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Modelling the effects of recent changes in climate, host density and acaricide treatments on population dynamics of Ixodes ricinus in the UK.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Dobson, A. D. M. & Randolph, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A population model for the tick Ixodes ricinus, the most significant vector of pathogens in Europe, is used to explore the relative impact of changes ...

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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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Selective plant foraging and the top-down suppression of native diversity in a restored prairie.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Schneider, S. & Steeves, R. & Newmaster, S. & MacDougall, A. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Clarifying what species are being consumed at what times can improve our understanding of how anthropogenic change affects food web dynamics, with imp...

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The last moves: the effect of hunting and culling on the risk of disease spread from a population of reindeer.

Published online: 15 Feb 2021

Authors: Mysterud, A. & Rauset, G. R. & Moorter, B. van & Andersen, R. & Strand, O. & Rivrud, I. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hunting and culling are frequently used to combat infectious wildlife diseases. The aim is to markedly lower population density in order to limit dise...

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Interactive effects of pasture management intensity, release from grazing and prescribed fire on forty subtropical wetland plant assemblages.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Boughton, E. H. & Quintana-Ascencio, P. F. & Bohlen, P. J. & Fauth, J. E. & Jenkins, D. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pasture management intensity, livestock grazing and prescribed fire are three widespread agricultural practices that affect small, isolated wetlands, ...

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Assessing ecological responses to environmental change using statistical models.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Ferguson, C. A. & Carvalho, L. & Scott, E. M. & Bowman, A. W. & Kirika, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is a clear need to improve our ability to assess the ecological consequences of environmental change. Because of the complexity of ecosystems an...

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Aquatic ecosystem functions of an isolated floodplain and their implications for flood retention and management.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Reckendorfer, W. & Funk, A. & Gschöpf, C. & Hein, T. & Schiemer, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We used an isolated floodplain of the river Danube as a model system to gain an understanding on the functioning of retention areas to predict future ...

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Temperature effects on pitfall catches of epigeal arthropods: a model and method for bias correction.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Saska, P. & Werf, W. van der & Hemerik, L. & Luff, M. L. & Hatten, T. D. & Honek, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Carabids and other epigeal arthropods make important contributions to biodiversity, food webs and biocontrol of invertebrate pests and weeds. Pitfall ...

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Prediction and attenuation of seasonal spillover of parasites between wild and domestic ungulates in an arid mixed-use system.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Walker, J. G. & Evans, K. E. & Vineer, H. R. & Wyk, J. A. van & Morgan, E. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Transmission of parasites between host species affects host population dynamics, interspecific competition, and ecosystem structure and function. In a...

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Burning for biodiversity: highly resilient ant communities respond only to strongly contrasting fire regimes in Australia's seasonal tropics.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Andersen, A. N. & Ribbons, R. R. & Pettit, M. & Parr, C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

According to the pyrodiversity paradigm, a wide range of fire regimes is required to maintain biodiversity in fire-prone landscapes. However, the requ...

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