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Expanding the contribution of early warning to climate-resilient agricultural development in Africa.

Published online: 17 Jun 2015

Authors: Coffey, K. & Haile, M. & Halperin, M. & Wamukoya, G. & Hansen, J. & Kinyangi, J. & Kindie Tesfaye Fantaye

Content type: Bulletin

Extreme climate events can undermine agricultural and rural development progress in Africa. In an era of more frequent and more extreme weather events...

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Can managers inform models? Integrating local knowledge into models of red deer habitat use.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Irvine, R. J. & Fiorini, S. & Yearley, S. & McLeod, J. E. & Turner, A. & Armstrong, H. & White, P. C. L. & Wal, R. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many ecologically based wildlife-habitat models provide only limited explanations of the observed data because they do not take account of the way in ...

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Optimizing dispersal and corridor models using landscape genetics.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Epps, C. W. & Wehausen, J. D. & Bleich, V. C. & Torres, S. G. & Brashares, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Better tools are needed to predict population connectivity in complex landscapes. 'Least-cost modelling' is one commonly employed approach in which di...

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Favourable habitats for Coffea inter-specific hybridization in central New Caledonia: combined genetic and spatial analyses.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Gomez, C. & Batti, A. & Pierrès, D. le & Campa, C. & Hamon, S. & Kochko, A. de & Hamon, P. & Huynh, F. & Despinoy, M. & Poncet, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human disturbance of natural habitats has increasingly promoted hybridization between previously isolated species. Coffee trees (Coffea canephora, C. ...

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Modelling the habitat requirements of leopard Panthera pardus in west and central Asia.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Gavashelishvili, A. & Lukarevskiy, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Top predators are seen as keystone species of ecosystems. Knowledge of their habitat requirements is important for their conservation and the stabilit...

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Modelling topoclimatic patterns of egg mortality of Epirrita autumnata (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) with a geographical information system: predictions for current climate and warmer climate scenarios.

Published online: 19 Aug 1998

Authors: Virtanen, T. & Neuvonen, S. & Nikula, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was carried out to quantify the effects of a warmer winter climate on the egg mortality (and, consequently, the risk of an outbreak) of Epirri...

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Invasive plants and water resources in the Western Cape Province, South Africa: modelling the consequences of a lack of management.

Published online: 14 Jun 1996

Authors: Maitre, D. C. le & Wilgen, B. W. van & Chapman, R. A. & McKelly, D. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The invasion of fynbos shrublands by woody weed species can reduce the water yield from catchment areas dramatically. The consequences of uncontrolled...

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Development of a risk assessment tool to evaluate the significance of septic tanks around freshwater SSSIs.

Published online: 21 Jan 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: May, L. & Dudley, B. J. & Woods, H. & Miles, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

There is growing evidence suggesting that small sewage discharges (SSDs), in practice mainly septic tank systems but also including package treatment ...

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Science to support climate-smart agricultural development: concepts and results from the MICCA pilot projects in East Africa.

Published online: 10 Dec 2014

Authors: Rosenstock, T. S. & Mpanda, M. & Kimaro, A. & Luedeling, E. & Kuyah, S. & Anyekulu, E. & Freeman, O. E. & Thiong'o, M. & Abwanda, S. & Mutuo, P. & Mativo, J. & Shaba, S. & Kirui, J. & Franzel, S. & Neufeldt, H. & Shepherd, K. & Neely, C.

Content type: Bulletin

This document reports on the concepts driving the scientific activities of FAO's Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture Programme's (MICCA) pilot...

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Effects of nitrogen and light in grass-legume pastures-a systems analysis approach.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Ross, P. J. & Henzell, E. F. & Ross, D. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A simple mathematical model is presented describing the effects of N and light on the vegetative growth of grass/legume swards, consisting of a set of...

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