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Journal of Applied Ecology papers downloaded most in Wiley Online Library between July–September 2015 are listed below...

The effects of organic agriculture on biodiversity and abundance: a meta-analysis
BENGTSSON, J., AHNSTRÖM, J. and WEIBULL, A.-C.

FORUM: Standards for ecologically successful river restoration
PALMER, M.A., BERNHARDT, E.S., ALLAN, J. D., LAKE, P.S., ALEXANDER, G., BROOKS, S., CARR, J., CLAYTON, S., DAHM, C. N., FOLLSTAD SHAH, J., GALAT, D. L., LOSS, S. G., GOODWIN, P., HART, D.D., HASSETT, B., JENKINSON, R., KONDOLF, G.M., LAVE, R., MEYER, J.L., O'DONNELL, T.K., PAGANO, L. and SUDDUTH, E.

EDITOR'S PERSPECTIVE: Trade, transport and trouble: managing invasive species pathways in an era of globalization
Hulme, P. E.

Urban cultivation in allotments maintains soil qualities adversely affected by conventional agriculture
Edmondson, J. L., Davies, Z. G., Gaston, K. J., Leake, J. R.

REVIEW: Distance software: design and analysis of distance sampling surveys for estimating population size
Thomas, L., Buckland, S. T., Rexstad, E. A., Laake, J. L., Strindberg, S., Hedley, S. L., Bishop, J. R.B., Marques, T. A. and Burnham, K. P.

The impacts of non-native species on UK biodiversity and the effectiveness of control
Manchester, S. J. and Bullock, J. M.

REVIEW: Emerging viral disease risk to pollinating insects: ecological, evolutionary and anthropogenic factors
Manley, R., Boots, M., Wilfert, L.

Enhancing gardens as habitats for flower-visiting aerial insects (pollinators): should we plant native or exotic species?
Salisbury, A., Armitage, J., Bostock, H., Perry, J., Tatchell, M., Thompson, K.

Estimating animal density using camera traps without the need for individual recognition
Rowcliffe, J. M., Field, J., Turvey, S. T. and Carbone, C.

REVIEW: Land-use intensity and the effects of organic farming on biodiversity: a hierarchical meta-analysis
Tuck, S. L., Winqvist, C., Mota, F., Ahnström, J., Turnbull, L. A., Bengtsson, J.

 

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Journal of Applied Ecology papers published that have generated the most citations in 2014 are listed below...

REVIEW: An overview of the environmental risks posed by neonicotinoid insecticides
Goulson, D.

Effects of predator control on behaviour of an apex predator and indirect consequences for mesopredator suppression
Brook, L. A., Johnson, C. N., Ritchie, E. G.

REVIEW: Weed risk assessment: a way forward or a waste of time?
Hulme, P. E.

REVIEW: Reducing the ecological consequences of night-time light pollution: options and developments
Gaston, K. J., Davies, T. W., Bennie, J., Hopkins, J.

Conditions favouring Bromus tectorum dominance of endangered sagebrush steppe ecosystems
Reisner, M. D., Grace, J. B., Pyke, D. A., Doescher, P. S.

Landscape-scale responses of birds to agri-environment management: a test of the English Environmental Stewardship scheme
Baker, D. J., Freeman, S. N., Grice, P. V. and Siriwardena, G. M.

Improved detection of an alien invasive species through environmental DNA barcoding: the example of the American bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus
Dejean, T., Valentini, A., Miquel, C., Taberlet, P., Bellemain, E. and Miaud, C. 

Interactive effects of landscape context constrain the effectiveness of local agri-environmental management
Concepción, E. D., Díaz, M., Kleijn, D., Báldi, A., Batáry, P., Clough, Y., Gabriel, D., Herzog, F., Holzschuh, A., Knop, E., Marshall, E. J. P., Tscharntke, T. and Verhulst, J.

Wild pollination services to California almond rely on semi-natural habitat
Klein, A.-M., Brittain, C., Hendrix, S. D., Thorp, R., Williams, N. and Kremen, C.

Food production vs. biodiversity: comparing organic and conventional agriculture
Gabriel, D., Sait, S. M., Kunin, W. E., Benton, T. G.

 

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