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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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Identifying the tree species compositions that maximize ecosystem functioning in European forests.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Baeten, L. & Bruelheide, H. & Plas, F. van der & Kambach, S. & Ratcliffe, S. & Jucker, T. & Allan, E. & Ampoorter, E. & Barbaro, L. & Bastias, C. C. & Bauhus, J. & Benavides, R. & Bonal, D. & Bouriaud, O. & Bussotti, F. & Carnol, M. & Castagneyrol, B. & Charbonnier, Y. & Chećko, E. & Coomes, D. A. & Dahlgren, J. & Dawud, S. M. & Wandeler, H. de & Domisch, T. & Finér, L. & Fischer, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest ecosystem functioning generally benefits from higher tree species richness, but variation within richness levels is typically large. This is mo...

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Do time-lagged extinctions and colonizations change the interpretation of buffer strip effectiveness? - A study of riparian bryophytes in the first decade after logging.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Hylander, K. & Weibull, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is a risk that short-term studies either underestimate disturbance effects because of time-lagged responses, including both time-lagged extincti...

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Functional community ecology meets restoration ecology: assessing the restoration success of alluvial floodplain meadows with functional traits.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Engst, K. & Baasch, A. & Erfmeier, A. & Jandt, U. & May, K. & Schmiede, R. & Bruelheide, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species-rich grasslands are highly endangered habitats in Central Europe. To halt their ongoing loss, many sites have become subjects of restoration e...

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Effects of time since invasion and control actions on a coastal ecosystem invaded by non-native pine trees.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Mesacasa, L. & Macagnan, L. B. & Fiaschi, P. & Sá Dechoum, M. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Invasive non-native trees cause structural and functional changes in plant communities, which tend to increase over time since invasion. Native veg...

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Effects of ski piste preparation on alpine vegetation.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Wipf, S. & Rixen, C. & Fischer, M. & Schmid, B. & Stoeckli, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ski resorts increasingly affect alpine ecosystems through enlargement of ski pistes, machine-grading of ski piste areas and increasing use of artifici...

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Species abundance distributions reveal environmental heterogeneity in modified landscapes.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Dornelas, M. & Moonen, A. C. & Magurran, A. E. & Bàrberi, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Environmental heterogeneity influences biodiversity patterns such as species richness and community composition, but we do not know how it shapes comm...

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Partial recovery of a tropical rain forest a half-century after clear-cut and selective logging.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Xu Han & Li YiDe & Liu ShiRong & Zang RunGuo & He FangLiang & Spence, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The extent to which tropical rain forests recover tree species richness, composition and community structure after clear-cutting or selective harvest ...

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Influence of land use on plant community composition and diversity in Highland Sourveld grassland in the southern Drakensberg, South Africa.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: O'Connor, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity conservation of grasslands in the face of transformation and global climate change will depend mainly on rangelands because of insufficie...

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Can long-term floodplain meadow recreation replicate species composition and functional characteristics of target grasslands?

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Woodcock, B. A. & McDonald, A. W. & Pywell, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The recreation of species-rich grassland represents a key EU agri-environment policy initiative intended to maintain native biodiversity and to suppor...

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