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Rescuing intraspecific variation in human-impacted environments.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Carvalho, C. da S. & Lucas, M. S. & Côrtes, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthropogenic activities influence ongoing selective regimes leading to changes in phenotypic variation of plants and animals. The reduction of phenot...

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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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Spatial patterns and rarity of the white-phased 'spirit bear' allele reveal gaps in habitat protection.

Published online: 15 Sep 2020

Authors: Service, C. N. & Bourbonnais, M. & Adams, M. S. & Henson, L. & Neasloss, D. & Picard, C. & Paquet, P. C. & Darimont, C. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Preserving genetic and phenotypic diversity can help safeguard not only biodiversity but also cultural and economic values. 2. Here, we present dat...

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Climate change will render size-selective harvest of cold-water fish species unsustainable in Mediterranean freshwaters.

Published online: 09 Mar 2021

Authors: Ayllón, D. & Nicola, G. G. & Elvira, B. & Almodóvar, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change is impacting the composition and functioning of virtually every ecosystem on Earth, and disrupting the productivity of exploited ones. ...

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An evaluation of seed zone delineation using phenotypic and population genomic data on black alder Alnus glutinosa.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Kort, H. de & Mergeay, J. & Mijnsbrugge, K. vander & Decocq, G. & Maccherini, S. & Bruun, H. H. K. & Honnay, O. & Vandepitte, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Delineation of seed zones or provenance regions to preserve local adaptation is a common practice in forestry and restoration, as locally adapted plan...

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Testing the importance of harvest refuges for phenotypic rescue of trophy-hunted populations.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Poisson, Y. & Festa-Bianchet, M. & Pelletier, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable exploitation must minimize its impact on the ecology and evolution of exploited wildlife. Intense phenotype-based selective harvests can i...

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Potential implications of the use of digital sequence information on genetic resources for the three objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity. A submission from CGIAR to the Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Published online: 10 Oct 2018

Authors: Halewood, M. & Lopez Noriega, I & Ellis, D. & Roa, C. & Rouard, M. & Sackville Hamilton, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The Secretary of the CBD called on relevant organizations and stakeholders "to submit views and relevant information on any potential implications of ...

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Beyond species: functional diversity and the maintenance of ecological processes and services.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Cadotte, M. W. & Carscadden, K. & Mirotchnick, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The goal of conservation and restoration activities is to maintain biological diversity and the ecosystem services that this diversity provides. These...

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Grazing-induced shifts in community functional composition and soil nutrient availability in Tibetan alpine meadows.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Niu KeChang & He JinSheng & Lechowicz, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The functional structure of plant communities can be altered by grazing through two main mechanisms: species turnover (i.e. changes in species occurre...

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Effects of fire on pollinators and pollination.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Brown, J. & York, A. & Christie, F. & McCarthy, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increased incidence of landscape fire and pollinator declines with co-extinctions of dependent plant species are both globally significant. Fire can a...

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