alien plant population. The model, a...

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Semi-arid grazing systems and climate change: a survey of present modelling potential and future needs.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Tietjen, B. & Jeltsch, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable land use under climate change requires detailed knowledge of the system dynamics. This applies particularly for the management of domestic...

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A simulation model of the pattern of dispersal in urban fox (Vulpes vulpes) populations and its application for rabies control.

Published online: 12 Oct 1988

Authors: Trewhella, W. J. & Harris, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The reasons for choosing a stochastic spatial simulation model of urban fox dispersal are described, and the biological assumptions behind the constru...

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Optimizing dispersal study design by Monte Carlo simulation.

Published online: 21 Sep 2005

Authors: Skarpaas, O. & Shea, K. & Bullock, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution of dispersal distances (the dispersal kernel) is a major determinant of spatial population dynamics, yet little is known about the sh...

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Predicting the response of farmland bird populations to changing food supplies.

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Stephens, P. A. & Freckleton, R. P. & Watkinson, A. R. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural developments over recent decades have had significant negative effects on wildlife. Modern European agriculture faces many further develo...

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A systems analysis approach to brown planthopper control on rice in Zhejiang Province, China. I. Simulation of outbreaks.

Published online: 09 Feb 1991

Authors: Cheng, J. A. & Holt, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A simulation model of the population dynamics of the delphacid Nilaparvata lugens on rice in Zhejiang Province, China, was constructed using field pop...

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How can social-ecological system models simulate the emergence of social-ecological crises?

Published online: 27 Oct 2021

Authors: Brown, C. & Rounsevell, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

The idea that human impacts on natural systems might trigger large-scale, social-ecological 'crises' or 'breakdowns' is attracting increasing scientif...

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Large-scale disturbances, biological control and the dynamics of gorse populations.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Rees, M. & Hill, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Simulation and analytical models were developed for gorse Ulex europaeus. The simulation model incorporated spatially local density-dependent competit...

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Biological control of Scotch broom: modelling the determinants of abundance and the potential impact of introduced insect herbivores.

Published online: 08 Jan 1998

Authors: Rees, M. & Paynter, Q.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Simulation and analytical models were developed for the European shrub, Scotch broom Cytisus scoparius. The simulation model is spatially explicit and...

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