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An ecological perspective on human densities in the central African forests.

Published online: 25 Jul 1997

Authors: Barnes, R. F. W. & Lahm, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Factors determining human densities in the central African forests are examined and compared with the predictions from an agronomic model by the Food ...

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An ecological survey of land use and soil erosion in the West Pakistan and Azad Kashmir catchment of the River Jhelum.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Mcvean, D. N. & Robertson, V. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With the aid of aerial photographs, a survey of the geology, soils, vegetation and land use and an assessment of land capability were made. Erosion is...

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Land classification for management planning in the Luangwa Valley of Zambia.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Astle, W. L. & Webster, R. & Lawrance, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A classification system for the land-use survey to be conducted as a basis for management planning in the Luangwa Valley is described. The classificat...

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Nature networks: a summary for practitioners.

Published online: 19 Jan 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Crick, H. & Crosher, I. & Mainstone, C. & Taylor, S. & Wharton, A. & Langford, P. & Larwood, J. & Lusardi, J. & Appleton, D. & Brotherton, P. & Duffield, S. & Macgregor, N.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This summary for practitioners aims to provide a quick reference guide to support the development of Nature Networks. It is based on the extensive rev...

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The ecology of the Kafue lechwe: soils, water levels and vegetation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Rees, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The geology, topography, soils and climate of the area utilized by lechwe (Kobus leche kafuensis) at Lochinvar National Park, Zambia, are described. T...

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Moisture controls on Sphagnum growth and CO2 exchange on a cutover bog.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: McNeil, P. & Waddington, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abandoned cutover peatlands are persistent sources of atmospheric CO2. Net ecosystem CO2 exchange and Sphagnum net primary production of an abandoned ...

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The 'dirty dozen': socio-economic factors amplify the invasion potential of 12 high-risk aquatic invasive species in Great Britain and Ireland.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Gallardo, B. & Aldridge, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Aquatic invasive species are a growing concern to environmental managers because of their diverse impacts on aquatic biodiversity and high eradication...

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Merging connectivity rules and large-scale condition assessment improves conservation adequacy in river systems.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Linke, S. & Kennard, M. J. & Hermoso, V. & Olden, J. D. & Stein, J. & Pusey, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation adequacy is defined as the ability of conservation measures to sustain biodiversity. Although river network connectivity is important for...

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Decomposer communities in human-impacted streams: species dominance rather than richness affects leaf decomposition.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Tolkkinen, M. & Mykrä, H. & Markkola, A. M. & Aisala, H. & Vuori, K. M. & Lumme, J. & Pirttilä, A. M. & Muotka, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is compelling evidence that anthropogenic disturbance can decrease biodiversity and impair ecological functioning. A major challenge to biodiver...

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Resolving large-scale pressures on species and ecosystems: propensity modelling identifies agricultural effects on streams.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Pearson, C. E. & Ormerod, S. J. & Symondson, W. O. C. & Vaughan, I. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although agriculture is amongst the world's most widespread land uses, studies of its effects on stream ecosystems are often limited in spatial extent...

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