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Riparian buffers act as microclimatic refugia in oil palm landscapes.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Williamson, J. & Slade, E. M. & Luke, S. H. & Swinfield, T. & Chung, A. Y. C. & Coomes, D. A. & Heroin, H. & Jucker, T. & Lewis, O. T. & Vairappan, C. S. & Rossiter, S. J. & Struebig, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is growing interest in the ecological value of set-aside habitats around rivers in tropical agriculture. These riparian buffers typically compri...

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Pollination by bats enhances both quality and yield of a major cash crop in Mexico.

Published online: 27 Aug 2020

Authors: Tremlett, C. J. & Moore, M. & Chapman, M. A. & Zamora-Gutierrez, V. & Peh, K. S. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bats pollinate many plants of high socio-economic value, including the majority of columnar cacti (Cactaceae) in Mexico, which have been used by human...

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Effects of nitrogen addition on the invasive grass Phragmites australis and a native competitor Spartina pectinata.

Published online: 17 Nov 2004

Authors: Rickey, M. A. & Anderson, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Phragmites australis is an invasive grass that has increased dramatically in distribution and abundance within the USA in the last 100 years. This stu...

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Factors influencing herbivory by insects on oak trees in pure stands and paired mixtures.

Published online: 09 Oct 1992

Authors: Moore, R. & Francis, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An investigation was made of factors affecting the distribution and abundance of insect herbivores on oak (Quercus petraea) in pure stands or in mixtu...

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Optimal attack density in the larch bark beetle, Ips cembrae (Coleoptera: Scolytidae).

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: Zhang, Q. H. & Byers, J. A. & Schlyter, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of attack density of Ips cembrae on the gallery length, eggs and adult offspring production and mortality were studied in 0.1 m2 bark samp...

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Changes in the rhizome system of bracken subjected to long-term experimental treatment.

Published online: 27 Aug 2003

Authors: Duc, M. G. le & Pakeman, R. J. & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bracken Pteridium aquilinum is a serious weed of upland and marginal land. Its extensive rhizome system and large carbohydrate reserves make control d...

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Male-killing bacteria as agents of insect pest control.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Berec, L. & Maxin, D. & Bernhauerová, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Continual effort is needed to reduce the impact of exotic species in the context of increased globalization. Any innovation in this respect would be a...

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Ground validation of presence-only modelling with rare species: a case study on barbastelles Barbastella barbastellus (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae).

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Rebelo, H. & Jones, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We evaluated the accuracy of presence-only modelling for predicting the distribution of rare species, when data are scarce and usually collected with ...

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Assessing grassland restoration success: relative roles of seed additions and native ungulate activities.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Martin, L. M. & Wilsey, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grassland restorations often lack rare forb and grass species that are found in intact grasslands. The possible reasons for low diversity include seed...

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Neighbour effects in the genus Avena. 2. Comparison of weed species.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Trenbath, B. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of the presence of a crop on weed growth were compared using Avena fatua, A. ludoviciana and A. sativa as weed indicator species and A. sa...

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