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Does lake habitat alteration and land-use pressure homogenize European littoral macroinvertebrate communities?

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: McGoff, E. & Solimini, A. G. & Pusch, M. T. & Jurca, T. & Sandin, L. & Cadotte, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Beta diversity is the compositional heterogeneity of biotic assemblages among sites, and biotic homogenization is the decrease in beta diversity, faci...

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Grazing dampens the positive effects of shrub encroachment on ecosystem functions in a semi-arid woodland.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Eldridge, D. J. & Soliveres, S. & Bowker, M. A. & Val, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The encroachment of woody plants into grasslands, open woodlands and savannah has been widely reported over the past few decades. Overgrazing is a pro...

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Road age and its importance in earthworm invasion of northern boreal forests.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Cameron, E. K. & Bayne, E. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Roads are an important conduit for the spread of invasive species. Road age is a key factor that could influence the susceptibility of roads to invasi...

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Shifts in plant composition mediate grazing effects on carbon cycling in grasslands.

Published online: 11 Mar 2021

Authors: Liang MaoWei & Smith, N. G. & Chen JiQuan & Wu YanTao & Guo ZhiWei & Gornish, E. S. & Liang CunZhu

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Carbon cycling in grasslands can be impacted by livestock grazing, partially as an indirect result of herbivory-induced compositional shifts in the pl...

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Quantifying parasitoid and predator controls on rice hopper eggs using a dynamic stage-structured model and field data.

Published online: 30 Aug 2020

Authors: Kettle, H. & Sann, C. & Marion, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rice hoppers can cause devastation to rice crops in SE Asia via disease spread and direct feeding. Current regulation is through pesticides; however, ...

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Big-leaf mahogany Swietenia macrophylla population dynamics and implications for sustainable management.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Grogan, J. & Landis, R. M. & Free, C. M. & Schulze, M. D. & Lentini, M. & Ashton, M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The impacts of selective harvesting in tropical forests on population recovery and future timber yields by high-value species remain largely unknown f...

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A model to determine the potential for biological control of Rottboellia cochinchinensis with the head smut Sporisorium ophiuri.

Published online: 20 Aug 1997

Authors: Smith, M. C. & Reeder, R. H. & Thomas, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A difference equation model of the population dynamics of R. cochinchinensis was developed for a maize cropping system. The model was used to estimate...

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Chronic industrial noise affects pairing success and age structure of ovenbirds Seiurus aurocapilla.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Habib, L. & Bayne, E. M. & Boutin, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthropogenic noise is rapidly increasing in wilderness areas as a result of industrial expansion. While many road studies have attempted to assess th...

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Forest cover and proximity decrease herbivory and increase crop yield via enhanced natural enemies in soybean fields.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: González, E. & Landis, D. A. & Knapp, M. & Valladares, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Non-crop habitats are essential for sustaining biodiversity of beneficial arthropods in agricultural landscapes, which can increase ecosystem services...

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Incorporating disturbance into trophic ecology: fire history shapes mesopredator suppression by an apex predator.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Geary, W. L. & Ritchie, E. G. & Lawton, J. A. & Healey, T. R. & Nimmo, D. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Apex predators can suppress smaller bodied "mesopredators." In doing so, they can provide refuge to species preyed upon by mesopredators, which is par...

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