Search

All content is free for everyone to browse, read and share. You’ll find peer-reviewed journal articles and non-peer reviewed grey literature. Type keywords into the search box or use the filtering options below to browse the content.

Filter by...

Showing 313 results

Intraguild predation in winter wheat: prey choice by a common epigeal carabid consuming spiders.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Davey, J. S. & Vaughan, I. P. & King, R. A. & Bell, J. R. & Bohan, D. A. & Bruford, M. W. & Holland, J. M. & Symondson, W. O. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predators can provide a valuable ecosystem service by suppressing crop pests. However, intraguild predation, where predators compete for the same prey...

Read more

Foraging choices of vampire bats in diverse landscapes: potential implications for land-use change and disease transmission.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Streicker, D. G. & Allgeier, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Latin America, the common vampire bat Desmodus rotundus is the primary reservoir of rabies, a zoonotic virus that kills thousands of livestock annu...

Read more

Multiple factors, including arena size, shape the functional responses of ladybird beetles.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Uiterwaal, S. F. & Delong, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Functional response studies are often used to determine the suitability of predators as biocontrol agents. Ladybird beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae...

Read more

Predation by introduced foxes on native bush rats in Australia: do foxes take the doomed surplus?

Published online: 18 Mar 2000

Authors: Banks, P. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Introduced vertebrate predators are one of the most important threats to endemic mammal species. Prey naivety can lead to heavy losses to alien predat...

Read more

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...

Read more

The ecology of the Wash. 3. Density-related behaviour and the possible effects of a loss of feeding grounds on wading birds (Charadrii).

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Goss-Custard, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

3. Responses of knots (Calidris canutus) and oystercatchers (Haematopus ostralegus) to their own density and to that of their prey, and the impact of ...

Read more

Polyphagy complicates conservation biological control that targets generalist predators.

Published online: 17 May 2006

Authors: Prasad, R. P. & Snyder, W. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of beetle banks to conserve predatory beetles for the control of pest Diptera was studied in Washington, USA. Locally, the community of predat...

Read more

A passive haemagglutination inhibition assay for the identification of stomach contents of invertebrate predators.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Greenstone, M. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A passive haemagglutination inhibition (PHI) test for the identification of stomach contents of invertebrate predators is described. When used in a sy...

Read more

Do habitat characteristics influence predation on red grouse?

Published online: 12 Aug 2002

Authors: Thirgood, S. J. & Redpath, S. M. & Campbell, S. & Smith, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predation is not only an important ecological process in the population dynamics of red grouse Lagopus lagopus scoticus, but also has conservation imp...

Read more

People, predators and perceptions: patterns of livestock depredation by snow leopards and wolves.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Suryawanshi, K. R. & Bhatnagar, Y. V. & Redpath, S. & Charudutt Mishra

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Livestock depredation by large carnivores is an important conservation and economic concern and conservation management would benefit from a better un...

Read more