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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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Age-dependent effects of developmental experience on morphology, performance, dispersal and survival in a translocated, endangered species.

Published online: 26 Jul 2022

Authors: Hammond, T. T. & Swaisgood, R. R. & Jacobs, L. E. & Curtis, M. J. & McCormick, B. A. & Hornfeldt, J. A. & Trotman, E. M. & Shier, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While ex situ breeding programs are critical tools for species recovery, translocations using animals reared under human care can face low success rat...

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Dung beetles maintain phylogenetic divergence but functional convergence across a highly fragmented tropical landscape.

Published online: 24 Jul 2022

Authors: Rivera, J. D. & Espinosa de Los Monteros, A. & Silva, P. G. da & Favila, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding how human-modified landscapes affect the phylogenetic composition and assembly mechanisms of biological communities is critical for effe...

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Irregular forest structures originating after fire: an opportunity to promote alternatives to even-aged management in boreal forests.

Published online: 21 Sep 2022

Authors: Martin, M. & Leduc, A. & Fenton, N. J. & Girona, M. M. & Bergeron, Y. & Valeria, O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Even-aged silviculture based on short-rotation clearcuts had severely altered boreal forests. Silvicultural alternatives (e.g. continuous cover or ret...

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Soil biota is decisive for overyielding in intercropping under low phosphorus conditions.

Published online: 21 Sep 2022

Authors: Qiao Xu & Bei ShuiKuan & Wang GuangZhou & Li ChunJie & Li HaiGang & Zhang JunLing & Zhang FuSuo

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cereal/legume intercropping typically increases crop yield; however, the mechanisms through which soil microbes mediate overyielding in intercropping ...

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Oyster larvae swim along gradients of sound.

Published online: 26 Jul 2022

Authors: Williams, B. R. & McAfee, D. & Connell, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marine soundscapes provide navigational information for dispersing organisms, but with wide-scale habitat loss, these soundscapes are becoming muted. ...

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Environmentally friendly landscape management improves oilseed rape yields by increasing pollinators and reducing pests.

Published online: 24 Jul 2022

Authors: Perrot, T. & Bretagnolle, V. & Gaba, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination and pest control are two major ecological functions sustaining crop yield. In insect-pollinated crops, previous studies have revealed that...

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The effects of climate and land use on British bumblebees: findings from a decade of citizen-science observations.

Published online: 20 Sep 2022

Authors: Whitehorn, P. R. & Seo, B. & Comont, R. F. & Rounsevell, M. & Brown, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bumblebees are important pollinators but are suffering from population declines due to land use intensification and climate change. In-depth knowledge...

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Karuk ecological fire management practices promote elk habitat in Northern California.

Published online: 20 Sep 2022

Authors: Connor, T. & Tripp, E. & Tripp, B. & Saxon, B. J. & Camarena, J. & Donahue, A. & Sarna-Wojcicki, D. & Macaulay, L. & Bean, T. & Hanbury-Brown, A. & Brashares, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

After a century of fire suppression and accumulating fuel loads in North American forests, prescribed burns are increasingly used to prevent condition...

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Forest loss and treeless matrices cause the functional impoverishment of sapling communities in old-growth forest patches across tropical regions.

Published online: 20 Sep 2022

Authors: Arasa-Gisbert, R. & Arroyo-Rodríguez, V. & Meave, J. A. & Martínez-Ramos, M. & Lohbeck, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Landscape-level disturbances, such as forest loss, can profoundly alter the functional composition and diversity of biotic assemblages. In fact, the l...

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