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Plant traits as predictors of performance in ecological restoration.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Pywell, R. F. & Bullock, J. M. & Roy, D. B. & Warman, L. & Walker, K. J. & Rothery, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There are few studies of the performance of species in restored vegetation communities. Here we report the results of a meta-analysis of 25 experiment...

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Multifaceted functional diversity for multifaceted crop yield: towards ecological assembly rules for varietal mixtures.

Published online: 02 Dec 2020

Authors: Montazeaud, G. & Violle, C. & Roumet, P. & Rocher, A. & Ecarnot, M. & Compan, F. & Maillet, G. & Fort, F. & Fréville, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological theories suggest that higher plant genetic diversity can increase productivity in natural ecosystems. So far, varietal mixtures, that is, t...

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Seed and seedling traits have strong impacts on establishment of a perennial bunchgrass in invaded semi-arid systems.

Published online: 28 Aug 2020

Authors: Leger, E. A. & Daniel Z. Atwater & James, J. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many restoration projects use seeds to found new populations, and understanding phenotypic traits associated with seedling establishment in disturbed ...

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Predicting invasion success of forest pathogenic fungi from species traits.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Philibert, A. & Desprez-Loustau, M. L. & Fabre, B. & Frey, P. & Halkett, F. & Husson, C. & Lung-Escarmant, B. & Marçais, B. & Robin, C. & Vacher, C. & Makowski, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological invasions are a major consequence of globalization and pose a significant threat to biodiversity. Because only a small fraction of introduc...

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Body shape is related to the attempt rate and passage success of brook trout at in-stream barriers.

Published online: 20 Jul 2020

Authors: Goerig, E. & Wasserman, B. A. & Castro-Santos, T. & Palkovacs, E. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ability to move between habitats has important implications for fitness in many species. In-stream barriers such as culverts can impede movements ...

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Demographic vital rates determine the performance advantage of crop-wild hybrids in lettuce.

Published online: 04 Jan 2006

Authors: Hooftman, D. A. P. & Oostermeijer, J. G. B. & Jacobs, M. M. J. & Nijs, H. C. M. den

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hybridization seems possible for many crop species after pollen transfer from crops to wild relatives in the surrounding vegetation. Subsequent introg...

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Using soil amendments and plant functional traits to select native tropical dry forest species for the restoration of degraded Vertisols.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Werden, L. K. & Alvarado J., P. & Zarges, S. & Calderón M., E. & Schilling, E. M. & Gutiérrez L., M. & Powers, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical dry forests (TDFs) are critically endangered, and their restoration is understudied. Large-scale passive restoration efforts in north-west (N...

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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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Phylogenetic ecology and the greening of cities.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: MacIvor, J. S. & Cadotte, M. W. & Livingstone, S. W. & Lundholm, J. T. & Yasui, S. L. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecologists are increasingly involved in city-making, especially in the development of green infrastructure and other designed plant communities. Plant...

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Genetically modified crops and hybridization with wild relatives: a UK perspective.

Published online: 29 Jun 1995

Authors: Raybould, A. F. & Gray, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It has been suggested that genetic modification could lead to crops with enhanced invasiveness and persistence. These new genotypes could invade natur...

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