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Beyond species: functional diversity and the maintenance of ecological processes and services.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Cadotte, M. W. & Carscadden, K. & Mirotchnick, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The goal of conservation and restoration activities is to maintain biological diversity and the ecosystem services that this diversity provides. These...

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A functional diversity approach of crop sequences reveals that weed diversity and abundance show different responses to environmental variability.

Published online: 01 Sep 2020

Authors: Mahaut, L. & Gaba, S. & Fried, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Combining several crop species and associated agricultural practices in a crop sequence has the potential to control weed abundance while promoting we...

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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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How landscape structure, land-use intensity and habitat diversity affect components of total arthropod diversity in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Hendrickx, F. & Maelfait, J. P. & Wingerden, W. van & Schweiger, O. & Speelmans, M. & Aviron, S. & Augenstein, I. & Billeter, R. & Bailey, D. & Bukacek, R. & Burel, F. & Diekötter, T. & Dirksen, J. & Herzog, F. & Liira, J. & Roubalova, M. & Vandomme, V. & Bugter, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification poses a serious threat to biodiversity as a consequence of increased land-use intensity, decreased landscape heterogeneit...

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Mixing tree species at different spatial scales: the effect of alpha, Beta and gamma diversity on disturbance impacts under climate change.

Published online: 02 Oct 2021

Authors: Sebald, J. & Thrippleton, T. & Rammer, W. & Bugmann, H. & Seidl, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Single species forest systems often suffer from low resistance and resilience to perturbations. Consequently, fostering tree species diversity is disc...

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The effects of landscape complexity on arable weed species diversity in organic and conventional farming.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: Roschewitz, I. & Gabriel, D. & Tscharntke, T. & Thies, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is growing concern about declining species diversity in agroecosystems caused by agricultural intensification at the field and landscape scales....

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Using beta diversity to inform agricultural policies and conservation actions on Mediterranean farmland.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Santana, J. & Porto, M. & Reino, L. & Moreira, F. & Ribeiro, P. F. & Santos, J. L. & Rotenberry, J. T. & Beja, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spatial variation in species composition (β-diversity) is an important component of farmland biodiversity, which together with local richness (α-diver...

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Alpha and beta diversity of arthropods and plants in organically and conventionally managed wheat fields.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Clough, Y. & Holzschuh, A. & Gabriel, D. & Purtauf, T. & Kleijn, D. & Kruess, A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Most studies in applied ecology use measures of α-diversity measures, i.e. the mean diversity on a site, to compare biodiversity effects of different ...

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History matters: village distances, grazing and grassland species diversity.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Reitalu, T. & Johansson, L. J. & Sykes, M. T. & Hall, K. & Prentice, H. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Temperate semi-natural grasslands are characterized by high levels of species diversity and have a high conservation value. Plant species diversity in...

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Conservation of arthropod diversity in montane wetlands: effect of altitude, habitat quality and habitat fragmentation on butterflies and grasshoppers.

Published online: 05 Aug 1999

Authors: Wettstein, W. & Schmid, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The patterns of arthropod diversity were investigated in 24 montane wetlands in Switzerland. These differed in altitude, management regime (cattle-gra...

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