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Biocrust morphogroups provide an effective and rapid assessment tool for drylands.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Read, C. F. & Duncan, D. H. & Vesk, P. A. & Elith, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological soil crusts (biocrusts) occur across most of the world's drylands and are sensitive indicators of dryland degradation. Accounting for shift...

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Enhanced ecosystem functioning following stream restoration: the roles of habitat heterogeneity and invertebrate species traits.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Frainer, A. & Polvi, L. E. & Jansson, R. & McKie, B. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat restoration is increasingly undertaken in degraded streams and rivers to help improve biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. Follow-up assess...

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Chamaecyparis thyoides wetlands and suburbanization: effects on hydrology, water quality and plant community composition.

Published online: 15 Apr 1994

Authors: Ehrenfeld, J. G. & Schneider, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Atlantic white cedar (Chamaecyparis thyoides) wetlands in the New Jersey pinelands were studied at 18 sites along a gradient of suburban development d...

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A monitoring network to detect the impact of climate change on tree biodiversity and carbon in Amazonian floodplain forests.

Published online: 21 Feb 2018

Authors: Honorio Coronado, E. N. & Draper, F. C.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This paper addresses the following questions: (1) how do tree diversity and floristic composition vary in the floodplain forests?; (2) how much carbon...

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Plant, herbivore and parasitoid community composition in native Nothofagaceae forests vs. exotic pine plantations.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Peralta, G. & Frost, C. M. & Didham, R. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Converting natural areas into land used for production causes dramatic changes in the configuration of landscapes. Both the loss and fragmentation of ...

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Effects of between-site variation in soil microbial communities and plant-soil feedbacks on the productivity and composition of plant communities.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Bauer, J. T. & Blumenthal, N. & Miller, A. J. & Ferguson, J. K. & Reynolds, H. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A critical challenge in the science and practice of restoration ecology is to understand the drivers of variation in restoration outcomes. Soil microb...

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Livestock feeding ecology and resource utilization in a nomadic pastoral ecosystem.

Published online: 16 Dec 1986

Authors: Coppock, D. L. & Ellis, J. E. & Swift, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seasonal patterns of forage selection, diet diversity, and habitat use were quantified for livestock managed by the Ngisonyoka Turkana in arid NW Keny...

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Relative bee abundance varies by collection method and flowering richness: implications for understanding patterns in bee community data.

Published online: 03 Jul 2021

Authors: Kuhlman, M. P. & Burrows, S. & Mummey, D. L. & Ramsey, P. W. & Hahn, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Recent declines in wild bee populations have led to increases in conservation actions and monitoring of bee communities. Pan traps are a commonly used...

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The effects of tropical secondary forest regeneration on avian phylogenetic diversity.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Hughes, E. C. & Edwards, D. P. & Sayer, C. A. & Martin, P. A. & Thomas, G. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The conversion of tropical forests to farmland is a key driver of the current extinction crisis. With the present rate of deforestation unlikely to su...

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Long-term vegetation monitoring in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.

Published online: 28 Oct 1985

Authors: Belsky, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It has been suggested that the perennial grasslands of the Serengeti plains have recently been converted to annual grass and shrub-dominated communiti...

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