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 74 results

Effects of stream restoration on dispersal of plant propagules.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Engström, J. & Nilsson, C. & Jansson, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species immigration is vital for the success of restoring degraded ecosystems, but the effectiveness of enhancing dispersal following restoration is s...

Read more

The hydrochorous dispersal of plant propagules in a giant river reservoir: implications for restoration of riparian vegetation.

Published online: 07 Oct 2022

Authors: Su XiaoLei & Wu Shan & Lind Lovisa & Cai Fu & Zeng Bo

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The riparian vegetation of many rivers around the world is impacted by flow regulation for hydropower. Water levels behind dams are being raised to ge...

Read more

Behavioural plasticity associated with propagule size, resources, and the invasion success of the Argentine ant Linepithema humile.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Sagata, K. & Lester, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The number of individuals involved in an invasion event, or 'propagule size', has a strong theoretical basis for influencing invasion success. However...

Read more

Plant traits of propagule banks and standing vegetation reveal flooding alleviates impacts of agriculture on wetland restoration.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Dawson, S. K. & Warton, D. I. & Kingsford, R. T. & Berney, P. & Keith, D. A. & Catford, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of degraded plant communities requires understanding of community assembly processes. Human land use can influence plant community assembl...

Read more

A history of ship specialization and consequences for marine invasions, management and policy.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Davidson, I. C. & Scianni, C. & Minton, M. S. & Ruiz, G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Propagule pressure plays a key role in the successful establishment of introduced species. Explaining invasion patterns, predicting future invasions a...

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

Barriers to restoration: pollution alters nurse effects for an ecosystem engineer.

Published online: 28 Dec 2021

Authors: Cameron, H. & Amor, M. D. & Bellgrove, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nurse plants modify the environment beneath their canopies to create favourable habitats for propagule recruitment. Nurse plants are potentially valua...

Read more

Can chlorination of ballast water reduce biological invasions?

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Lin YaPing & Zhan AiBin & Hernandez, M. R. & Paolucci, E. & MacIsaac, H. J. & Briski, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Ballast water has been identified as a leading vector for introduction of non-indigenous species. Recently, the International Maritime Organization...

Read more

Beyond fecundity control: which weeds are most containable?

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Panetta, F. D. & Cacho, O. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Eradication is often the preferred strategy in the management of new weed invasions, but recent research has shown that the circumstances under which ...

Read more

Seed banks and propagule dispersal in crested wheatgrass stands.

Published online: 22 Jul 1986

Authors: Marlette, G. M. & Anderson, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

4 sites in SE Idaho previously sown to Agropyron cristatum were compared with adjacent native plant communities. Sites 1 and 2 were essentially monocu...

Read more