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Restricting access to invasion hubs enables sustained control of an invasive vertebrate.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Letnic, M. & Webb, J. K. & Jessop, T. S. & Dempster, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological invasions often occur through expansion of satellite populations that become established at 'invasion hubs'. Invasion hubs can result from ...

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A widespread contaminant enhances invasion success of a marine invader.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: McKenzie, L. A. & Brooks, R. C. & Johnston, E. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The global transfer of species by human vectors is continuing despite the use of managerial controls such as antifouling biocides and pesticide applic...

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Genotypically diverse cultivar mixtures for insect pest management and increased crop yields.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Tooker, J. F. & Frank, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In modern crop production, each plant is often nearly genetically identical to its neighbours, allowing insect pests and pathogens to move easily from...

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Influence of combined pesticide and parasite exposure on bumblebee colony traits in the laboratory.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Fauser-Misslin, A. & Sadd, B. M. & Neumann, P. & Sandrock, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollinating insects provide vital ecosystem services of enormous importance for economies and biodiversity. Yet, there is a concerning global trend of...

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Modelling behavioural and fitness consequences of disturbance for geese along their spring flyway.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Klaassen, M. & Bauer, S. & Madsen, J. & Tombre, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

For migratory birds the implications of environmental change may be difficult to predict because they use multiple sites during their annual cycle. Mo...

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Low S-allele numbers limit mate availability, reduce seed set and skew fitness in small populations of a self-incompatible plant.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Young, A. G. & Pickup, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of genetic factors in species decline and extinction is the subject of a long-running controversy, with demographical factors often seen as m...

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Phenotypic and community consequences of captive propagation in mosquitofish.

Published online: 20 Jul 2020

Authors: Wood, Z. T. & Fryxell, D. C. & Robinson, R. R. & Palkovacs, E. P. & Kinnison, M. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Captive propagation can lead to phenotypic change in fish populations, but the broader community-level consequences of captive phenotypes remain la...

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Variation partitioning in canonical ordination reveals no effect of soil but an effect of co-occurring species on translocation success in Iris atrofusca.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Volis, S. & Dorman, M. & Blecher, M. & Sapir, Y. & Burdeniy, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite being expensive, complicated and less successful than the conservation of primary habitat, translocation is rapidly gaining importance as a co...

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Ecological fitness of Senecio vulgaris and Amaranthus retroflexus biotypes susceptible or resistant to atrazine.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Conard, S. G. & Radosevich, S. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Atrazine-resistant or -susceptible biotypes of Senecio vulgaris and Amaranthus retroflexus were compared with regard to DM production, resource alloca...

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Habitat suitability modelling and niche theory.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Hirzel, A. H. & Lay, G. le

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The concept of the ecological niche relates a set of environmental variables to the fitness of species, while habitat suitability models (HSMs) relate...

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