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The potentials of 20 indigenous tree species for soil rehabilitation in the Atlantic forest region of Bahia, Brazil.

Published online: 24 Apr 1996

Authors: Montagnini, F. & Fanzeres, A. & Vinha, S. G. da

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The goal of this research was to identify indigenous tree species with a positive influence on soil fertility, in order to design mixed-tree and tree/...

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Contrasting trends in biodiversity of birds and trees during succession following cacao agroforest abandonment.

Published online: 17 Jun 2021

Authors: Arnold, H. & Deacon, A. E. & Hulme, M. F. & Sansom, A. & Jaggernauth, D. & Magurran, A. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding how transformed habitats act as reservoirs of biodiversity is a key challenge at a time when ecosystems are under unprecedented pressure...

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Leaf functional traits predict shade tolerant tree performance in cloud forest restoration plantings.

Published online: 21 Oct 2022

Authors: Toledo-Aceves, T. & Bonilla-Moheno, M. & Sosa, V. J. & López-Barrera, F. & Williams-Linera, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of tropical montane cloud forest (TMCF) landscapes is urgently required. Assisting the regeneration of endangered and shade tolerant tree ...

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Special Issue: Managing forest regeneration and expansion at a time of unprecedented global change.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Content type: Journal issue

This special issue contains 6 papers with the aim of synthesizing and deepening the understanding of the ecology and functioning of forest recovery in...

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Alternative functional trajectories along succession after different land uses in central Amazonia.

Published online: 20 Jul 2020

Authors: Neto, J. G. F. & Costa, F. R. C. & Williamson, G. B. & Mesquita, R. C. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The recovery capacity and the successional pathways of tropical forests after anthropogenic disturbance vary considerably and may depend on prior land...

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Local livelihoods in the context of deforestation and forest degradation: a study of three regions in Madagascar.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Plugge, D. & Rabefahiry, T. & Ramamonjisoa, B. & Köhl, M.

Content type: Bulletin article

The high value of Madagascar's flora and fauna that can be found in the remnants of primary and secondary forests requires sustainable forest manageme...

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Futures of tropical production forests.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Putz, F. E. & Romero, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Forests are landscape-embedded complex systems with fates determined by multitudes of changing and interacting factors that are sectoral and extra-sec...

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Restoring tropical diversity: beating the time tax on species loss.

Published online: 27 Aug 2003

Authors: Martínez-Garza, C. & Howe, H. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fragmentation of tropical forest is accelerating at the same time that already cleared land reverts to secondary growth. Fragments inexorably lose dee...

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Functional diversity and redundancy of tropical forests shift with elevation and forest-use intensity.

Published online: 24 Oct 2021

Authors: Monge-González, M. L. & Guerrero-Ramírez, N. & Krömer, T. & Kreft, H. & Craven, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Change and intensification of forest use alter tropical ecosystems, influencing biodiversity and, subsequently, ecosystem functioning. The implication...

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Applying the stress-gradient hypothesis to curb the spread of invasive bamboo.

Published online: 21 Oct 2021

Authors: Spake, R. & Soga, M. & Catford, J. A. & Eigenbrod, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The stress-gradient hypothesis (SGH) provides a conceptual framework for explaining how environmental context determines the nature of biotic interact...

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