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Long-term consequences of residual petroleum on salt marsh grass.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Culbertson, J. B. & Valiela, I. & Pickart, M. & Peacock, E. E. & Reddy, C. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Remnants from oil spills can persist for decades within anoxic coastal sediments affecting local flora and fauna, but few studies have examined the lo...

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Large unburnt areas, not small unburnt patches, are needed to conserve avian diversity in fire-prone landscapes.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Berry, L. E. & Lindenmayer, D. B. & Driscoll, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mitigating the impacts of large-scale fires on biodiversity is becoming increasingly important as their frequency increases. In response, fire manager...

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Edge effects of wildfire and riparian buffers along boreal forest streams.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Braithwaite, N. T. & Mallik, A. U.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Clearcutting and wildfire are the two major edge-creating disturbances in boreal forests. While clearcutting retains at least a 30 m buffer, wildfires...

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Factors affecting white spruce and aspen survival after partial harvest.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Solarik, K. A. & Volney, W. J. A. & Lieffers, V. J. & Spence, J. R. & Hamann, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variable retention harvest is an increasingly popular management alternative to clear-cutting in boreal forest ecosystems. This harvest system retains...

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Spatial relationships between intensive land cover and residual plant species diversity in temperate farmed landscapes.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Smart, S. M. & Marrs, R. H. & Duc, M. G. le & Thompson, K. & Bunce, R. G. H. & Firbank, L. G. & Rossall, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In temperate farmed landscapes conservation policies increasingly emphasize large-scale reductions in land-use intensity. Yet despite a managed revers...

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Influence of variable retention harvests on forest ecosystems. II. Diversity and population dynamics of small mammals.

Published online: 10 Jul 2002

Authors: Sullivan, T. P. & Sullivan, D. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variable retention harvests in temperate coniferous forests provide various intensities and sizes of disturbance across a gradient, from clear felling...

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Environmental stress in the pasture Scarab Sericesthis nigrolineata Boisd. II. Effects of soil moisture and temperature on survival of first-instar larvae.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Davidson, R. L. & Wiseman, J. R. & Wolfe, V. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the work described in this second part [cf. preceding abstract], first-instar larvae of Sericesthis nigrolineata (Boisd.) were exposed, for various...

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Assessing river biotic condition at a continental scale: a European approach using functional metrics and fish assemblages.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Pont, D. & Hugueny, B. & Beier, U. & Goffaux, D. & Melcher, A. & Noble, R. & Rogers, C. & Roset, N. & Schmutz, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The need for sensitive biological measures of aquatic ecosystem integrity applicable at large spatial scales has been highlighted by the implementatio...

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Multi-level functional responses for wildlife conservation: the case of threatened caribou in managed boreal forests.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Moreau, G. & Fortin, D. & Couturier, S. & Duchesne, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The selection for particular habitat patches can vary as a function of local and regional levels of anthropogenic disturbance. Although such functiona...

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Diversity of flower-visiting bees in cereal fields: effects of farming system, landscape composition and regional context.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Holzschuh, A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Kleijn, D. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-environment schemes promote organic farming in an attempt to reduce the negative effects of agricultural intensification on farmland biodiversity...

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