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Changes in species diversity following habitat disturbance are dependent on spatial scale: theoretical and empirical evidence.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Dumbrell, A. J. & Clark, E. J. & Frost, G. A. & Randell, T. E. & Pitchford, J. W. & Hill, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many studies have examined the impacts of tropical habitat disturbance. However, the effects of moderate habitat disturbance on species diversity show...

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When does spatial structure matter in models of wildlife harvesting?

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Ling, S. & Milner-Gulland, E. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The most broadly applied generalizations of bioeconomics were derived from simple, non-spatial models. We develop a simple continuous spatial model in...

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Predicting the spatial dynamics of Wolbachia infections in Aedes aegypti arbovirus vector populations in heterogeneous landscapes.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Hancock, P. A. & Ritchie, S. A. & Koenraadt, C. J. M. & Scott, T. W. & Hoffmann, A. A. & Godfray, H. C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. A promising strategy for reducing the transmission of dengue and other arboviral human diseases by Aedes aegypti mosquito vector populations involv...

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Effects of grazing on soil nitrogen spatial heterogeneity depend on herbivore assemblage and pre-grazing plant diversity.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Liu Chen & Song XuXin & Wang Ling & Wang DeLi & Zhou XiaoMei & Liu Jun & Zhao Xuan & Li Jing & Lin HaiJiao

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial heterogeneity of limiting soil resources is an essential factor determining ecosystem processes and function. It has been reported that la...

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Spatial and temporal variation in pollinator effectiveness: do unmanaged insects provide consistent pollination services to mass flowering crops?

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Rader, R. & Howlett, B. G. & Cunningham, S. A. & Westcott, D. A. & Edwards, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent declines in honeybee populations have focused attention on the potential for unmanaged insects to replace them as pollinators of food crops. Th...

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Using lichen functional diversity to assess the effects of atmospheric ammonia in Mediterranean woodlands.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Pinho, P. & Dias, T. & Cruz, C. & Tang, Y. S. & Sutton, M. A. & Martins-Loução, M. A. & Máguas, C. & Branquinho, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Atmospheric ammonia (NH3) is one of the main drivers for ecosystem changes world-wide, including biodiversity loss. Modelling its deposition to evalua...

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Availability of soil mutualists may not limit non-native Acacia invasion but could increase their impact on native soil communities.

Published online: 12 Dec 2020

Authors: Wandrag, E. M. & Birnbaum, C. & Klock, M. M. & Barrett, L. G. & Thrall, P. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The availability of compatible mutualistic soil microbes could influence the invasion success of non-native plant species. Specifically, there may be ...

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Predicting spatial variation in heather utilization by sheep and red deer within heather/grass mosaics.

Published online: 22 Sep 2000

Authors: Palmer, S. C. F. & Hester, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent work has shown that the dynamics of woody and herbaceous vegetation mosaics under grazing or browsing can be strongly affected by the spatial p...

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Analysing the spatial heterogeneity of emergent groups to assess ecological restoration.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Pottier, J. & Bédécarrats, A. & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective restoration of ecosystem structure and function needs to be built on a strong conceptual basis. The evaluation of restoration is critical in...

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Do predators aggregate in response to pest density in agroecosystems? Assessing within-field spatial patterns.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Pearce, S. & Zalucki, M. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial heterogeneity of predator populations is an important component of ecological theories pertaining to predator-prey dynamics. Most studies ...

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