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Assessment of ecological effects due to forest harvesting: approaches and statistical issues.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Bennett, L. T. & Adams, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Timber harvesting exemplifies many aspects of experimental manipulation in applied ecology. Evaluation of the research approaches used to assess ecolo...

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Assessing the accuracy of species distribution models: prevalence, kappa and the true skill statistic (TSS).

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Allouche, O. & Tsoar, A. & Kadmon, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In recent years the use of species distribution models by ecologists and conservation managers has increased considerably, along with an awareness of ...

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Understorey removal effects on tree regeneration in temperate forests: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 04 Mar 2021

Authors: Lombaerde, E. de & Baeten, L. & Verheyen, K. & Perring, M. P. & Ma ShiYu & Landuyt, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The unwanted development of dense understorey vegetation composed of resource-acquisitive, tall plant species competing strongly with tree regeneratio...

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Using Markov chain successional models backwards.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Solow, A. R. & Smith, W. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Markov chains are commonly used to model succession in plant and animal communities. Once fitted to data, these models are typically used to address e...

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The efficacy and ecological impacts of herbicide and cutting regimes on the submerged plant communities of four British rivers. II. A multivariate analysis of the effects of management regimes on macrophyte communities.

Published online: 08 Dec 1990

Authors: Fox, A. M. & Murphy, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Macrophyte abundance scores derived from percentage frequencies from permanent transects in four rivers were subjected to DECORANA and TWINSPAN multiv...

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A tale of two studies: detection and attribution of the impacts of invasive plants in observational surveys.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Mueller, K. E. & Lodge, A. G. & Roth, A. M. & Whitfeld, T. J. S. & Hobbie, S. E. & Reich, P. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Short-term experiments cannot characterize how long-lived, invasive shrubs influence ecological properties that can be slow to change, including nativ...

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Improving statistical information on the agro-environmental indicator "organic area" at the global level.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Willer, H. & Lernoud, J.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Globally, organic farming continues to grow and has reached wide acceptance amongst farmers, consumers, market actors, and policymakers. According to ...

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The effect of weed distribution on predictions of yield loss.

Published online: 08 Dec 1990

Authors: Brain, P. & Cousens, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A statistical model is presented which explores the effects of weed patchiness on crop yield. Input data are a non-linear regression of yield versus w...

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Two basic methodological choices in wildland vegetation inventories: their consequences and implications.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Shute, D. A. & West, N. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In designing inventories of wildland vegetation, 2 of the many basic methodological choices are whether data are collected, reduced and stored in disc...

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The effects on butterfly abundance of the management of uncropped edges of arable fields.

Published online: 12 Mar 1997

Authors: Feber, R. E. & Smith, H. & Macdonald, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The abundance and species richness of butterflies [Rhopalocera] on expanded-width uncropped arable field edges, which were subject to 10 contrasting, ...

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