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Predicting tropical forest stand structure parameters from Fourier transform of very high-resolution remotely sensed canopy images.

Published online: 04 Jan 2006

Authors: Couteron, P. & Pelissier, R. & Nicolini, E. A. & Paget, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predicting stand structure parameters for tropical forests from remotely sensed data has numerous important applications, such as estimating above-gro...

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Conservation and biological monitoring of tropical forests: the role of parataxonomists.

Published online: 24 Mar 2004

Authors: Basset, Y. & Novotny, V. & Miller, S. E. & Weiblen, G. D. & Missa, O. & Stewart, A. J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The demise of tropical rain forests will lead to a large-scale extinction of genetic diversity, particularly of arthropods. Curtailing these trends mi...

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Seed size predicts community composition and carbon storage potential of tree communities in rain forest fragments in India's Western Ghats.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Osuri, A. M. & Mahesh Sankaran

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fragmentation is ubiquitous across tropical forests and drives marked shifts in tree community composition by differentially affecting species' disper...

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Effects of palm heart harvesting on avian frugivores in the Atlantic rain forest of Brazil.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Galetti, M. & Aleixo, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of harvesting the dominant palm tree Euterpe edulis on the abundance of 15 large frugivorous birds (Ramphastidae, Cracidae, Cotingidae, Tr...

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Log-normal distribution of species abundances is not a universal indicator of rain forest disturbance.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Nummelin, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The fit to log-normal distribution of species abundances of grasshoppers (Acridoidea), ladybird beetles (Coccinellidae), tortoise beetles (Cassidinae)...

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A factor toxic to seedlings of the same species associated with living roots of the non-gregarious subtropical rain forest tree Grevillea robusta.

Published online: 05 Mar 1967

Authors: Webb, L. J. & Tracey, J. G. & Haydock, K. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Monocultures of Grevillea robusta, a non-gregarious species, grow poorly in South Queensland where the tree occurs naturally. In G. robusta plantation...

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Breakdown of four litters of contrasting quality in a tropical Australian rainforest.

Published online: 17 May 1988

Authors: Spain, A. V. & Feuvre, R. P. le

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Litter bag studies in a lowland tropical rain forest in NE Queensland, Australia, showed that breakdown rates decreased in the order: Eucalyptus alba ...

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Seed limitation during early forest succession in a rural landscape on Chiloé Island, Chile: implications for temperate forest restoration.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Bustamante-Sánchez, M. A. & Armesto, J. J. & Landis, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Re-establishment of native forest species in rural landscapes may be conditioned by the proximity of seed sources, the post-disturbance composition of...

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Measuring the success of reforestation for restoring biodiversity and ecosystem functioning.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Derhé, M. A. & Murphy, H. & Monteith, G. & Menéndez, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective assessment of the success of ecological restoration projects is critical in justifying the use of restoration in natural resource management...

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Next-generation tropical forests: reforestation type affects recruitment of species and functional diversity in a human-dominated landscape.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Wills, J. & Herbohn, J. & Moreno, M. O. M. & Avela, M. S. & Firn, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In tropical countries where little natural forest remains, such as the Philippines, small-holder monocultures and mixed-species plantations potentiall...

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