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Demographic superiority with increased logging in tropical understorey insectivorous birds.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Umesh Srinivasan & Hines, J. E. & Suhel Quader

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Selective logging is pervasive in the tropics and is among the most urgent threats to tropical biodiversity. The vast areas of logged tropical forest ...

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How ants, birds and bats affect crop yield along shade gradients in tropical cacao agroforestry.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Gras, P. & Tscharntke, T. & Maas, B. & Tjoa, A. & Hafsah, A. & Clough, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical agroforests are diverse systems where several predator groups shape animal communities and plant-arthropod interactions. Ants, birds and bats...

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Tropical rainforest conversion and land use intensification reduce understorey plant phylogenetic diversity.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Kusuma, Y. W. C. & Rembold, K. & Tjitrosoedirdjo, S. S. & Kreft, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conversion of rainforest into agricultural land affects multiple facets of tropical plant diversity. While the effects of tropical land use change and...

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Agricultural intensification and the functional capacity of soil microbes on smallholder African farms.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Wood, S. A. & Bradford, M. A. & Gilbert, J. A. & McGuire, K. L. & Palm, C. A. & Tully, K. L. & Zhou, J. Z. & Naeem, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fertilization may impact ecosystem processes that sustain agriculture, such as nutrient cycling, by altering the composition of soil microbial communi...

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Testing the benefits of conservation set-asides for improved habitat connectivity in tropical agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Scriven, S. A. & Carlson, K. M. & Hodgson, J. A. & McClean, C. J. & Heilmayr, R. & Lucey, J. M. & Hill, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat connectivity is important for tropical biodiversity conservation. Expansion of commodity crops, such as oil palm, fragments natural habitat ar...

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Multifunctional shade-tree management in tropical agroforestry landscapes - a review.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Tscharntke, T. & Clough, Y. & Bhagwat, S. A. & Damayanti Buchori & Faust, H. & Hertel, D. & Hölscher, D. & Juhrbandt, J. & Kessler, M. & Perfecto, I. & Scherber, C. & Schroth, G. & Veldkamp, E. & Wanger, T. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification reduces ecological resilience of land-use systems, whereas paradoxically, environmental change and climate extremes requi...

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Land-use intensity and the effects of organic farming on biodiversity: a hierarchical meta-analysis.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Tuck, S. L. & Winqvist, C. & Mota, F. & Ahnström, J. & Turnbull, L. A. & Bengtsson, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The benefits of organic farming to biodiversity in agricultural landscapes continue to be hotly debated, emphasizing the importance of precisely quant...

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Bee diversity along a disturbance gradient in tropical lowland forests of south-east Asia.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Liow LeeHsiang & Sodhi, N. S. & Elmqvist, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bees are believed to be dominant pollen vectors in tropical forests, yet studies specific to bees in South East Asia are rare. Regeneration and restor...

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Contrasting impacts of land-use change on phylogenetic and functional diversity of tropical forest birds.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Chapman, P. M. & Tobias, J. A. & Edwards, D. P. & Davies, R. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity conservation strategies increasingly target maintaining evolutionary history and the resilience of ecosystem function, not just species r...

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Reframing the evidence base for policy-relevance to increase impact: a case study on forest fragmentation in the oil palm sector.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Lucey, J. M. & Palmer, G. & Yeong, K. L. & Edwards, D. P. & Senior, M. J. M. & Scriven, S. A. & Reynolds, G. & Hill, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is necessary to improve knowledge exchange between scientists and decision-makers so that scientific evidence can be readily accessed to inform pol...

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