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Conversion to ecology - what does it cost?

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Thorsen, A. V. & Jensen, J. D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

A study from DTU FOOD in 2014 showed that the food waste could be significantly reduced in connection with an organic conversion - the study did not s...

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Urban cultivation in allotments maintains soil qualities adversely affected by conventional agriculture.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Edmondson, J. L. & Davies, Z. G. & Gaston, K. J. & Leake, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modern agriculture, in seeking to maximize yields to meet growing global food demand, has caused loss of soil organic carbon (SOC) and compaction, imp...

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Episodic occurrence of favourable weather constrains recovery of a cold desert shrubland after fire.

Published online: 04 Oct 2021

Authors: Urza, A. K. & Weisberg, P. J. & Board, D. & Chambers, J. C. & Kitchen, S. G. & Roundy, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Key to the long-term resilience of dryland ecosystems is the recovery of foundation plant species following disturbance. In ecosystems with high inter...

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Guidelines for aspen restoration in Utah with applicability to the Intermountain West.

Published online: 31 Jul 2019

Authors: Kitchen, S. G. & Behrens, P. N. & Goodrich, S. K. & Green, A. & Guyon, J. & O'Brien, M. & Tart, D.

Content type: Bulletin

As highly productive and biologically diverse communities, healthy quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides; hereafter aspen) forests provide a wide range o...

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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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A united front against marine invaders: developing a cost-effective marine biosecurity surveillance partnership between government and industry.

Published online: 20 Jul 2020

Authors: McDonald, J. I. & Wellington, C. M. & Coupland, G. T. & Pedersen, D. & Kitchen, B. & Bridgwood, S. D. & Hewitt, M. & Duggan, R. & Abdo, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Successful detection of introduced marine pests (IMP) relies upon effective surveillance. However, the expedience of responding following IMP detectio...

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Mapping an urban ecosystem service: quantifying above-ground carbon storage at a city-wide scale.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Davies, Z. G. & Edmondson, J. L. & Heinemeyer, A. & Leake, J. R. & Gaston, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite urbanization being a major driver of land-use change globally, there have been few attempts to quantify and map ecosystem service provision at...

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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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