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The effects of tropical secondary forest regeneration on avian phylogenetic diversity.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Hughes, E. C. & Edwards, D. P. & Sayer, C. A. & Martin, P. A. & Thomas, G. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The conversion of tropical forests to farmland is a key driver of the current extinction crisis. With the present rate of deforestation unlikely to su...

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Conservation implications of rainforest use patterns: mature forests provide more resources but secondary forests supply more medicine.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Gavin, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical rainforests are a global conservation priority. Robust arguments supporting rainforest conservation can attract funding and shape land-use ma...

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Long-term recovery of multifunctionality in Mediterranean forests depends on restoration strategy and forest type.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Cruz-Alonso, V. & Ruiz-Benito, P. & Villar-Salvador, P. & Rey-Benayas, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest area is increasing in temperate biomes through active and passive restoration of old fields. Despite the large extension of restored forests, t...

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Functional diversity enhances tree growth and reduces herbivory damage in secondary broadleaf forests, but does not influence resilience to drought.

Published online: 06 Jan 2021

Authors: Espelta, J. M. & Cruz-Alonso, V. & Alfaro-Sánchez, R. & Hampe, A. & Messier, C. & Pino, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Since the mid-20th Century, Europe has experienced an unprecedented forest expansion associated with the abandonment of rural landscapes. Secondary fo...

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Primary rainforest amount at the landscape scale mitigates bird biodiversity loss and biotic homogenization.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Kormann, U. G. & Hadley, A. S. & Tscharntke, T. & Betts, M. G. & Robinson, W. D. & Scherber, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical conservation strategies traditionally focus on large tracts of pristine forests but, given rapid primary forest decline, understanding the ro...

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Understanding the biodiversity consequences of habitat change: the value of secondary and plantation forests for neotropical dung beetles.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Gardner, T. A. & Hernández, M. I. M. & Barlow, J. & Peres, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Secondary and plantation forests are becoming increasingly widespread in the tropics. A recent meta-analysis on the impacts of land-use change on trop...

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The value of primary, secondary and plantation forests for fruit-feeding butterflies in the Brazilian Amazon.

Published online: 21 Nov 2007

Authors: Barlow, J. & Overal, W. L. & Araujo, I. S. & Gardner, T. A. & Peres, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Secondary forests growing on cleared lands and tree plantations are becoming increasingly widespread land-uses in the tropics. Previous studies are di...

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Large wild herbivores slow down the rapid decline of plant diversity in a tropical forest biodiversity hotspot.

Published online: 21 Dec 2021

Authors: Villar, N. & Medici, E. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The UN declaration of the Decade of Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030 emphasizes the need for effective measures to restore ecosystems and safeguard bio...

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Primary forest loss and degradation reduces biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: a global meta-analysis using dung beetles as an indicator taxon.

Published online: 04 Aug 2022

Authors: López-Bedoya, P. A. & Bohada-Murillo, M. & Ángel-Vallejo, M. C. & Audino, L. D. & Davis, A. L. V. & Gurr, G. & Noriega, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Because of continuing degradation or deforestation in areas of undisturbed primary forest, there is a need to study the relative merit of strategies t...

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The potentials of 20 indigenous tree species for soil rehabilitation in the Atlantic forest region of Bahia, Brazil.

Published online: 24 Apr 1996

Authors: Montagnini, F. & Fanzeres, A. & Vinha, S. G. da

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The goal of this research was to identify indigenous tree species with a positive influence on soil fertility, in order to design mixed-tree and tree/...

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