Search

All content is free for everyone to browse, read and share. You’ll find peer-reviewed journal articles and non-peer reviewed grey literature. Type keywords into the search box or use the filtering options below to browse the content.

Filter by...

Showing 138 results

Importance of regional species pools and functional traits in colonization processes: predicting re-colonization after large-scale destruction of ecosystems.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Kirmer, A. & Tischew, S. & Ozinga, W. A. & Lampe, M. von & Baasch, A. & Groenendael, J. M. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale destruction of ecosystems caused by surface mining provides an opportunity for the study of colonization processes starting with primary s...

Read more

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...

Read more

Long-term changes in colonization of bulldozed ski pistes at Cairn Gorm, Scotland.

Published online: 16 Apr 1997

Authors: Bayfield, N. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The long-term effects of grass reseeding on the colonization of bulldozed ground by native species were investigated. Colonization of three bulldozed ...

Read more

Dispersal as a limiting factor in the colonization of restored mountain streams by plants and macroinvertebrates.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Brederveld, R. J. & Jähnig, S. C. & Lorenz, A. W. & Brunzel, S. & Soons, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over the past centuries, European streams have been heavily influenced by humans through pollution and regulation. As a result, the quality and divers...

Read more

Effects of pre-existing submersed vegetation and propagule pressure on the invasion success of Hydrilla verticillata.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Chadwell, T. B. & Engelhardt, K. A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With biological invasions causing widespread problems in ecosystems, methods to curb the colonization success of invasive species are needed. The effe...

Read more

The effect of stand size and vegetational background on the colonization of cruciferous plants by herbivorous insects.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Cromartie, W. J., Jr.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The colonisation of collard plants by herbivorous insects was studied in New York in stands of 1, 10 and 100 plants. The stands were cultivated in som...

Read more

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...

Read more

Soil preparation methods promoting ectomycorrhizal colonization and American chestnut Castanea dentata establishment in coal mine restoration.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Bauman, J. M. & Keiffer, C. H. & Hiremath, S. & McCarthy, B. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The objective of this research was to evaluate soil subsurface methods that may aid in seedling establishment and encourage root colonization from a d...

Read more

Long-term effects of burning slash on plant communities and arbuscular mycorrhizae in a semi-arid woodland.

Published online: 16 Jun 2004

Authors: Haskins, K. E. & Gehring, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Burning of slash (woody debris) piles resulting from the harvest of fuel wood is a common management technique designed to reduce fire risk and increa...

Read more

Ecological intensification and arbuscular mycorrhizas: a meta-analysis of tillage and cover crop effects.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Bowles, T. M. & Jackson, L. E. & Loeher, M. & Cavagnaro, T. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reliance on ecosystem services instead of synthetic, non-renewable inputs is increasingly seen as key to achieving food security in an environmentally...

Read more