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Naturescot Research Report 1269 - Using peatland surface motion (bog breathing) to monitor Peatland Action sites.

Published online: 09 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Marshall, C. & Bradley, A. V. & Andersen, R. & Large, D. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This project seeks to evaluate the applications of Interferometric satellite radar (InSAR) in measuring peat condition over selected peatland sites in...

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The contribution of constructed green infrastructure to urban biodiversity: a synthesis and meta-analysis.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Filazzola, A. & Shrestha, N. & MacIvor, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The development of buildings and other infrastructure in cities is viewed as a threat to local biodiversity and ecosystem functioning because natural ...

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Models for pest control using predator release, habitat management and pesticide release in combination.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Barclay, H. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model of a 2 life-stage pest species is presented for determining the feasibility of control by means of predator release, habitat management and pe...

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The efficacy and ecological impacts of herbicide and cutting regimes on the submerged plant communities of four British rivers. II. A multivariate analysis of the effects of management regimes on macrophyte communities.

Published online: 08 Dec 1990

Authors: Fox, A. M. & Murphy, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Macrophyte abundance scores derived from percentage frequencies from permanent transects in four rivers were subjected to DECORANA and TWINSPAN multiv...

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Broad spectrum artificial light at night increases the conspicuousness of camouflaged prey.

Published online: 02 Aug 2022

Authors: McMahon, O. & Smyth, T. & Davies, T. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The growing global prevalence of energy efficient broad spectrum lighting threatens to disrupt an array of visually guided ecological processes. Broad...

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Pre-closure fishing pressure predicts effects of marine protected areas.

Published online: 26 Jul 2020

Authors: Jaco ErinM. & Steele, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marine protected areas (MPAs) can be effective tools for marine resource management. However, despite evidence of the positive effects of MPAs, such a...

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When to vaccinate a fluctuating wildlife population: is timing everything?

Published online: 24 Jul 2020

Authors: Schreiner, C. L. & Nuismer, S. L. & Basinski, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildlife vaccination is an important tool for managing the burden of infectious disease in human populations, domesticated livestock and various iconi...

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Re-evaluating strategies for pollinator-dependent crops: how useful is parthenocarpy?

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Knapp, J. L. & Bartlett, L. J. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Whilst most studies reviewing the reliance of global agriculture on insect pollination advocate increasing the 'supply' of pollinators (wild or manage...

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Using network connectivity to prioritise sites for the control of invasive species.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Perry, G. L. W. & Moloney, K. A. & Etherington, T. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat connectivity is a crucial determinant of population dynamics in fragmented landscapes. The corollary of the emphasis on maintaining connectivi...

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The potential for fungal biopesticides to reduce malaria transmission under diverse environmental conditions.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Heinig, R. L. & Paaijmans, K. P. & Hancock, P. A. & Thomas, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effectiveness of conventional malaria vector control is being threatened by the spread of insecticide resistance. One promising alternative to che...

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