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Winter selection of landscapes by woodland caribou: behavioural response to geographical gradients in habitat attributes.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Fortin, D. & Courtois, R. & Etcheverry, P. & Dussault, C. & Gingras, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding animal-habitat relationships is central to the development of strategies for wildlife management and conservation. The availability of h...

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Can niche use in red and grey squirrels offer clues for their apparent coexistence?

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Bryce, J. & Johnson, P. J. & MacDonald, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Introduced species are, worldwide, one of the most serious threats to biodiversity. Grey squirrels Sciurus carolinensis are one of many introduced spe...

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Prescribed fire does not promote outbreaks of a primary bark beetle at low-density populations.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Tabacaru, C. A. & Park, J. & Erbilgin, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The causes of bark beetle outbreaks - particularly the role of disturbances - are poorly understood. Stand-scale disturbances, like fires, can suddenl...

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Balancing ecological complexity in predictive models: a reassessment of risk models in the mountain pine beetle system.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Nelson, W. A. & Potapov, A. & Lewis, M. A. & Hundsdörfer, A. E. & He FangLiang

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nature of ecological risk assessment is to predict the probability of an event, such as extinction or invasion, in a location where the event has ...

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Effect of components of 'acid rain' on the contribution of soil microarthropods to ecosystem function.

Published online: 04 Sep 1997

Authors: Heneghan, L. & Bolger, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The consequences of stressing microarthropod assemblages (Acari and Collembola) in a Norway spruce (Picea abies) forest soil with the chronic proton a...

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Managing bark beetle impacts on ecosystems and society: priority questions to motivate future research.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Morris, J. L. & Cottrell, S. & Fettig, C. J. & Hansen, W. D. & Sherriff, R. L. & Carter, V. A. & Clear, J. L. & Clement, J. & Derose, R. J. & Hicke, J. A. & Higuera, P. E. & Mattor, K. M. & Seddon, A. W. R. & Seppä, H. T. & Stednick, J. D. & Seybold, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent bark beetle outbreaks in North America and Europe have impacted forested landscapes and the provisioning of critical ecosystem services. The sc...

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Experimental cutting of the shrub layer did not improve capercaillie Tetrao urogallus breeding success during wet summers in Scots pine forests, Strathspey, UK.

Published online: 12 Sep 2018

Authors: Summers, R. & Dugan, D. & Willi, J. & Macfie, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Understanding factors causing the low breeding success of capercaillies Tetrao urogallus is important for the conservation of this species. Here we in...

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Changes in decomposition rates and Collembola densities during the forestry cycle in conifer plantations.

Published online: 30 Jun 1999

Authors: Butterfield, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conifers have a tendency to produce detrimental changes in the soil that suppress decomposition. It is also possible that clear-felling and the short ...

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Introducing resprouters to enhance Mediterranean forest resilience: importance of functional traits to select species according to a gradient of pine density.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Gavinet, J. & Prévosto, B. & Fernandez, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resprouter species are important for Mediterranean ecosystem resilience, but they are scarce in landscapes dominated by pioneer pines. Sound knowledge...

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Ecosystem management based on natural disturbances: hierarchical context and non-equilibrium paradigm.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Mori, A. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Maintenance of ecological integrity and biodiversity must be based on well-grounded principles of disturbance ecology. However, non-equilibrium aspect...

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