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Rapid assessment of rat eradication after aerial baiting.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Samaniego-Herrera, A. & Anderson, D. P. & Parkes, J. P. & Aguirre-Muñoz, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Eradication of introduced rodents on islands is increasingly implemented as a conservation tool. Aerial baiting, currently the main eradication techni...

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Predicting soil properties from floristic composition in western Amazonian rain forests: performance of k-nearest neighbour estimation and weighted averaging calibration.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Suominen, L. & Ruokolainen, K. & Tuomisto, H. & Llerena, N. & Higgins, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil quality is an important determinant of primary productivity and species occurrence patterns. Therefore, plant species composition can be used as ...

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Environmental DNA (eDNA) detects the invasive rusty crayfish Orconectes rusticus at low abundances.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Dougherty, M. M. & Larson, E. R. & Renshaw, M. A. & Gantz, C. A. & Egan, S. P. & Erickson, D. M. & Lodge, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Early detection is invaluable for the cost-effective control and eradication of invasive species, yet many traditional sampling techniques are ineffec...

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Predicting the response of farmland bird populations to changing food supplies.

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Stephens, P. A. & Freckleton, R. P. & Watkinson, A. R. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural developments over recent decades have had significant negative effects on wildlife. Modern European agriculture faces many further develo...

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Global estimation of invasion risk zones for the western corn rootworm Diabrotica virgifera virgifera: integrating distribution models and physiological thresholds to assess climatic favourability.

Published online: 29 Sep 2010

Authors: Aragón, P. & Baselga, A. & Lobo, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological invasions represent a major threat to human health, ecosystem functioning and global biodiversity. Insect pests affecting agriculture and f...

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Kairomone traps: a tool for monitoring the invasive spruce bark beetle Dendroctonus micans (Coleoptera: Scolytinae) and its specific predator, Rhizophagus grandis (Coleoptera: Monotomidae).

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Meurisse, N. & Couillien, D. & Grégoire, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Eurasian spruce bark beetle Dendroctonus micans is a major pest of spruce which is expanding its range in France, Turkey, England and Wales. Its m...

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Nurse-based restoration of degraded tropical forests with tussock grasses: experimental support from the Andean cloud forest.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Anthelme, F. & Gómez-Aparicio, L. & Montúfar, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The degradation of the Andean cloud forest raises strong biological conservation issues and threatens the sustainability of a crucial water resource. ...

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Birds and wine grapes: foraging activity causes small-scale damage patterns in single vineyards.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Somers, C. M. & Morris, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Crop damage caused by pest bird species is an economic problem in agricultural areas world-wide. Previous research in North America has focused on ...

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Biological control using sterilizing viruses: host suppression and competition between viruses in nonspatial models.

Published online: 10 Apr 2002

Authors: Hood, G. M. & Chesson, P. & Pech, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Research is currently underway to develop genetically engineered viruses that can sterilize pest animals. The technique, known as viral-vectored im...

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The influence of thermal ecology on the distribution of three nymphalid butterflies.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Bryant, S. R. & Thomas, C. D. & Bale, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies have shown that many adult and immature insects are able to maintain body temperature well above, and often independently of, ambient temperat...

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