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Reality check: shedding new light on the restoration needs of mixed-conifer forests, based on science.

Published online: 23 Dec 2014

Authors: Spies, T. & Merschel, A.

Content type: Bulletin

Until recently, scientific understanding of the history and ecology of the Pacific Northwest's mixed-conifer forests east of the Cascade Range was min...

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Depth-to-water mediates bryophyte response to harvesting in boreal forests.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Bartels, S. F. & James, R. S. & Caners, R. T. & MacDonald, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Site moisture is an important component of the forest landscape for maintaining biodiversity, including forest-floor bryophytes. However, little is kn...

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The potentials of 20 indigenous tree species for soil rehabilitation in the Atlantic forest region of Bahia, Brazil.

Published online: 24 Apr 1996

Authors: Montagnini, F. & Fanzeres, A. & Vinha, S. G. da

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The goal of this research was to identify indigenous tree species with a positive influence on soil fertility, in order to design mixed-tree and tree/...

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Principles and practices for the restoration of ponderosa pine and dry mixed-conifer forests of the Colorado Front Range.

Published online: 31 Jul 2019

Authors: Addington, R. N. & Aplet, G. H. & Battaglia, M. A. & Briggs, J. S. & Brown, P. M. & Cheng, A. S. & Dickinson, Y. & Feinstein, J. A. & Pelz, K. A. & Regan, C. M. & Thinnes, J. & Truex, R. & Fornwalt, P. J. & Gannon, B. & Julian, C. W. & Underhill, J. L. & Wolk, B.

Content type: Bulletin

Wildfires have become larger and more severe over the past several decades on Colorado's Front Range, catalyzing greater investments in forest managem...

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Mixing of tree species is especially beneficial for biodiversity in fragmented landscapes, without compromising forest functioning.

Published online: 20 Dec 2021

Authors: Hertzog, L. R. & Vandegehuchte, M. L. & Dekeukeleire, D. & Dekoninck, W. & Smedt, P. de & Schrojenstein Lantman, I. van & Proesmans, W. & Baeten, L. & Bonte, D. & Martel, A. & Verheyen, K. & Lens, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Contemporary forest management strives to satisfy contrasting demands on forest ecosystems by promoting multiple ecosystem services. These services ar...

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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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A balloon for microclimate observations within the forest canopy.

Published online: 29 May 1996

Authors: Parker, G. G. & Stone, P. J. & Bowers, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The construction of an inexpensive helium filled balloon, and its use as a platform for microclimatic observations within the forest canopy are descri...

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Restoring tropical diversity: beating the time tax on species loss.

Published online: 27 Aug 2003

Authors: Martínez-Garza, C. & Howe, H. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fragmentation of tropical forest is accelerating at the same time that already cleared land reverts to secondary growth. Fragments inexorably lose dee...

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Next-generation tropical forests: reforestation type affects recruitment of species and functional diversity in a human-dominated landscape.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Wills, J. & Herbohn, J. & Moreno, M. O. M. & Avela, M. S. & Firn, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In tropical countries where little natural forest remains, such as the Philippines, small-holder monocultures and mixed-species plantations potentiall...

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Co-designed management scenarios shape the responses of seasonally dry forests to changing climate and fire regimes.

Published online: 25 Nov 2020

Authors: Maxwell, C. J. & Serra-Diaz, J. M. & Scheller, R. M. & Thompson, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change is altering disturbance regimes and recovery rates of forests globally. The future of these forests will depend on how climate change i...

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