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Effects of culling on badger Meles meles spatial organization: implications for the control of bovine tuberculosis.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Woodroffe, R. & Donnelly, C. A. & Cox, D. R. & Bourne, F. J. & Cheeseman, C. L. & Delahay, R. J. & Gettinby, G. & McInerney, J. P. & Morrison, W. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The incidence of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in British cattle has risen markedly over the last two decades. Failure to control the disease in cattle has...

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Factors affecting the longevity of earthworms stored in peat.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Satchell, J. E. & Dottie, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The weight loss of the dung worm, Eisenia fetida, stored in a variety of peats ranging in pH from 3.6 to 7.2 was compared. Worms in acid peats of pH 3...

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The feeding ecology and survival of partridge chicks (Alectoris rufa and Perdix perdix) on arable farmland in East Anglia.

Published online: 02 Sep 1985

Authors: Green, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Broods of grey and red-legged partridges were radio-tracked for 20 days after hatching and their diet estimated from faeces collected at nocturnal roo...

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Selection of upland swards by red deer (Cervus elaphus) on Rhum.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Charles, W. N. & McCowan, D. & East, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In 1965-67 the use of sward types by red deer on Rhum was assessed from faeces counts within a 750-ha study area and by observations of deer dispersio...

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Passage of legume and grass seeds through the digestive tract of cattle and their survival in faeces.

Published online: 20 Mar 1993

Authors: Gardener, C. J. & McIvor, J. G. & Jansen, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential of dissemination by livestock as a method of spreading pasture species into inaccessible areas was studied. Seeds of 10 legumes and 8 gr...

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Large African herbivore diversity is essential in transformed landscapes for conserving dung beetle diversity.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Pryke, J. S. & Roets, F. & Samways, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mammals are globally in decline, with habitat loss a primary driver. There are also human-wildlife conflicts, such as elephants destroying crops, whic...

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An examination of the accuracy of a sequential PCR and sequencing test used to detect the incursion of an invasive species: the case of the red fox in Tasmania.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Ramsey, D. S. L. & MacDonald, A. J. & Quasim, S. & Barclay, C. & Sarre, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) diagnostic tests are increasingly applied to the identification of wildlife. Yet rigorous verification is rare and the...

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Field effects of ivermectin residues on dung beetles.

Published online: 12 Apr 1995

Authors: Lumaret, J. P. & Galante, E. & Lumbreras, C. & Mena, J. & Bertrand, M. & Bernal, J. L. & Cooper, J. F. & Kadiri, N. & Crowe, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects and the persistence of a single sc injection of ivermectin (Ivomec) to steers, at the recommended dose rate of 200 µg/kg body weight, were...

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Diet, feeding behaviour and food intake of the upland goose (Chloephaga picta) and ruddy-headed goose (C. rubidiceps) in the Falkland Islands.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Summers, R. W. & Grieve, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The diet of upland and ruddy-headed geese was composed mainly of Poa annua and P. pratensis. Leaf lengths of P. annua/pratensis eaten on 'greens' did ...

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Large predators can mitigate nutrient losses associated with off-site removal of animals from a wildlife reserve.

Published online: 18 Aug 2021

Authors: Abraham, A. J. & Webster, A. B. & Prys-Jones, T. O. & Roux, E. le & Smith, D. & McFayden, D. & Jager, P. C. de & Clauss, M. & Doughty, C. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Animals concentrate key nutrients in their bodies. In fenced wildlife reserves where nutrient input and/or retention is low, the off-site removal of a...

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