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The USDA-ARS experimental watershed network - evolution, lessons learned, and moving forward.

Published online: 10 Feb 2016

Authors: Goodrich, D. & Heilman, P. & Moran, S. & Garbrecht, J. & Marks, D. & Bosch, D. & Steiner, J. & Sadler, J. & Romkens, M. & Harmel, D. & Kleinman, P. & Gunter, S. & Walbridge, M.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The USDA-Agricultural Research Service's Experimental Watershed Network grew from Dust Bowl era efforts of the Soil Conservation Service in the mid 19...

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Livestock activity increases exotic plant richness, but wildlife increases native richness, with stronger effects under low productivity.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Eldridge, D. J. & Delgado-Baquerizo, M. & Travers, S. K. & Val, J. & Oliver, I. & Dorrough, J. W. & Soliveres, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by domestic livestock is one of the most widespread land uses world-wide, particularly in rangelands, where it co-occurs with grazing by wild ...

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Testing the link between perceived and actual risk of predation: mosquito oviposition site selection and egg predation by native and introduced fish.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Segev, O. & Verster, R. & Weldon, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

According to the threat-sensitivity hypothesis, prey avoidance behaviour should reflect the magnitude of predation risk. Since predation can strongly ...

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Host resistance and the evolutionary response of plant viruses.

Published online: 12 Jul 2006

Authors: Bosch, F. van den & Akudibilah, G. & Seal, S. & Jeger, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant virus diseases severely constrain agricultural production world-wide, especially in less developed countries. The use of resistant cultivars may...

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Pathogen-mediated selection and management implications for white-tailed deer exposed to chronic wasting disease.

Published online: 28 Apr 2022

Authors: Ketz, A. C. & Robinson, S. J. & Johnson, C. J. & Samuel, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pathogens can cause host extinction, affect population dynamics and influence natural selection. Host susceptibility to pathogens can vary by species,...

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Finding clarity in ecological outcomes using empirical integrated social-ecological systems: a case study of agriculture-dependent grassland birds.

Published online: 13 Mar 2021

Authors: Allen, M. C. & Lockwood, J. L. & Burger, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Efforts to monitor and conserve populations and ecosystems in human-dominated landscapes can benefit from an empirical social-ecological systems appro...

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Synergism between entomopathogenic nematodes and Bacillus thuringiensis crops: integrating biological control and resistance management.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Gassmann, A. J. & Stock, S. P. & Sisterson, M. S. & Carrière, Y. & Tabashnik, B. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The past decade has witnessed a continual increase in the use of crops genetically modified to produce insecticidal toxins from the bacterium Bacillus...

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Spatial patterns and rarity of the white-phased 'spirit bear' allele reveal gaps in habitat protection.

Published online: 15 Sep 2020

Authors: Service, C. N. & Bourbonnais, M. & Adams, M. S. & Henson, L. & Neasloss, D. & Picard, C. & Paquet, P. C. & Darimont, C. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Preserving genetic and phenotypic diversity can help safeguard not only biodiversity but also cultural and economic values. 2. Here, we present dat...

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Testing the importance of harvest refuges for phenotypic rescue of trophy-hunted populations.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Poisson, Y. & Festa-Bianchet, M. & Pelletier, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable exploitation must minimize its impact on the ecology and evolution of exploited wildlife. Intense phenotype-based selective harvests can i...

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The mangrove swamps of Kaneba, lower Gambia river basin. I. Descriptive notes on the climate, the mangrove swamps and the physical composition of their soils.

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Giglioli, M. E. C. & Thornton, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The swamps consist mainly of areas under Rhizo-phora racemosa and Avicennia germinans mangroves, Sesuvium portulacastrum lawns, and barren mud flats. ...

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