4102. Ecological applications


Title4102. Ecological applications
Parent41. Environmental Sciences

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Atmospheric degradation of ecologically important biogenic volatiles: investigating the ozonolysis of (E)-β-ocimene, isomers of α and β-farnesene, α-terpinene and 6-methyl-5-hepten-2-one, and their gas-phase products.
Touhami, Dalila, Mofikoya, Adedayo O., Girling, Robbie D., Langford, Ben, Misztal, Pawel K. and Pfrang, Christian. 2024. "Atmospheric degradation of ecologically important biogenic volatiles: investigating the ozonolysis of (E)-β-ocimene, isomers of α and β-farnesene, α-terpinene and 6-methyl-5-hepten-2-one, and their gas-phase products." Journal of Chemical Ecology. 50 (3-4), pp. 129-142. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10886-023-01467-6

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Residue dynamics of a contact and a systemic fungicide in pollen, nectar, and other plant matrices of courgette (Cucurbita pepo L.)
Gierer, Fiona, Vaughan, Sarah, Slater, Mark, Elmore, J. Stephen and Girling, Robbie. 2024. "Residue dynamics of a contact and a systemic fungicide in pollen, nectar, and other plant matrices of courgette (Cucurbita pepo L.)." Environmental Pollution. 342. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2023.122931

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Trouble in paradise: When two species of conservation and cultural value clash, causing a management conundrum
Behrendorff, Linda, King, Rachel and Allen, Benjamin L.. 2023. "Trouble in paradise: When two species of conservation and cultural value clash, causing a management conundrum." Ecology and Evolution. 13 (11). https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.10726

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Where do wildlife cross the road? Experimental evaluation reveals fauna preferences for multiple types of crossing structures
Young, Gary, King, Rachel and Allen, Benjamin L.. 2023. "Where do wildlife cross the road? Experimental evaluation reveals fauna preferences for multiple types of crossing structures." Global Ecology and Conservation. 46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gecco.2023.e02570

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Spatial modelling of agro-ecologically significant grassland species using the INLA-SPDE approach
Fichera, Andrew, King, Rachel, Kath, Jarrod, Cobon, David and Reardon-Smith, Kathryn. 2023. "Spatial modelling of agro-ecologically significant grassland species using the INLA-SPDE approach." Scientific Reports. 13. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-32077-7

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Mapping the effects of ozone pollution and mixing on floral odour plumes and their impact on plant-pollinator interactions
Langford, Ben, Ryalls, James M.W., Mullinger, Neil J., Hayden, Paul, Nemitz, Eiko, Pfrang, Christian, Robins, Alan, Touhami, Dalila, Bromfield, Lisa M. and Girling, Robbie D.. 2023. "Mapping the effects of ozone pollution and mixing on floral odour plumes and their impact on plant-pollinator interactions." Environmental Pollution. 336. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2023.122336

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Decoding the impacts of space and time on honey bees: GIS based fuzzy AHP and fuzzy overlay to assess land suitability for apiary sites in Queensland, Australia
Mudiyanselage, Sarasie, Apan, Armando, Maraseni, Tek and Altarez, Richard Dein D.. 2023. "Decoding the impacts of space and time on honey bees: GIS based fuzzy AHP and fuzzy overlay to assess land suitability for apiary sites in Queensland, Australia." Applied Geography. 155. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeog.2023.102951

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Can morphological traits explain species-specific differences in meta-analyses? A case study of forest beetles
Staton, Tom, Girling, Robbie D., Redak, Richard A., Smith, Sandy M. and Allison, Jeremy D.. 2023. "Can morphological traits explain species-specific differences in meta-analyses? A case study of forest beetles." Ecological Applications. 33 (4). https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.2838

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Investigating the effects of diesel exhaust and flower color on flower visitation by free-flying honey bees
Lusebrink, I., Girling, R. D., Dobrindt, L., Jackson, C. W., Newman, T. A. and Poppy, G. M.. 2023. "Investigating the effects of diesel exhaust and flower color on flower visitation by free-flying honey bees." Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 17 (1), pp. 11-17. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11829-022-09941-w

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Transforming agroforestry in contested landscapes: A win-win solution to trade-offs in ecosystem services in Nepal
Aryal, Kishor, Maraseni, Tek and Apan, Armando. 2023. "Transforming agroforestry in contested landscapes: A win-win solution to trade-offs in ecosystem services in Nepal." Science of the Total Environment. 857 (Part 1). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.159301

