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Understanding dispersal rates of invading weed biocontrol agents.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Paynter, Q. & Bellgard, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Classical weed biological control programmes aim to rapidly establish biocontrol agent populations throughout the range of a weed. Release strategies,...

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Diversity and invasion within a predator community: impacts on herbivore suppression.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Hogg, B. N. & Daane, K. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management strategies to enhance ecosystem services in agroecosystems often seek to increase predator biodiversity. Invaders commonly dominate predato...

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Network connectivity and dispersal barriers: using geographical information system (GIS) tools to predict landscape scale distribution of a key predator (Esox lucius) among lakes.

Published online: 19 Dec 2007

Authors: Spens, J. & Englund, G. & Lundqvist, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The keystone piscivore northern pike Esox lucius can structure fish communities, and models predicting pike-focused connectivity will be important for...

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Modelling the coupled dynamics of moorland management and upland vegetation.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Chapman, D. S. & Termansen, M. & Quinn, C. H. & Jin NanLin & Bonn, A. & Cornell, S. J. & Fraser, E. D. G. & Hubacek, K. & Kunin, W. E. & Reed, M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is widely appreciated that management shapes the dynamics of many ecological systems, but ecologists rarely consider the reverse interaction, that ...

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Effects of increased soil nitrogen on the dominance of alien annual plants in the Mojave Desert.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: Brooks, M. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Deserts are one of the least invaded ecosystems by plants, possibly due to naturally low levels of soil nitrogen. Increased levels of soil nitrogen ca...

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Application of the fire-grazing interaction to restore a shifting mosaic on tallgrass prairie.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Fuhlendorf, S. D. & Engle, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management of rangelands has long operated under the paradigm of minimizing spatially discrete disturbances, often under the objective of reducing inh...

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Integrating herbicide and mechanical control treatments with fire and biological control to manage an invasive wetland shrub, Mimosa pigra.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Paynter, Q. & Flanagan, G. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Australia, biological control is a promising long-term management strategy for the woody weed mimosa Mimosa pigra but does not yet provide adequate...

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Growth-enhanced coho salmon invading other salmon species populations: effects on early survival and growth.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Sundström, L. F. & Vandersteen, W. E. & Lõhmus, M. & Devlin, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The first genetically modified (GM) fish intended for human consumption has recently stimulated significant scientific discussion and regulatory scrut...

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The influence of environmental factors and management on stands of Phragmites australis. I. Effects of burning, frost and insect damage on shoot density and shoot size.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Toorn, J. van der & Mook, J. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The viability of a common reed, Phragmites australis, was determined in an experimental field in the Netherlands over a period of 5 years, the aim bei...

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Using a self-organizing map to predict invasive species: sensitivity to data errors and a comparison with expert opinion.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Paini, D. R. & Worner, S. P. & Cook, D. C. & Barro, P. J. de & Thomas, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predicting which species are more likely to invade a region presents significant difficulties to researchers and government agencies. Methods for esti...

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