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The impact of variable hatching rates on parasite control: a model of an aquatic ectoparasite in a Finnish fish farm.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Fenton, A. & Hakalahti, T. & Bandilla, M. & Valtonen, E. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many parasites of medical and veterinary importance infect via free-living stages that undergo a period of development in the environment before seeki...

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Modelling ecological niches with support vector machines.

Published online: 12 Jul 2006

Authors: Drake, J. M. & Randin, C. & Guisan, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ecological niche is a fundamental biological concept. Modelling species' niches is central to numerous ecological applications, including predicti...

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Foraging choices of vampire bats in diverse landscapes: potential implications for land-use change and disease transmission.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Streicker, D. G. & Allgeier, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Latin America, the common vampire bat Desmodus rotundus is the primary reservoir of rabies, a zoonotic virus that kills thousands of livestock annu...

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Proximity to natural habitat and flower plantings increases insect populations and pollination services in South African apple orchards.

Published online: 15 Dec 2021

Authors: Ratto, F. & Steward, P. & Sait, S. M. & Pryke, J. S. & Gaigher, R. & Samways, M. J. & Kunin, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Introducing areas of wildflower vegetation within crop fields has been shown to enhance pollinator activity and pollination services to crops, and fin...

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Historical maps confirm the accuracy of zero-inflated model predictions of ancient tree abundance in English wood-pastures.

Published online: 23 Dec 2021

Authors: Nolan, V. & Reader, T. & Gilbert, F. & Atkinson, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ancient trees have important ecological, historical and social connections, and are a key source of dead and decaying wood, a globally declining resou...

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Risk of contact between endangered African wild dogs Lycaon pictus and domestic dogs: opportunities for pathogen transmission.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Woodroffe, R. & Donnelly, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Infectious diseases seriously threaten the populations of many endangered mammals, including African wild dogs Lycaon pictus. Extinction risks may be ...

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Probability of occurrence and phenology of pine wilt disease transmission by insect vectors in the Rocky Mountains.

Published online: 16 Apr 2021

Authors: Atkins, D. H. & Davis, T. S. & Stewart, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Pine wilt disease, caused by pinewood nematode (Bursaphelenchus xylophilus; abbreviated 'PWN'), is a damaging and globally distributed insect-vectored...

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Even short-term revegetation complicates soil food webs and strengthens their links with ecosystem functions.

Published online: 21 Sep 2022

Authors: Wang Bing & Zhu YuHe & Chen Xiang & Chen DiMa & Wu Ying & Wu LiJi & Liu ShengEn & Yue LinYan & Wang Yang & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Degradation of dryland ecosystems is a worldwide problem caused by climate change and human activities. To restore these degraded ecosystems, governme...

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Effects of Spartina invasion on the soil organic carbon content in salt marsh and mangrove ecosystems in China.

Published online: 24 Jul 2022

Authors: Xu Xiao & Wei ShuJuan & Chen HongYang & Li Bo & Nie Ming

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Coastal wetlands are large reservoirs of soil carbon (C) and have been invaded globally by the exotic species Spartina alterniflora. However, the effe...

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Sustaining recreational quality of European lakes: minimizing the health risks from algal blooms through phosphorus control.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Carvalho, L. & McDonald, C. & Hoyos, C. de & Mischke, U. & Phillips, G. & Borics, G. & Poikane, S. & Skjelbred, B. & Solheim, A. L. & Wichelen, J. van & Cardoso, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A safe, clean water supply is critical for sustaining many important ecosystem services provided by freshwaters. The development of cyanobacterial blo...

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