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Management of urban wetlands for conservation can reduce aquatic biodiversity and increase mosquito risk.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Hanford, J. K. & Webb, C. E. & Hochuli, D. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Global wetland loss means constructed urban wetlands are an increasingly valuable resource for conservation. However, priorities for managing urban we...

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Ecological evidence links adverse biological effects to pesticide and metal contamination in an urban Australian watershed.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Kellar, C. R. & Hassell, K. L. & Long, S. M. & Myers, J. H. & Golding, L. & Rose, G. & Anupama Kumar & Hoffmann, A. A. & Pettigrove, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Aquatic ecosystems near urban areas are often ecologically impaired, but causative factors are rarely identified. Effects may be revealed by consideri...

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Macro-invertebrate associations in sewage filter-beds and their relationship to operational practice.

Published online: 26 May 1999

Authors: Learner, M. A. & Chawner, H. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The macro-invertebrate faunas of 67 filter-beds in 48 sewage works throughout the UK were surveyed in relation to the physico-chemical characteristics...

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Bottom-up effects on top-down regulation of a floating aquatic plant by two weevil species: the context-specific nature of biological control.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Center, T. D. & Dray, F. A., Jr. & Mattison, E. D. & Tipping, P. W. & Rayamajhi, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant nutrition (bottom-up effects) impacts a plant's ability to withstand herbivory (top-down effects) and influences phytophagous insect fecundity. ...

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Testing large-scale hypotheses using surveys: the effects of land use on the habitats, invertebrates and birds of Himalayan rivers.

Published online: 22 Jan 2001

Authors: Manel, S. & Buckton, S. T. & Ormerod, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Piecemeal changes in land use might have cumulative effects on regional biodiversity. However, this hypothesis is difficult to test experimentally at ...

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Bti sprays do not adversely affect non-target aquatic invertebrates in French Atlantic coastal wetlands.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Lagadic, L. & Roucaute, M. & Caquet, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Both the increase in human mobility and climate change contribute to the globalization of vector-borne diseases. Some mosquito species are efficient d...

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Biogeochemical properties of fine particulate organic matter as an indicator of local and catchment impacts on forested streams.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Sakamaki, T. & Richardson, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The magnitude and spatial scales of human effects on stream habitats need to be correctly measured to achieve sound ecosystem management. We investiga...

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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...

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Changes in pied kingfisher (Ceryle rudis) feeding related to endosulfan pollution from tsetse fly control operations in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Douthwaite, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Diet, feeding behaviour and number of pied kingfishers (Ceryle rudis) were monitored on the Mochaba River in Botswana when the area was treated with a...

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Microbial communities and nutrient dynamics in experimental microcosms are altered after the application of a high dose of Bti.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Duguma, D. & Hall, M. W. & Rugman-Jones, P. & Stouthamer, R. & Neufeld, J. D. & Walton, W. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis (Bti) is the most widely used biopesticide against mosquitoes and blackflies, with a history of high specifi...

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