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Using the stable isotope marker 44Ca to study dispersal and host-foraging activity in parasitoids.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Wanner, H. & Gu HaiNan & Hattendorf, B. & Günther, D. & Dorn, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dispersal and host-foraging activity are important behavioural characteristics for parasitoid species used as biological control agents. Appropriate m...

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Elucidating mechanisms of invasion success: effects of parasite removal on growth and survival rates of invasive and native frogs.

Published online: 18 Jan 2021

Authors: Roznik, E. A. & Surbaugh, K. L. & Cano, N. & Rohr, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Identifying the mechanisms underlying biological invasions can inform the management of invasive species. The enemy release hypothesis (ERH) suggests ...

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Estimating group size and population density of Eurasian badgers Meles meles by quantifying latrine use.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Tuyttens, F. A. M. & Long, B. & Fawcett, T. & Skinner, A. & Brown, J. A. & Cheeseman, C. L. & Roddam, A. W. & Macdonald, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation issues and a potential role in disease transmission generate the continued need to census Eurasian badgers Meles meles, but direct counts...

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Evaluation of trap capture in a geographically closed population of brown treesnakes on Guam.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Tyrrell, C. L. & Christy, M. T. & Rodda, G. H. & Adams, A. A. Y. & Ellingson, A. R. & Savidge, J. A. & Dean-Bradley, K. & Bischof, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Open population mark-recapture analysis of unbounded populations accommodates some types of closure violations (e.g. emigration, immigration). In cont...

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The estimation of the dispersal rate of the adult cabbage root fly (Erioischia brassicae (Bouche)) in the presence of a brassica crop.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Hawkes, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A marking method for Hylemya (Erioischia) brassicae (Bch.), in which the flies were fed on a sucrose solution containing radioactive phosphorus (32P) ...

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Barriers or corridors? The overlooked role of unpaved roads in endozoochorous seed dispersal.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Suárez-Esteban, A. & Delibes, M. & Fedriani, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ubiquitous linear developments, such as dirt tracks and firebreaks, termed 'soft' linear developments (SLD), represent weaker landscape modifications ...

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Defining ecologically relevant water quality targets for lakes in Europe.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Poikane, S. & Portielje, R. & Berg, M. van den & Phillips, G. & Brucet, S. & Carvalho, L. & Mischke, U. & Ott, I. & Soszka, H. & Wichelen, J. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The implementation of the Water Framework Directive requires EU member states to establish and harmonize ecological status class boundaries for biolog...

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First evidence that marine protected areas can work for marine mammals.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Gormley, A. M. & Slooten, E. & Dawson, S. & Barker, R. J. & Rayment, W. & Fresne, S. du & Bräger, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marine protected areas (MPAs) have been advocated for the protection of threatened marine mammals, but there is no empirical evidence that they are ef...

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A hierarchical Bayesian approach to multi-state mark-recapture: simulations and applications.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Calvert, A. M. & Bonner, S. J. & Jonsen, I. D. & Flemming, J. M. & Walde, S. J. & Taylor, P. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mark-recapture models are valuable for assessing diverse demographic and behavioural parameters, yet the precision of traditional estimates is often c...

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A novel mark-recapture technique and its application to monitoring the direction and distance of local movements of rangeland grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae) in the context of pest management.

Published online: 11 Oct 1999

Authors: Narisu & Lockwood, J. A. & Schell, S. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rangeland grasshopper movement was studied in Wyoming, USA, in July 1997 with respect to the biological and ecological factors (population density, de...

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