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Hybrid apes in the anthropocene: burden or asset for conservation?

Published online: 22 Oct 2021

Authors: Palmer, A. & Sommer, V. & Msindai, J. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Conservationists often view hybrid animals as problematic, at least if anthropogenic influence caused the intermixing to occur. However, critics propo...

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Large-scale habitat use of some declining British birds.

Published online: 26 May 1999

Authors: Gregory, R. D. & Baillie, S. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was conducted of the large-scale habitat use of 8 species of breeding birds using data collected across Britain during 1995. The species studi...

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Intraspecific functional trait structure of restoration-relevant species: implications for restoration seed sourcing.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Zeldin, J. & Lichtenberger, T. M. & Foxx, A. J. & Williams, E. W. & Kramer, A. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent research has highlighted the existence of significant intraspecific trait variation within and among populations of plant species. This inheren...

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A study of succession on lowland heaths in Dorset, southern England: changes in vegetation and soil chemical properties.

Published online: 22 Apr 1998

Authors: Mitchell, R. J. & Marrs, R. H. & Duc, M. G. le & Auld, M. H. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lowland heaths are high-profile ecosystems for conservation action in The UK, but they are under threat from invasion by Betula spp., Pinus sylvestris...

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Quantifying the services of natural and built infrastructure in the context of climate change: the case of the Tana River Basin, Kenya.

Published online: 10 Jul 2019

Authors: McCartney, M. & Foudi, S. & Muthuwatta, L. & Sood, A. & Simons, G. & Hunink, J. & Vercruysse, K. & Omuombo, C.

Content type: Bulletin

A study was conducted to explore the synergies and trade-offs between built and natural infrastructure in the Tana River Basin. A simple framework for...

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Can intercropping with the world's three major beverage plants help improve the water use of rubber trees?

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Wu JuNen & Liu WenJie & Chen ChunFeng

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The dramatic expansion of rubber plantations in mainland South-East Asia and south-west China has caused many eco-environmental problems, especially n...

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Manipulating wetland hydroperiod to improve occupancy rates by an endangered amphibian: modelling management scenarios.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Hamer, A. J. & Heard, G. W. & Urlus, J. & Ricciardello, J. & Schmidt, B. & Quin, D. & Steele, W. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Environmental managers have the difficult task of ensuring species persistence despite considerable uncertainty about their response to management. Sp...

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The influence of evergreen coniferous nurse-crops on the field layer in two woodland communities.

Published online: 20 Apr 1991

Authors: Pigott, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field observations and laboratory tests were made in 1984-87 on the effects on the field layer in oak/bracken/bramble woodland and ash/maple/mercury w...

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Which traits are necessary to quickly select suitable plant species for ecological restoration?

Published online: 17 Jan 2022

Authors: Wang Chen & Liu Hui & Zhu LiWei & Ren Hai & Yan JunHua & Li ZhiAn & Zhang Hui

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Traditionally, restoration ecologists and land managers have used the trial-and-error method to select candidate restoration species. This method, how...

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Tree species richness promotes an early increase of stand structural complexity in young subtropical plantations.

Published online: 03 Nov 2021

Authors: Perles-Garcia, M. D. & Kunz, M. & Fichtner, A. & Härdtle, W. & Oheimb, G. von

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest structural complexity has been identified as an important driver for promoting simultaneously biodiversity across trophic levels and multiple e...

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