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Optimized fishing through periodically harvested closures.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Carvalho, P. G. & Jupiter, S. D. & Januchowski-Hartley, F. A. & Goetze, J. & Claudet, J. & Weeks, R. & Humphries, A. & White, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Periodically harvested closures are a widespread, centuries-old form of fisheries management that protects fish between pulse harvests and can generat...

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Simulating nutrient release from parental carcasses increases the growth, biomass and genetic diversity of juvenile Atlantic salmon.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: McLennan, D. & Auer, S. K. & Anderson, G. J. & Reid, T. C. & Bassar, R. D. & Stewart, D. C. & Cauwelier, E. & Sampayo, J. & McKelvey, S. & Nislow, K. H. & Armstrong, J. D. & Metcalfe, N. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The net transport of nutrients by migratory fish from oceans to inland spawning areas has decreased due to population declines and migration barriers....

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Habitat invasions by alien plants: a quantitative comparison among Mediterranean, subcontinental and oceanic regions of Europe.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Chytrý, M. & Maskell, L. C. & Pino, J. & Pyšek, P. & Vilà, M. & Font, X. & Smart, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although invasions by alien plants are major threats to the biodiversity of natural habitats, individual habitats vary considerably in their susceptib...

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Invasive plant removal: assessing community impact and recovery from invasion.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Guido, A. & Pillar, V. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive species spread on natural ecosystems is one of the most important causes of biodiversity loss. To disentangle the invasive plant impact on co...

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The effect of resource depletion on the feeding behaviour of a browser: winter foraging by moose on Scots pine.

Published online: 31 Aug 1991

Authors: Edenius, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The foraging dynamics of the moose (Alces alces) were studied in trials near Umeå, Sweden in winter 1988-89 in the following artificial stands set up ...

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Dung beetles maintain phylogenetic divergence but functional convergence across a highly fragmented tropical landscape.

Published online: 24 Jul 2022

Authors: Rivera, J. D. & Espinosa de Los Monteros, A. & Silva, P. G. da & Favila, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding how human-modified landscapes affect the phylogenetic composition and assembly mechanisms of biological communities is critical for effe...

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Evaluating ecosystem goods and services after restoration of marginal upland peatlands in South-West England.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Grand-Clement, E. & Anderson, K. & Smith, D. & Luscombe, D. & Gatis, N. & Ross, M. & Brazier, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the UK, drainage for agricultural reclamation during the 19th and 20th centuries is responsible for an alteration of the ecological and hydrologica...

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Quantifying the impacts of bioenergy crops on pollinating insect abundance and diversity: a field-scale evaluation reveals taxon-specific responses.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Stanley, D. A. & Stout, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Global declines in pollinating insects have been linked with agricultural intensification and land-use change. Increased production of novel crops for...

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Science to support climate-smart agricultural development: concepts and results from the MICCA pilot projects in East Africa.

Published online: 04 May 2016

Authors: Rosenstock, T. S. & Mpanda, M. & Kimaro, A. & Luedeling, E. & Kuyah, S. & Anyekulu, E. & Freeman, O. E. & Thiong'o, M. & Abwanda, S. & Mutuo, P. & Mativo, J. & Shaba, S. & Kirui, J. & Franzel, S. & Neufeldt, H. & Shepherd, K. & Neely, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This document reports on the concepts driving the scientific activities of FAO's Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture Programme's pilot project...

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Habitat models of bird species' distribution: an aid to the management of coastal grazing marshes.

Published online: 03 Jan 2001

Authors: Milsom, T. P. & Langton, S. D. & Parkin, W. K. & Peel, S. & Bishop, J. D. & Hart, J. D. & Moore, N. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Coastal grazing marshes comprise an important habitat for wetland biota but are threatened by agricultural intensification and conversion to arable fa...

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