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Topic guide: water security and economic development.

Published online: 17 Jun 2015

Authors: Quick, T. & Winpenny, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Too little water (scarcity), too much water (flooding) and poor quality water (pollution) represent a risk to sustained economic growth. Evidence sugg...

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Fine-scale environmental heterogeneity and conservation management: beach-cast wrack creates microhabitats for thermoregulation in shorebirds.

Published online: 18 Jun 2021

Authors: Davis, T. J. & Keppel, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation management to protect coastal ecosystems sometimes overlooks site-specific fine-scale heterogeneity. For example, while habitat loss is a...

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The foraging behaviour of honeybees (Apis melli-ferd) and bumblebees (Bombus spp.) on blackcurrant (Ribes nigrum), raspberry (Rubus idaeus) and strawberry (Fragaria × Ananassa) flowers.

Published online: 28 Oct 1968

Authors: Free, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Observations on the behaviour of bees visiting black currant, raspberry and strawberry flowers showed that bees touched both stamens and stigmas of ne...

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Low-cost tools mitigate climate change during reproduction in an endangered marine ectotherm.

Published online: 15 Aug 2021

Authors: Clarke, L. J. & Elliot, R. L. & Abella-Perez, E. & Jenkins, S. R. & Marco, A. & Martins, S. & Hawkes, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The impacts of anthropogenic climate change will be most dramatic for species that live in narrow thermal niches, such as reptiles. Given the imminent...

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Local and landscape management of an expanding range margin under climate change.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Lawson, C. R. & Bennie, J. J. & Thomas, C. D. & Hodgson, J. A. & Wilson, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is a pressing need to understand how to facilitate species' range shifts under climate change. However, few empirical studies are available to i...

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Microclimate and vegetation function as indicators of forest thermodynamic efficiency.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Norris, C. & Hobson, P. & Ibisch, P. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resilient and functional landscapes are essential for climate change adaptation. Thermodynamic theory has been applied increasingly to ecological stud...

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Spatial and temporal patterns in the emergence and survival of seedlings in arid Karoo shrubland.

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: Milton, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of seed availability, weather and microsite on natural emergence and survival of seedlings was investigated over 38 months in arid shrub...

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Functional traits in cover crop mixtures: biological nitrogen fixation and multifunctionality.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Blesh, J. & Martin, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cover crop mixtures with complementary plant functional traits including biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) may supply nitrogen (N) to farm fields whi...

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A systems analysis approach to brown planthopper control on rice in Zhejiang Province, China. I. Simulation of outbreaks.

Published online: 09 Feb 1991

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A simulation model of the population dynamics of the delphacid Nilaparvata lugens on rice in Zhejiang Province, China, was constructed using field pop...

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The control of Pieris rapae with DDT. I. The natural mortality of the young stages of Pieris.

Published online: 02 Jul 1969

Authors: Dempster, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based largely on the authors summary. This paper is the first of a series describing observations on a population of Pieris rapae (L....

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