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Modelling carcass disposal practices: implications for the management of an ecological service provided by vultures.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Dupont, H. & Mihoub, J. B. & Bobbé, S. & Sarrazin, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In many European countries, private companies are in charge of livestock carcass disposal. In agro-pastoral systems, however, scavengers such as vultu...

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Natural habitat does not mediate vertebrate seed predation as an ecosystem dis-service to agriculture.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Schäckermann, J. & Mandelik, Y. & Weiss, N. & Wehrden, H. von & Klein, A. & Kleijn, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spillover of beneficial organisms from natural habitats to croplands can improve agro-ecosystem services, but wildlife can also negatively influence a...

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Potential consequences of discard reform for seabird communities.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Bicknell, A. W. J. & Oro, D. & Camphuysen, K. & Votier, S. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Upcoming reform of the European Union (EU) Common Fisheries Policy will be the biggest change in European fisheries management for a generation. A cen...

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Seasonal effects on the nutritional ecology of blackbuck Antilope cervicapra.

Published online: 22 Apr 1998

Authors: Jhala, Y. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seasonal food habits of the endangered blackbuck antelope Antilope cervicapra were studied by observing wild and captive blackbuck feeding in differen...

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Effect of burning or clipping Agropyron spicatum in the autumn on the spring foraging behaviour of mule deer and cattle.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Willms, W. & Bailey, A. W. & McLean, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To estimate the effects of autumn clipping or burning on the foraging behaviour of mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus hemionus) and cattle, trials were se...

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Echolocation activity of harbour porpoises, Phocoena phocoena, shows seasonal artificial reef attraction despite elevated noise levels close to oil and gas platforms.

Published online: 14 May 2021

Authors: Clausen, K. T. & Teilmann, J. & Wisniewska, D. M. & Balle, J. D. & Delefosse, M. & Beest, F. M. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Harbour porpoises frequently alter their behaviour in response to underwater sound from shipping, seismic surveys, drilling and marine renewables. Les...

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Organic matter intake, diet digestibility and feeding behaviour of goats, red deer and South American camelids feeding on three contrasting Scottish vegetation communities.

Published online: 23 Jul 1997

Authors: Fraser, M. D. & Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With changes in the agricultural policy for rural areas in the UK, there is increased pressure to develop management protocols for indigenous and sown...

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The effect of supplementary winter seed food on breeding populations of farmland birds: evidence from two large-scale experiments.

Published online: 21 Nov 2007

Authors: Siriwardena, G. M. & Stevens, D. K. & Anderson, G. Q. A. & Vickery, J. A. & Calbrade, N. A. & Dodd, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Low winter food availability is probably critical in the declines of many farmland bird species in Europe, leading to the implementation of ameliorati...

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Patterns of activity and habitat use by a population of bullfinches (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) in relation to bud-feeding in orchards.

Published online: 02 Sep 1985

Authors: Greig-Smith, P. W. & Wilson, G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A farmland population of bullfinches on the Weald of Kent was studied for 2 years to determine how changes in its size, composition, or activity corre...

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Shifting host choices of the vector of Chagas disease, Triatoma infestans, in relation to the availability of hosts in houses in north-west Argentina.

Published online: 29 Apr 1998

Authors: Gürtler, R. E. & Cohen, J. E. & Cecere, M. C. & Chuit, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data from a 4-year study on the blood meal sources of 1964 specimens of T. infestans collected from human sleeping places in 3 rural villages in north...

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