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Population characteristics of the brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens (Hemiptera: Delphacidae), with special reference to differences in Japan and the tropics.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Otake, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Light-trap records showed that Nilaparvata lugens (Stal), an important pest of rice, is prevalent in the southwestern part of Japan. Populations that ...

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Community forestry can help reduce deforestation and poverty in tropical countries, but not always both.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Santika, T. & Wilson, K. A. & Budiharta, S. & Kusworo, A. & Meijaard, E. & Law, E. A. & Friedman, R. & Hutabarat, J. A. & Indrawan, T. P. & St. John, F. A. V. & Struebig, M. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper highlight the impacts of community forestry policies on poverty alleviation and forest conservation outcomes. Benefits to forests and peopl...

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Effects of palm heart harvesting on avian frugivores in the Atlantic rain forest of Brazil.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Galetti, M. & Aleixo, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of harvesting the dominant palm tree Euterpe edulis on the abundance of 15 large frugivorous birds (Ramphastidae, Cracidae, Cotingidae, Tr...

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Measuring disturbance in tropical forests: a critique of the use of species-abundance models and indicator measures in general.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Watt, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Methods of assessing tropical forest disturbance are discussed, and it is argued that the use of species-abundance models to assess whether a forest i...

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Assessing the impact of forest disturbance on tropical invertebrates: some comments.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Basset, Y. & Novotny, V. & Miller, S. E. & Springate, N. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The possible use of tropical insects as indicators for monitoring forest disturbance and regeneration is discussed with reference to whether species-a...

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Genetic variation in seed dormancy in Digitaria milanjiana in relation to rainfall at the collection site.

Published online: 26 Mar 1986

Authors: Hacker, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

According to the duration of dormancy, 3 different classes could be recognized among African accessions. Material originating in the low-rainfall trop...

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Stomatal conductance of two tropical trees during the wet season in Nigeria.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Grace, J. & Okali, D. U. U. & Fasehun, F. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measurements of stomatal conductance were made on teak (Tectona grandis) and Gmelina arborea on 5 days during the wet season in Nigeria. Both species ...

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Changes in species diversity following habitat disturbance are dependent on spatial scale: theoretical and empirical evidence.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Dumbrell, A. J. & Clark, E. J. & Frost, G. A. & Randell, T. E. & Pitchford, J. W. & Hill, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many studies have examined the impacts of tropical habitat disturbance. However, the effects of moderate habitat disturbance on species diversity show...

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Feeding of slugs (Deroceras sp. and Lehmannia nyctelia) on subtropical pasture species, particularly Kenya white clover (Trifolium semipilosum) cv. Safari.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Yamashita, Y. & Jones, R. M. & Nicholson, C. H. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field measurements showed that Deroceras sp., a slug, could at times be a serious pest in pastures of T. semipilosum cv. Safari in SE Queensland. At p...

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Conserving tropical biodiversity via strategic spatiotemporal harvest planning.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Ramage, B. S. & Marshalek, E. C. & Kitzes, J. & Potts, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical timber production forests have the potential to harbour many species, but landscape-level management strategies for minimizing extinctions ar...

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