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Do grazing intensity and herbivore type affect soil health? Insights from a semi-arid productivity gradient.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Eldridge, D. J. & Delgado-Baquerizo, M. & Travers, S. K. & Val, J. & Oliver, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing is one of the most widespread forms of intensive management on Earth and is linked to reductions in soil health. However, little is known abou...

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Cultivar genotype, application and endophyte history affects community impact of Schedonorus arundinaceus.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Yurkonis, K. A. & Maherali, H. & Bolton, K. A. & Klironomos, J. N. & Newman, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cultivars of several cool-season grasses used in forage and turf applications are developed to contain low (E-) or high (E+) seed fungal endophyte pre...

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Robustness of habitat-based surrogates of animal diversity: a multitaxa comparison over time.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Barton, P. S. & Westgate, M. J. & Lane, P. W. & MacGregor, C. & Lindenmayer, D. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many animal taxa respond strongly to spatial and temporal variation in vegetation structure and floristic composition, suggesting that changes in vege...

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Do graminoid and woody invaders have different effects on native plant functional groups?

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Mason, T. J. & French, K. & Lonsdale, W. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While there are numerous studies of impacts by individual invader species, there are few syntheses of invader impacts on plant community structure and...

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Disentangling the effects of multiple anthropogenic drivers on the decline of two tropical dry forest trees.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Ticktin, T. & Rengaian Ganesan & Mallegowda Paramesha & Siddappa Setty

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical plant populations are often subject to multiple types of anthropogenic disturbance. Effective management requires disentangling the effects o...

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Grazing dampens the positive effects of shrub encroachment on ecosystem functions in a semi-arid woodland.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Eldridge, D. J. & Soliveres, S. & Bowker, M. A. & Val, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The encroachment of woody plants into grasslands, open woodlands and savannah has been widely reported over the past few decades. Overgrazing is a pro...

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Metacommunities, metaecosystems and the environmental fate of chemical contaminants.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Schiesari, L. & Leibold, M. A. & Burton, G. A., Jr.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although pollution is a major driver of ecosystem change, models predicting the environmental fate of contaminants suffer from critical uncertainties ...

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Harvesting biofuel grasslands has mixed effects on natural enemy communities and no effects on biocontrol services.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Kim, T. N. & Fox, A. F. & Wills, B. D. & Meehan, T. D. & Landis, D. A. & Gratton, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Perennial bioenergy systems, such as switchgrass and restored prairies, are alternatives to commonly used annual monocultures such as maize. Perennial...

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Configurational landscape heterogeneity shapes functional community composition of grassland butterflies.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Perović, D. & Gámez-Virués, S. & Börschig, C. & Klein, A. M. & Krauss, J. & Steckel, J. & Rothenwöhrer, C. & Erasmi, S. & Tscharntke, T. & Westphal, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Landscape heterogeneity represents two aspects of landscape simplification: (i) compositional heterogeneity (diversity of habitat types); and (ii) con...

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Quantifying the impact of pesticides on learning and memory in bees.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Siviter, H. & Koricheva, J. & Brown, M. J. F. & Leadbeater, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Most insecticides are insect neurotoxins. Evidence is emerging that sublethal doses of these neurotoxins are affecting the learning and memory of both...

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