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Species traits have been frequently used in ecological studies in an attempt to develop a general ecological framework linking biological communities ...Read more
Functional traits offer promising avenues to investigate how community composition and diversity define ecosystem functioning and service delivery. In...Read more
Seeding native plants is a key management practice to counter land degradation across the globe, yet the majority of seeding efforts fail, limiting ou...Read more
Traditionally, restoration ecologists and land managers have used the trial-and-error method to select candidate restoration species. This method, how...Read more
Ecological restoration schemes often assume that after reinstating appropriate abiotic conditions, plant communities will assemble following a single ...Read more
Functional trait-based ecological research has been instrumental in advancing our understanding of natural plant community dynamics. However, to date,...Read more
Grazed pasture managers are increasingly being asked to enhance productivity while simultaneously reducing environmental impacts. Using plant traits t...Read more
Recent research has highlighted the existence of significant intraspecific trait variation within and among populations of plant species. This inheren...Read more
Phytoplankton offer great potential as a bioenergy crop; however, technological advances are needed to intensify their yield and reduce their footprin...Read more
Understanding the relationships between trait diversity, species diversity and ecosystem functioning is essential for sustainable management. For func...Read more