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Restored tallgrass prairies have reduced phylogenetic diversity compared with remnants.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Barak, R. S. & Williams, E. W. & Hipp, A. L. & Bowles, M. L. & Carr, G. M. & Sherman, R. & Larkin, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological restoration is critical for mitigating habitat loss and providing ecosystem services. However, restorations often have lower diversity than...

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Compensatory dynamics maintain bird phylogenetic diversity in fragmented tropical landscapes.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Morante Filho, J. C. & Arroyo-Rodríguez, V. & Andrade, E. R. de & Santos, B. A. & Cazetta, E. & Faria, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical forest loss can drive the extinction of forest-dependent species. Yet, non-forest species can proliferate in deforested landscapes, thus enab...

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Phylogenetic measures of plant communities show long-term change and impacts of fire management in tallgrass prairie remnants.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Larkin, D. J. & Hipp, A. L. & Kattge, J. & Prescott, W. & Tonietto, R. K. & Jacobi, S. K. & Bowles, M. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Phylogenies are increasingly incorporated into ecological studies on the basis that evolutionary relatedness broadly correlates with trait similarity....

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Non-random loss of phylogenetically distinct rare species degrades phylogenetic diversity in semi-natural grasslands.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Uchida, K. & Hiraiwa, M. K. & Cadotte, M. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although biodiversity loss is a critically important topic, our understanding of how both land abandonment and land-use intensification in semi-natura...

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Phylogenetic diversity reveals hidden patterns related to population source and species pools during restoration.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Khalil, M. I. & Gibson, D. J. & Baer, S. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A phylogenetic perspective of community assembly can reveal new insights into how variation within dominant species interacts with the local species p...

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Assessing the phylogenetic host breadth of millet pathogens and its implication for disease spillover.

Published online: 07 Apr 2021

Authors: Ssebuliba, E. & Davies, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Increasing agriculture intensification has led to dramatically improved crop yields; however, this shift in agricultural practice has been accompan...

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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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Planting accelerates restoration of tropical forest but assembly mechanisms appear insensitive to initial composition.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Li LanPing & Cadotte, M. W. & Martínez-Garza, C. & Peña-Domene, M. de la & Du GuoZhen

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Central to the success of restoration is how applied activities influence community assembly mechanisms. Phylogenetic and trait-based approaches to co...

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Managing Neotropical oil palm expansion to retain phylogenetic diversity.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Prescott, G. W. & Gilroy, J. J. & Haugaasen, T. & Uribe, C. A. M. & Foster, W. A. & Edwards, D. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The expansion of tropical agriculture is a major driver of the extinction crisis. A key question is whether biodiversity losses can be minimized by re...

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Contrasting impacts of land-use change on phylogenetic and functional diversity of tropical forest birds.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Chapman, P. M. & Tobias, J. A. & Edwards, D. P. & Davies, R. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity conservation strategies increasingly target maintaining evolutionary history and the resilience of ecosystem function, not just species r...

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