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Agriculture modifies the seasonal decline of breeding success in a tropical wild bird population.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Cartwright, S. J. & Nicoll, M. A. C. & Jones, C. G. & Tatayah, V. & Norris, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat conversion for agriculture is a major driver of biodiversity loss, but our understanding of the demographic processes involved remains poor. W...

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Predicting population responses to restoration of breeding habitat in Atlantic salmon.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Einum, S. & Nislow, K. H. & Reynolds, J. D. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat degradation is seriously threatening stream biodiversity and productivity world-wide. For salmonid fish, restoration projects in disturbed sys...

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Forecasting suitable breeding conditions for the red-billed quelea Quelea quelea in southern Africa.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Cheke, R. A. & Venn, J. F. & Jones, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Red-billed queleas Quelea quelea are major pests of small-grain crops throughout sub-Saharan Africa. When conditions permit, birds breed in vast colon...

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Improving insect pest management through population genetic data: a case study of the mosquito Ochlerotatus caspius (Pallas).

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Porretta, D. & Canestrelli, D. & Bellini, R. & Celli, G. & Urbanelli, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rationalizing the use of chemicals in pest control programmes is a fundamental goal that is aided by the knowledge of patterns of population connectiv...

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Cryptic population decrease due to invasive species predation in a long-lived seabird supports need for eradication.

Published online: 07 Oct 2022

Authors: Oppel, S. & Clark, B. L. & Risi, M. M. & Horswill, C. & Converse, S. J. & Jones, C. W. & Osborne, A. M. & Stevens, K. & Perold, V. & Bond, A. L. & Cuthbert, R. & Cooper, J. & Ryan, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive species are one of the greatest drivers of biodiversity loss worldwide, and the eradication of invasive species from islands is a highly effi...

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Effects of habitat type and management on the abundance of skylarks in the breeding season.

Published online: 26 Jan 2000

Authors: Chamberlain, D. E. & Wilson, A. M. & Browne, S. J. & Vickery, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The abundance of breeding skylarks (Alauda arvensis) was determined by surveying singing males in over 600 randomly selected 1-km squares throughout B...

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Managing uplands for biodiversity: do agri-environment schemes deliver benefits for breeding lapwing Vanellus vanellus?

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Smart, J. & Bolton, M. & Hunter, F. & Quayle, H. & Thomas, G. & Gregory, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Within Europe, agri-environment schemes are the key delivery mechanism for biodiversity conservation outside protected areas. Schemes have a range of ...

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The effect of management for red grouse shooting on the population density of breeding birds on heather-dominated moorland.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Tharme, A. P. & Green, R. E. & Baines, D. & Bainbridge, I. P. & O'Brien, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Breeding birds, vegetation and moorland management were surveyed in 320 1-km squares on 122 estates in upland areas of eastern Scotland and northern E...

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Estimating abundance in unmarked populations of golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos).

Published online: 24 Oct 2022

Authors: Stien, J. & Stien, A. & Tveraa, T. & Rød-Eriksen, L. & Eide, N. E. & Killengreen, S. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Estimates of species abundance are of key importance in population and ecosystem level research but can be hard to obtain. Study designs using came...

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Congruence among multiple indices of habitat preference for species facing human-induced rapid environmental change: a case study using the brewer's sparrow.

Published online: 25 Oct 2022

Authors: Carlin, M. & Chalfoun, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Accurate evaluations of habitat preference are key to understanding optimal conditions for wildlife survival and reproduction. Habitat selection, h...

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