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Trapping and vaccination of endangered Ethiopian wolves to control an outbreak of rabies.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Knobel, D. L. & Fooks, A. R. & Brookes, S. M. & Randall, D. A. & Williams, S. D. & Argaw, K. & Shiferaw, F. & Tallents, L. A. & Laurenson, M. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As outbreaks of infectious diseases have emerged as a threat to small populations, conservation managers are increasingly making decisions regarding w...

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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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An integrated approach to measure hunting intensity and assess its impacts on mammal populations.

Published online: 30 Nov 2020

Authors: Dobbins, M. & Sollmann, R. & Menke, S. & Zambrano, A. A. & Broadbent, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Unsustainable hunting of wildlife is one of the greatest threats to diverse and healthy forests, yet our understanding of hunting activity is limited ...

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Using terrestrial haematophagous leeches to enhance tropical biodiversity monitoring programmes in Bangladesh.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Weiskopf, S. R. & McCarthy, K. P. & Tessler, M. & Rahman, H. A. & McCarthy, J. L. & Hersch, R. & Faisal, M. M. & Siddall, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measuring mammal biodiversity in tropical rainforests is challenging, and methods that reduce effort while maximizing success are crucial for long-ter...

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Prediction of upsurges in populations of the insect vector (Trioza erytreae, Hemiptera: Triozidae) of citrus greening disease using low-cost trapping.

Published online: 30 Nov 1988

Authors: Samways, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Populations of Trioza erytreae, a vector of the serious citrus greening (bacterial) disease, were monitored using fluorescent yellow sticky traps in 4...

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Assessing methods to improve benthic fish sampling in a stony headwater stream.

Published online: 23 Dec 2021

Authors: Pritchard, E. G. & Chadwick, D. D. A. & Chadwick, M. A. & Bradley, P. & Sayer, C. D. & Axmacher, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Electrofishing is a well-established and widely used method for surveying fish populations. Nonetheless, its effectiveness is impacted by numerous fac...

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Responses of slug numbers and slug damage to crops in a silvoarable agroforestry landscape.

Published online: 19 Aug 1998

Authors: Griffiths, J. & Phillips, D. S. & Compton, S. G. & Wright, C. & Incoll, L. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Alternative farming practices such as set-aside and agroforestry are likely to be of continuing interest to European agriculture but may have associat...

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A model relating numbers of dispersing insects to distance and time.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Freeman, G. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A simple model is proposed relating numbers of dispersing insects to distance from a release point and time. One form of the model, which is explained...

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The precision and repeatability of a leaf biomass sampling technique for mixed hardwood stands.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Lloyd, F. T. & Olson, D. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reports a study in which four unmanaged, even-aged stands of second-growth mixed hardwoods 67-97 years old, dominated by Quercus spp., near Asheville,...

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Home-made fish traps reduce the capture of small shannies (Lipophrys pholis) compared to using hand-nets in the UK.

Published online: 14 Dec 2020

Authors: Barrett, C. J. & Johnson, M. L. & Hull, S. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

A replicated, controlled study in 2011-2012 found that using home-made fish traps reduced the capture of unwanted, small shannies Lipophrys pholis com...

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