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Evolution during seed production for ecological restoration? A molecular analysis of 19 species finds only minor genomic changes.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Conrady, M. & Lampei, C. & Bossdorf, O. & Durka, W. & Bucharova, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A growing number of restoration projects require large amounts of seeds. As harvesting natural populations cannot cover the demand, wild plants are of...

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Large African herbivore diversity is essential in transformed landscapes for conserving dung beetle diversity.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Pryke, J. S. & Roets, F. & Samways, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mammals are globally in decline, with habitat loss a primary driver. There are also human-wildlife conflicts, such as elephants destroying crops, whic...

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Plant chemical diversity and its frequency have distinct but complementary effects on insect foraging.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Hauri, K. C. & Glassmire, A. E. & Randall, B. & Zehr, L. N. & Wetzel, W. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variability in plant traits such as nutrients and defences can challenge insect herbivores searching for a host plant. Cultivar mixtures are designed ...

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Scale dependence of landscape heterogeneity effects on plant invasions.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Kotowska, D. & Pärt, T. & Skórka, P. & Auffret, A. G. & Żmihorski, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive alien species are among the most concerning threats to native biodiversity world-wide, and the level of landscape heterogeneity is considered...

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Hotspots of pest-induced US urban tree death, 2020-2050.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Hudgins, E. J. & Koch, F. H. & Ambrose, M. J. & Leung, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Urban trees are important nature-based solutions for future well-being and liveability but are at high risk of mortality from insect pests. In the Uni...

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Temporal and spatial heterogeneity of semi-natural habitat, but not crop diversity, is correlated with landscape pollinator richness.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Martínez-Núñez, C. & Kleijn, D. & Ganuza, C. & Heupink, D. & Raemakers, I. & Vertommen, W. & Fijen, T. P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Enhancing the diversity of mass-flowering crops (i.e. crop diversity) in agricultural landscapes is often proposed as a measure to favour pollinators ...

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Pollination service delivery is complex: urban garden crop yields are best explained by local canopy cover and garden scale plant species richness.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: McDougall, R. & Kristiansen, P. & Latty, T. & Jones, J. & Rader, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination is an important ecosystem service to agriculture, however, the factors influencing pollination in urban food gardens are poorly understood...

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The disproportionate value of 'weeds' to pollinators and biodiversity.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Balfour, N. J. & Ratnieks, F. L. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification has been implicated in global biodiversity declines. In the European Union, agri-environmental schemes are designed to ad...

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Plant biodiversity declines with increasing coffee yield in Ethiopia's coffee agroforests.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Zewdie, B. & Tack, A. J. M. & Ayalew, B. & Melaku Wondafrash & Sileshi Nemomissa & Hylander, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical agroforestry systems provide farmers with resources for their livelihoods, but are also well-recognized as refuges for biodiversity. However,...

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Can rolling composite wildflower blocks increase biodiversity in agricultural landscapes better than wildflowers strips?

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Eccard, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity and abundance of wildlife has dramatically declined in agricultural landscapes. Sown, short-lived wildflower (WF) strips along the margin...

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