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Age-specific differences in Asian elephant defecation, dung decay, detection and their implication for dung count.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Sakthivel Chinnaiyan & Sudhakar Kaliyaperumal & Swaminathan Shanmugavelu & Desai, A. A. & Ashokkumar Mohanarangan

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. In vertebrate population estimation, converting faecal density into animal density requires information on the faecal production rate, decay rate a...

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Mini-acoustic sensors reveal occupancy and threats to koalas Phascolarctos cinereus in private native forests.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Law, B. & Kerr, I. & Gonsalves, L. & Brassil, T. & Eichinski, P. & Truskinger, A. & Roe, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forests on private land have a wide range of uses that span activities such as recreation, primary production and nature conservation. Traditionally, ...

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Quantifying the relationship between prey density, livestock and illegal killing of leopards.

Published online: 02 Aug 2022

Authors: Soofi, M. & Qashqaei, A. T. & Mousavi, M. & Hadipour, E. & Filla, M. & Kiabi, B. H. & Bleyhl, B. & Ghoddousi, A. & Balkenhol, N. & Royle, A. & Pavey, C. R. & Khorozyan, I. & Waltert, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many large mammalian carnivores are facing population declines due to illegal killing (e.g. shooting) and habitat modification (e.g. livestock farming...

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Foxes are now widespread in Tasmania: DNA detection defines the distribution of this rare but invasive carnivore.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Sarre, S. D. & MacDonald, A. J. & Barclay, C. & Saunders, G. R. & Ramsey, D. S. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive vertebrate species are a world-wide threat to biodiversity and agricultural production. The presence of foxes, one of the most damaging invas...

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Deep learning object detection to estimate the nectar sugar mass of flowering vegetation.

Published online: 27 Oct 2021

Authors: Hicks, D. & Baude, M. & Kratz, C. & Ouvrard, P. & Stone, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Floral resources are a key driver of pollinator abundance and diversity, yet their quantification in the field and laboratory is laborious and require...

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Fishing for mammals: landscape-level monitoring of terrestrial and semi-aquatic communities using eDNA from riverine systems.

Published online: 27 Nov 2020

Authors: Sales, N. G. & McKenzie, M. B. & Drake, J. & Harper, L. R. & Browett, S. S. & Coscia, I. & Wangensteen, O. S. & Baillie, C. & Bryce, E. & Dawson, D. A. & Ochu, E. & Hänfling, B. & Handley, L. L. & Mariani, S. & Lambin, X. & Sutherland, C. & McDevitt, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding has revolutionized biomonitoring in both marine and freshwater ecosystems. However, for semi-aquatic and terres...

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Optimal planning of multi-day invasive species surveillance campaigns.

Published online: 02 Dec 2020

Authors: Yemshanov, D. & Haight, R. G. & MacQuarrie, C. J. K. & Koch, F. H. & Liu, N. & Venette, R. & Ryall, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Multi-day survey campaigns are critical for timely detection of biological invasions. We propose a new modelling approach that helps allocate survey i...

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Accounting for detectability improves estimates of species richness in tropical bat surveys.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Meyer, C. F. J. & Aguiar, L. M. S. & Aguirre, L. F. & Baumgarten, J. & Clarke, F. M. & Cosson, J. F. & Villegas, S. E. & Fahr, J. & Faria, D. & Furey, N. & Henry, M. & Hodgkison, R. & Jenkins, R. K. B. & Jung, K. G. & Kingston, T. & Kunz, T. H. & Gonzalez, M. C. M. & Moya, I. & Patterson, B. D. & Pons, J. M. & Racey, P. A. & Rex, K. & Sampaio, E. M. & Solari, S. & Stoner, K. E. & Voigt, C. C. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species richness is a state variable of some interest in monitoring programmes but raw species counts are often biased due to imperfect species detect...

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Improving the early detection of alien wood-boring beetles in ports and surrounding forests.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Rassati, D. & Faccoli, M. & Toffolo, E. P. & Battisti, A. & Marini, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

International ports are generally considered the most likely points of entry for alien wood-boring beetles. A better understanding of the factors affe...

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Modelling the local spread of invasive plants: importance of including spatial distribution and detectability in management plans.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Emry, D. J. & Alexander, H. M. & Tourtellot, M. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The success of locally applied treatments for exotic weed control depends on the effectiveness of the method used and workers' abilities to find plant...

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