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Statistical methods for analysing responses of wildlife to human disturbance.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Preisler, H. K. & Ager, A. A. & Wisdom, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Off-road recreation is increasing rapidly in many areas of the world, and effects on wildlife can be highly detrimental. Consequently, we have develop...

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Probability of occurrence and phenology of pine wilt disease transmission by insect vectors in the Rocky Mountains.

Published online: 16 Apr 2021

Authors: Atkins, D. H. & Davis, T. S. & Stewart, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Pine wilt disease, caused by pinewood nematode (Bursaphelenchus xylophilus; abbreviated 'PWN'), is a damaging and globally distributed insect-vectored...

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Importance of insect prey quality for grey partridge chicks Perdix perdix: a self-selection experiment.

Published online: 18 Oct 2000

Authors: Borg, C. & Toft, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The proportion of aphids in the cereal arthropod fauna has increased since the introduction of herbicides in the 1950s. In order to examine whether th...

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Use of grassland and field selection by brent geese Branta bernicla.

Published online: 15 Dec 1990

Authors: Summers, R. W. & Critchley, C. N. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Around Scolt Head Island, N. Norfolk 43.7%, 57.7% and 65.5% of the cumulative total number of observations of brent geese (Branta b. bernicla) were ma...

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Pollen removal and deposition by honeybee and bumblebee visitors to apple and almond flowers.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Thomson, J. D. & Goodell, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To help evaluate the worth of alternative pollinators in agriculture, we present a theoretical framework for comparing the effectiveness of two or mor...

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The competition box: a graphical aid to forecasting pollinator performance.

Published online: 07 May 1997

Authors: Corbet, S. A. & Saville, N. M. & Fussell, M. & Prycircumflex˜s-Jones, O. E. & Unwin, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Three major determinants of bees' nectar foraging patterns are the maximum depth at which nectar is accessible (dependent on bee tongue length); the m...

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Dispersal of adult cabbage root fly (Erioischia brassicae (Bouche)) in relation to a brassica crop.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Hawkes, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Adults of Hylemya (Erioischia) brassicae (Bch.) labelled with 32P were released 24 m from a plot of cabbage and recaptured with water traps. The respo...

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Observations on Hymenopterous parasites of frit fly Oscinella frit L. on oats.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Jones, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the author's summary. Observations in southern England in 1964-67 showed that the period when most of the Hymenopterous par...

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Influence of mowing on the persistence of two endangered large blue butterfly species.

Published online: 17 May 2006

Authors: Johst, K. & Drechsler, M. & Thomas, J. & Settele, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mowing influences two endangered butterfly species, Maculinea nausithous and Maculinea teleius, directly through egg destruction and larval mortality ...

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Long-term shifts in the seasonal abundance of adult Culicoides biting midges and their impact on potential arbovirus outbreaks.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Sanders, C. J. & Shortall, C. R. & England, M. & Harrington, R. & Purse, B. & Burgin, L. & Carpenter, S. & Gubbins, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Surveillance of adult Culicoides biting midge flight activity is used as an applied ecological method to guide the management of arbovirus incursions ...

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