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Defining ecologically relevant water quality targets for lakes in Europe.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Poikane, S. & Portielje, R. & Berg, M. van den & Phillips, G. & Brucet, S. & Carvalho, L. & Mischke, U. & Ott, I. & Soszka, H. & Wichelen, J. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The implementation of the Water Framework Directive requires EU member states to establish and harmonize ecological status class boundaries for biolog...

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Developing a framework of minimum standards for the risk assessment of alien species.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Roy, H. E. & Rabitsch, W. & Scalera, R. & Stewart, A. & Gallardo, B. & Genovesi, P. & Essl, F. & Adriaens, T. & Bacher, S. & Booy, O. & Branquart, E. & Brunel, S. & Copp, G. H. & Dean, H. & D'hondt, B. & Josefsson, M. & Kenis, M. & Kettunen, M. & Linnamagi, M. & Lucy, F. & Martinou, A. & Moore, N. & Nentwig, W. & Nieto, A. & Pergl, J. & Peyton, J. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological invasions are a threat to biodiversity, society and the economy. There is an urgent need to provide evidence-based assessments of the risks...

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Winter cover crop legacy effects on litter decomposition act through litter quality and microbial community changes.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Barel, J. M. & Kuyper, T. W. & Paul, J. & Boer, W. de & Cornelissen, J. H. C. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In agriculture, winter cover crop (WCC) residues are incorporated into the soil to improve soil quality, as gradual litter decomposition can improve f...

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Rotational grazing can mitigate ecosystem service trade-offs between livestock production and water quality in semi-arid rangelands.

Published online: 15 Nov 2021

Authors: Hulvey, K. B. & Mellon, C. D. & Kleinhesselink, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mitigating ecosystem service (ES) trade-offs is a key management goal in locations where stakeholders value different and potentially conflicting ecos...

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Seasonal nutritional characteristics of livestock diets in a nomadic pastoral ecosystem.

Published online: 16 Dec 1986

Authors: Coppock, D. L. & Swift, D. M. & Ellis, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nutrient concn for diets of livestock managed by the Ngisonyoka Turkana in arid NW Kenya were determined throughout 1 annual cycle, using bite-count m...

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The ecology of the Kafue lechwe: its nutritional status and herbage intake.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Rees, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The levels of blood urea, Ca, P, Na and K in the lechwe (Kobus leche kafuensis) blood sera were determined and compared with a standard. Blood urea wa...

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A critical analysis of the potential for EU Common Agricultural Policy measures to support wild pollinators on farmland.

Published online: 21 Dec 2020

Authors: Cole, L. J. & Kleijn, D. & Dicks, L. V. & Stout, J. C. & Potts, S. G. & Albrecht, M. & Balzan, M. V. & Bartomeus, I. & Bebeli, P. J. & Bevk, D. & Biesmeijer, J. C. & Chlebo, R. & Dautartė, A. & Emmanouil, N. & Hartfield, C. & Holland, J. M. & Holzschuh, A. & Knoben, N. T. J. & Kovács-Hostyánszki, A. & Mandelik, Y. & Panou, H. & Paxton, R. J. & Petanidou, T. & Carvalho, M. A. A. P. de & Rundlöf, M. & Sarthou, J. P. & Stavrinides, M. C. & Suso, M. J. & Szentgyörgyi, H. & Vaissière, B. E. & Varnava, A. & Vilà, M. & Zemeckis, R. & Scheper, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification and associated loss of high-quality habitats are key drivers of insect pollinator declines. With the aim of decreasing th...

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Ground-truthing of a fish-based environmental DNA metabarcoding method for assessing the quality of lakes.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Li JianLong & Hatton-Ellis, T. W. & Handley, L. J. L. & Kimbell, H. S. & Benucci, M. & Peirson, G. & Hänfling, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accurate, cost-effective monitoring of fish is required to assess the quality of lakes under the European Water Framework Directive. Recent studies ha...

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Optimizing flower fields as an effective farmland eco-scheme also during non-breeding.

Published online: 17 Feb 2022

Authors: Rieger, M. R. & Mailänder, S. & Stier, L. & Santon, M. & Staggenborg, J. & Anthes, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) of the European Union implements several farmland eco-schemes, but most are considered ineffective in halting the...

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A view from above: unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) provide a new tool for assessing liana infestation in tropical forest canopies.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Waite, C. E. & Heijden, G. M. F. van der & Field, R. & Boyd, D. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical forests store and sequester large quantities of carbon, mitigating climate change. Lianas (woody vines) are important tropical forest compone...

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