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Competition response of European beech Fagus sylvatica L. varies with tree size and abiotic stress: minimizing anthropogenic disturbances in forests.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Fichtner, A. & Sturm, K. & Rickert, C. & Härdtle, W. & Schrautzer, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

New forest management approaches aim to ensure high biodiversity and climatic adaptability. Silvicultural practices can alter tree-tree interactions a...

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Influence of variable retention harvests on forest ecosystems. I. Diversity of stand structure.

Published online: 10 Jul 2002

Authors: Sullivan, T. P. & Sullivan, D. S. & Lindgren, P. M. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variable retention harvests or 'green-tree retention systems' are important to the management of coniferous forests in the temperate zone. Green-tree ...

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Ancient woodlands and trees: a guide for landscape planners and forest managers.

Published online: 28 Mar 2019

Authors: Çolak, A. H. & Kırca, S. & Rotherham, I. D.

Content type: Bulletin

Ancient woodlands and trees have long been and will remain important elements of our cultural landscapes; a living archaeology and often relics of for...

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Forest diversity promotes individual tree growth in central European forest stands.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Chamagne, J. & Tanadini, M. & Frank, D. & Matula, R. & Paine, C. E. T. & Philipson, C. D. & Svátek, M. & Turnbull, L. A. & Volařík, D. & Hector, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Most experimental evidence on the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning comes from ecosystems with fast-growing plants, such as ...

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Guidance for successful tree planting initiatives.

Published online: 25 Jan 2021

Authors: Brancalion, P. H. S. & Holl, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A growing number of initiatives at global, regional and national scales propose to plant millions, billions or even trillions of trees as a simple sol...

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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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Factors influencing the rate of formation of tree-related microhabitats and implications for biodiversity conservation and forest management.

Published online: 15 Feb 2022

Authors: Courbaud, B. & Larrieu, L. & Kozak, D. & Kraus, D. & Lachat, T. & Ladet, S. & Müller, J. & Paillet, Y. & Sagheb-Talebi, K. & Schuck, A. & Stillhard, J. & Svoboda, M. & Zudin, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The retention of trees bearing tree-related microhabitats (TreMs) has become an important means of conserving biodiversity in production forests. Howe...

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Repeated fires trap Amazonian blackwater floodplains in an open vegetation state.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Flores, B. M. & Fagoaga, R. & Nelson, B. W. & Holmgren, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change may increase the occurrence of droughts and fires in the Amazon. Most of our understanding on how fire affects tropical ecosystems is b...

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Ecosystem service multifunctionality of low-productivity forests and implications for conservation and management.

Published online: 25 Nov 2020

Authors: Jönsson, M. & Snäll, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Low-productivity forests are often the last remaining pristine forests in managed forest landscapes and typically overrepresented among protected fore...

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Tree ring-based metrics for assessing old-growth forest naturalness.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Filippo, A. di & Biondi, F. & Piovesan, G. & Ziaco, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Old-growth studies commonly emphasize structural and age conditions, selecting proxy indicators of long-term ecological processes. Transition dynamics...

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