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On the ecology of the fauna of stones in the current in a South African river supporting a very large Simulium (Diptera) population.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Chutter, F. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based largely on the author's summary of this account of a study of the fauna of stones in the Vaal River in the north-east of Cape P...

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Plant traits, biotopes and urbanization dynamics explain the survival of endangered urban plant populations.

Published online: 27 Nov 2020

Authors: Planchuelo, G. & Kowarik, I. & Lippe, M. von der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With accelerating urbanization, the urban contribution to biodiversity conservation becomes increasingly important. Previous research shows that citie...

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Dung beetles as indicators of change in the forests of northern Borneo.

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: Davis, A. J. & Holloway, J. D. & Huijbregts, H. & Krikken, J. & Kirk-Spriggs, A. H. & Sutton, S. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We reviewed the use of dung beetles as indicators of environmental change, highlighting the influence of natural forest dynamics on species distributi...

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Low-intensity farming systems in the conservation of the countryside.

Published online: 18 Sep 1996

Authors: Bignal, E. M. & McCracken, D. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of low-intensity farming in sustainable management of European landscapes and biotypes of high nature conservation value is discussed. More t...

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Dragonflies (Odonata) as indicators of biotope quality in the Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Published online: 23 Jul 1997

Authors: Clark, T. E. & Samways, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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The effects of organic agriculture on biodiversity and abundance: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Bengtsson, J. & Ahnström, J. & Weibull, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The efficiency of agricultural subsidy programmes for preserving biodiversity and improving the environment has been questioned in recent years. Organ...

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Spontaneous succession on opencast mining sites: implications for bird biodiversity.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Šálek, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Remediation of lands devastated by industry includes various forms of restoration, such as technical reclamation and spontaneous succession. These man...

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Wild bees and hoverflies per landscape type.

Published online: 04 Jul 2019

Authors: Ozinga, W. A. & Scheper, J. A. & Groot, G. A. de & Reemer, M. & Raemakers, I. & Dooremalen, C. van & Biesmeijer, K. & Kleijn, D.

Content type: Bulletin

Insects play an essential role in the pollination of many food crops and wild plants. It is not just honey bees, there is a wide spectrum of species o...

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Spatial relationships between intensive land cover and residual plant species diversity in temperate farmed landscapes.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Smart, S. M. & Marrs, R. H. & Duc, M. G. le & Thompson, K. & Bunce, R. G. H. & Firbank, L. G. & Rossall, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In temperate farmed landscapes conservation policies increasingly emphasize large-scale reductions in land-use intensity. Yet despite a managed revers...

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Spider adaptation to artificial biotopes: the fauna of percolating filter beds in a sewage treatment works.

Published online: 04 Jun 1998

Authors: Duffey, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spider faunas of 2 filter beds at the Minworth Sewage Treatment Works in Birmingham, UK, were studied from June 1980 to June 1981 inclusive, to in...

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