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Inducing seed dispersal by generalist frugivores: a new technique to overcome dispersal limitation in restoration.

Published online: 08 Jan 2021

Authors: Silva, W. R. & Zaniratto, C. P. & Ferreira, J. O. V. & Rigacci, E. D. B. & Oliveira, J. F. & Morandi, M. E. F. & Killing, J. G. & Nemes, L. G. & Abreu, L. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dispersal limitation severely impairs the trajectory of restoration, mainly due to the lack of seed vectors bringing seeds from nearby habitats; a rol...

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Colonization of grassland by sown species: dispersal versus microsite limitation in responses to management.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Coulson, S. J. & Bullock, J. M. & Stevenson, M. J. & Pywell, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Diversification of species-poor grassland often requires the introduction of desirable species by sowing seed. We determined whether management affect...

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Optimizing dispersal study design by Monte Carlo simulation.

Published online: 21 Sep 2005

Authors: Skarpaas, O. & Shea, K. & Bullock, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution of dispersal distances (the dispersal kernel) is a major determinant of spatial population dynamics, yet little is known about the sh...

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Large frugivorous birds facilitate functional connectivity of fragmented landscapes.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Mueller, T. & Lenz, J. & Caprano, T. & Fiedler, W. & Böhning-Gaese, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Quantifying ecosystem functions in spatially explicit ways is important for management decisions in increasingly fragmented landscapes. Between-patch ...

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Diverse guilds provide complementary dispersal services in a woodland expansion process after land abandonment.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Escribano-Avila, G. & Calviño-Cancela, M. & Pías, B. & Virgós, E. & Valladares, F. & Escudero, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land abandonment due to increasing depopulation of rural areas is an ongoing trend in developed countries worldwide. Abandoned lands represent an oppo...

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How traffic facilitates population expansion of invasive species along roads: the case of common ragweed in Germany.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Lemke, A. & Kowarik, I. & Lippe, M. von der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Because common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia L., henceforth Ambrosia) has negative effects on human health, it is a common focus for management, wh...

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New opportunities for an old method: using fluorescent colours to measure seed dispersal.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Lemke, A. & Lippe, M. von der & Kowarik, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed dispersal is of high applied relevance as it governs colonization processes in rare species and during plant invasions. Seed tracking is a powerf...

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Seed limitation during early forest succession in a rural landscape on Chiloé Island, Chile: implications for temperate forest restoration.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Bustamante-Sánchez, M. A. & Armesto, J. J. & Landis, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Re-establishment of native forest species in rural landscapes may be conditioned by the proximity of seed sources, the post-disturbance composition of...

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Oak habitat recovery on California's largest islands: scenarios for the role of corvid seed dispersal.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Pesendorfer, M. B. & Baker, C. M. & Stringer, M. & McDonald-Madden, E. & Bode, M. & McEachern, A. K. & Morrison, S. A. & Sillett, T. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed dispersal by birds is central to the passive restoration of many tree communities. Reintroduction of extinct seed dispersers can therefore restor...

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Assisting seed dispersers to restore oldfields: an individual-based model of the interactions among badgers, foxes and Iberian pear trees.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Fedriani, J. M. & Wiegand, T. & Ayllón, D. & Palomares, F. & Suárez-Esteban, A. & Grimm, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing land abandonment in many areas of the world presents an opportunity for ecosystem recovery, which is often driven by seed dispersal by vert...

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