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Lead in small mammals, plants, and soil at varying distances from a highway.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Quarles, H. D., III & Hanawalt, R. B. & Odum, W. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil samples were from each side and the central grass strip of highway U.S. Rt. 29 north of Charlottesville, Va., USA, with average flow of 12 470 ve...

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Is habitat linearity important for small mammal communities on farmland?

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Tattersall, F. H. & Macdonald, D. W. & Hart, B. J. & Johnson, P. & Manley, W. & Feber, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Farmland is readily divisible into linear habitats such as hedges, and nonlinear habitats such as fields and woodlots. In agricultural landscapes, con...

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Incorporating disturbance into trophic ecology: fire history shapes mesopredator suppression by an apex predator.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Geary, W. L. & Ritchie, E. G. & Lawton, J. A. & Healey, T. R. & Nimmo, D. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Apex predators can suppress smaller bodied "mesopredators." In doing so, they can provide refuge to species preyed upon by mesopredators, which is par...

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The use of alternative foods to reduce lodgepole pine seed predation by small mammals.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Sullivan, T. P. & Sullivan, D. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

[See FA 43, 540] At 3 interior sites in British Columbia, seed predation was directly related to the densities of small mammals, mainly deer mice (Per...

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Small mammals in farm woodlands: the effects of habitat, isolation and surrounding land-use patterns.

Published online: 09 Jul 1997

Authors: Fitzgibbon, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The results of this study, which surveyed 38 small farm woodlands ranging in size from 0.05 to 4.45 ha, in an intensive arable region in Cambridgeshir...

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Livestock grazing reinforces the competitive exclusion of small-bodied birds by large aggressive birds.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Val, J. & Eldridge, D. J. & Travers, S. K. & Oliver, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by domestic livestock is sometimes promoted as a management tool to benefit biodiversity. In many situations, however, it can produce negative...

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Landscape-scale conservation: collaborative agri-environment schemes could benefit both biodiversity and ecosystem services, but will farmers be willing to participate?

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: McKenzie, A. J. & Emery, S. B. & Franks, J. R. & Whittingham, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The primary aim of many agri-environment schemes (AES) is to enhance biodiversity; however, the results of AES designed for this purpose have, to date...

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Ecosystem services and disservices provided by small rodents in arable fields: effects of local and landscape management.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Fischer, C. & Gayer, C. & Kurucz, K. & Riesch, F. & Tscharntke, T. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In agriculture, both valuable ecosystem services and unwanted ecosystem disservices can be produced by the same organism group. For example, small rod...

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The recovery of populations of bush rat Rattus fuscipes in forest fragments following major population reduction.

Published online: 21 Sep 2005

Authors: Lindenmayer, D. B. & Cunningham, R. B. & Peakall, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the recovery of populations after disturbance is critical to many aspects of applied population management, ranging from the development...

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The natural shelter for red deer (Cervus elaphus) in a Scottish glen.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Grace, J. & Easterbee, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

[See FA 40, 4698] Small-scale undulations in topography and a small area of woodland reduced wind speed by up to 95%. The reduction of windspeed in th...

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