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Responses of Lumbricidae to saline inundation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Piearce, T. G. & Piearce, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

At two localities in northwest England that had recently been inundated by the sea, the decline in the density, biomass and species spectrum of Lumbri...

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Effects of stream restoration on dispersal of plant propagules.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Engström, J. & Nilsson, C. & Jansson, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species immigration is vital for the success of restoring degraded ecosystems, but the effectiveness of enhancing dispersal following restoration is s...

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Species loss in fragments of tropical rain forest: a review of the evidence.

Published online: 28 Aug 1996

Authors: Turner, I. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A review of the literature shows that in nearly all cases tropical rain forest fragmentation has led to a local loss of species. Isolated fragments su...

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How to control pest species: application of models from the theory of island biogeography in formulating pest control strategies.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Stenseth, N. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mathematical models for birth and death processes in local populations (within a local patch), and for migration between local patches in a heterogene...

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Identifying control strategies for tomato leaf curl virus disease using an epidemiological model.

Published online: 24 Nov 1999

Authors: Holt, J. & Colvin, J. & Muniyappa, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A number of insect vectors of plant-virus diseases make only transitory visits to the crop in which the economic effects of the disease are important....

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The spatial population dynamics of insects exploiting a patchy food resource: a model study of local persistence.

Published online: 25 Sep 1996

Authors: Halley, J. M. & Dempster, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The density-dependent persistence of four tephritid flies on patches of their host vegetation (Urophora jaceana and Chaetorellia jaceae on Centaurea n...

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A population dynamics approach to the wheat bulb fly Delia coarctata problem.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Kowalski, R. & Benson, J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A key-factor analysis is presented using data on Delia coarctata (Fall.) populations collected over 12 years from Stackyard field, Rothamsted. The ana...

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A model simulating mating behaviour of Spodoptera littoralis.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Symmons, P. M. & Rosenberg, L. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A computer model was developed simulating the mating behaviour and population increase of adults of Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) in an isolated grou...

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Evaluating the legacy of landscape history: extinction debt and species credit in bird and small mammal assemblages in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Lira, P. K. & Ewers, R. M. & Banks-Leite, C. & Pardini, R. & Metzger, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is now an extensive literature on extinction debt following deforestation. However, the potential for species credit in landscapes that have exp...

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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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