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The 'dirty dozen': socio-economic factors amplify the invasion potential of 12 high-risk aquatic invasive species in Great Britain and Ireland.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Gallardo, B. & Aldridge, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Aquatic invasive species are a growing concern to environmental managers because of their diverse impacts on aquatic biodiversity and high eradication...

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Management of urban wetlands for conservation can reduce aquatic biodiversity and increase mosquito risk.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Hanford, J. K. & Webb, C. E. & Hochuli, D. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Global wetland loss means constructed urban wetlands are an increasingly valuable resource for conservation. However, priorities for managing urban we...

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Review: potential roles of soil fauna in improving the efficiency of rain gardens used as natural stormwater treatment systems.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Mehring, A. S. & Levin, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Natural treatment systems such as rain gardens aim to overcome the negative effects of urbanization on water quality, availability, and freshwater and...

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The effect of instream rehabilitation structures on macroinvertebrates in lowland rivers.

Published online: 19 Jan 2005

Authors: Harrison, S. S. C. & Pretty, J. L. & Shepherd, D. & Hildrew, A. G. & Smith, C. & Hey, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many lowland rivers in Western Europe have been substantially modified to aid land drainage and support the intensification of agriculture. Although t...

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The experimental treatment of the blackfly, Simulium posticatum in the Dorset Stour using the biologically produced insecticide Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis.

Published online: 11 Aug 1995

Authors: Welton, J. S. & Ladle, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Simulium posticatum causes a severe biting problem in the valley of the river Stour in Dorset, UK. Various control measures have been attempted includ...

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Artificial agri-environment scheme ponds do not replicate natural environments despite higher aquatic and terrestrial invertebrate richness and abundance.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Reyne, M. & Nolan, M. & McGuiggan, H. & Aubry, A. & Emmerson, M. & Marnell, F. & Reid, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Farmland ponds are a highly threatened freshwater habitat which has undergone dramatic losses during the last 200 years due to land drainage schemes a...

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Impacts of stream acidification on litter breakdown: implications for assessing ecosystem functioning.

Published online: 16 Jun 2004

Authors: Dangles, O. & Gessner, M. O. & Guerold, F. & Chauvet, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Scientific understanding of acidification in aquatic ecosystems relies on effective assessment, which at present is mostly limited to chemical and som...

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How common road salts and organic additives alter freshwater food webs: in search of safer alternatives.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Schuler, M. S. & Hintz, W. D. & Jones, D. K. & Lind, L. A. & Mattes, B. M. & Stoler, A. B. & Sudol, K. A. & Relyea, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The application of deicing road salts began in the 1940s and has increased drastically in regions where snow and ice removal is critical for transport...

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Assessing ecological responses to environmental change using statistical models.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Ferguson, C. A. & Carvalho, L. & Scott, E. M. & Bowman, A. W. & Kirika, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is a clear need to improve our ability to assess the ecological consequences of environmental change. Because of the complexity of ecosystems an...

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Synergistic effects of glyphosate formulation and parasite infection on fish malformations and survival.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Kelly, D. W. & Poulin, R. & Tompkins, D. M. & Townsend, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthropogenic pollution and disease can cause both lethal and sub-lethal effects in aquatic species but our understanding of how these stressors inter...

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