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Gardening in a changing climate.

Published online: 14 Jun 2017

Authors: Webster, E. & Cameron, R. & Culham, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report looks at the various types of gardens and their importance in the promotion of human health and social well-being, supporting the natural ...

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Turnover in floral composition explains species diversity and temporal stability in the nectar supply of urban residential gardens.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Tew, N. E. & Baldock, K. C. R. & Vaughan, I. P. & Bird, S. & Memmott, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Residential gardens are a valuable habitat for insect pollinators worldwide, but differences in individual gardening practices substantially affect th...

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Structure and conservation of Sri Lankan land-snail assemblages in fragmented lowland rainforest and village home gardens.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Raheem, D. C. & Naggs, F. & Preece, R. C. & Mapatuna, Y. & Kariyawasam, L. & Eggleton, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modified habitats have a profound impact on the biota of fragmented tropical forests. We investigated the structure of land-snail assemblages in Sri L...

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Review: potential roles of soil fauna in improving the efficiency of rain gardens used as natural stormwater treatment systems.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Mehring, A. S. & Levin, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Natural treatment systems such as rain gardens aim to overcome the negative effects of urbanization on water quality, availability, and freshwater and...

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Pollination service delivery is complex: urban garden crop yields are best explained by local canopy cover and garden scale plant species richness.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: McDougall, R. & Kristiansen, P. & Latty, T. & Jones, J. & Rader, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination is an important ecosystem service to agriculture, however, the factors influencing pollination in urban food gardens are poorly understood...

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A cultural ecosystem service perspective on the interactions between humans and soils in gardens.

Published online: 03 Nov 2021

Authors: Teuber, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Gardens are culturally shaped environments in which natural processes can be experienced. Thus, they offer insights into the relation people have with...

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Effects of land use at a landscape scale on bumblebee nest density and survival.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Goulson, D. & Lepais, O. & O'Connor, S. & Osborne, J. L. & Sanderson, R. A. & Cussans, J. & Goffe, L. & Darvill, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We have little idea how landscape-scale factors influence the success of wild bumblebee nests over time. Here for the first time we use molecular mark...

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Enhancing gardens as habitats for flower-visiting aerial insects (pollinators): should we plant native or exotic species?

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Salisbury, A. & Armitage, J. & Bostock, H. & Perry, J. & Tatchell, M. & Thompson, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Domestic gardens typically consist of a mixture of native and non-native plants which support biodiversity and provide valuable ecosystem services, pa...

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Ex situ cultivation entails high risk of seed dormancy loss on short-lived wild plant species.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Ensslin, A. & Vyver, A. van de & Vanderborght, T. & Godefroid, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in life-history traits such as seed dormancy during cultivation of wild plant species in ex situ facilities could jeopardize conservation acti...

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Weeds on the web: conflicting management advice about an invasive non-native plant.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Robinson, B. S. & Inger, R. & Crowley, S. L. & Gaston, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive non-native plants (INNPs) can have serious and widespread negative ecological and socio-economic impacts. It is therefore important they are ...

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