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The colonisation of isolated patches of nettles (Urtica dioica L.) by insects.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Davis, B. N. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

U. dioica plants were established in 1970 at 2 sites in E. England in order to study their colonization by insects. Twentyeight species commonly assoc...

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Using ecological restoration to constrain biological invasion.

Published online: 19 Jan 2005

Authors: Bakker, J. D. & Wilson, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological invasion can permanently alter ecosystem structure and function. Invasive species are difficult to eradicate, so methods for constraining i...

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Plant colonization in heterogeneous landscapes: an 80-year perspective on restoration of broadleaved forest vegetation.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Brunet, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Afforestation of agricultural land has become an important issue in Europe during the past two decades. In particular, broadleaf plantations have been...

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Spatial isolation slows down directional plant functional group assembly in restored semi-natural grasslands.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Helsen, K. & Hermy, M. & Honnay, O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological restoration schemes often assume that after reinstating appropriate abiotic conditions, plant communities will assemble following a single ...

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New opportunities for an old method: using fluorescent colours to measure seed dispersal.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Lemke, A. & Lippe, M. von der & Kowarik, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed dispersal is of high applied relevance as it governs colonization processes in rare species and during plant invasions. Seed tracking is a powerf...

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The control of Echinochloa stagnina (Retz.) P. Beauv. by harvesting for dry season livestock fodder in Lake Kainji, Nigeria - a modelling approach.

Published online: 20 Dec 1984

Authors: Morton, A. J. & Obot, E. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of E. stagnina, the major component of the emergent vegetation of Lake Kainji, is described. A simple model of the colonization potential of E...

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Extreme weather affects colonization-extinction dynamics and the persistence of a threatened butterfly.

Published online: 02 Mar 2021

Authors: Johansson, V. & Kindvall, O. & Askling, J. & Franzén, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Extreme weather events can be expected to increase in frequency in the future. Our knowledge on how this may affect species persistence is, however, v...

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Land-use change and subalpine tree dynamics: colonization of Larix decidua in French subalpine grasslands.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Albert, C. H. & Thuiller, W. & Lavorel, S. & Davies, I. D. & Garbolino, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In many places in Europe, trees are currently far below their theoretical altitudinal limit because of past land use. However, under the current crisi...

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Succession of floodplain grasslands following reduction in land use intensity: the importance of environmental conditions, management and dispersal.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Bischoff, A. & Warthemann, G. & Klotz, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Classical ecological theory predicts a succession towards plant communities that are determined by environmental conditions. However, in ecological re...

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Effects of seeding density and spatial distribution of oat plants on colonization and development of Oscinella frit (Diptera: Chloropidae).

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Adesiyun, A. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field and laboratory trials were conducted in southern England to study the effects of seeding density and row spacing of oats on colonisation of seed...

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