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Tropical rainforest conversion and land use intensification reduce understorey plant phylogenetic diversity.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Kusuma, Y. W. C. & Rembold, K. & Tjitrosoedirdjo, S. S. & Kreft, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conversion of rainforest into agricultural land affects multiple facets of tropical plant diversity. While the effects of tropical land use change and...

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Natal dispersal of tree sloths in a human-dominated landscape: implications for tropical biodiversity conservation.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Garcés-Restrepo, M. F. & Pauli, J. N. & Peery, M. Z.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat loss and fragmentation caused by the conversion of tropical forests are among the most important threats to biodiversity globally. Habitat spe...

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Trait-related responses to habitat fragmentation in Amazonian bats.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Farneda, F. Z. & Rocha, R. & López-Baucells, A. & Groenenberg, M. & Silva, I. & Palmeirim, J. M. & Bobrowiec, P. E. D. & Meyer, C. F. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding how interspecific variation in functional traits influences species' capacity to persist in fragments and use patches in fragmented land...

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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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Forest loss and treeless matrices cause the functional impoverishment of sapling communities in old-growth forest patches across tropical regions.

Published online: 20 Sep 2022

Authors: Arasa-Gisbert, R. & Arroyo-Rodríguez, V. & Meave, J. A. & Martínez-Ramos, M. & Lohbeck, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Landscape-level disturbances, such as forest loss, can profoundly alter the functional composition and diversity of biotic assemblages. In fact, the l...

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Using ants as bioindicators in land management: simplifying assessment of ant community responses.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Andersen, A. N. & Hoffmann, B. D. & Müller, W. J. & Griffiths, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The indicator qualities of terrestrial invertebrates are widely recognized in the context of detecting ecological change associated with human land us...

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Indirect effects of invasive Burmese pythons on ecosystems in southern Florida.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Willson, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive predators can dramatically alter ecosystems through both direct predation and indirect effects such as tropic cascades. However, most example...

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