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Rubber agroforestry in Thailand provides some biodiversity benefits without reducing yields.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Warren-Thomas, E. & Nelson, L. & Juthong, W. & Bumrungsri, S. & Brattström, O. & Stroesser, L. & Chambon, B. & Penot, É. & Tongkaemkaew, U. & Edwards, D. P. & Dolman, P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Monocultural rubber plantations have replaced tropical forest, causing biodiversity loss. While protecting intact or semi-intact biodiverse forest ...

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Can intercropping with the world's three major beverage plants help improve the water use of rubber trees?

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Wu JuNen & Liu WenJie & Chen ChunFeng

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The dramatic expansion of rubber plantations in mainland South-East Asia and south-west China has caused many eco-environmental problems, especially n...

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Mechanisms driving avoidance of non-native plants by lizards.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Valentine, L. E. & Roberts, B. & Schwarzkopf, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Introduced plant species modify the environment and alter ecological interactions in communities, often to the detriment of native fauna, but the caus...

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The ecological implications of rubber-based agroforestry: insect conservation and invasion control.

Published online: 21 Nov 2020

Authors: Lee Ho [Lee, H. R.] & Wang, C. L. W. & Guénard, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Protected areas are increasingly threatened by biological invasions, especially in tropical Asia where extensive areas of natural habitats have been c...

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Effects of shade cover and availability of midge breeding sites on pollinating midge populations and fruit set in two cocoa farms.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Young, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The abundance of several species of Forcipomyia, known to be pollinators of cacao, increased markedly in 1 cacao farm in Costa Rica when discs of rott...

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The distribution of powers and responsibilities affecting forests, land use, and REDD+ across levels and sectors in Vietnam: a legal study.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Le Quang Trung & Vu Tan Phuong & Yang, A. & Vo Dai Hai

Content type: Bulletin

This report reviews the statutory distribution of powers and responsibilities across levels and sectors. It outlines the legal mandates held by nation...

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Local and landscape characteristics shape amphibian communities across production landscapes in the Western Ghats.

Published online: 23 Dec 2021

Authors: Vishnupriya Sankararaman & Shashank Dalvi & Miller, D. A. W. & Karanth, K. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Global tropical forests have been modified and fragmented by commodity agroforests, leading to significant alterations in ecological communities. Neve...

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Tropical rainforest conversion and land use intensification reduce understorey plant phylogenetic diversity.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Kusuma, Y. W. C. & Rembold, K. & Tjitrosoedirdjo, S. S. & Kreft, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conversion of rainforest into agricultural land affects multiple facets of tropical plant diversity. While the effects of tropical land use change and...

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Termite assemblage collapse along a land-use intensification gradient in lowland central Sumatra, Indonesia.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: Jones, D. T. & Susilo, F. X. & Bignell, D. E. & Hardiwinoto, S. & Gillison, A. N. & Eggleton, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Termites are major decomposers in tropical regions and play an important role in soil processes. This study measured the impact of land-use intensific...

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Central hypotheses for the third agroforestry paradigm within a common definition.

Published online: 18 Jan 2017

Authors: Noordwijk, M. van & Coe, R. & Sinclair, F.

Content type: Bulletin

In the four decades of its existence, agroforestry as a concept has been understood and defined in multiple ways, often referring to a specific system...

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