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How much would it cost to monitor farmland biodiversity in Europe?

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Geijzendorffer, I. R. & Targetti, S. & Schneider, M. K. & Brus, D. J. & Jeanneret, P. & Jongman, R. H. G. & Knotters, M. & Viaggi, D. & Angelova, S. & Arndorfer, M. & Bailey, D. & Balázs, K. & Báldi, A. & Bogers, M. M. B. & Bunce, R. G. H. & Choisis, J. P. & Dennis, P. & Eiter, S. & Fjellstad, W. & Friedel, J. K. & Gomiero, T. & Griffioen, A. & Kainz, M. & Kovács-Hostyánszki, A. & Lüscher, G. & Moreno, G. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To evaluate progress on political biodiversity objectives, biodiversity monitoring provides information on whether intended results are being achieved...

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A plant trait analysis of responses to grazing in a long-term experiment.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Bullock, J. M. & Franklin, J. & Stevenson, M. J. & Silvertown, J. & Coulson, S. J. & Gregory, S. J. & Tofts, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There are few long-term experimental studies of plant community responses to changes in grazing intensity. Here we report species' changes in a mesotr...

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Using the stable isotope marker 44Ca to study dispersal and host-foraging activity in parasitoids.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Wanner, H. & Gu HaiNan & Hattendorf, B. & Günther, D. & Dorn, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dispersal and host-foraging activity are important behavioural characteristics for parasitoid species used as biological control agents. Appropriate m...

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Dealing with growing forest insect pests: the role of top-down regulation.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Martínez-Abraín, A. & Jiménez, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest insect pests are becoming increasingly common in Europe. A recent paper published in this journal dealt with a particular case of pest spreadin...

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NatureScot Research Report 1295 - Youth Survey on NatureScot's Corporate Plan 2022-2026.

Published online: 06 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Gardner, A. & Webster, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report presents the findings of a survey which examined young people's views on nature in Scotland. The survey was undertaken to ensure that Natu...

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Bamboo for climate-smart landscapes in Chishui, Guizhou province: assessment of the vulnerability of bamboo forest ecosystems to climate change.

Published online: 01 Feb 2017

Authors: Fan ShaoHui & Liu GuangLu & Frith, O. & Li YanXia & Li ShaoBin & Huang ShiPing & Long PeiZhong

Content type: Bulletin

This report presents the first study into the vulnerability and resilience of bamboo forest ecosystems to climate change in China. Chishui, one of the...

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Raptors as surrogates of biodiversity along a landscape gradient.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Burgas, D. & Byholm, P. & Parkkima, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With biodiversity facing threats, there is a need to improve reserve selection procedures. However, detailed information about different biodiversity ...

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Using lichen functional diversity to assess the effects of atmospheric ammonia in Mediterranean woodlands.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Pinho, P. & Dias, T. & Cruz, C. & Tang, Y. S. & Sutton, M. A. & Martins-Loução, M. A. & Máguas, C. & Branquinho, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Atmospheric ammonia (NH3) is one of the main drivers for ecosystem changes world-wide, including biodiversity loss. Modelling its deposition to evalua...

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Large-scale drainage and breeding success in boreal forest grouse.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Ludwig, G. X. & Alatalo, R. V. & Helle, P. & Nissinen, K. & Siitari, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The breeding success of Finnish grouse has been in decline for decades. While it has been shown that fragmentation and modern forestry practices such ...

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Pollinator monitoring more than pays for itself.

Published online: 17 Mar 2021

Authors: Breeze, T. D. & Bailey, A. P. & Balcombe, K. G. & Brereton, T. & Comont, R. & Edwards, M. & Garratt, M. P. & Harvey, M. & Hawes, C. & Isaac, N. & Jitlal, M. & Jones, C. M. & Kunin, W. E. & Lee, P. & Morris, R. K. A. & Musgrove, A. & O'Connor, R. S. & Peyton, J. & Potts, S. G. & Roberts, S. P. M. & Roy, D. B. & Roy, H. E. & Tang, C. Q. & Vanbergen, A. J. & Carvell, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resilient pollination services depend on sufficient abundance of pollinating insects over time. Currently, however, most knowledge about the status an...

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