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Long-term impact of changes in sheep Ovis aries densities on the breeding output of the hen harrier Circus cyaneus.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Amar, A. & Davies, J. & Meek, E. & Williams, J. & Knight, A. & Redpath, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Livestock grazing is an important form of land use across the globe and changes in grazing pressure can have profound effects on vertebrate population...

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Effects of predator control on behaviour of an apex predator and indirect consequences for mesopredator suppression.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Brook, L. A. & Johnson, C. N. & Ritchie, E. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Apex predators can benefit ecosystems through top-down control of mesopredators and herbivores. However, apex predators are often subject to lethal co...

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Testing the link between perceived and actual risk of predation: mosquito oviposition site selection and egg predation by native and introduced fish.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Segev, O. & Verster, R. & Weldon, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

According to the threat-sensitivity hypothesis, prey avoidance behaviour should reflect the magnitude of predation risk. Since predation can strongly ...

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Aquatic pollution increases use of terrestrial prey subsidies by stream fish.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Kraus, J. M. & Pomeranz, J. F. & Todd, A. S. & Walters, D. M. & Schmidt, T. S. & Wanty, R. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Stream food webs are connected with their riparian zones through cross-ecosystem movements of energy and nutrients. The use and impact of terrestrial ...

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The effects of flooding lowland wet grassland on soil macroinvertebrate prey of breeding wading birds.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Ausden, M. & Sutherland, W. J. & James, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lowland wet grassland in western Europe is often managed for breeding wading birds, especially lapwing Vanellus vanellus, redshank Tringa totanus, sni...

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Red flag for green spray: adverse trophic effects of Bti on breeding birds.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Poulin, B. & Lefebvre, G. & Paz, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The expanding use of selective pest-control agents provides a unique opportunity to study food web interactions in the field while addressing major en...

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Beneficial links for the control of aphids: the effects of compost applications on predators and prey.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Bell, J. R. & Traugott, M. & Sunderland, K. D. & Skirvin, D. J. & Mead, A. & Kravar-Garde, L. & Reynolds, K. & Fenlon, J. S. & Symondson, W. O. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Polyphagous predators, such as spiders and beetles, perform a fundamental ecosystem service as regulators of agricultural pests, particularly aphids. ...

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Predation of codling moth eggs, Cydia pomonella, the predators responsible and their alternative prey.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Glen, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a study in an unsprayed cider-apple orchard in Bristol, England, on the importance of egg predation in the population dynamics of Cydia pomonella (...

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Avian pest control in vineyards is driven by interactions between bird functional diversity and landscape heterogeneity.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Barbaro, L. & Rusch, A. & Muiruri, E. W. & Gravellier, B. & Thiery, D. & Castagneyrol, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insectivorous birds are increasingly recognized for the crucial pest control services they provide to agroecosystems. While both the foraging activity...

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Incorporating disturbance into trophic ecology: fire history shapes mesopredator suppression by an apex predator.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Geary, W. L. & Ritchie, E. G. & Lawton, J. A. & Healey, T. R. & Nimmo, D. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Apex predators can suppress smaller bodied "mesopredators." In doing so, they can provide refuge to species preyed upon by mesopredators, which is par...

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