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Preliminary estimates of fallen dead wood and standing dead trees in managed and unmanaged forests in Britain.

Published online: 01 May 1998

Authors: Kirby, K. J. & Reid, C. M. & Thomas, R. C. & Goldsmith, F. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The amount of dead wood, particularly as fallen dead wood and standing dead trees, in British forests is attracting attention from forest managers as ...

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A review of the pollinators associated with decaying wood, old trees and tree wounds in Great Britain.

Published online: 28 Apr 2021

Published by: Woodland Trust

Authors: Falk, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This review identifies over 320 saproxylic insects that visit flowers on a regular or occasional basis in England, Wales and Scotland. That represents...

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Microclimate and habitat heterogeneity as the major drivers of beetle diversity in dead wood.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Seibold, S. & Bässler, C. & Brandl, R. & Büche, B. & Szallies, A. & Thorn, S. & Ulyshen, M. D. & Müller, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resource availability and habitat heterogeneity are principle drivers of biodiversity, but their individual roles often remain unclear since both fact...

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Biological legacies buffer local species extinction after logging.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Rudolphi, J. & Jönsson, M. T. & Gustafsson, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Clearcutting has been identified as a main threat to forest biodiversity. In the last few decades, alternatives to clearcutting have gained much inter...

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Old growth and dead wood as key factors for nature conservation in managed forests. Basics and practice.

Published online: 28 Mar 2019

Authors: Schaich, H. & Kaphegyi, T. A. M. & Lühl, R. & Schmalfuss, N. & Rupp, M. & Waldenspuhl, T. & Konold, W.

Content type: Bulletin article

This chapter aims to enhance knowledge on basic interactions between old growth features, dead wood, forest management, and forest biodiversity as wel...

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Factors affecting white spruce and aspen survival after partial harvest.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Solarik, K. A. & Volney, W. J. A. & Lieffers, V. J. & Spence, J. R. & Hamann, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variable retention harvest is an increasingly popular management alternative to clear-cutting in boreal forest ecosystems. This harvest system retains...

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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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Effect of small catchment dams on downstream vegetation of a seasonal river in semi-arid African savanna.

Published online: 10 Jul 2002

Authors: O'Connor, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seasonal rivers in semiarid African savannas support riparian woodland and hydromorphic grassland, key habitats for wildlife or livestock. We investig...

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Forest restoration as a double-edged sword: the conflict between biodiversity conservation and pest control.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Kärvemo, S. & Björkman, C. & Johansson, T. & Weslien, J. & Hjältén, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forestry has markedly changed a large proportion of the world's boreal forests, often with negative effects on biodiversity. As a result, forest resto...

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Reduced competition may allow generalist species to benefit from habitat homogenization.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Nordberg, E. J. & Schwarzkopf, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Complex environments support high biodiversity and diverse microhabitat availability, which may reduce the intensity of competition among species. Bot...

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