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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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External conditions drive optimal planting configurations for salt marsh restoration.

Published online: 27 Jul 2020

Authors: Duggan-Edwards, M. F. & Pagès, J. F. & Jenkins, S. R. & Bouma, T. J. & Skov, M. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Coastal salt marshes are threatened by erosion from storminess and sea level rise, with resulting losses in flood protection, wildlife and recreationa...

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Social-ecological feedbacks drive spatial exploitation in a northern freshwater fishery: a halo of depletion.

Published online: 25 Jul 2020

Authors: Wilson, K. L. & Foos, A. & Barker, O. E. & Farineau, A. & Gisi, J. de & Post, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Freshwater fisheries are complex social-ecological systems spatially structured by coupled feedbacks between people and nature. Spatial exploitation d...

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Promoting self-facilitating feedback processes in coastal ecosystem engineers to increase restoration success: testing engineering measures.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Schotanus, J. & Walles, B. & Capelle, J. J. & Belzen, J. van & Koppel, J. van de & Bouma, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Coastal ecosystem engineers often depend on self-facilitating feedbacks to ameliorate environmental stress. This makes the restoration of such coastal...

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Plant diversity enhances the reclamation of degraded lands by stimulating plant-soil feedbacks.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Jia Pu & Liang JieLiang & Yang ShengXiang & Zhang ShengChang & Liu Jun & Liang ZhiWei & Li FengMei & Zeng QingWei & Fang Zhou & Liao Bin & Shu WenSheng & Cadotte, M. W. & Li JinTian

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite a rich history of theoretical and empirical work showing that increasing biodiversity results in higher ecosystem function, this research has ...

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Social adaptation can reduce the strength of social-ecological feedbacks from ecosystem degradation.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Bartelet, H. A. & Barnes, M. L. & Zoeller, K. C. & Cumming, G. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Feedbacks between people and ecosystems are central to the study of social-ecological systems (SES) but remain poorly understood. It is commonly assum...

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Applying a biocomplexity approach to modelling farmer decision-making and land use impacts on wildlife.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Malawska, A. & Topping, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The biocomplexity approach refers to a fully integrated social-ecological systems (SES) simulation that represents bidirectional feedbacks between soc...

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Distantly related crops are not better rotation partners for tomato.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Ingerslew, K. S. & Kaplan, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although crop rotation has been used for centuries to enhance agricultural production, there are surprisingly little data justifying the use of one ro...

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Unpredictability in seagrass restoration: analysing the role of positive feedback and environmental stress on Zostera noltii transplants.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Suykerbuyk, W. & Govers, L. L. & Bouma, T. J. & Giesen, W. B. J. T. & Jong, D. J. de & Voort, R. van de & Giesen, K. & Giesen, P. T. & Katwijk, M. M. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of key species in dynamic coastal ecosystems benefits from reduction in environmental stress. This can be realized by promoting positive f...

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Management of ecological thresholds to re-establish disturbance-maintained herbaceous wetlands of the south-eastern USA.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Martin, K. L. & Kirkman, L. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The restoration of disturbance-maintained ecosystems may require management to overcome ecological thresholds and re-establish feedbacks that perpetua...

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