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Early flowering changes robusta coffee yield responses to climate stress and managementv
Kath, Jarrod, Byrareddy, Vivekananda Mittahalli, Reardon-Smith, Kathryn and Mushtaq, Shahbaz. 2023. "Early flowering changes robusta coffee yield responses to climate stress and managementv." Science of the Total Environment. 856 (Part 1), pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.158836

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Terrestrial mesopredators did not increase after top‑predator removal in a large‑scale experimental test of mesopredator release theory
Castle, Geoff, Smith, Deane, Allen, Lee R. and Allen, Benjamin. 2021. "Terrestrial mesopredators did not increase after top‑predator removal in a large‑scale experimental test of mesopredator release theory." Scientific Reports. 11 (1), pp. 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-97634-4

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Elucidating dingo’s ecological roles: contributions from the Pelorus Island feral goat biocontrol project
Allen, Benjamin L., Allen, Lee R., Graham, Michael and Buckman, Matt. 2020. "Elucidating dingo’s ecological roles: contributions from the Pelorus Island feral goat biocontrol project." Australian Zoologist. 41 (3), pp. 374-387. https://doi.org/10.7882/AZ.2020.018

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Improved trapping and handling of an arboreal, montane mammal: Red Panda Ailurus fulgens
Bister, Damber, Lama, Sonam Tashi, Weerman, Janno, Sherpa, Ang Phuri, Pandey, Purushotam, Thapa, Madhuri Karki, Acharya, Haribhadra, Hudson, Nicholas J., Baxter, Greg S. and Murray, Peter John. 2021. "Improved trapping and handling of an arboreal, montane mammal: Red Panda Ailurus fulgens." Animals. 11 (4). https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11040921

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Field evaluation of supplementary feed and water for the northern hairy-nosed wombat, Lasiorhinus krefftii
Treby, Donna L., Horsup, Alan and Murray, Peter J.. 2007. "Field evaluation of supplementary feed and water for the northern hairy-nosed wombat, Lasiorhinus krefftii." Wildlife Research. 34 (2), pp. 149-155. https://doi.org/10.1071/WR05116

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Fast estimation and choice of confidence interval methods for step regression
Hua, Shuangcheng, Fong, Youyi and Kath, Jarrod. 2022. "Fast estimation and choice of confidence interval methods for step regression." Environmental and Ecological Statistics. 29 (4), pp. 779-799. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10651-022-00547-2

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Vapour pressure deficit determines critical thresholds for global coffee production under climate change
Kath, Jarrod, Craparo, Alessandro, Fong, Youyi, Byrareddy, Vivekananda, Davis, Aaron P., King, Rachel, Nguyen-Huy, Thong, van Asten, Piet J. A., Marcussen, Torben, Mushtaq, Shahbaz, Stone, Roger and Power, Scott. 2022. "Vapour pressure deficit determines critical thresholds for global coffee production under climate change." Nature Food. 3, pp. 871-880. https://doi.org/10.1038/s43016-022-00614-8

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Bridge to the future: Important lessons from 20 years of ecosystem observations made by the OzFlux network
Beringer, Jason, Moore, Caitlin E., Cleverly, Jamie, Campbell, David I., Cleugh, Helen, De Kauwe, Martin G., Kirschbaum, Miko U. F., Griebel, Anne, Grover, Sam, Huete, Alfredo, Hutley, Lindsay B., Laubach, Johannes, Van Niel, Tom, Arndt, Stefan K., Bennett, Alison C., Cernusak, Lucas A., Eamus, Derek, Ewenz, Cacilia M., Goodrich, Jordan P., ..., Woodgate, William. 2022. "Bridge to the future: Important lessons from 20 years of ecosystem observations made by the OzFlux network." Global Change Biology. 28 (11), pp. 3489-3514. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.16141

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Ecological and Cultural Understanding as a Basis for Management of a Globally Significant Island Landscape
Walker, Kim E., Baldwin, Claudia, Conroy, Gabriel C., Applegate, Grahame, Archer-Lean, Clare, Arthington, Angela H., Behrendorff, Linda, Gilby, Ben L., Hadwen, Wade, Henderson, Christopher J., Jacobsen, Chris, Lamb, David, Lieske, Scott N., Ogbourne, Steven M., Olds, Andrew D., Ota, Liz, Ribbe, Joachim, Sargent, Susan, Schaffer, Vikki, ..., Ellison, Aaron M.. 2022. "Ecological and Cultural Understanding as a Basis for Management of a Globally Significant Island Landscape." Coasts. 2 (3), pp. 152-202. https://doi.org/10.3390/coasts2030009

