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Barriers or corridors? The overlooked role of unpaved roads in endozoochorous seed dispersal.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Suárez-Esteban, A. & Delibes, M. & Fedriani, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ubiquitous linear developments, such as dirt tracks and firebreaks, termed 'soft' linear developments (SLD), represent weaker landscape modifications ...

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Trade-off between vegetation type, soil erosion control and surface water in global semi-arid regions: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Wu GaoLin & Liu YiFan & Cui Zeng & Liu Yu & Shi ZhiHua & Yin Rui & Kardol, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil erosion control and water resource protection can closely interact during restoration of terrestrial ecosystems. In semi-arid ecosystems, an urge...

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Breeding bird species diversity in the Negev: effects of scrub fragmentation by planted forests.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Shochat, E. & Zvika Abramsky & Pinshow, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Afforestation of the Northern Negev, Israel, from 1956 resulted in patches of primarily coniferous trees that fragmented large scrubland areas. This a...

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Assessing the long-term contribution of nurse plants to restoration of Mediterranean forests through Markovian models.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Siles, G. & Rey, P. J. & Alcántara, J. M. & Ramírez, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Based on short-term experimental data, facilitative interactions between woody plants (nurse-recruit interactions) have been described as essential fo...

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Vegetation structure and prey abundance requirements of the Iberian lynx: implications for the design of reserves and corridors.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Palomares, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat alteration and fragmentation are two of the greatest threats to biodiversity. The conservation of most species in highly encroached areas requ...

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Co-designed management scenarios shape the responses of seasonally dry forests to changing climate and fire regimes.

Published online: 25 Nov 2020

Authors: Maxwell, C. J. & Serra-Diaz, J. M. & Scheller, R. M. & Thompson, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change is altering disturbance regimes and recovery rates of forests globally. The future of these forests will depend on how climate change i...

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Extreme prescribed fire during drought reduces survival and density of woody resprouters.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Twidwell, D. & Rogers, W. E. & Wonkka, C. L. & Taylor, C. A., Jr. & Kreuter, U. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management intervention in ecosystems with degraded environmental services requires innovative resource management strategies that go beyond conventio...

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Nesting habitat selection by booted eagles Hieraaetus pennatus and implications for management.

Published online: 12 Jul 2000

Authors: Suárez, S. & Balbontín, J. & Ferrer, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The booted eagle (Hieraaetus pennatus) is a poorly known and scarce raptor that breeds in Spain. In Doñana National Park (SW Spain) its population has...

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Response of non-grassland avian guilds to adjacent herbaceous field buffers: testing the configuration of targeted conservation practices in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Riffell, S. K. & Monroe, A. P. & Martin, J. A. & Evans, K. O. & Burger, L. W., Jr. & Smith, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A substantial part of the world's land base is dominated by agriculture, and forest habitat often consists of discrete patches of forest and linear wo...

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Spontaneous succession on opencast mining sites: implications for bird biodiversity.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Šálek, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Remediation of lands devastated by industry includes various forms of restoration, such as technical reclamation and spontaneous succession. These man...

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