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Using subsets of species in biodiversity surveys.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Vellend, M. & Lilley, P. L. & Starzomski, B. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In many biodiversity surveys, a small proportion of species require a disproportionate amount of a researcher's time and effort to detect or identify....

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Are threatened plant species specialists, or just more vulnerable to disturbance?

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Monks, A. & Burrows, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many studies report an association between species rarity and/or threat status, and habitat specialization. However, specialization is often inferred ...

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Relationships between biomass and plant species richness in arid-zone grazing lands.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Oba, G. & Vetaas, O. R. & Stenseth, N. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The relationship between biomass and species richness in temperate vegetation has been described as a hump-back response model. The hump-back model pr...

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How much do rare and crop-pollinating bees overlap in identity and flower preferences?

Published online: 29 Aug 2020

Authors: MacLeod, M. & Reilly, J. & Cariveau, D. P. & Genung, M. A. & Roswell, M. & Gibbs, J. & Winfree, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The biodiversity-centred approach to conservation prioritizes rare species, whereas the ecosystem services approach prioritizes species that provide s...

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Niches for species: a multi-species model to guide woodland management.

Published online: 31 May 2020

Authors: Broome, A. & Rattey, A. & Bellamy, C.

Content type: Bulletin

To protect biodiversity in the face of environmental change, there is a need to designate and manage areas of habitat for rare and threatened species....

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Past, present and future distributions of bumblebees in South America: identifying priority species and areas for conservation.

Published online: 16 Dec 2020

Authors: Silva Krechemer, F. da & Marchioro, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change has been commonly associated with a decline of bumblebee populations around the world. However, most information regarding the impacts ...

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U.S. geological survey cooperative fish and wildlife research units program - 2016 research abstracts.

Published online: 21 Jun 2017

Authors: Dennerline, D. E. & Childs, D. E.

Content type: Bulletin

This work contains abstracts of the ongoing research investigations of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Resear...

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The introduction of native plant species on industrial waste heaps: a test of immigration and other factors affecting primary succession.

Published online: 15 Apr 1994

Authors: Ash, H. J. & Gemmell, R. P. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Industrial waste heaps in NW England have become colonized by interesting floras which include regionally uncommon species. However, the range of spec...

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Modelling community dynamics based on species-level abundance models from detection/nondetection data.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Yamaura, Y. & Royle, J. A. & Kuboi, K. & Tada, T. & Ikeno, S. & Makino, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In large-scale field surveys, a binary recording of each species' detection or nondetection has been increasingly adopted for its simplicity and low c...

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Non-random species extinction and plant production: implications for ecosystem functioning.

Published online: 30 Mar 2005

Authors: Schläpfer, F. & Pfisterer, A. B. & Schmid, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding ecosystem responses to plant species loss is essential for the optimal management of grasslands. Recent studies have examined the effect...

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