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Seed dispersal and recruitment limitation are barriers to native recolonization of old-fields in western Australia.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Standish, R. J. & Cramer, V. A. & Wild, S. L. & Hobbs, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Native recolonization of abandoned farmland in the wheat-growing region of western Australia is slow to non-existent, even 45 years after abandonment....

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Recovery of woody but not herbaceous native flora 10 years post old-field restoration.

Published online: 22 Oct 2021

Authors: Parkhurst, T. & Prober, S. M. & Standish, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Vegetation recovery in old fields towards mature reference states is often limited by abiotic and biotic thresholds resulting from agricultural land u...

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Mammal species richness and habitat use in rainforest and abandoned agricultural fields in Chiapas, Mexico.

Published online: 01 May 1998

Authors: Medellín, R. A. & Equihua, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential of small, isolated maize fields embedded in a large forest matrix (average canopy height 30 m, dominant trees Dialium guianense, Licania...

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Land-use legacy and the persistence of invasive Avena barbata on abandoned farmland.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Standish, R. J. & Cramer, V. A. & Hobbs, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Exotic species invasion onto abandoned farmlands has been linked to an increase in the availability of soil nutrients after cultivation. Avena barbata...

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Successional trends in Floristic Quality.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Spyreas, G. & Meiners, S. J. & Matthews, J. W. & Molano-Flores, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Simple, conservation-relevant, plant community measures are sought by resource managers. In this context, the use of Floristic Quality Assessment (FQA...

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Diverse guilds provide complementary dispersal services in a woodland expansion process after land abandonment.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Escribano-Avila, G. & Calviño-Cancela, M. & Pías, B. & Virgós, E. & Valladares, F. & Escudero, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land abandonment due to increasing depopulation of rural areas is an ongoing trend in developed countries worldwide. Abandoned lands represent an oppo...

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Decreasing predation rates and shifting predator compositions along a land-use gradient in Madagascar's Vanilla landscapes.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Schwab, D. & Wurz, A. & Grass, I. & Rakotomalala, A. A. N. A. & Osen, K. & Soazafy, M. R. & Martin, D. A. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use change is the main driver of deforestation and land degradation resulting in the loss of biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in north-east...

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Guidelines to support implementation of the Great Bear Rainforest Order with respect to Old Forest and Listed Plant Communities.

Published online: 05 Jun 2020

Authors: Banner, A. & Meidinger, del & Green, B. & Saunders, S.

Content type: Bulletin

The Great Bear Rainforest Order (GBRO), established January 2016, presents legal objectives for the protection of Old Forests and Red- and Blue-Listed...

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Dispersal and establishment limitation reduces the potential for successful restoration of semi-natural grassland communities on former arable fields.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Öster, M. & Ask, K. & Cousins, S. A. O. & Eriksson, O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ex-arable fields have been suggested as potential sites for re-creation of semi-natural grasslands, but information is still limited on the temporal s...

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Global meta-analysis reveals incomplete recovery of soil conditions and invertebrate assemblages after ecological restoration in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 28 Feb 2022

Authors: Parkhurst, T. & Prober, S. M. & Hobbs, R. J. & Standish, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of old fields in agricultural landscapes has become increasingly important for conservation of species and their habitats owing to habitat...

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