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Multiple factors, including arena size, shape the functional responses of ladybird beetles.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Uiterwaal, S. F. & Delong, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Functional response studies are often used to determine the suitability of predators as biocontrol agents. Ladybird beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae...

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Functional and numerical responses do not always indicate the most effective predator for biological control: an analysis of two predators in a two-prey system.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Lester, P. J. & Harmsen, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Functional and numerical responses are key components in the selection of predators for biological control. We examined the relevance of these resp...

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Multi-level functional responses for wildlife conservation: the case of threatened caribou in managed boreal forests.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Moreau, G. & Fortin, D. & Couturier, S. & Duchesne, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The selection for particular habitat patches can vary as a function of local and regional levels of anthropogenic disturbance. Although such functiona...

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Adjustments in habitat selection to changing availability induce fitness costs for a threatened ungulate.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Losier, C. L. & Couturier, S. & St-Laurent, M. H. & Drapeau, P. & Dussault, C. & Rudolph, T. & Brodeur, V. & Merkle, J. A. & Fortin, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Functional responses in habitat selection occur when individuals adjust their selection of habitat features as a function of the availability of those...

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Functional responses, seasonal variation and thresholds in behavioural responses of moose to road density.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Beyer, H. L. & Ung, R. & Murray, D. L. & Fortin, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the consequences of environmental change on populations is an essential prerequisite for informed management of ecosystems and landscape...

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Impacts of environmental filters on functional redundancy in riparian vegetation.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Bruno, D. & Gutiérrez-Cánovas, C. & Sánchez-Fernández, D. & Velasco, J. & Nilsson, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding and predicting ecosystem responses to multiple environmental pressures is a long-standing interest in ecology and environmental manageme...

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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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Enhanced ecosystem functioning following stream restoration: the roles of habitat heterogeneity and invertebrate species traits.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Frainer, A. & Polvi, L. E. & Jansson, R. & McKie, B. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat restoration is increasingly undertaken in degraded streams and rivers to help improve biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. Follow-up assess...

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Salvage logging changes the taxonomic, phylogenetic and functional successional trajectories of forest bird communities.

Published online: 29 Dec 2020

Authors: Georgiev, K. B. & Chao, A. & Castro, J. & Chen YanHan & Choi ChangYong & Fontaine, J. B. & Hutto, R. L. & Lee, E. J. & Müller, J. & Rost, J. & Żmihorski, M. & Thorn, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Salvage logging following natural disturbances may alter the natural successional trajectories of biological communities by affecting the occurrences ...

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Management-dependent effects of pollinator functional diversity on apple pollination services: a response-effect trait approach.

Published online: 27 Dec 2021

Authors: Roquer-Beni, L. & Alins, G. & Arnan, X. & Boreux, V. & García, D. & Hambäck, P. A. & Happe, A. K. & Klein, A. M. & Miñarro, M. & Mody, K. & Porcel, M. & Rodrigo, A. & Samnegård, U. & Tasin, M. & Bosch, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Functional traits mediate the response of communities to disturbances (response traits) and their contribution to ecosystem functions (effect traits)....

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