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At what spatial scale do high-quality habitats enhance the diversity of forbs and pollinators in intensively farmed landscapes?

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Kohler, F. & Verhulst, J. & Klink, R. van & Kleijn, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over the last decades, biodiversity in agricultural landscapes has declined drastically. Initiatives to enhance biodiversity, such as agri-environment...

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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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Insect seed predators and environmental change.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Lewis, O. T. & Gripenberg, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The seed-to-seedling transition may be a critical stage in determining the dynamics of plant populations. Insects which kill seeds either before or af...

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Grass overseeding and a fungus combine to control Taraxacum officinale.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Abu-Dieyeh, M. H. & Watson, A. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) is the most abundant and frequent weed within turfgrass in temperate climates. With increasing legislation, ba...

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Enhancing diversity of species-poor grasslands: an experimental assessment of multiple constraints.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Pywell, R. F. & Bullock, J. M. & Tallowin, J. B. & Walker, K. J. & Warman, E. A. & Masters, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many grasslands in north-west Europe are productive but species-poor communities resulting from intensive agriculture. Reducing the intensity of manag...

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Pollinator networks, alien species and the conservation of rare plants: Trinia glauca as a case study.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Carvalheiro, L. G. & Barbosa, E. R. M. & Memmott, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite the essential role of pollination in the maintenance of many rare plant species, conservation management plans rarely consider the service of ...

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The pyrodiversity-biodiversity hypothesis: a test with savanna termite assemblages.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Davies, A. B. & Eggleton, P. & Rensburg, B. J. van & Parr, C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fire is an important disturbance in African savannas where it is generally assumed that high levels of pyrodiversity (variation in aspects of the fire...

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Unburnt habitat patches are critical for survival and in situ population recovery in a small mammal after fire.

Published online: 18 Jun 2021

Authors: Shaw, R. E. & James, A. I. & Tuft, K. & Legge, S. & Cary, G. J. & Peakall, R. & Banks, S. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fire drives animal population dynamics across many ecosystems. Yet, we still lack an understanding of how most species recover from fire and the effec...

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A tale of two studies: detection and attribution of the impacts of invasive plants in observational surveys.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Mueller, K. E. & Lodge, A. G. & Roth, A. M. & Whitfeld, T. J. S. & Hobbie, S. E. & Reich, P. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Short-term experiments cannot characterize how long-lived, invasive shrubs influence ecological properties that can be slow to change, including nativ...

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Non-target effects of broadleaf herbicide on a native perennial forb: a demographic framework for assessing and minimizing impacts.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Crone, E. E. & Marler, M. & Pearson, D. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive species are one of the leading threats to biodiversity worldwide. Therefore, chemical herbicides are increasingly used to control invasive pl...

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