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Population, economics, environment and culture: an introduction to human carrying capacity.

Published online: 27 May 1998

Authors: Cohen, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Following an introduction the topic of past human population is explored focusing on population size and growth, economic growth and increasing econom...

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Ensemble predictions are essential for accurate bird migration forecasts for conservation and flight safety.

Published online: 28 Aug 2022

Authors: Kranstauber, B. & Bouten, W. & Gasteren, H. van & Shamoun-Baranes, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Accurate predictions of the abundance of migrating birds are important to avoid aerial conflicts of birds, for example, with aviation or wind power in...

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A network approach for evaluating and communicating forest change models.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Drescher, M. & Perera, A. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Knowledge of forest change is often formalized in state-and-transition models (STMs). These models generate forecasts of forest condition that are wid...

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Overwintering strategy and the timing of the spring migration of the cereal aphids Sitobion avenae and Sitobion fragariae.

Published online: 08 Jul 1987

Authors: Walters, K. F. A. & Dewar, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is a linear relationship between the timing of the spring migration of both Sitobion avenae and S. fragariae and latitude, due to the effect of ...

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Identifying hotspots for plant invasions and forecasting focal points of further spread.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Ibáñez, I. & Silander, J. A., Jr. & Allen, J. M. & Treanor, S. A. & Wilson, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To ensure the successful detection, control and eradication of invasive plant species, we need information that can identify areas prone to invasions ...

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Who gets the information? Gender, power and equity considerations in the design of climate services for farmers.

Published online: 23 Dec 2014

Authors: Tall, A. & Kristjanson, P. & Chaudhury, M. & McKune, S. & Zougmore, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Central to understanding the usefulness of climate and weather forecasts in support of agricultural decision-making is addressing the issue of who rec...

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Which climate services do farmers and pastoralists need in Malawi? Baseline study for the GFCS Adaptation Program in Africa.

Published online: 03 Jun 2015

Authors: Coulibaly, J. Y. & Kundhlande, G. & Tall, A. & Kaur, H. & Hansen, J.

Content type: Bulletin

This report presents final findings from the baseline data collection exercise conducted for the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) Adaptati...

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A systems analysis approach to brown planthopper control on rice in Zhejiang Province, China. III. An expert system for making recommendations.

Published online: 09 Feb 1991

Authors: Holt, J. & Cheng, J. A. & Norton, G. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An expert system was constructed to help diagnose problems caused by the delphacid rice pest Nilaparvata lugens in Zhejiang Province, China, and to de...

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Impacts of seasonal climate communication strategies on farm management and livelihoods in Wote, Kenya.

Published online: 09 Dec 2015

Authors: Rao, K. P. C. & Hansen, J. & Njiru, E. & Githungo, W. N. & Oyoo, A.

Content type: Bulletin

This study was undertaken in Wote division, Makueni district, Eastern province, Kenya, to test the effectiveness of different methods of communicating...

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Modelling ecological niches with support vector machines.

Published online: 12 Jul 2006

Authors: Drake, J. M. & Randin, C. & Guisan, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ecological niche is a fundamental biological concept. Modelling species' niches is central to numerous ecological applications, including predicti...

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