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Is the density of redshank Tringa totanus nesting on saltmarshes in Great Britain declining due to changes in grazing management?

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Norris, K. & Brindley, E. & Cook, T. & Babbs, S. & Brown, C. F. & Yaxley, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Salt marsh habitats support about 50% of the population of redshank breeding in Britain. Between 1985 and 1996, breeding densities declined by 23%. Th...

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Can the abundance of tigers be assessed from their signs?

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Yadvendradev Jhala & Qamar Qureshi & Rajesh Gopal

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Indices of abundance offer cost effective and rapid methods for estimating abundance of endangered species across large landscapes, yet their wide usa...

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The effect of management for red grouse shooting on the population density of breeding birds on heather-dominated moorland.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Tharme, A. P. & Green, R. E. & Baines, D. & Bainbridge, I. P. & O'Brien, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Breeding birds, vegetation and moorland management were surveyed in 320 1-km squares on 122 estates in upland areas of eastern Scotland and northern E...

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Density-dependent predation of weed seeds in maize fields.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Westerman, P. R. & Borza, J. K. & Andjelkovic, J. & Liebman, M. & Danielson, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed predation can cause substantial losses of newly produced weed seeds and can therefore be important in regulating weed densities. The impact on we...

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Finding optimal control strategies for invasive species: a density-structured model for Spartina alterniflora.

Published online: 19 Jan 2005

Authors: Taylor, C. M. & Hastings, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There are very few general guidelines available to improve the process of eradicating invasive species. We addressed the basic question of whether it ...

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Recovery of wild large herbivores following livestock decline in a tropical Indian wildlife reserve.

Published online: 17 Nov 2004

Authors: Madhusudan, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resource competition is an important process governing the impact of livestock on native wild mammalian herbivores, an issue acknowledged to be of glo...

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Impacts of honeybee density on crop yield: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 28 Aug 2020

Authors: Rollin, O. & Garibaldi, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is increasing recognition that pollination deficits are limiting crop yields world-wide. However, management strategies for optimal insect polli...

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Assessing the camera trap methodologies used to estimate density of unmarked populations.

Published online: 02 Oct 2021

Authors: Palencia, P. & Rowcliffe, J. M. & Vicente, J. & Acevedo, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population density estimations are essential for wildlife management and conservation. Camera traps have become a promising cost-effective tool, for w...

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The effect of sapling density, heather height and season on browsing by mountain hares on birch.

Published online: 24 Sep 2003

Authors: Rao, S. J. & Iason, G. R. & Hulbert, I. A. R. & Elston, D. A. & Racey, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

When mammalian herbivores are present at high densities their browsing activity can have a negative effect on establishment or regeneration of native ...

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Spatial patterns of kangaroo density across the South Australian pastoral zone over 26 years: aggregation during drought and suggestions of long distance movement.

Published online: 21 Nov 2007

Authors: Pople, A. R. & Phinn, S. R. & Menke, N. & Grigg, G. C. & Possingham, H. P. & McAlpine, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildlife surveys usually focus on estimating population size, and management actions such as commercial harvesting, culling and poison baiting are ref...

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