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Population dynamics in wild boar Sus scrofa: ecology, elasticity of growth rate and implications for the management of pulsed resource consumers.

Published online: 04 Jan 2006

Authors: Bieber, C. & Ruf, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In terrestrial ecosystems many species show large population fluctuations caused by pulsed resources, such as mast seeding. A prime example of a mamma...

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Plant population success across urban ecosystems: a framework to inform biodiversity conservation in cities.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Kowarik, I. & Lippe, M. von der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a rapidly urbanising world, the ability of plant species to survive and build self-sustaining populations in urban environments is increasingly imp...

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Aspects of the population ecology of charlock.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Edwards, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The numbers of Sinapis arvensis plants in 3 permanent quadrats in an arable field were examined over 3 years. Plant size was positively correlated wit...

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The distribution and population regulation of the wood mouse Apodemus sylvaticus on field boundaries of pastoral farmland.

Published online: 29 Jun 1995

Authors: Montgomery, W. I. & Dowie, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The population characteristics and distribution of wood mice (Apodemus sylvaticus) were investigated along field margins of farmland in Northern Irela...

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The ecology of wildlife disease surveillance: demographic and prevalence fluctuations undermine surveillance.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Walton, L. & Marion, G. & Davidson, R. S. & White, P. C. L. & Smith, L. A. & Gavier-Widen, D. & Yon, L. & Hannant, D. & Hutchings, M. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildlife disease surveillance is the first line of defence against infectious disease. Fluctuations in host populations and disease prevalence are a k...

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When road-kill hotspots do not indicate the best sites for road-kill mitigation.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Teixeira, F. Z. & Kindel, A. & Hartz, S. M. & Mitchell, S. & Fahrig, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effectiveness of measures installed to mitigate wildlife road-kill depends on their placement along the road. Road-kill hotspots are frequently us...

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Habitat area, quality and connectivity: striking the balance for efficient conservation.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Hodgson, J. A. & Moilanen, A. & Wintle, B. A. & Thomas, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population viability can depend on habitat area, habitat quality, the spatial arrangement of habitats (aggregations and connections) and the propertie...

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Evolution of plant materials for ecological restoration: insights from the applied and basic literature.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Espeland, E. K. & Emery, N. C. & Mercer, K. L. & Woolbright, S. A. & Kettenring, K. M. & Gepts, P. & Etterson, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration is normally conducted with the goal of creating plant populations that establish, survive, successfully reproduce, contribute to ecosystem...

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Identifying critical life stage transitions for biological control of long-lived perennial Vincetoxicum species.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Milbrath, L. R. & Davis, A. S. & Biazzo, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Demographic matrix modelling of invasive plant populations can be a powerful tool to identify life stage transitions for targeted disruption, in order...

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Plant traits, biotopes and urbanization dynamics explain the survival of endangered urban plant populations.

Published online: 27 Nov 2020

Authors: Planchuelo, G. & Kowarik, I. & Lippe, M. von der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With accelerating urbanization, the urban contribution to biodiversity conservation becomes increasingly important. Previous research shows that citie...

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