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Increasing biodiversity in urban green spaces through simple vegetation interventions.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Threlfall, C. G. & Mata, L. & Mackie, J. A. & Hahs, A. K. & Stork, N. E. & Williams, N. S. G. & Livesley, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cities are rapidly expanding world-wide and there is an increasing urgency to protect urban biodiversity, principally through the provision of suitabl...

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Incorporating expert opinion and fine-scale vegetation mapping into statistical models of faunal distribution.

Published online: 15 Aug 2001

Authors: Pearce, J. L. & Cherry, K. & Drielsma, M. & Ferrier, S. & Whish, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abiotic environmental predictors and broad-scale vegetation have been used widely to model the regional distributions of faunal species within foreste...

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Riparian vegetation has disproportionate benefits for landscape-scale conservation of woodland birds in highly modified environments.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Bennett, A. F. & Nimmo, D. G. & Radford, J. Q.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Identifying landscape patterns that allow native fauna to coexist with human land use is a global challenge. Riparian vegetation often persists in ant...

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Factors affecting moorland plant communities and component species in relation to prescribed burning.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Harris, M. P. K. & Allen, K. A. & McAllister, H. A. & Eyre, G. & Duc, M. G. le & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of prescribed burning of vegetation to manage fire risk is controversial in a variety of situations worldwide. It is becoming more topical (i...

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Influence of vegetation clutter on the capacity of ground foraging bats to capture prey.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Rainho, A. & Augusto, A. M. & Palmeirim, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The management of the habitat of insectivorous species often targets increasing the availability of arthropod prey. However, this may be hindered by l...

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A model of the grazing of hill vegetation by sheep in the UK. I. The prediction of vegetation biomass.

Published online: 26 Jun 1997

Authors: Armstrong, H. M. & Gordon, I. J. & Grant, S. A. & Hutchings, N. J. & Milne, J. A. & Sibbald, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A computer model is described which predicts monthly growth, senescence, litterfall and standing biomass of ungrazed herbage in seven dwarf shrub-domi...

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Rare soil microbial taxa regulate the negative effects of land degradation drivers on soil organic matter decomposition.

Published online: 13 Oct 2021

Authors: Wu Ying & Chen DiMa & Saleem, M. & Wang Bing & Hu ShuiJin & Delgado-Baquerizo, M. & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land degradation drivers, including loss in vegetation and eutrophication, are expected to impact soil biodiversity and functions in drylands world-wi...

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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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Vegetation dynamics on rangelands: a critique of the current paradigms.

Published online: 24 Sep 2003

Authors: Briske, D. D. & Fuhlendorf, S. D. & Smeins, F. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rangeland ecologists have been debating the validity of two current paradigms for the evaluation of vegetation dynamics on rangelands. This debate fre...

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A degradation threshold for irreversible loss of soil productivity: a long-term case study in China.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Gao Yang & Zhong BingLin & Yue Hui & Wu Bin & Cao ShiXiong

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the past three decades, conservation and restoration biologists have increasingly recognized that ecological communities are likely to exhibit ...

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