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Spatiotemporal water dynamic modelling of Ramsar-listed lakes on the Victorian Volcanic Plains using Landsat, ICESat-2 and airborne LiDAR data
Zhang, Zhenyu, Liu, Xiaoye and Wright, Wendy. 2022. "Spatiotemporal water dynamic modelling of Ramsar-listed lakes on the Victorian Volcanic Plains using Landsat, ICESat-2 and airborne LiDAR data." Ecological Informatics. 71, pp. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2022.101789

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Characteristics of ecosystem water use efficiency in a desert riparian forest
Ma, Xiaohong, Feng, Qi, Su, Yonghong, Yu, Tengfei and Deo, Ravinesh C.. 2018. "Characteristics of ecosystem water use efficiency in a desert riparian forest." Environmental Earth Sciences. 77 (358). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-018-7518-z

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Advancing conservation biological control as a component of integrated pest management of horticultural crops
Girling, Robbie D., Breeze, Tom D. and Garratt, Michael P.. 2022. "Advancing conservation biological control as a component of integrated pest management of horticultural crops." Collier, Rosemary (ed.) Improving integrated pest management in horticulture. United States. Burleigh Dodds. pp. 281-300

Edited book (chapter)

The effect of device density on encounters by a mobile urban carnivore: Implications for managing peri-urban wild dogs
Harriott, Lana, Allen, Benjamin and Gentle, Matthew. 2021. "The effect of device density on encounters by a mobile urban carnivore: Implications for managing peri-urban wild dogs." Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 243, pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2021.105454

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Disturbance and fragmentation impacts movement ecology of a habitat specialist: conservation implications for red pandas
Bista, Damber. 2022. Disturbance and fragmentation impacts movement ecology of a habitat specialist: conservation implications for red pandas. PhD Thesis Doctor of Philosophy. University of Queensland. https://doi.org/10.14264/de41d40

PhD Thesis

Field-scale effects of elevated ozone and diesel exhaust emissions on insect pollination and natural enemy recruitment.
Ryalls, J., Mullinger, N.J., Langford, B., Nemitz, E., Pfrang, C. and Girling, R.. 2022. "Field-scale effects of elevated ozone and diesel exhaust emissions on insect pollination and natural enemy recruitment. " 26th International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2022). Helsinki, Finland 17 - 22 Jul 2022 Finland.

Poster

Niche complementarity drives increases in pollinator functional diversity in diversified agroforestry systems
Staton, Tom, Walters, Richard J., Breeze, Tom D., Smith, Jo and Girling, Robbie D.. 2022. "Niche complementarity drives increases in pollinator functional diversity in diversified agroforestry systems." Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 336. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2022.108035

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Productivity, biodiversity trade-offs, and farm income in an agroforestry versus an arable system
Staton, Tom, Breeze, Tom D., Walters, Richard J., Smith, Jo and Girling, Robbie D.. 2022. "Productivity, biodiversity trade-offs, and farm income in an agroforestry versus an arable system." Ecological Economics. 191, p. 107214. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2021.107214

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Anthropogenic air pollutants reduce insect-mediated pollination services
Ryalls, James M.W., Langford, Ben, Mullinger, Neil J., Bromfield, Lisa M., Nemitz, Eiko, Pfrang, Christian and Girling, Robbie D.. 2022. "Anthropogenic air pollutants reduce insect-mediated pollination services." Environmental Pollution. 297, p. 118847. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2022.118847

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Editorial: Impacts of pollution on volatile-mediated interactions
Li, Tao and Girling, Robbie D.. 2022. "Editorial: Impacts of pollution on volatile-mediated interactions." Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2022.973983

Editorial

Are energy consumption, population density and exports causing environmental damage in China? Autoregressive distributed lag and Vector Error Correction Model approaches
Rahman, Mohammad Mafizur and Vu, Xuan-Binh (Benjamin). 2021. "Are energy consumption, population density and exports causing environmental damage in China? Autoregressive distributed lag and Vector Error Correction Model approaches." Sustainability. 13, pp. 1-19. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13073749

