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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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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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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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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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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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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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The effects of afforestation on upland plant communities: an application of the British National Vegetation Classification.

Published online: 22 Jun 1994

Authors: Wallace, H. L. & Good, J. E. G. & Williams, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The British National Vegetation Classification (NVC) was used to describe the vegetation of a 49 000 ha conifer (Picea abies, P. sitchensis) plantatio...

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Planting accelerates restoration of tropical forest but assembly mechanisms appear insensitive to initial composition.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Li LanPing & Cadotte, M. W. & Martínez-Garza, C. & Peña-Domene, M. de la & Du GuoZhen

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Central to the success of restoration is how applied activities influence community assembly mechanisms. Phylogenetic and trait-based approaches to co...

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An ecosystem ecology perspective on artificial reef production.

Published online: 28 Nov 2020

Authors: Layman, C. A. & Allgeier, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Artificial reefs are used around the world for many purposes, including widespread deployment to increase fishery yields. These reefs are well-studied...

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