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Special Profile: Functional diversity.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Cadotte, M. W.

Content type: Journal issue

This special issue includes six papers that examine how management activities or policy could benefit from consideration of the functional contributio...

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Beyond species: functional diversity and the maintenance of ecological processes and services.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Cadotte, M. W. & Carscadden, K. & Mirotchnick, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The goal of conservation and restoration activities is to maintain biological diversity and the ecosystem services that this diversity provides. These...

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Invasion theory as a management tool for increasing native biodiversity in urban ecosystems.

Published online: 17 Dec 2021

Authors: Cadotte, M. W. & Potgieter, L. J. & Wang ChihJulie & MacIvor, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human activity has altered ecosystems in some places to a point where traditional restoration, ecosystem management and conservation interventions mig...

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Plant diversity enhances the reclamation of degraded lands by stimulating plant-soil feedbacks.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Jia Pu & Liang JieLiang & Yang ShengXiang & Zhang ShengChang & Liu Jun & Liang ZhiWei & Li FengMei & Zeng QingWei & Fang Zhou & Liao Bin & Shu WenSheng & Cadotte, M. W. & Li JinTian

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite a rich history of theoretical and empirical work showing that increasing biodiversity results in higher ecosystem function, this research has ...

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Phylogenetic ecology and the greening of cities.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: MacIvor, J. S. & Cadotte, M. W. & Livingstone, S. W. & Lundholm, J. T. & Yasui, S. L. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecologists are increasingly involved in city-making, especially in the development of green infrastructure and other designed plant communities. Plant...

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Can long-term floodplain meadow recreation replicate species composition and functional characteristics of target grasslands?

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Woodcock, B. A. & McDonald, A. W. & Pywell, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The recreation of species-rich grassland represents a key EU agri-environment policy initiative intended to maintain native biodiversity and to suppor...

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Fire variability, as well as frequency, can explain coexistence between seeder and resprouter life histories.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Tucker, C. M. & Cadotte, M. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies in fire-prone Mediterranean ecosystems have repeatedly shown that the mean values of fire regimes (particularly frequency, but also size and i...

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Diverse marsh plant communities are more consistently productive across a range of different environmental conditions through functional complementarity.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Steudel, B. & Hautier, Y. & Hector, A. & Kessler, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the influence of biodiversity on ecosystem functionality is crucial in modern ecosystem management, especially with regard to the resist...

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Effectively integrating experiments into conservation practice.

Published online: 02 Jul 2021

Authors: Ockendon, N. & Amano, T. & Cadotte, M. & Downey, H. & Hancock, M. H. & Thornton, A. & Tinsley-Marshall, P. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Making effective decisions in conservation requires a broad and robust evidence base describing the likely outcomes of potential actions to draw on. S...

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Co-designed ecological research for more effective management and conservation.

Published online: 19 Jul 2022

Authors: Kurle, C. & Cadotte, M. W. & Jones, H. P. & Seminoff, J. A. & Newton, E. L. & Seo MinhYuk

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

This paper highlights the benefits of co-designed applied research to encourage potential collaborators to 'reach across the aisle', dispel the percep...

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