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Ecosystems, livelihood assets and willingness to pay for wetland conservation in Bangladesh
Al‑Amin, A. K. M. Abdullah, Alam, Khorshed, Shrestha, Uttam Babu, Prodhan, Masudul Haque, Hossain, Mostafa A. R., Sattar, Nahid, Hossain, M. J. and Akhter, Tahmina. 2021. "Ecosystems, livelihood assets and willingness to pay for wetland conservation in Bangladesh." Environment, Development and Sustainability: a multidisciplinary approach to the theory and practice of sustainable development. 23 (12), pp. 17503-17534. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-021-01398-w

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In situ training of brushtail possums to use microchip-automated doors
Watson, Shania J., Hoy, Julia M., Edwards, Megan C. and Murray, Peter J.. 2021. "In situ training of brushtail possums to use microchip-automated doors." Wildlife Society Bulletin. 45 (3), pp. 390-395. https://doi.org/10.1002/wsb.1217

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Direct and Indirect Effects of Climate Change in Coastal Wetlands: Will Climate Change Influence Wetlands by Affecting Plant Invasion?
Birnbaum, Christina, Waryszak, Pawel and Farrer, Emily C.. 2021. "Direct and Indirect Effects of Climate Change in Coastal Wetlands: Will Climate Change Influence Wetlands by Affecting Plant Invasion? " Wetlands: the journal of the Society of Wetland Scientists. 41 (5). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13157-021-01456-z

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Plant and microbial impacts of an invasive species vary across an environmental gradient
Farrer, Emily C., Birnbaum, Christina, Waryszak, Pawel, Halbrook, Susannah R., Brady, Monica V., Bumby, Caitlin R., Candaele, Helena, Kulick, Nelle K., Lee, Sean F. H., Schroeder, Carolyn S., Smith, McKenzie K. H. and Wilber, William. 2021. "Plant and microbial impacts of an invasive species vary across an environmental gradient ." Journal of Ecology. 109 (5), pp. 2163-2176. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13629

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The development of an improved scat survey method for koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus)
Jiang, Alex, Tribe, Andrew and Murray, Peter. 2020. "The development of an improved scat survey method for koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus)." Australian Journal of Zoology. 67 (3), pp. 125-133. https://doi.org/10.1071/ZO20006

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Impacts of elevated atmospheric CO2 on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and their role in moderating plant allometric partitioning
Frew, Adam, Price, Jodi N., Oja, Jane, Vasar, Martti and Opik, Maarja. 2021. "Impacts of elevated atmospheric CO2 on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and their role in moderating plant allometric partitioning." Mycorrhiza. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00572-021-01025-6

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First use of a microchip-automated nest box in situ by a brush-tailed phascogale (Phascogale tapoatafa)
Watson, Shania J., Hoy, Julia M., Edwards, Megan C. and Murray, Peter J.. 2022. "First use of a microchip-automated nest box in situ by a brush-tailed phascogale (Phascogale tapoatafa)." Australian Mammalogy. 44 (1), pp. 139-142. https://doi.org/10.1071/AM20046

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The effects of exclusion fencing on the yellow-footed rock-wallaby (Petrogale xanthopus celeris)
Smith, Deane A.. 2020. The effects of exclusion fencing on the yellow-footed rock-wallaby (Petrogale xanthopus celeris). PhD Thesis Doctor of Philosophy. University of Southern Queensland. https://doi.org/10.26192/8GCG-FD24

PhD Thesis

Conserving threatened beneficial insects: bees, wasps and hoverflies in UK silvoarable systems
Staton, Tom, Walters,Richard J., Smith, Jo, Breeze, Tom D., Davies, Sian K. and Girling, Tom Staton. 2021. "Conserving threatened beneficial insects: bees, wasps and hoverflies in UK silvoarable systems." 5th European Agroforestry Conference (EURAF2020). Sardinia, Italy 17 - 19 May 2021 Italy.

Presentation

Management to Promote Flowering Understoreys Benefits Natural Enemy Diversity, Aphid Suppression and Income in an Agroforestry System
Staton, Tom, Walters, Richard, Smith, Jo, Breeze, Tom and Girling, Robbie. 2021. "Management to Promote Flowering Understoreys Benefits Natural Enemy Diversity, Aphid Suppression and Income in an Agroforestry System." Agronomy. 11 (4), p. 651. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy11040651

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