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Optimally managing under imperfect detection: a method for plant invasions.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Regan, T. J. & Chadès, I. & Possingham, H. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Failing to account for uncertainty in the detection of invasive plants may lead to inefficient management strategies and wasted resources. Smart strat...

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Management of bovine tuberculosis in brushtail possums in New Zealand: predictions from a spatially explicit, individual-based model.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Ramsey, D. S. L. & Efford, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bovine tuberculosis Mycobacterium bovis (Tb) in brushtail possums Trichosurus vulpecula in New Zealand continues to pose a threat to the livestock ind...

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Farmers' perspectives on payments for watershed services in Uganda.

Published online: 24 Jan 2019

Authors: Geussens, K. & Broeck, G. van den & Vanderhaegen, K. & Verbist, B. & Maertens, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Payments for watershed services (PWS) is a market based policy tool that is increasingly being recommended for effective and sustainable management of...

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Quantifying the services of natural and built infrastructure in the context of climate change: the case of the Tana River Basin, Kenya.

Published online: 10 Jul 2019

Authors: McCartney, M. & Foudi, S. & Muthuwatta, L. & Sood, A. & Simons, G. & Hunink, J. & Vercruysse, K. & Omuombo, C.

Content type: Bulletin

A study was conducted to explore the synergies and trade-offs between built and natural infrastructure in the Tana River Basin. A simple framework for...

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Probabilistic decision modelling to determine impacts on natural resource management and livelihood resilience in Marsabit County, Kenya.

Published online: 14 Aug 2019

Authors: Tamba, Y. & Muchiri, C. & Luedeling, E. & Shepherd, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Decision makers, from the household to state level, are frequently faced with decisions that need to be made within a context of risks, uncertainties,...

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Desk review of burning and other management options for the control for heather beetle.

Published online: 23 May 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Gillingham, P. & Diaz, A. & Stillman, R. & Pinder, A. C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The heather beetle Lochmaea suturalis is a naturally occurring species in the heather dominated landscapes of the United Kingdom. When the heather bee...

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To sample or eradicate? A cost minimization model for monitoring and managing an invasive species.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Bogich, T. L. & Liebhold, A. M. & Shea, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Considerable effort is expended by national and local governments to exclude alien species via detection and eradication of invading populations, but ...

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Cost and feasibility of a barrier to halt the spread of invasive cane toads in arid Australia: incorporating expert knowledge into model-based decision-making.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Southwell, D. & Tingley, R. & Bode, M. & Nicholson, E. & Phillips, B. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Active engagement with practitioners is a crucial component of model-based decision-making in conservation management; it can assist with data acquisi...

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Do diverse landscapes provide for effective natural pest control in subtropical rice?

Published online: 01 Sep 2020

Authors: Zou Yi & Kraker, J. de & Bianchi, F. J. J. A. & Xiao HaiJun & Huang JiKun & Deng XiangZheng & Hou LingLing & Werf, W. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While the biocontrol potential of natural enemies is well established, it is largely unknown how landscape-mediated effects on pest and natural enemy ...

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User-friendly and evidence-based tool to evaluate probability of eradication of aquatic non-indigenous species.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Drolet, D. & Locke, A. & Lewis, M. A. & Davidson, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The gap between practitioners and conservation or environmental management science is difficult to bridge. Managers sometimes use limited scientific i...

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