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The occurrence of commensal rodents in dwellings as revealed by the 1996 English House Condition Survey.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Langton, S. D. & Cowan, D. P. & Meyer, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The presence of commensal rodents was assessed in the 1996 English House Condition Survey (EHCS). Logistic regression techniques were used to identify...

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Urban cultivation in allotments maintains soil qualities adversely affected by conventional agriculture.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Edmondson, J. L. & Davies, Z. G. & Gaston, K. J. & Leake, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modern agriculture, in seeking to maximize yields to meet growing global food demand, has caused loss of soil organic carbon (SOC) and compaction, imp...

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Quantifying and comparing bumblebee nest densities in gardens and countryside habitats.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Osborne, J. L. & Martin, A. P. & Shortall, C. R. & Todd, A. D. & Goulson, D. & Knight, M. E. & Hale, R. J. & Sanderson, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bumblebees provide an important pollination service to both crops and wild plants. Many species have declined in the UK, particularly in arable region...

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Egg-laying by some Dipterous pests of cultivated Cruciferae in north-east Scotland.

Published online: 29 Jun 1972

Authors: Shaw, M. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the author's summary. Dipterous eggs laid in the soil round the bases of plants in market-garden crops of cabbage and cauli...

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Mapping an urban ecosystem service: quantifying above-ground carbon storage at a city-wide scale.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Davies, Z. G. & Edmondson, J. L. & Heinemeyer, A. & Leake, J. R. & Gaston, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite urbanization being a major driver of land-use change globally, there have been few attempts to quantify and map ecosystem service provision at...

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Pollination mitigates cucumber yield gaps more than pesticide and fertilizer use in tropical smallholder gardens.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Motzke, I. & Tscharntke, T. & Wanger, T. C. & Klein, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination can be an essential but often neglected ecosystem service to mitigate crop yield gaps. Pollination services are usually studied in isolati...

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The contribution of constructed green infrastructure to urban biodiversity: a synthesis and meta-analysis.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Filazzola, A. & Shrestha, N. & MacIvor, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The development of buildings and other infrastructure in cities is viewed as a threat to local biodiversity and ecosystem functioning because natural ...

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Plant dispersal: the role of man.

Published online: 17 Apr 1998

Authors: Hodkinson, D. J. & Thompson, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies were conducted to determine which plant species are commonly dispersed by the following vectors: soil carried on motor vehicles; topsoil; suga...

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Assessing the state of New Zealand's garden birds from national to local scales.

Published online: 24 Jan 2022

Authors: MacLeod, C. J. & Green, P. & Howard, S. & Gormley, A. M. & Brandt, A. J. & Spurr, E. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Better biodiversity indicators are needed to address information gaps, describe trends accurately and robustly and be useful for decisionmakers. Citiz...

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Habitat selection by song thrushes in stable and declining farmland populations.

Published online: 16 Jun 2004

Authors: Peach, W. J. & Denny, M. & Cotton, P. A. & Hill, I. F. & Gruar, D. & Barritt, D. & Impey, A. & Mallord, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Losses of farmland birds from the wider countryside have become a major conservation issue in the UK and Europe. Song thrush Turdus philomelos populat...

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