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Does carbaryl increase fluctuating asymmetry in damselflies under field conditions? A mesocosm experiment with Xanthocnemis zealandica (Odonata: Zygoptera).

Published online: 18 Nov 1999

Authors: Hardersen, S. & Wratten, S. D. & Frampton, C. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Previous laboratory experiments have shown that carbaryl reduces emergence success and increases fluctuating asymmetry in cell patterns of damselfly w...

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The effects of fragmentation on fluctuating asymmetry in passerine birds of Brazilian tropical forests.

Published online: 29 Oct 2001

Authors: Anciães, M. & Marini, M. Â.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fluctuating asymmetry (FA) refers to the difference between the right and left sides in characters that should otherwise be bilaterally symmetrical, b...

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Monitoring salt stress in grapevines: are measures of plant trait variability useful?

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Sinclair, C. & Hoffmann, A. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measures of trait variability, in particular fluctuating asymmetry (FA), have been proposed as biological tools for monitoring environmental quality, ...

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Fluctuating asymmetry and body size as indicators of stress in red squirrel populations in woodland fragments.

Published online: 26 Jun 1997

Authors: Wauters, L. A. & Dhondt, A. A. & Knothe, H. & Parkin, D. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In large parts of Europe red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris) live in fragmented woodlands where populations are small, and dispersal rate and genetic div...

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Fluctuating asymmetry of birch leaves increases under pollution impact.

Published online: 19 May 1997

Authors: Kozlov, M. V. & Wilsey, B. J. & Koricheva, J. & Haukioja, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fluctuating asymmetry (FA) of birch (Betula spp.) leaves collected along 4 pollution gradients in NW Russia and Finland was assessed by measuring the ...

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Assessing resilience and state-transition models with historical records of cheatgrass Bromus tectorum invasion in North American sagebrush-steppe.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Bagchi, S. & Briske, D. D. & Bestelmeyer, B. T. & Wu, X. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resilience-based approaches are increasingly being called upon to inform ecosystem management, particularly in arid and semi-arid regions. This requir...

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Managing ecosystem services and biodiversity conservation in agricultural landscapes: are the solutions the same?

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Macfadyen, S. & Cunningham, S. A. & Costamagna, A. C. & Schellhorn, N. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity conservation and agricultural production have traditionally been viewed as substantially in conflict and recent declines in biodiversity ...

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Stress responses of Salix borealis to pollution and defoliation.

Published online: 22 Apr 1998

Authors: Zvereva, E. L. & Kozlov, M. V. & Haukioja, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Morphological characteristics of Salix borealis [S. myrsinifolia] were monitored during 1994-96 at 10 sites along a transect crossing the heavily poll...

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Competition response of European beech Fagus sylvatica L. varies with tree size and abiotic stress: minimizing anthropogenic disturbances in forests.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Fichtner, A. & Sturm, K. & Rickert, C. & Härdtle, W. & Schrautzer, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

New forest management approaches aim to ensure high biodiversity and climatic adaptability. Silvicultural practices can alter tree-tree interactions a...

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Impact of climatic factors on the developmental stability of mountain birch growing in a contaminated area.

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: Valkama, J. & Kozlov, M. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We examined developmental stability in mountain birch Betula pubescens subsp. czerepanovii along a strong pollution gradient in the Kola Peninsula, no...

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