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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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Indicators for biodiversity in agricultural landscapes: a pan-European study.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Billeter, R. & Liira, J. & Bailey, D. & Bugter, R. & Arens, P. & Augenstein, I. & Aviron, S. & Baudry, J. & Bukacek, R. & Burel, F. & Cerny, M. & Blust, G. de & Cock, R. de & Diekötter, T. & Dietz, H. & Dirksen, J. & Dormann, C. & Durka, W. & Frenzel, M. & Hamersky, R. & Hendrickx, F. & Herzog, F. & Klotz, S. & Koolstra, B. & Lausch, A. & Coeur, D. le (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In many European agricultural landscapes, species richness is declining considerably. Studies performed at a very large spatial scale are helpful in u...

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Hierarchical Bayes estimation of species richness and occupancy in spatially replicated surveys.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Kéry, M. & Royle, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species richness is the most widely used biodiversity metric, but cannot be observed directly as, typically, some species are overlooked. Imperfect de...

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Using spatial heterogeneity to extrapolate species richness: a new method tested on Ecuadorian cloud forest birds.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: O'Dea, N. & Whittaker, R. J. & Ugland, K. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

For most ecological assemblages, compiling complete inventories of species is difficult, if not impossible. Various methods have been developed to est...

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Mechanisms linking plant species richness to foraging of a large herbivore.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Wang Ling & Wang Deli & He ZhengBiao & Liu GuoFang & Hodgkinson, K. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is general concern that local loss of plant diversity will adversely impact net primary productivity and other ecosystem properties. However, me...

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Impacts of forest fragmentation on species richness: a hierarchical approach to community modelling.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Zipkin, E. F. & DeWan, A. & Royle, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species richness is often used as a tool for prioritizing conservation action. One method for predicting richness and other summaries of community str...

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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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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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Local and landscape effects of organic farming on butterfly species richness and abundance.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Rundlöf, M. & Bengtsson, J. & Smith, H. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-environmental schemes (AES) are commonly adopted in Europe to reduce the loss of farmland biodiversity. These schemes have, however, been critici...

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Interactive effects of landscape context constrain the effectiveness of local agri-environmental management.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Concepción, E. D. & Díaz, M. & Kleijn, D. & Báldi, A. & Batáry, P. & Clough, Y. & Gabriel, D. & Herzog, F. & Holzschuh, A. & Knop, E. & Marshall, E. J. P. & Tscharntke, T. & Verhulst, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological theory predicts that the effectiveness of local agri-environmental management to enhance species richness at field scales will be the highe...

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