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Statistical methods for analysing responses of wildlife to human disturbance.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Preisler, H. K. & Ager, A. A. & Wisdom, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Off-road recreation is increasing rapidly in many areas of the world, and effects on wildlife can be highly detrimental. Consequently, we have develop...

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Exploring spatial vegetation dynamics using logistic regression and a multinomial logit model.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Augustin, N. H. & Cummins, R. P. & French, D. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This study presents statistical methodology that uses spatial explanatory variables to improve simpler estimates of transition probabilities from cate...

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The effects on terrestrial invertebrates of reducing pesticide inputs in arable crop edges: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Frampton, G. K. & Dorne, J. L. C. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is an increasing awareness of the need to evaluate critically the effectiveness of environmental conservation measures, and to ensure that agri-...

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Ecological, biophysical and production effects of incorporating rest into grazing regimes: a global meta-analysis.

Published online: 24 Jul 2020

Authors: McDonald, S. E. & Lawrence, R. & Kendall, L. & Rader, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing can have considerable ecological impacts when managed inappropriately, however livestock production is a significant contributor to global foo...

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Related plant species respond similarly to chronic anthropogenic disturbance: implications for conservation decision-making.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Martínez-Blancas, A. & Paz, H. & Salazar, G. A. & Martorell, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many developing countries harbour large numbers of species that face little-understood, gradual changes in their environment, including chronic anthro...

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Livestock grazing reinforces the competitive exclusion of small-bodied birds by large aggressive birds.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Val, J. & Eldridge, D. J. & Travers, S. K. & Oliver, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by domestic livestock is sometimes promoted as a management tool to benefit biodiversity. In many situations, however, it can produce negative...

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Compensatory dynamics maintain bird phylogenetic diversity in fragmented tropical landscapes.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Morante Filho, J. C. & Arroyo-Rodríguez, V. & Andrade, E. R. de & Santos, B. A. & Cazetta, E. & Faria, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical forest loss can drive the extinction of forest-dependent species. Yet, non-forest species can proliferate in deforested landscapes, thus enab...

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Bird population density estimated from acoustic signals.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Dawson, D. K. & Efford, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many animal species are detected primarily by sound. Although songs, calls and other sounds are often used for population assessment, as in bird point...

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Modelling the future distribution of the amphibian chytrid fungus: the influence of climate and human-associated factors.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Rohr, J. R. & Halstead, N. T. & Raffel, T. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many of the global losses of amphibians are believed to be caused by the chytrid fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd). Hence, determining its p...

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Environmental DNA (eDNA) detects the invasive rusty crayfish Orconectes rusticus at low abundances.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Dougherty, M. M. & Larson, E. R. & Renshaw, M. A. & Gantz, C. A. & Egan, S. P. & Erickson, D. M. & Lodge, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Early detection is invaluable for the cost-effective control and eradication of invasive species, yet many traditional sampling techniques are ineffec...

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