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Altering perceived predation risk and food availability: management prescriptions to benefit farmland birds on stubble fields.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Whittingham, M. J. & Devereux, C. L. & Evans, A. D. & Bradbury, R. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

European farmland bird populations have fallen dramatically and sympathetic management of key habitats is one crucial way to help boost these populati...

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Response of bird communities to silvicultural thinning of Mediterranean maquis.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Montaña, E. de la & Rey-Benayas, J. M. & Carrascal, L. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Woodland management should consider biodiversity conservation world-wide. Landowners in some European Mediterranean regions receive subsidies to thin ...

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The impact of variable hatching rates on parasite control: a model of an aquatic ectoparasite in a Finnish fish farm.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Fenton, A. & Hakalahti, T. & Bandilla, M. & Valtonen, E. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many parasites of medical and veterinary importance infect via free-living stages that undergo a period of development in the environment before seeki...

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Impacts of forest fragmentation on species richness: a hierarchical approach to community modelling.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Zipkin, E. F. & DeWan, A. & Royle, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species richness is often used as a tool for prioritizing conservation action. One method for predicting richness and other summaries of community str...

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Conservation value of cacao agroforestry for amphibians and reptiles in South-East Asia: combining correlative models with follow-up field experiments.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Wanger, T. C. & Saro, A. & Iskandar, D. T. & Brook, B. W. & Sodhi, N. S. & Clough, Y. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although agricultural expansion is a primary threat to tropical biodiversity, experimental studies evaluating the conservation value of tropical agric...

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The maintenance of the ant mosaic in Ghana cocoa farms.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Majer, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The factors that maintain the mosaic distribution pattern of dominant ants in cacao plantations in Ghana were investigated in a series of observations...

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Fisheries management influences phytoplankton biomass of Amazonian floodplain lakes.

Published online: 09 Aug 2021

Authors: Campos-Silva, J. V. & Peres, C. A. & Amaral, J. H. F. & Sarmento, H. & Forsberg, B. & Fonseca, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical floodplains secure the protein supply of millions of people, but only sound management can ensure the long-term continuity of such ecosystem ...

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Targeted prey fields determine foraging effort thresholds of a marine diver: important cues for the sustainable management of fisheries.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: McInnes, A. M. & Ryan, P. G. & Lacerda, M. & Pichegru, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding functional relationships between seabirds and prey can play an important role in the sustainable management of fisheries that compete fo...

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Evidence review: how do woodland creation approaches give rise to differences in woodland structure?

Published online: 22 Jan 2022

Published by: Woodland Trust

Authors: Gilmartin, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

1. There is increasing demand to expand the extent of native woodland in the UK, to tackle both climate change and biodiversity crises. In general, th...

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Evidence review: what are the effects of active interventions on biodiversity in newly established woodlands?

Published online: 24 Jan 2022

Published by: Woodland Trust

Authors: Hornigold, K.

Content type: Miscellaneous

1. Newly created and young woodlands often lack important attributes that contribute to a well-functioning woodland ecosystem. Active management can a...

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