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Conservation of vascular plants in single large and several small mires: species richness, rarity and taxonomic diversity.

Published online: 26 May 1999

Authors: Virolainen, K. M. & Suomi, T. & Suhonen, J. & Kuitunen, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was conducted during 1994-95 in Finland within a 1600 ha area containing patchy boreal spruce (Picea abies) and pine (Pinus sylvestris) mire h...

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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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Weighting effective number of species measures by abundance weakens detection of diversity responses.

Published online: 20 Jul 2020

Authors: Cao Yong & Hawkins, C. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effective number of species (ENS) has been proposed as a robust measure of species diversity that overcomes several limitations in terms of both d...

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Plant diversity and generation of ecosystem services at the landscape scale: expert knowledge assessment.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Quijas, S. & Jackson, L. E. & Maass, M. & Schmid, B. & Raffaelli, D. & Balvanera, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In spite of the increasing amount of experimental evidence on the importance of plant species richness for ecosystem functioning at local scales, its ...

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Fire variability, as well as frequency, can explain coexistence between seeder and resprouter life histories.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Tucker, C. M. & Cadotte, M. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies in fire-prone Mediterranean ecosystems have repeatedly shown that the mean values of fire regimes (particularly frequency, but also size and i...

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Diverse marsh plant communities are more consistently productive across a range of different environmental conditions through functional complementarity.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Steudel, B. & Hautier, Y. & Hector, A. & Kessler, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the influence of biodiversity on ecosystem functionality is crucial in modern ecosystem management, especially with regard to the resist...

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Effects of agricultural intensification on plant diversity in Mediterranean dryland cereal fields.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: José-María, L. & Armengot, L. & Blanco-Moreno, J. M. & Bassa, M. & Xavier Sans, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification, at field and landscape scales, has caused a decrease in weed richness and changes in species composition. In order to pr...

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Supporting local diversity of habitats and species on farmland: a comparison of three wildlife-friendly schemes.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Hardman, C. J. & Harrison, D. P. G. & Shaw, P. J. & Nevard, T. D. & Hughes, B. & Potts, S. G. & Norris, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration and maintenance of habitat diversity have been suggested as conservation priorities in farmed landscapes, but how this should be achieved ...

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The effects of large herbivore grazing on meadow steppe plant and insect diversity.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Zhu Hui & Wang DeLi & Wang Ling & Bai YuGuang & Fang Jian & Liu Jun

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The interactions between adjacent trophic levels are essential for ecosystem functioning and stability. Grazing by domestic herbivores is an essential...

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Restoration of plant diversity in permanent grassland by seeding: assessing the limiting factors along land-use gradients.

Published online: 02 Oct 2021

Authors: Freitag, M. & Klaus, V. H. & Bolliger, R. & Hamer, U. & Kleinebecker, T. & Prati, D. & Schäfer, D. & Hölzel, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use intensification has caused dramatic declines in grassland biodiversity, and in Europe this decline has not yet been halted. Therefore, a majo...

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