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The potential of parasitoid Hymenoptera as bioindicators of arthropod diversity in agricultural grasslands.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Anderson, A. & McCormack, S. & Helden, A. & Sheridan, H. & Kinsella, A. & Purvis, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As measuring biodiversity in its entirety is impractical, there is a need for bioindicators. This study tested the hypothesis that parasitoid Hymenopt...

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Pollutants affect development in nestling starlings Sturnus vulgaris.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Markman, S. & Müller, C. T. & Pascoe, D. & Dawson, A. & Buchanan, K. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollutants as endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are of worldwide concern, due to their detrimental effects on the physiology and behaviour of wild...

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Bat habitat use in logged jarrah eucalypt forests of south-western Australia.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Webala, P. W. & Craig, M. D. & Law, B. S. & Armstrong, K. N. & Wayne, A. F. & Bradley, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecologically sustainable forest management is being implemented to address the competing demands of timber production and conservation, but its effect...

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Understanding dispersal rates of invading weed biocontrol agents.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Paynter, Q. & Bellgard, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Classical weed biological control programmes aim to rapidly establish biocontrol agent populations throughout the range of a weed. Release strategies,...

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Can we use the tadpoles of Australian frogs to reduce recruitment of invasive cane toads?

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Cabrera-Guzmán, E. & Crossland, M. & Shine, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Native to the Americas, cane toads Bufo marinus are an invasive species causing substantial ecological impacts in Australia. We need ways to control i...

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Importance of mowing and flood frequency in promoting species richness in restored floodplains.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Gerard, M. & El-Kahloun, M. & Rymen, J. & Beauchard, O. & Meire, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In recent years, European water management policies have promoted floodplain rehabilitation for flood mitigation purposes. This could provide opportun...

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Quantifying the grazing impacts associated with different herbivores on rangelands.

Published online: 19 Dec 2007

Authors: Albon, S. D. & Brewer, M. J. & O'Brien, S. & Nolan, A. J. & Cope, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rangelands, produced by grazing herbivores, are important for a variety of agricultural, hunting, recreation and conservation objectives world-wide. T...

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Ecological niche modelling of two cryptic bat species calls for a reassessment of their conservation status.

Published online: 19 Dec 2007

Authors: Sattler, T. & Bontadina, F. & Hirzel, A. H. & Arlettaz, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is difficult to establish conservation priorities for cryptic species when their ecological requirements are confounded by problems with species id...

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Integrating herbicide and mechanical control treatments with fire and biological control to manage an invasive wetland shrub, Mimosa pigra.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Paynter, Q. & Flanagan, G. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Australia, biological control is a promising long-term management strategy for the woody weed mimosa Mimosa pigra but does not yet provide adequate...

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Fire and competition in a southern California grassland: impacts on the rare forb Erodium macrophyllum.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Gillespie, I. G. & Allen, E. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of off-season burns to control exotic vegetation shows promise for land managers. In California, wildfires tend to occur in the summer and aut...

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