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Severely burned wood from wildfires has low functional potential in streams.

Published online: 16 Jun 2021

Authors: Vaz, P. G. & Merten, E. C. & Robinson, C. T. & Pinto, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

More frequent and more severe forest fires mean more severely burned wood in streams. Instream wood provides habitat complexity, alters geomorphology,...

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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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Decomposition of slash residues in thinned regrowth eucalypt forest in Western Australia.

Published online: 04 Jul 1997

Authors: O'Connell, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Stand thinning is being used increasingly by forest managers to maximize wood production from regrowth eucalypt forests in Australia. Many of the ecol...

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Historical maps confirm the accuracy of zero-inflated model predictions of ancient tree abundance in English wood-pastures.

Published online: 23 Dec 2021

Authors: Nolan, V. & Reader, T. & Gilbert, F. & Atkinson, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ancient trees have important ecological, historical and social connections, and are a key source of dead and decaying wood, a globally declining resou...

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Pixton Park saprotrophic fungi assessment 2019.

Published online: 22 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: McLay, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This survey was commissioned by Tim Wilkins (Natural England, Senior Specialist, Fungi) to assess the saprotrophic fungi assemblage of Pixton Park in ...

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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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Rebuilding green infrastructure in boreal production forest given future global wood demand.

Published online: 03 Aug 2022

Authors: Moor, H. & Eggers, J. & Fabritius, H. & Forsell, N. & Henckel, L. & Bradter, U. & Mazziotta, A. & Nordén, J. & Snäll, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Global policy for future biodiversity conservation is ultimately implemented at landscape and local scales. In parallel, green infrastructure planning...

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Do wood-pigeons avoid pesticide-treated cereal seed?

Published online: 08 Jul 1999

Authors: McKay, H. V. & Prosser, P. J. & Hart, A. D. M. & Langton, S. D. & Jones, A. & McCoy, C. & Chandler-Morris, S. A. & Pascual, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pesticides applied to seeds before sowing may present a high risk to seed-eating birds. Some of these chemicals are highly toxic but are avoided by ca...

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Raptors as surrogates of biodiversity along a landscape gradient.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Burgas, D. & Byholm, P. & Parkkima, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With biodiversity facing threats, there is a need to improve reserve selection procedures. However, detailed information about different biodiversity ...

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The decline of heathland seed populations following the conversion to agriculture.

Published online: 17 Sep 1997

Authors: Pywell, R. F. & Putwain, P. D. & Webb, N. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The composition and size of the germinable seed populations of undisturbed heathland soils in SE Dorset were compared to those of adjacent farmland wh...

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