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A functional diversity approach of crop sequences reveals that weed diversity and abundance show different responses to environmental variability.

Published online: 01 Sep 2020

Authors: Mahaut, L. & Gaba, S. & Fried, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Combining several crop species and associated agricultural practices in a crop sequence has the potential to control weed abundance while promoting we...

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Changes in species diversity following habitat disturbance are dependent on spatial scale: theoretical and empirical evidence.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Dumbrell, A. J. & Clark, E. J. & Frost, G. A. & Randell, T. E. & Pitchford, J. W. & Hill, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many studies have examined the impacts of tropical habitat disturbance. However, the effects of moderate habitat disturbance on species diversity show...

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Plant diversity and generation of ecosystem services at the landscape scale: expert knowledge assessment.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Quijas, S. & Jackson, L. E. & Maass, M. & Schmid, B. & Raffaelli, D. & Balvanera, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In spite of the increasing amount of experimental evidence on the importance of plant species richness for ecosystem functioning at local scales, its ...

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Beyond species: functional diversity and the maintenance of ecological processes and services.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Cadotte, M. W. & Carscadden, K. & Mirotchnick, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The goal of conservation and restoration activities is to maintain biological diversity and the ecosystem services that this diversity provides. These...

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Using beta diversity to inform agricultural policies and conservation actions on Mediterranean farmland.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Santana, J. & Porto, M. & Reino, L. & Moreira, F. & Ribeiro, P. F. & Santos, J. L. & Rotenberry, J. T. & Beja, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spatial variation in species composition (β-diversity) is an important component of farmland biodiversity, which together with local richness (α-diver...

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Alpha and beta diversity of arthropods and plants in organically and conventionally managed wheat fields.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Clough, Y. & Holzschuh, A. & Gabriel, D. & Purtauf, T. & Kleijn, D. & Kruess, A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Most studies in applied ecology use measures of α-diversity measures, i.e. the mean diversity on a site, to compare biodiversity effects of different ...

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Floral resource diversity drives bee community diversity in prairie restorations along an agricultural landscape gradient.

Published online: 07 Dec 2020

Authors: Lane, I. G. & Herron-Sweet, C. R. & Portman, Z. M. & Cariveau, D. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grassland ecosystems are imperiled by agricultural activity world-wide. Restoring grassland habitat is important to conserving grassland fauna and pre...

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Configurational crop heterogeneity increases within-field plant diversity.

Published online: 21 Dec 2020

Authors: Alignier, A. & Solé-Senan, X. O. & Robleño, I. & Baraibar, B. & Fahrig, L. & Giralt, D. & Gross, N. & Martin, J. L. & Recasens, J. & Sirami, C. & Siriwardena, G. & Baillod, A. B. & Bertrand, C. & Carrié, R. & Hass, A. & Henckel, L. & Miguet, P. & Badenhausser, I. & Baudry, J. & Bota, G. & Bretagnolle, V. & Brotons, L. & Burel, F. & Calatayud, F. & Clough, Y. & Georges, R. & Gibon, A. & Girard, J. & Lindsay, K. & Minano, J. & Mitchell, S. & Patry, N. & Poulin, B. & Tscharntke, T. & Vialatte, A. & Violle, C. & Yaverscovski, N. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing landscape heterogeneity by restoring semi-natural elements to reverse farmland biodiversity declines is not always economically feasible or...

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Conservation of arthropod diversity in montane wetlands: effect of altitude, habitat quality and habitat fragmentation on butterflies and grasshoppers.

Published online: 05 Aug 1999

Authors: Wettstein, W. & Schmid, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The patterns of arthropod diversity were investigated in 24 montane wetlands in Switzerland. These differed in altitude, management regime (cattle-gra...

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Effects of agricultural intensification on plant diversity in Mediterranean dryland cereal fields.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: José-María, L. & Armengot, L. & Blanco-Moreno, J. M. & Bassa, M. & Xavier Sans, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification, at field and landscape scales, has caused a decrease in weed richness and changes in species composition. In order to pr...

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