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eDNA detection of Cipangopaludina chinensis in ditch systems at Pevensey Levels, Sussex.

Published online: 09 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Rees, H. C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Chinese mystery snail (Cipangopaludina chinensis) is a problem invasive non-native species in many parts of the world and was first found within ditch...

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Improved detection of an alien invasive species through environmental DNA barcoding: the example of the American bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Dejean, T. & Valentini, A. & Miquel, C. & Taberlet, P. & Bellemain, E. & Miaud, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Alien invasive species (AIS) are one of the major causes of biodiversity loss and global homogenization. Once an AIS becomes established, costs of con...

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Edna surveys to detect species at very low densities: a case study of European carp eradication in Tasmania, Australia.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Furlan, E. M. & Gleeson, D. & Wisniewski, C. & Yick, J. & Duncan, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Eradications of invasive species are usually expensive and difficult to conduct. Knowing when to declare an eradication successful requires distinguis...

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Environmental DNA (eDNA) detects the invasive rusty crayfish Orconectes rusticus at low abundances.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Dougherty, M. M. & Larson, E. R. & Renshaw, M. A. & Gantz, C. A. & Egan, S. P. & Erickson, D. M. & Lodge, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Early detection is invaluable for the cost-effective control and eradication of invasive species, yet many traditional sampling techniques are ineffec...

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The Trojan hives: pollinator pathogens, imported and distributed in bumblebee colonies.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Graystock, P. & Yates, K. & Evison, S. E. F. & Darvill, B. & Goulson, D. & Hughes, W. O. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over a million commercially produced bumblebee colonies are imported annually on a global scale for the pollination of greenhouse crops. After importa...

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Timber import and the risk of forest pest introductions.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Skarpaas, O. & Økland, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many invasive species are introduced by trade, and there is a need for studies of pre-emptive measures to lower the risk of introductions, as post-est...

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Beyond fecundity control: which weeds are most containable?

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Panetta, F. D. & Cacho, O. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Eradication is often the preferred strategy in the management of new weed invasions, but recent research has shown that the circumstances under which ...

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Citizen science versus professional data collection: comparison of approaches to mosquito monitoring in Germany.

Published online: 18 Apr 2022

Authors: Pernat, N. & Kampen, H. & Jeschke, J. M. & Werner, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

programme in Germany, mosquitoes have been monitored actively by systematically operated traps since 2011, and passively by the 'Mückenatlas' (mosquit...

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Robust decisions for declaring eradication of invasive species.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Rout, T. M. & Thompson, C. J. & McCarthy, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive species threaten biodiversity, and their eradication is desirable whenever possible. Deciding whether an invasive species has been successful...

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Bud-feeding by bullfinches: methods for spreading damage evenly within orchards.

Published online: 01 Jul 1987

Authors: Greig-Smith, P. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To explore possible ways of reducing the effets of bud-eating in orchards, captive bullfinches [Pyrrhula pyrrhula] were studied in an aviary simulatio...

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