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Comparing the precision and cost-effectiveness of faecal pellet group count methods.

Published online: 19 Jan 2005

Authors: Campbell, D. & Swanson, G. M. & Sales, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Faecal pellet group (FPG) count data are widely used to estimate animal abundance, with two alternative methods normally employed. Faecal accumulation...

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Cost and feasibility of a barrier to halt the spread of invasive cane toads in arid Australia: incorporating expert knowledge into model-based decision-making.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Southwell, D. & Tingley, R. & Bode, M. & Nicholson, E. & Phillips, B. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Active engagement with practitioners is a crucial component of model-based decision-making in conservation management; it can assist with data acquisi...

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Integrating encounter theory with decision analysis to evaluate collision risk and determine optimal protection zones for wildlife.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Udell, B. J. & Martin, J. & Fletcher, R. J., Jr. & Bonneau, M. & Edwards, H. H. & Gowan, T. A. & Hardy, S. K. & Gurarie, E. & Calleson, C. S. & Deutsch, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Better understanding human-wildlife interactions and their links with management can help improve the design of wildlife protection zones. One exam...

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Economic and not ecological variables shape the sparing-sharing trade-off in a mixed cropping landscape.

Published online: 20 May 2022

Authors: Segre, H. & Carmel, Y. & Shwartz, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The framework of land sparing versus land sharing provides a useful analytical tool to address the crop-production/biodiversity trade-off. Despite mul...

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Lichen species to bioindicate air quality in Eastern United States from elemental composition: lessons from the midwest.

Published online: 02 Jan 2019

Authors: Will-Wolf, S. & Jovan, S. & Amacher, M. C.

Content type: Bulletin article

This study was conducted to evaluate the recommendations of Will-Wolf and others (in press) using data from other studies. The 1994-2005 distribution ...

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Paying for conservation: a bioeconomic analysis of the effects of land management options on the viability of an endangered species, Eryngium alpinum.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Andrello, M. & Devaux, C. & Quétier, F. & Till-Bottraud, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land management is critical for biodiversity conservation in mountain grasslands. It should be both ecologically effective and economically efficient....

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Investment needs for irrigation infrastructure along different socioeconomic pathways.

Published online: 24 Apr 2019

Authors: Palazzo, A. & Valin, H. & Batka, M. & Havlík, P.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper conducts an assessment of the global costs for expanding, upgrading, and improving irrigation infrastructure in developing countries, along...

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Culling wildlife hosts to control disease: mountain hares, red grouse and louping ill virus.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Harrison, A. & Newey, S. & Gilbert, L. & Haydon, D. T. & Thirgood, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Culling wildlife hosts is often implemented as a management technique to control pathogen transmission from wildlife to domestic or other economically...

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Desk review of burning and other management options for the control for heather beetle.

Published online: 23 May 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Gillingham, P. & Diaz, A. & Stillman, R. & Pinder, A. C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The heather beetle Lochmaea suturalis is a naturally occurring species in the heather dominated landscapes of the United Kingdom. When the heather bee...

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Do diverse landscapes provide for effective natural pest control in subtropical rice?

Published online: 01 Sep 2020

Authors: Zou Yi & Kraker, J. de & Bianchi, F. J. J. A. & Xiao HaiJun & Huang JiKun & Deng XiangZheng & Hou LingLing & Werf, W. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While the biocontrol potential of natural enemies is well established, it is largely unknown how landscape-mediated effects on pest and natural enemy ...

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