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Spillover of terrestrial arthropod species and beta diversity in perennial crops relative to spatial scale of land-use intensity.

Published online: 11 Dec 2020

Authors: Schalkwyk, J. van & Pryke, J. S. & Samways, M. J. & Gaigher, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Arthropod diversity in agricultural areas is influenced by land-use intensity (LUI) at both local and landscape scales. In agricultural systems, non-c...

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Divergent fire management leads to multiple beneficial outcomes for butterfly conservation in a production mosaic.

Published online: 25 Aug 2020

Authors: Gaigher, R. & Samways, M. J. & Samways, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fire is an intrinsic component of many natural ecosystems. In human-modified landscapes that occur in fire-driven ecosystems, it can be difficult to m...

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Within-corridor heterogeneity is more important than corridor design for maintaining butterfly functional and taxonomic diversity.

Published online: 23 Dec 2021

Authors: Schalkwyk, J. van & Gaigher, R. & Pryke, J. S. & Samways, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Local and landscape features influence the spatial distribution of biodiversity. At the landscape scale, heterogeneity has compositional and configura...

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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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