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Integrating invasive species policies across ornamental horticulture supply chains to prevent plant invasions.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Hulme, P. E. & Brundu, G. & Carboni, M. & Dehnen-Schmutz, K. & Dullinger, S. & Early, R. & Essl, F. & González-Moreno, P. & Groom, Q. J. & Kueffer, C. & Kühn, I. & Maurel, N. & Novoa, A. & Pergl, J. & Pyšek, P. & Seebens, H. & Tanner, R. & Touza, J. M. & Kleunen, M. van & Verbrugge, L. N. H. & Flory, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ornamental horticulture is the primary pathway for invasive alien plant introductions. We critically appraise published evidence on the effectiveness ...

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A large-scale comparison of conventional and molecular methods for the evaluation of host-parasitoid associations in non-target risk-assessment studies.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Gariepy, T. & Kuhlmann, U. & Gillott, C. & Erlandson, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accurate identification of natural enemies is the cornerstone of biological control, and methods that can separate closely related species are essenti...

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Negative effects of neonicotinoids on male honeybee survival, behaviour and physiology in the field.

Published online: 16 Dec 2021

Authors: Straub, L. & Villamar-Bouza, L. & Bruckner, S. & Chantawannakul, P. & Kolari, E. & Maitip, J. & Vidondo, B. & Neumann, P. & Williams, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural chemicals such as neonicotinoid insecticides are believed to be one important factor responsible for the recent reduction in health of po...

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Genetic structure and gene flow in wild beet populations: the potential influence of habitat on transgene spread and risk assessment.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Cureton, A. N. & Newbury, H. J. & Raybould, A. F. & Ford-Lloyd, B. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The consequences of the movement of transgenes from genetically modified (GM) crops into wild populations of plants continues to be of concern to ecol...

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Host range expansion of native insects to exotic trees increases with area of introduction and the presence of congeneric native trees.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Branco, M. & Brockerhoff, E. G. & Castagneyrol, B. & Orazio, C. & Jactel, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Exotic tree species are widely used in forest plantations for their often high productivity and performance compared to native trees. However, these a...

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Pathway-level models to predict non-indigenous species establishment using propagule pressure, environmental tolerance and trait data.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Bradie, J. & Leung, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Non-indigenous species (NIS) establishments are a growing concern. Current quantitative methods for NIS risk assessment generally focus on only one sp...

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Development of a risk assessment tool to assess the significance of septic tanks around freshwater SSSIs: Phase 1 - Understanding better the retention of phosphorus in the drainage field.

Published online: 02 Feb 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: May, L. & Withers, P. J. & Stratford, C. & Bowes, M. & Robinson, D. & Gozzard, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This project was undertaken to investigate some of the processes to protect SSSIs and provide information to underpin the development a 'family' of bu...

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Predicting weed distribution at the landscape scale: using naturalized Brassica as a model system.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Peltzer, D. A. & Ferriss, S. & Fitzjohn, R. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Quantifying and predicting the distribution of naturalized plant species is a major concern for weed risk assessment and understanding the potential i...

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Development of a drought risk assessment tool for British Columbia forests using a stand-level water-balance approach.

Published online: 06 Nov 2019

Authors: DeLong, S. C. & Griesbauer, H. & Nitschke, C. R. & Foord, V. & Rogers, B.

Content type: Bulletin

We used an annual water-balance approach to assess the relative risk of current and future drought-induced stress and mortality at the stand level for...

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Uncovered pathways: modelling dispersal dynamics of ship-mediated marine introduced species.

Published online: 06 Mar 2021

Authors: Letschert, J. & Wolff, M. & Kluger, L. C. & Freudinger, C. & Ronquillo, J. & Keith, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marine traffic is the main vector for marine non-indigenous species (NIS) that may hitchhike in ballast water tanks or attached to vessel hulls. Under...

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