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Links between community ecology theory and ecological restoration are on the rise.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Wainwright, C. E. & Staples, T. L. & Charles, L. S. & Flanagan, T. C. & Lai HaoRan & Loy XingWen & Reynolds, V. A. & Mayfield, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Community ecology is frequently invoked as complementary to and useful for guiding ecological restoration. While the conceptual literature is devoted ...

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Vegetation community selection by ungulates on the Isle of Rhum. II. Vegetation community selection.

Published online: 31 Mar 1990

Authors: Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The seasonal pattern of vegetation community use and selection by free-ranging cattle, red deer, goats and ponies on the Isle of Rhum, Scotland in 198...

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Invasive plant removal: assessing community impact and recovery from invasion.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Guido, A. & Pillar, V. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive species spread on natural ecosystems is one of the most important causes of biodiversity loss. To disentangle the invasive plant impact on co...

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Habitat isolation shapes the recovery of aquatic insect communities from a pesticide pulse.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Trekels, H. & Meutter, F. van de & Stoks, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of spatial processes in ecotoxicology is largely ignored. Yet, together with species-specific sensitivities to the pollutant, spatial process...

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Restoration in applied ecology: editor's introduction.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Ormerod, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper presents an introduction to the special profile on restoration ecology of different vegetation types such as grasslands, peatlands, prairie...

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Determining appropriate goals for restoration of imperilled communities and species.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Thorpe, A. S. & Stanley, A. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation and restoration practitioners often struggle to define appropriate targets for restoration. Frequently, 'pre-settlement conditions' (the ...

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Phylogenetic diversity reveals hidden patterns related to population source and species pools during restoration.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Khalil, M. I. & Gibson, D. J. & Baer, S. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A phylogenetic perspective of community assembly can reveal new insights into how variation within dominant species interacts with the local species p...

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Reducing soil erosion by improving community functional diversity in semi-arid grasslands.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Zhu HuoXing & Fu BoJie & Wang Shuai & Zhu LinHai & Zhang LiWei & Jiao Lei & Wang Cong

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Great efforts have been made to control soil erosion by restoring plant communities in degraded ecosystems world-wide. However, soil erosion has not b...

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Phylogenetic ecology and the greening of cities.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: MacIvor, J. S. & Cadotte, M. W. & Livingstone, S. W. & Lundholm, J. T. & Yasui, S. L. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecologists are increasingly involved in city-making, especially in the development of green infrastructure and other designed plant communities. Plant...

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Effects of between-site variation in soil microbial communities and plant-soil feedbacks on the productivity and composition of plant communities.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Bauer, J. T. & Blumenthal, N. & Miller, A. J. & Ferguson, J. K. & Reynolds, H. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A critical challenge in the science and practice of restoration ecology is to understand the drivers of variation in restoration outcomes. Soil microb...

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