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The resistance of a chalk grassland to disturbance.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: Hirst, R. A. & Pywell, R. F. & Marrs, R. H. & Putwain, P. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Concepts of ecosystem stability, resilience and resistance have been discussed theoretically for nearly three decades. Understanding the effects of ha...

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Changes in soil fungal communities following anthropogenic disturbance are linked to decreased lodgepole pine seedling performance.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Beck, J. L. & Cale, J. A. & Rodriguez-Ramos, J. C. & Kanekar, S. S. & Karst, J. & Cahill, J. F. & Simard, S. W. & Erbilgin, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Disturbances are frequent events across the Canadian boreal forest and can affect both below- and above-ground ecosystem processes. How disturbances c...

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Effects of experimental soil disturbance on revegetation by natives and exotics in coastal Californian meadows.

Published online: 23 Jul 1997

Authors: Kotanen, P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Disturbance is widely believed to facilitate invasions by exotic plants, but is also important for the persistence of many native species. The results...

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The resilience of calcareous and mesotrophic grasslands following disturbance.

Published online: 23 Nov 2005

Authors: Hirst, R. A. & Pywell, R. F. & Marrs, R. H. & Putwain, P. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding habitat disturbance and recovery is vital for successful conservation management and restoration, particularly of subseral communities w...

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Functional responses of multitaxa communities to disturbance and stress gradients in a restored floodplain.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Fournier, B. & Gillet, F. & Bayon, R. C. le & Mitchell, E. A. D. & Moretti, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Trait-based approaches can reveal the mechanisms through which disturbances or stress impact communities, allowing comparisons of the role of differen...

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Long-term impacts of ski piste management on alpine vegetation and soils.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Roux-Fouillet, P. & Wipf, S. & Rixen, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Downhill skiing, the machine-grading of slopes and the use of artificial snow induce major disturbances to the environment of alpine ski resorts. Our ...

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Soil aggregate stability increase is strongly related to fungal community succession along an abandoned agricultural field chronosequence in the Bolivian Altiplano.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Duchicela, J. & Sullivan, T. S. & Bontti, E. & Bever, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil aggregate stability is an important ecosystem property which deteriorates overtime due to agricultural practices. The cessation of cultivation al...

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Searching for resilience: addressing the impacts of changing disturbance regimes on forest ecosystem services.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Seidl, R. & Spies, T. A. & Peterson, D. L. & Stephens, S. L. & Hicke, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The provisioning of ecosystem services to society is increasingly under pressure from global change. Changing disturbance regimes are of particular co...

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Effects of soil disturbance on vegetation recovery and nutrient accumulation following whole-tree harvest of a northern hardwood ecosystem.

Published online: 29 Mar 1995

Authors: Mou, P. & Fahey, T. J. & Hughes, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accumulation of recovering vegetation is often the principal mechanism limiting nutrient loss following large-scale disturbance of forest ecosystems. ...

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Soil history as a primary control on plant invasion in abandoned agricultural fields.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Kulmatiski, A. & Beard, K. H. & Stark, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abandoned agricultural (AA) fields are often invaded by exotic plants. This observation has been difficult to explain because agricultural practices c...

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