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Towards smarter harvesting from natural palm populations by sparing the individuals that contribute most to population growth or productivity.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Jansen, M. & Anten, N. P. R. & Bongers, F. & Martínez-Ramos, M. & Zuidema, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Natural populations deliver a wide range of products that provide income for millions of people and need to be exploited sustainably. Large heterogene...

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Assessing the impact of culling on population size in the presence of uncertain density dependence: lessons from a great cormorant population.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Green, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In applied population ecology, simulation models are often used to predict the likely consequences of different management options and to inform polic...

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The effect of car traffic on breeding bird populations in woodland. IV. Influence of population size on the reduction of density close to a highway.

Published online: 02 Nov 1995

Authors: Reijnen, R. & Foppen, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data are reported from studies at 3 sites crossed by highway A2 between Utrecht and Eindhoven, Netherlands - one near woodland dominated by Populus, a...

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Special Profile: Pollination and pollinators.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Westphal, C.

Content type: Journal issue

This Special Profile contains papers covering several topics, including the impact of habitat fragmentation and semi-natural landscape elements for po...

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The decline of heathland seed populations following the conversion to agriculture.

Published online: 17 Sep 1997

Authors: Pywell, R. F. & Putwain, P. D. & Webb, N. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The composition and size of the germinable seed populations of undisturbed heathland soils in SE Dorset were compared to those of adjacent farmland wh...

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Ecological and evolutionary effects of selective harvest of non-lactating female ungulates.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Rughetti, M. & Festa-Bianchet, M. & Ccircumflex˜té, S. D. & Hamel, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Female ungulates are often selectively harvested according to their reproductive status. Because ungulate population growth depends heavily on adult f...

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Predicting heterosis and inbreeding depression from population size and density to inform management efforts.

Published online: 01 Dec 2020

Authors: Söderquist, L. & Broberg, A. & Rosenberg, V. & Sletvold, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective population size should be positively related to census size and density, and it is expected to influence the strength of genetic drift, inbr...

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Long-term captivity is associated with changes to sensory organ morphology in a critically endangered insect.

Published online: 16 Feb 2022

Authors: Freelance, C. B. & Magrath, M. J. L. & Elgar, M. A. & Wong, B. B. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Captive breeding programmes are key to many threatened species reintroduction strategies but could potentially be associated with adaptations to capti...

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Fishing impacts on the marine inorganic carbon cycle.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Jennings, S. & Wilson, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Teleost fish excrete precipitated carbonate and make significant contributions to the marine inorganic carbon cycle at regional and global scales. As ...

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A multistate mark-recapture approach to estimating survival of PIT-tagged salamanders following timber harvest.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Connette, G. M. & Semlitsch, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Survival is a critical component of individual fitness, population dynamics and the landscape ecology of organisms. Survival in animal populations is ...

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