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Degree of intervention affects interannual and within-plot heterogeneity of seed arrival in tropical forest restoration.

Published online: 07 Oct 2021

Authors: Werden, L. K. & Holl, K. D. & Chaves-Fallas, J. M. & Oviedo-Brenes, F. & Rosales, J. A. & Zahawi, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In degraded tropical landscapes, lack of seed dispersal can strongly limit recovery, and restoration interventions can overcome this barrier by attrac...

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Guidance for successful tree planting initiatives.

Published online: 25 Jan 2021

Authors: Brancalion, P. H. S. & Holl, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A growing number of initiatives at global, regional and national scales propose to plant millions, billions or even trillions of trees as a simple sol...

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Alluring restoration strategies to attract seed-dispersing animals need more rigorous testing.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Holl, K. D. & Joyce, F. H. & Reid, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a recently published paper, Silva et al. conclude that placing fruit feeders (induced seed dispersal) in restored tropical forests serves to enrich...

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The effect of coal surface mine reclamation on diurnal lepidopteran conservation.

Published online: 05 Sep 1996

Authors: Holl, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Diurnal lepidopteran and vegetational communities were surveyed on 18 reclaimed coal surface mines and 5 hardwood sites in Virginia during 1992 and 19...

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Leaf traits and phylogeny explain plant survival and community dynamics in response to extreme drought in a restored coastal grassland.

Published online: 03 Oct 2021

Authors: Luong, J. C. & Holl, K. D. & Loik, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change will increase uncertainty in restoration outcomes due to greater water stress and other abiotic filters that limit plant survival. Drou...

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Local tropical forest restoration strategies affect tree recruitment more strongly than does landscape forest cover.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Holl, K. D. & Reid, J. L. & Chaves-Fallas, J. M. & Oviedo-Brenes, F. & Zahawi, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Developing restoration strategies that accelerate natural successional processes and are resource-efficient is critical to facilitating tropical fores...

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Applied nucleation facilitates tropical forest recovery: lessons learned from a 15-year study.

Published online: 07 Jan 2021

Authors: Holl, K. D. & Reid, J. L. & Cole, R. J. & Oviedo-Brenes, F. & Rosales, J. A. & Zahawi, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Applied nucleation, mostly based upon planting tree islands, has been proposed as a cost-effective strategy to meet ambitious global forest and landsc...

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Long-term vegetation recovery on reclaimed coal surface mines in the eastern USA.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Holl, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While reclamation of degraded landscapes is becoming increasingly common, few studies have investigated the long-term effects of reclamation efforts o...

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Testing applied nucleation as a strategy to facilitate tropical forest recovery.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Zahawi, R. A. & Holl, K. D. & Cole, R. J. & Reid, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Active forest restoration typically involves planting trees over large areas; this practice is costly, however, and establishing homogeneous plantatio...

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Patch size effects on avian foraging behaviour: implications for tropical forest restoration design.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Morrison, E. B. & Lindell, C. A. & Holl, K. D. & Zahawi, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Active restoration to rehabilitate degraded tropical lands often involves planting tree seedlings, an effective but expensive approach if large areas ...

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