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Monitoring salt stress in grapevines: are measures of plant trait variability useful?

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Sinclair, C. & Hoffmann, A. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measures of trait variability, in particular fluctuating asymmetry (FA), have been proposed as biological tools for monitoring environmental quality, ...

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Complex biotic interactions mediated by shrubs: revisiting the stress-gradient hypothesis and consequences for tree seedling survival.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Guignabert, A. & Augusto, L. & Gonzalez, M. & Chipeaux, C. & Delerue, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Using nurse shrubs to improve tree seedling establishment in stressed environments is a common practice in forestry. Recent refinements of the stress-...

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Spatio-temporal variation of biotic and abiotic stress agents determines seedling survival in assisted oak regeneration.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: López-Sánchez, A. & Peláez, M. & Dirzo, R. & Fernandes, G. W. & Seminatore, M. & Perea, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mediterranean oak woodlands are currently undergoing considerable anthropogenic changes that globally threaten their long-term persistence. Restoratio...

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Towards a population ecology of stressed environments: the effects of zinc on the springtail Folsomia candida.

Published online: 17 May 2006

Authors: Noël, H. L. & Hopkin, S. P. & Hutchinson, T. H. & Williams, T. D. & Sibly, R. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To understand population dynamics in stressed environments it is necessary to join together two classical lines of research. Population responses to e...

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Competitive reversal between plant species is driven by species-specific tolerance to flooding stress and nutrient acquisition during early marsh succession.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Muench, A. & Elsey-Quirk, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding plant species interactions along successional trajectories is critical for managing and restoring ecosystems, as both resource availabil...

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Interacting effects of soil water, temperature and irradiance on CO2 exchange rates of two dominant grasses of the shortgrass prairie.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Brown, L. F. & Trlica, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

CO2 exchange rates of relatively undisturbed sods of Bouteloua gracilis (C4) and Agropyron smithii (C3) were investigated at 210, 780 and 1070 W/m2 vi...

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Bark beetles attacking conifer seedlings: picking on the weakest or feasting upon the fittest?

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Sopow, S. L. & Bader, M. K. F. & Brockerhoff, E. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant stress from causes such as drought is thought to increase the susceptibility of plants to herbivore attack and damage. Although this forms the b...

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The effects of de-icing salt on roadside verges. I. Soil and plant analysis.

Published online: 22 May 1971

Authors: Davison, A. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Analyses showed that excess salt persisted throughout the year near roadsides, probably influencing the vigour and species composition due to osmotic ...

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Relative death rate: a dynamic parameter describing plant response to stress.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Runeckles, V. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Senescence and death of plant parts are frequently accelerated by various stresses to which plants are subjected. The dynamics of these responses can ...

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Preparing for the worst: utilizing stress-tolerant soil microbial communities to aid ecological restoration in the Anthropocene.

Published online: 01 Dec 2020

Authors: Valliere, J. M. & Wong, W. S. & Nevill, P. G. & Zhong, H. & Dixon, K. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Multiple drivers of environmental change pose a significant challenge for ecological restoration, including climate change, soil salinization and e...

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