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Impacts of tsetse control and land-use on vegetative structure and tree species composition in south-western Ethiopia.

Published online: 08 Aug 1997

Authors: Reid, R. S. & Wilson, C. J. & Kruska, R. L. & Mulatu, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

More effective control of the tsetse fly in Africa will reduce constraints imposed by the livestock disease, trypanosomiasis. Trypanosomiasis lowers l...

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Spatiotemporal modelling of crown-of-thorns starfish outbreaks on the Great Barrier Reef to inform control strategies.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Vanhatalo, J. & Hosack, G. R. & Sweatman, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cyclical outbreaks of pests can impact the functioning of entire ecosystems. An eminent example is outbreaks of crown-of-thorns starfish (COTS; Acanth...

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Agriculture causes homogenization of plant-feeding nematode communities at the regional scale.

Published online: 10 Dec 2021

Authors: Archidona-Yuste, A. & Wiegand, T. & Eisenhauer, N. & Cantalapiedra-Navarrete, C. & Palomares-Rius, J. E. & Castillo, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An emerging research line in conservation ecology addresses how environmental change drivers may cause the biotic homogenization of ecological communi...

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Effects of rain, sheep and tephritid flies on seed production of two arid Karoo shrubs in South Africa.

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: Milton, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The density of Pteronia pallens (Asteraceae), a shrub toxic to sheep, increased in Karoo rangeland at the expense of a congeneric palatable shrub, P. ...

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Legacy effects of diversity in space and time driven by winter cover crop biomass and nitrogen concentration.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Barel, J. M. & Kuyper, T. W. & Boer, W. de & Douma, J. C. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant diversity can increase nitrogen cycling and decrease soil-borne pests, which are feedback mechanisms influencing subsequent plant growth. The re...

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Are beavers welcome back in Scotland?

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Coz, D. & Young, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The beaver (Castor fiber) reintroduction which started in Scotland, UK, in 2008 was studied to understand if and how the reintroduction developed into...

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Bottom-up effect of eradications: the unintended consequences for top-order predators when eradicating invasive prey.

Published online: 30 Jul 2021

Authors: Travers, T. & Lea, M. A. & Alderman, R. & Terauds, A. & Shaw, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The eradication of invasive species from islands yields significant conservation returns. However, novel challenges continue to arise as projects expa...

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Population dynamics of an invasive forest insect and associated natural enemies in the aftermath of invasion: implications for biological control.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Duan, J. J. & Bauer, L. S. & Abell, K. J. & Ulyshen, M. D. & Driesche, R. G. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the population dynamics of exotic pests and associated natural enemies is important in developing sound management strategies in invaded...

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Impacts of dead wood manipulation on the biodiversity of temperate and boreal forests. A systematic review.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Sandström, J. & Bernes, C. & Junninen, K. & Lõhmus, A. & MacDonald, E. & Müller, J. & Jonsson, B. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dead wood (DW) provides critical habitat for thousands of species in forests, but its amount, quality and diversity have been heavily reduced by fores...

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Long-term population studies and the development of an integrated management programme for control of Opuntia stricta in Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Published online: 29 May 1998

Authors: Hoffmann, J. H. & Moran, V. C. & Zeller, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A phycitid moth, Cactoblastis cactorum, was released in Kruger National Park (KNP), South Africa, during 1988 in an attempt to control O. stricta biol...

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