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Multiple factors, including arena size, shape the functional responses of ladybird beetles.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Uiterwaal, S. F. & Delong, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Functional response studies are often used to determine the suitability of predators as biocontrol agents. Ladybird beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae...

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Effects of planting density on bulb yield in the tulip.

Published online: 26 Oct 1970

Authors: Rees, A. R. & Turquand, E. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of 5 planting densities (p), viz. 10x20, 10 x 10, 10 x 7. 5, 10 x 5 and 5 x 7. 5 cm., on leaf growth and bulb yield were investigated for ...

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A comparison of Eurasian red squirrel distribution in different fragmented landscapes.

Published online: 28 Jan 2000

Authors: Rodríguez, A. & Andrén, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Simple logistic regression models empirically derived in other fragmented landscapes (in the Netherlands and Italy) were explored for their ability to...

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The marine survival and growth of wild and hatchery-reared Atlantic salmon.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Jonsson, N. & Jonsson, B. & Hansen, L. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Catches of Atlantic salmon Salmo salar L. decreased in the 1980s and 1990s over its entire area in the North Atlantic and smolts were often released f...

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Portable rainfall simulator and plot unit for use in field studies of infiltration, runoff and erosion.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Costin, A. B. & Gilmour, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The equipment described uses 6 in. wide mild-steel plates for top and jointed side-sections to form a 10 × 6 ft plot with an angle-iron collecting dra...

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Monitoring salt stress in grapevines: are measures of plant trait variability useful?

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Sinclair, C. & Hoffmann, A. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measures of trait variability, in particular fluctuating asymmetry (FA), have been proposed as biological tools for monitoring environmental quality, ...

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Does harvesting amplify environmentally induced population fluctuations over time in marine and terrestrial species?

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Gamelon, M. & Sandercock, B. K. & Sæther, B. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In marine and terrestrial ecosystems, organisms are affected by environmental variations that cause fluctuations in population size. The harvest-inter...

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The influence of rainfall and grazing on the demography of some African savanna grasses: a matrix modelling approach.

Published online: 20 Mar 1993

Authors: O'Connor, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two savanna sites in Gazankulu, South Africa, were fenced in 1984 and subjected to heavy or light grazing for 4 growing seasons. Size-structured matri...

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Pre-closure fishing pressure predicts effects of marine protected areas.

Published online: 26 Jul 2020

Authors: Jaco ErinM. & Steele, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marine protected areas (MPAs) can be effective tools for marine resource management. However, despite evidence of the positive effects of MPAs, such a...

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Plant size variation and vertebrate herbivory: winter wheat grazed by rabbits.

Published online: 31 Aug 1991

Authors: Crawley, M. J. & Weiner, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In field trials in Silwood Park, Berkshire, UK in 1982-85, wheat cv. Hustler was subjected to no grazing or to several regimes of grazing by rabbits. ...

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