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Designing an effective trap cropping strategy: the effects of attraction, retention and plant spatial distribution.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Holden, M. H. & Ellner, S. P. & Lee, D. H. & Nyrop, J. P. & Sanderson, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Trap cropping, the use of alternative host plants to reduce pest damage to a focal cash crop or other managed plant population, can be a sustainable s...

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Combined effects of retention forestry and prescribed burning on polypore fungi.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Suominen, M. & Junninen, K. & Heikkala, O. & Kouki, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Retention forestry and prescribed burning aim to alleviate the negative effects of forestry on biodiversity by maintaining the structural elements of ...

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Factors affecting white spruce and aspen survival after partial harvest.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Solarik, K. A. & Volney, W. J. A. & Lieffers, V. J. & Spence, J. R. & Hamann, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variable retention harvest is an increasingly popular management alternative to clear-cutting in boreal forest ecosystems. This harvest system retains...

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Long-term impacts of variable retention harvesting on ground-layer plant communities in Pinus resinosa forests.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Roberts, M. W. & D'Amato, A. W. & Kern, C. C. & Palik, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Concerns about loss of biodiversity and structural complexity in managed forests have recently increased and led to the development of new management ...

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Mixed afforestation of young subtropical trees promotes nitrogen acquisition and retention.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Lang, A. C. & Oheimb, G. von & Scherer-Lorenzen, M. & Yang Bo & Trogisch, S. & Bruelheide, H. & Ma KePing & Härdtle, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Afforestation is globally increasing to produce timber and pulp wood, but also to enhance ecosystem services such as carbon sequestration, nutrient re...

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Influence of variable retention harvests on forest ecosystems. I. Diversity of stand structure.

Published online: 10 Jul 2002

Authors: Sullivan, T. P. & Sullivan, D. S. & Lindgren, P. M. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variable retention harvests or 'green-tree retention systems' are important to the management of coniferous forests in the temperate zone. Green-tree ...

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Ecosystem recovery in restored headwater streams: the role of enhanced leaf retention.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Muotka, T. & Laasonen, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is controversy over how the success of ecological restoration should be measured. Traditionally, emphasis has been placed on species diversity a...

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Differential responses by stream and riparian biodiversity to in-stream restoration of forestry-impacted streams.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Turunen, J. & Aroviita, J. & Marttila, H. & Louhi, P. & Laamanen, T. & Tolkkinen, M. & Luhta, P. L. & Kløve, B. & Muotka, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forestry can have detrimental impacts on stream ecosystems, particularly via excessive sedimentation. A key challenge to stream management is therefor...

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Epiphytic bryophytes near forest edges and on retention trees: reduced growth and reproduction especially in old-growth-forest indicator species.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Löbel, S. & Snäll, T. & Rydin, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Epiphytes are an important component in many forest ecosystems. The proportion of threatened epiphyte species is high, and the impact of clearcuts on ...

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Additive and interactive effects of pollination and biological pest control on crop yield.

Published online: 27 Aug 2020

Authors: Gagic, V. & Marcora, A. & Howie, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insect pollination and biological pest control simultaneously influence crop yield, but are often investigated individually. This can lead to under- o...

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