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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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An objective-based prioritization approach to support trophic complexity through ecological restoration species mixes.

Published online: 28 Feb 2022

Authors: Ladouceur, E. & McGowan, J. & Huber, P. & Possingham, H. & Scridel, D. & Klink, R. van & Poschlod, P. & Cornelissen, J. H. C. & Bonomi, C. & Jiménez-Alfaro, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reassembling ecological communities and rebuilding habitats through active restoration treatments require curating the selection of plant species to u...

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Human-induced biotic invasions and changes in plankton interaction networks.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Kratina, P. & Mac Nally, R. & Kimmerer, W. J. & Thomson, J. R. & Winder, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pervasive and accelerating changes to ecosystems due to human activities remain major sources of uncertainty in predicting the structure and dynamics ...

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Subsidy type and quality determine direction and strength of trophic cascades in arthropod food webs in agroecosystems.

Published online: 29 Aug 2020

Authors: Riggi, L. G. A. & Bommarco, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The subsidy hypothesis states that communities receiving nutrient subsidies will demonstrate top-down trophic cascades where predators indirectly incr...

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EPIC-GILSYM: modelling crop-pest insect interactions and management with a novel coupled crop-insect model.

Published online: 31 Aug 2020

Authors: Rasche, L. & Taylor, R. A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modern intensive agriculture relies heavily on pesticides to control weeds, pathogens and insect pests. Forecasting and managing the impact of pests a...

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How common road salts and organic additives alter freshwater food webs: in search of safer alternatives.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Schuler, M. S. & Hintz, W. D. & Jones, D. K. & Lind, L. A. & Mattes, B. M. & Stoler, A. B. & Sudol, K. A. & Relyea, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The application of deicing road salts began in the 1940s and has increased drastically in regions where snow and ice removal is critical for transport...

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An innovative approach combining metabarcoding and ecological interaction networks for selecting candidate biological control agents.

Published online: 24 Dec 2021

Authors: Ollivier, M. & Lesieur, V. & Tavoillot, J. & Bénetière, F. & Tixier, M. S. & Martin, J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Classical biological control (CBC) can be used to decrease the density of invasive species to below an acceptable ecological and economic threshold. N...

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Third and fourth trophic level composition shift in an aphid-parasitoid-hyperparasitoid food web limits aphid control in an intercropping system.

Published online: 15 Feb 2022

Authors: Jeavons, E. & Baaren, J. van & Ralec, A. le & Buchard, C. & Duval, F. & Llopis, S. & Postic, E. & Lann, C. le

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding how resource diversification affects ecological interactions, food web structure and ecosystem functioning is essential in both fundamen...

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Even short-term revegetation complicates soil food webs and strengthens their links with ecosystem functions.

Published online: 21 Sep 2022

Authors: Wang Bing & Zhu YuHe & Chen Xiang & Chen DiMa & Wu Ying & Wu LiJi & Liu ShengEn & Yue LinYan & Wang Yang & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Degradation of dryland ecosystems is a worldwide problem caused by climate change and human activities. To restore these degraded ecosystems, governme...

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Experimental warming induces degradation of a Tibetan alpine meadow through trophic interactions.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Li GuoYong & Liu YinZhan & Frelich, L. E. & Sun ShuCun

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is well known that climate change alters abiotic factors (temperature and water availability) that directly affect ecosystem properties. However, l...

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