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Forest damage by deer depends on cross-scale interactions between climate, deer density and landscape structure.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Spake, R. & Bellamy, C. & Gill, R. & Watts, K. & Wilson, T. & Ditchburn, B. & Eigenbrod, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Deer (Cervidae) populations are increasing across the temperate zone, threatening forest biodiversity and ecosystem services. However, the fundamental...

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Tree damage after fertilization of thinned lodgepole pine, Douglas-fir and spruce stands in the British Columbia interior: synthesis report on up to 18-year responses from EP886.

Published online: 16 May 2019

Authors: Jang WoongSoon & Eskelson, B. N. I. & Montigny, L. de

Content type: Bulletin

As a silvicultural practice, forest fertilization has emerged to mitigate risks and reduce the effect of damage agents on timber supply due to climate...

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Trampling effects of hikers, motorcycles and horses in meadows and forests.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Weaver, T. & Dale, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of experimental trampling due to hikers, horses, and motorcycles were studied in a Festuca idahoensis/Poa pratensis meadow and in a Pinus ...

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Impact of forest management on insect abundance and damage in a lowland tropical forest in southern Cameroon.

Published online: 04 Oct 1997

Authors: Watt, A. D. & Stork, N. E. & McBeath, C. & Lawson, G. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The rate of deforestation in West Africa was around 2% (12 000 km2) per annum during the 1980s, and recent evidence from Cameroon suggests that the ra...

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Functional diversity enhances tree growth and reduces herbivory damage in secondary broadleaf forests, but does not influence resilience to drought.

Published online: 06 Jan 2021

Authors: Espelta, J. M. & Cruz-Alonso, V. & Alfaro-Sánchez, R. & Hampe, A. & Messier, C. & Pino, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Since the mid-20th Century, Europe has experienced an unprecedented forest expansion associated with the abandonment of rural landscapes. Secondary fo...

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Landscape structure regulates pest control provided by ants in sun coffee farms.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Aristizábal, N. & Metzger, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ants play a fundamental role in coffee pest control. Despite this, there is a lack of understanding about how landscape configuration and composition ...

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Simulated effects of logging on carbon storage in dipterocarp forest.

Published online: 12 Jul 2000

Authors: Pinard, M. A. & Cropper, W. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As the role of forestry-based options for reducing or mitigating greenhouse gas emissions is debated by policymakers, there is a need to inform the de...

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Influence of feeding by Zeiraphera canadensis (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) on growth of white spruce: larval density - damage and damage - shoot production relationships.

Published online: 29 Jun 1995

Authors: Carroll, A. L. & Quiring, D. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field studies were conducted in New Brunswick, Canada, to evaluate the relationship between larval density of Zeiraphera canadensis and damage to curr...

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Effects of acidity on in vitro germination and tube growth of pollen from declining Fagus sylvatica.

Published online: 24 Apr 1996

Authors: Paoletti, E. & Raddi, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollen from beech (Fagus sylvatica) trees about 100 yr old, belonging to different damage (forest decline) classes in a wood at Pian di Novello, centr...

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Effects of plant phylogenetic diversity on herbivory depend on herbivore specialization.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Castagneyrol, B. & Jactel, H. & Vacher, C. & Brockerhoff, E. G. & Koricheva, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pest regulation is an important ecosystem service provided by biodiversity, as plants growing in species-rich communities often experience association...

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