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Floral resource diversity drives bee community diversity in prairie restorations along an agricultural landscape gradient.

Published online: 07 Dec 2020

Authors: Lane, I. G. & Herron-Sweet, C. R. & Portman, Z. M. & Cariveau, D. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grassland ecosystems are imperiled by agricultural activity world-wide. Restoring grassland habitat is important to conserving grassland fauna and pre...

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Restorative recreation: one landowner's experience restoring a cedar-infested native prairie remnant in Iowa's Loess Hills.

Published online: 16 Jul 2021

Authors: Swanson, P. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Over 80% of pre-settlement Iowa was a prairie landscape, but conversion and neglect has reduced that to less than 0.1% of the original 30 million acre...

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Selective plant foraging and the top-down suppression of native diversity in a restored prairie.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Schneider, S. & Steeves, R. & Newmaster, S. & MacDougall, A. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Clarifying what species are being consumed at what times can improve our understanding of how anthropogenic change affects food web dynamics, with imp...

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The effect of the pesticide carbofuran on soil organisms and root and shoot production in shortgrass prairie.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Stanton, N. L. & Allen, M. & Campion, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To test the hypothesis that ectoparasitic phytophagous nematodes are a major consumer of primary production in arid grasslands, carbofuran was applied...

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Birds and butterflies respond to soil-induced habitat heterogeneity in experimental plantings of tallgrass prairie species managed as agroenergy crops in Iowa, USA.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Myers, M. C. & Mason, J. T. & Hoksch, B. J. & Cambardella, C. A. & Pfrimmer, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The maintenance of habitat heterogeneity in agricultural landscapes has been promoted as a key strategy to conserve biodiversity. Animal response to g...

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A model of the root biomass dynamics of a shortgrass prairie dominated by blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis).

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Ares, J. & Singh, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A compartment model is described which simulates the root biomass dynamics of shortgrass prairie; fluxes between compartments are treated as time-vary...

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The development of vegetative zonation patterns in restored prairie pothole wetlands.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Seabloom, E. W. & Valk, A. G. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial structure of plant communities can have strong impacts on ecosystem functions and on associated animal communities. None the less, spatial...

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Productivity and diversity of annually harvested reconstructed prairie communities.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Kordbacheh, F. & Jarchow, M. & English, L. & Liebman, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biofuel production from cellulosic feedstocks may increase during the next century. To be sustainable, this production should protect environmental qu...

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An assessment of grassland restoration success using species diversity components.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Martin, L. M. & Moloney, K. A. & Wilsey, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We do not know which aspects of community structure and ecosystem processes are restorable for most ecosystems, yet this information is crucial for ac...

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Confronting contingency in restoration: management and site history determine outcomes of assembling prairies, but site characteristics and landscape context have little effect.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Grman, E. & Bassett, T. & Brudvig, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The outcomes of ecological restoration are notoriously unpredictable, but we have no general predictive understanding of this contingency. Management ...

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