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Taxonomic and functional diversity in Mediterranean pastures: insights on the biodiversity-productivity trade-off.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Rolo, V. & Rivest, D. & Lorente, M. & Kattge, J. & Moreno, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification is one of the main causes of biodiversity loss world-wide. The inclusion of semi-natural features in agricultural landsca...

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Resource selection and landscape change reveal mechanisms suppressing population recovery for the world's most endangered antelope.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Ali, A. H. & Ford, A. T. & Evans, J. S. & Mallon, D. P. & Hayes, M. M. & King, J. & Amin, R. & Goheen, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding how bottom-up and top-down forces affect resource selection can inform restoration efforts. With a global population size of <500 ind...

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Spatial and temporal patterns of heather use by sheep and red deer within natural heather/grass mosaics.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Hester, A. J. & Baillie, G. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fragmentation of heather and conversion to grass under heavy grazing is a widespread phenomenon. In the British uplands it is attributed in particular...

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Patterns and thresholds of grazing-induced changes in community structure and ecosystem functioning: species-level responses and the critical role of species traits.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Li WenHuai & Xu FengWei & Zheng ShuXia & Taube, F. & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Overgrazing has resulted in widespread decline in biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in grasslands world-wide in recent decades. However, few stud...

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Relative performance of native and exotic grass species in response to amendment of drastically disturbed serpentine substrates.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: O'Dell, R. E. & Claassen, V. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Limited information exists on approaches to effectively revegetate severely disturbed, barren, subgrade (unconsolidated parent material) serpentine su...

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Planting to conserve threatened nomadic pollinators in NSW.

Published online: 01 Nov 2017

Content type: Miscellaneous

Plant-pollinator mutualisms are fundamental to natural and agricultural systems. In Australia, several species of native plants produce large volumes ...

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Landscape connectivity, habitat structure and activity of bat guilds in farmland-dominated matrices.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Frey-Ehrenbold, A. & Bontadina, F. & Arlettaz, R. & Obrist, M. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification has caused a decline in structural elements in European farmland, where natural habitats are increasingly fragmented. The...

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The role of overgrazing and anthropogenic disturbance in shaping spatial patterns of distribution of an invasive seaweed.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Tamburello, L. & Bulleri, F. & Balata, D. & Benedetti-Cecchi, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Natural and human-generated disturbances are widely acknowledged as key drivers of biological invasions. Understanding the role of spatial patterns of...

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The effects of environmental factors on components and attributes of a Mediterranean grassland.

Published online: 26 Jun 1997

Authors: Pagnotta, M. A. & Snaydon, R. W. & Cocks, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The associations of six environmental factors with vegetative attributes on a species-rich Syrian grassland were investigated during 2 years with cont...

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Assessing habitat quality for conservation using an integrated occurrence-mortality model.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Falcucci, A. & Ciucci, P. & Maiorano, L. & Gentile, L. & Boitani, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat suitability models are usually produced using species presence or habitat selection, without taking into account the demographic performance o...

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