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Soil seed banks in European grasslands: does land use affect regeneration perspectives?

Published online: 09 Jan 1998

Authors: Bekker, R. M. & Verweij, G. L. & Smith, R. E. N. & Reine, R. & Bakker, J. P. & Schneider, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil seed banks of 38 grassland sites in western Europe (Germany, Netherlands, UK and Spain) were sampled and species composition was determined. All ...

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Plant diversity partitioning in grazed Mediterranean grassland at multiple spatial and temporal scales.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Golodets, C. & Kigel, J. & Sternberg, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by large ungulates may affect plant species richness and diversity at multiple spatial and/or temporal scales, because grazing affects small-s...

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Threshold dynamics in plant succession after tree planting in agricultural riparian zones.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Bourgeois, B. & Vanasse, A. & González, E. & Andersen, R. & Poulin, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Trajectories of plant communities can be described by different models of plant succession. While a Clementsian (gradual continuum model) or Gleasonia...

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Drought responses by individual tree species are not often correlated with tree species diversity in European forests.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Forrester, D. I. & Bonal, D. & Dawud, S. & Gessler, A. & Granier, A. & Pollastrini, M. & Grossiord, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Drought frequency and intensity are predicted to increase in many parts of the Northern Hemisphere and the effects of such changes on forest growth an...

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Shifts in community-level traits and functional diversity in a mixed conifer forest: a legacy of land-use change.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Strahan, R. T. & Meador, A. J. S. & Huffman, D. W. & Laughlin, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Historical reference conditions have long been used to guide the restoration of degraded ecosystems. However, a rapidly changing climate and altered d...

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Weak relationship between risk assessment studies and recorded mortality in wind farms.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Ferrer, M. & Lucas, M. de & Janss, G. F. E. & Casado, E. & Muñoz, A. R. & Bechard, M. J. & Calabuig, C. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wind farms generate little or no pollution. However, one of their main adverse impacts is bird mortality through collisions with turbine rotors. Envir...

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Abundance and diversity of wild bees along gradients of heavy metal pollution.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Moroń, D. & Grześ, I. M. & Skórka, P. & Szentgyörgyi, H. & Laskowski, R. & Potts, S. G. & Woyciechowski, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wild bees are one of the most important groups of pollinators in the temperate zone. Therefore, population declines have potentially negative impacts ...

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Tree diversity enhances tree transpiration in a Panamanian forest plantation.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Kunert, N. & Schwendenmann, L. & Potvin, C. & Hölscher, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tree plantations play an important role in meeting the growing demand for wood, but there is concern about their high rates of water use. Recent appro...

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Nine years of vegetation development in a postmining site: effects of spontaneous and assisted site recovery.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Baasch, A. & Kirmer, A. & Tischew, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Highly disturbed areas such as surface-mined land provide a great challenge for ecological restoration. The goal is to identify appropriate restoratio...

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Effects of species richness on cadmium removal efficiencies of algal microcosms.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Li ShaoPeng & Li JinTian & Kuang JiaLiang & Duan HongNan & Zeng Yi & Shu WenSheng

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An important factor limiting the wider application of constructed ecosystems for bioremediation of sites contaminated by toxic chemicals is their rela...

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