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Preserving wintering frugivorous birds in agro-ecosystems under land use change: lessons from intensive and super-intensive olive orchards.

Published online: 21 Dec 2021

Authors: Morgado, R. & Pedroso, R. & Porto, M. & Herrera, J. M. & Rego, F. & Moreira, F. & Beja, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fleshy fruit production is becoming more intensive worldwide, but how this affects frugivorous birds is poorly known. In the Mediterranean region, int...

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Low-intensity management benefits solitary bees in olive groves.

Published online: 25 Aug 2020

Authors: Martínez-Núñez, C. & Manzaneda, A. J. & Isla, J. & Tarifa, R. & Calvo, G. & Molina, J. L. & Salido, T. & Ruiz, C. & Gutiérrez, J. E. & Rey, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

One of the current challenges for applied ecologists is to understand how to manage/restore agroecosystems in a sustainable and cost-effective way. Th...

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Rice seedlings germinated in water with normal and impeded environmental gas exchange.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Kordan, H. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rice cv. Hokkaido-Carny was germinated in distilled water with or without impedance of surface O2 exchange by a 0.3-, 1.0- or 10-mm film of olive oil ...

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Preserving frugivorous birds in agro-ecosystems: lessons from Spanish olive orchards.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Rey, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Frugivorous birds are a priority for conservation. They are experiencing the transformation of natural habitats to agro-ecosystems worldwide and some ...

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Agricultural intensification erodes taxonomic and functional diversity in Mediterranean olive groves by filtering out rare species.

Published online: 06 Nov 2021

Authors: Tarifa, R. & Martínez-Núñez, C. & Valera, F. & González-Varo, J. P. & Salido, T. & Rey, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-Environmental Schemes (AES) have been proposed to mitigate the impact of agriculture on both taxonomic and functional biodiversity. However, a be...

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Using beta diversity to inform agricultural policies and conservation actions on Mediterranean farmland.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Santana, J. & Porto, M. & Reino, L. & Moreira, F. & Ribeiro, P. F. & Santos, J. L. & Rotenberry, J. T. & Beja, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spatial variation in species composition (β-diversity) is an important component of farmland biodiversity, which together with local richness (α-diver...

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How do crop types influence breeding success in lesser kestrels through prey quality and availability? A modelling approach.

Published online: 12 Jul 2006

Authors: Rodríguez, C. & Johst, K. & Bustamante, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the middle of the 20th century, the colonial lesser kestrel Falco naumanni experienced a marked decline in its western palaearctic breeding range. ...

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Plant functional traits suggest novel ecological strategy for an invasive shrub in an understorey woody plant community.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Brym, Z. T. & Lake, J. K. & Allen, D. & Ostling, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding ecological strategies of invasive species relative to the entire native community is important in understanding and managing both the me...

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Agriculture causes homogenization of plant-feeding nematode communities at the regional scale.

Published online: 10 Dec 2021

Authors: Archidona-Yuste, A. & Wiegand, T. & Eisenhauer, N. & Cantalapiedra-Navarrete, C. & Palomares-Rius, J. E. & Castillo, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An emerging research line in conservation ecology addresses how environmental change drivers may cause the biotic homogenization of ecological communi...

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Response to agriculture by a woodland species depends on cover type and behavioural state: insights from resident and dispersing Iberian lynx.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Gastón, A. & Blázquez-Cabrera, S. & Garrote, G. & Mateo-Sánchez, M. C. & Beier, P. & Simón, M. A. & Saura, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation biology faces the challenge of ensuring species persistence in increasingly modified landscapes. Agriculture covers a large proportion of...

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