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Living where the food is: web location by linyphiid spiders in relation to prey availability in winter wheat.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Harwood, J. D. & Sunderland, K. D. & Symondson, W. O. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spiders form a major component of the generalist predator fauna, potentially able to restrict pest population growth, but their populations may be foo...

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Accounting for food web dynamics when assessing the impact of mesopredator control on declining prey populations.

Published online: 08 Mar 2021

Authors: Henden, J. A. & Ehrich, D. & Soininen, E. M. & Ims, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing populations of mesopredators are suspected to cause declines in vulnerable wildlife to the extent that mesopredator decimation actions (cul...

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Legacy effect of grazing intensity mediates the bottom-up controls of resource addition on soil food webs.

Published online: 01 Jun 2021

Authors: Wang Bing & Wu Ying & Chen DiMa & Hu ShuiJin & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Large-scale studies have demonstrated that nitrogen (N) and water (W) availabilities greatly affect terrestrial ecosystems world-wide, and this is ...

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Food web heterogeneity and succession in created saltmarshes.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Nordström, M. C. & Demopoulos, A. W. J. & Whitcraft, C. R. & Rismondo, A. & McMillan, P. & Gonzalez, J. P. & Levin, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological restoration must achieve functional as well as structural recovery. Functional metrics for re-establishment of trophic interactions can be ...

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Even short-term revegetation complicates soil food webs and strengthens their links with ecosystem functions.

Published online: 21 Sep 2022

Authors: Wang Bing & Zhu YuHe & Chen Xiang & Chen DiMa & Wu Ying & Wu LiJi & Liu ShengEn & Yue LinYan & Wang Yang & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Degradation of dryland ecosystems is a worldwide problem caused by climate change and human activities. To restore these degraded ecosystems, governme...

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A feeding guild indicator to assess environmental change impacts on marine ecosystem structure and functioning.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Thompson, M. S. A. & Pontalier, H. & Spence, M. A. & Pinnegar, J. K. & Greenstreet, S. P. R. & Moriarty, M. & Hélaouët, P. & Lynam, C. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Integrating food web indicators into ecological status assessments is central to developing effective management measures that can improve degraded ec...

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Large woody debris "rewilding" rapidly restores biodiversity in riverine food webs.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Thompson, M. S. A. & Brooks, S. J. & Sayer, C. D. & Woodward, G. & Axmacher, J. C. & Perkins, D. M. & Gray, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Extensive habitat destruction and pollution have caused dramatic declines in aquatic biodiversity at local to global scales. In rivers, the reintroduc...

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Biological responses to liming in boreal lakes: an assessment using plankton, macroinvertebrate and fish communities.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Angeler, D. G. & Goedkoop, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological responses to liming of acidified surface waters are equivocal and limit the overall assessment of food web responses. In this study, we ana...

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Third and fourth trophic level composition shift in an aphid-parasitoid-hyperparasitoid food web limits aphid control in an intercropping system.

Published online: 15 Feb 2022

Authors: Jeavons, E. & Baaren, J. van & Ralec, A. le & Buchard, C. & Duval, F. & Llopis, S. & Postic, E. & Lann, C. le

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding how resource diversification affects ecological interactions, food web structure and ecosystem functioning is essential in both fundamen...

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Limits to exploitation: dynamic food web models predict the impact of livestock grazing on Ethiopian wolves Canis simensis and their prey.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Vial, F. & Macdonald, D. W. & Haydon, D. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anticipating the consequences of, and sustainable limits to, human exploitation of ecosystem resources requires a quantitative understanding of food w...

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