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Climate change refugia for the flora and fauna of England.

Published online: 20 Mar 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Suggitt, A. J. & Wilson, R. J. & August, T. A. & Beale, C. M. & Bennie, J. J. & Dordolo, A. & Fox, R. & Hopkins, J. J. & Isaac, N. J. B. & Jorieux, P. & Macgregor, N. A. & Marcetteau, J. & Massimino, D. & Morecroft, M. D. & Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Walker, K. & Maclean, I. M. D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

A variety of evidence suggests that species may be able to withstand the effects of climate change in localised environments known as refugia, where s...

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Using spatial models to identify refugia and guide restoration in response to an invasive plant pathogen.

Published online: 12 Mar 2021

Authors: McCarthy, J. K. & Wiser, S. K. & Bellingham, P. J. & Beresford, R. M. & Campbell, R. E. & Turner, R. & Richardson, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The global spread of invasive plant pathogens is increasing, putting natural forests and ecosystem services under threat. Spatial data can quantify ra...

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Conservation planning for adaptive and neutral evolutionary processes.

Published online: 02 Dec 2020

Authors: Hanson, J. O. & Marques, A. & Veríssimo, A. & Camacho-Sanchez, M. & Velo-Antón, G. & Martínez-Solano, Í. & Carvalho, S. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Protected area systems should ideally maintain adaptive and neutral evolutionary processes. To achieve this, plans for expanding protected area system...

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Groundwater salinization intensifies drought impacts in forests and reduces refuge capacity.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Kath, J. & Powell, S. & Reardon-Smith, K. & El-Sawah, S. & Jakeman, A. J. & Croke, B. F. W. & Dyer, F. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shallow groundwater aquifers regularly support drought refuges for water-dependent ecosystems. However, many aquifers are impacted by over-extraction ...

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Predictive mapping to identify refuges for plant communities threatened by earthworm invasion.

Published online: 08 Jul 2021

Authors: Fleri, J. R. & Arcese, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Biological invasions by cryptic ecosystem engineers can alter the ecological and socio-economic values of ecosystems in ways that may take decades to ...

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Perennial habitat fragments, parasitoid diversity and parasitism in ephemeral crops.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Letourneau, D. K. & Allen, S. G. B. & Stireman, J. O., III

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification has led to the removal of semi-wild, perennial vegetation in agricultural landscapes. However, in short-cycle crops, freq...

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The application of self-limiting transgenic insects in managing resistance in experimental metapopulations.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Zhou LiQin & Alphey, N. & Walker, A. S. & Travers, L. M. & Morrison, N. I. & Bonsall, M. B. & Raymond, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The mass release of transgenic insects carrying female lethal self-limiting genes can reduce pest insect populations. Substantial releases are also a ...

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Exploiting pathogens and their impact on fitness costs to manage the evolution of resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Raymond, B. & Sayyed, A. H. & Hails, R. S. & Wright, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable insect control requires effective management of the evolution of resistance to pesticides. Resistance management may ultimately depend on ...

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Riparian tree cover enhances the resistance and stability of woodland bird communities during an extreme climatic event.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Nimmo, D. G. & Haslem, A. & Radford, J. Q. & Hall, M. & Bennett, A. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecosystems world-wide increasingly are subject to multiple interacting disturbances. Biodiversity in anthropogenic landscapes can be enhanced by manip...

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Biological legacies buffer local species extinction after logging.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Rudolphi, J. & Jönsson, M. T. & Gustafsson, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Clearcutting has been identified as a main threat to forest biodiversity. In the last few decades, alternatives to clearcutting have gained much inter...

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