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Differences in the capture rate of cage-trapped red foxes Vulpes vulpes and an evaluation of rabies control measures in Britain.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Baker, P. J. & Harris, S. & Robertson, C. P. J. & Saunders, G. & White, P. C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Methods used to control canids may differ in their relative effectiveness and how they 'sample' age and sex classes. However, there is little informat...

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Conservation and people: towards an ethical code of conduct for the use of camera traps in wildlife research.

Published online: 07 Dec 2020

Authors: Koustubh Sharma & Fiechter, M. & George, T. & Young, J. & Alexander, J. S. & Ajay Bijoor & Kulbhushansingh Suryawanshi & Charudutt Mishra

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Camera trapping is a widely employed tool in wildlife research, used to estimate animal abundances, understand animal movement, assess species richnes...

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Optimizing dispersal study design by Monte Carlo simulation.

Published online: 21 Sep 2005

Authors: Skarpaas, O. & Shea, K. & Bullock, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution of dispersal distances (the dispersal kernel) is a major determinant of spatial population dynamics, yet little is known about the sh...

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What motivates backyard conservation behaviours?

Published online: 20 Oct 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Woolley, C. K. & Hartleya, S. & Nelsona, N. J. & Shanahan, D. F.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This study explored what different backyard conservation activities appeal to different sorts of people in New Zealand, and what motivates participati...

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Rapid delimiting of pest infestations: a case study of the Mediterranean fruit fly.

Published online: 22 Jul 1985

Authors: Mangel, M. & Plant, R. E. & Carey, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The problem of determining quickly the extent of insect pest infestations, such as that of the fruit pest Ceratitis capitata in California, is discuss...

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A Robinson light trap modified for segregating samples at predetermined time intervals, with notes on the effect of moonlight on the periodicity of catches of insects.

Published online: 30 Jun 1971

Authors: Siddorn, J. W. & Brown, E. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the authors' summary. An account is given of a modified Robinson-type light-trap [cf. RAE A 43 169] for segregating samples...

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Environmental DNA surveillance for invertebrate species: advantages and technical limitations to detect invasive crayfish Procambarus clarkii in freshwater ponds.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Tréguier, A. & Paillisson, J. M. & Dejean, T. & Valentini, A. & Schlaepfer, M. A. & Roussel, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The introduction of non-native species is a major threat to biodiversity. While eradication programs of well-established invaders are costly and hazar...

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Detection and monitoring of pink bollworm moths and invasive insects using pheromone traps and encounter rate models.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Byers, J. A. & Naranjo, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The pink bollworm moth Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) is one of the most destructive pests in agriculture. An ongoing ...

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The 'pritchard trap': a novel quantitative survey method for crayfish.

Published online: 04 Jul 2021

Authors: Pritchard, E. G. & Chadwick, D. D. A. & Patmore, I. R. & Chadwick, M. A. & Bradley, P. & Sayer, C. D. & Axmacher, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. As crayfish invasions continue to threaten native freshwater biota, a detailed understanding of crayfish distribution and population structure beco...

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Shifting up a gear with iDNA : from mammal detection events to standardised surveys.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Abrams, J. F. & Hörig, L. A. & Brozovic, R. & Axtner, J. & Crampton-Platt, A. & Mohamed, A. & Wong, S. T. & Sollmann, R. & Yu, D. W. & Wilting Andreas

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Invertebrate-derived DNA (iDNA), in combination with high throughput sequencing, has been proposed as a cost-efficient and powerful tool to survey ...

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