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Reclamation strategies for mined forest soils and overstorey drive understorey vegetation.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Chen, H. Y. H. & Biswas, S. R. & Sobey, T. M. & Brassard, B. W. & Bartels, S. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understorey vegetation accounts for the majority of plant diversity in boreal forest ecosystems and contributes to ecosystem functioning. In restorati...

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Deer-mediated ecosystem service versus disservice depends on forest management intensity.

Published online: 20 Jul 2020

Authors: Stokely, T. D. & Betts, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. As global terrestrial biodiversity declines via land-use change, society has placed increasing value on non-commercial species as providers of ecos...

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Forest management and regional tree composition drive the host preference of saproxylic beetle communities.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Müller, J. & Wende, B. & Strobl, C. & Eugster, M. & Gallenberger, I. & Floren, A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Linsenmair, K. E. & Weisser, W. W. & Gossner, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Among saproxylic beetles, many early colonizers prefer particular host species. Ranking of preferred hosts of local saproxylic beetle communities is c...

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Functional diversity enhances tree growth and reduces herbivory damage in secondary broadleaf forests, but does not influence resilience to drought.

Published online: 06 Jan 2021

Authors: Espelta, J. M. & Cruz-Alonso, V. & Alfaro-Sánchez, R. & Hampe, A. & Messier, C. & Pino, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Since the mid-20th Century, Europe has experienced an unprecedented forest expansion associated with the abandonment of rural landscapes. Secondary fo...

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Depth-to-water mediates bryophyte response to harvesting in boreal forests.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Bartels, S. F. & James, R. S. & Caners, R. T. & MacDonald, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Site moisture is an important component of the forest landscape for maintaining biodiversity, including forest-floor bryophytes. However, little is kn...

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Remote sensing-based predictors improve distribution models of rare, early successional and broadleaf tree species in Utah.

Published online: 21 Nov 2007

Authors: Zimmermann, N. E. & Edwards, T. C., Jr. & Moisen, G. G. & Frescino, T. S. & Blackard, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Compared to bioclimatic variables, remote sensing predictors are rarely used for predictive species modelling. When used, the predictors represent typ...

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Dynamics of epiphytic macrolichen abundance, diversity and composition in boreal forest.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Bartels, S. F. & Chen, H. Y. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Epiphytic macrolichen lichens are important components of forest ecosystems, but their responses to stand-replacing fire and multiple successional pat...

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Response of mountain Picea abies forests to stand-replacing bark beetle outbreaks: neighbourhood effects lead to self-replacement.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Zeppenfeld, T. & Svoboda, M. & DeRose, R. J. & Heurich, M. & Müller, J. & Čížková, P. & Starý, M. & Bače, R. & Donato, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large, severe disturbances drive many forest ecosystems over the long term, but pose management uncertainties when human experience with them is limit...

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The precision and repeatability of a leaf biomass sampling technique for mixed hardwood stands.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Lloyd, F. T. & Olson, D. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reports a study in which four unmanaged, even-aged stands of second-growth mixed hardwoods 67-97 years old, dominated by Quercus spp., near Asheville,...

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The competitive interaction between Acacia karroo and the herbaceous layer and how this is influenced by defoliation.

Published online: 16 Dec 1989

Authors: Stuart-Hill, G. C. & Tainton, N. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study in semi-arid savanna in South Africa of experimentally isolated A. karroo trees (all other trees and shrubs had been cleared from the sites). ...

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