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The role of livestock intensification and landscape structure in maintaining tropical biodiversity.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Alvarado, F. & Escobar, F. & Williams, D. R. & Arroyo-Rodríguez, V. & Escobar-Hernández, F. & Nichols, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As tropical cattle ranching continues to expand, successful conservation will require an improved understanding of the relative impacts of different l...

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Age-specific differences in Asian elephant defecation, dung decay, detection and their implication for dung count.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Sakthivel Chinnaiyan & Sudhakar Kaliyaperumal & Swaminathan Shanmugavelu & Desai, A. A. & Ashokkumar Mohanarangan

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. In vertebrate population estimation, converting faecal density into animal density requires information on the faecal production rate, decay rate a...

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The evolving distribution of payments from commodity, conservation, and Federal crop insurance programs.

Published online: 14 Feb 2018

Authors: McFadden, J. R. & Hoppe, R. A.

Content type: Bulletin

Agricultural policies - through Federal commodity, conservation, and crop insurance programs - aim to mitigate the financial risks faced by farmers an...

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Effects of ski piste preparation on alpine vegetation.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Wipf, S. & Rixen, C. & Fischer, M. & Schmid, B. & Stoeckli, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ski resorts increasingly affect alpine ecosystems through enlargement of ski pistes, machine-grading of ski piste areas and increasing use of artifici...

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A revised trait-based framework for agroecosystems including decision rules.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Damour, G. & Navas, M. L. & Garnier, E. & Martin, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Designing agroecological cropping systems, which have enhanced biodiversity and that improve agroecosystem services, is recognized as the most likely ...

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Forecasting tillage and soil warming effects on earthworm populations.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Johnston, A. S. A. & Sibly, R. M. & Thorbek, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Healthy soils are crucial for sustainable food production, but tillage limits the biological regulation of essential ecosystem services. Better unders...

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Moving in three dimensions: effects of structural complexity on occurrence and activity of insectivorous bats in managed forest stands.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Jung, K. & Kaiser, S. & Böhm, S. & Nieschulze, J. & Kalko, E. K. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest management determines to a large degree the three-dimensional arrangement of the vegetation in production forest systems and hence has an essen...

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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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The dynamics of foliage distribution within a forest canopy.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Kinerson, R. S. & Higginbotham, K. O. & Chapman, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Presents a quantitative study of canopy morphology based on data collected during and after the 1971 growing season, in a 14-year-old stand of Pinus t...

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A model for the spatial dynamics of linyphiid spiders in farmland.

Published online: 25 Sep 1996

Authors: Halley, J. M. & Thomas, C. F. G. & Jepson, P. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Linyphiid spiders are important predators of pests in agricultural ecosystems. Their ability to disperse aeronautically is a pre-adaptation to ephemer...

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