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Bottom-up effects on top-down regulation of a floating aquatic plant by two weevil species: the context-specific nature of biological control.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Center, T. D. & Dray, F. A., Jr. & Mattison, E. D. & Tipping, P. W. & Rayamajhi, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant nutrition (bottom-up effects) impacts a plant's ability to withstand herbivory (top-down effects) and influences phytophagous insect fecundity. ...

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Advancing restoration ecology: a new approach to predict time to recovery.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Rydgren, K. & Halvorsen, R. & Töpper, J. P. & Auestad, I. & Hamre, L. N. & Jongejans, E. & Sulavik, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species composition is a vital attribute of any ecosystem. Accordingly, ecological restoration often has the original, or "natural," species compositi...

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When road-kill hotspots do not indicate the best sites for road-kill mitigation.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Teixeira, F. Z. & Kindel, A. & Hartz, S. M. & Mitchell, S. & Fahrig, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effectiveness of measures installed to mitigate wildlife road-kill depends on their placement along the road. Road-kill hotspots are frequently us...

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Monitoring species abundance and distribution at the landscape scale.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Jones, J. P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The abundance and distribution of a species are affected by processes which operate at multiple scales. Large-scale dynamics are increasingly recogniz...

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Independent effects of habitat loss, habitat fragmentation and structural connectivity on the distribution of two arboreal rodents.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Mortelliti, A. & Amori, G. & Capizzi, D. & Cervone, C. & Fagiani, S. & Pollini, B. & Boitani, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat loss must be distinguished from habitat fragmentation so that appropriate conservation management can be applied. Few studies have evaluated t...

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Do time-lagged extinctions and colonizations change the interpretation of buffer strip effectiveness? - A study of riparian bryophytes in the first decade after logging.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Hylander, K. & Weibull, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is a risk that short-term studies either underestimate disturbance effects because of time-lagged responses, including both time-lagged extincti...

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Conventional methods for enhancing connectivity in conservation planning do not always maintain gene flow.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Hanson, J. O. & Fuller, R. A. & Rhodes, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Protected area systems need to conserve species in places with suitable habitat that are configured to facilitate gene flow. Since genetic data requir...

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Past tree influence and prescribed fire mediate biotic interactions and community reassembly in a grassland-restoration experiment.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Halpern, C. B. & Antos, J. A. & McKenzie, D. & Olson, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Woody plant encroachment of grasslands is occurring globally, with profound ecological consequences. Attempts to restore herbaceous dominance may fail...

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Epidemiological differences between sexes affect management efficacy in simulated chronic wasting disease systems.

Published online: 13 Jun 2022

Authors: Rogers, W. & Brandell, E. E. & Cross, P. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sex-based differences in physiology, behaviour and demography commonly result in differences in disease prevalence. However, sex differences in preval...

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Alluring restoration strategies to attract seed-dispersing animals need more rigorous testing.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Holl, K. D. & Joyce, F. H. & Reid, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a recently published paper, Silva et al. conclude that placing fruit feeders (induced seed dispersal) in restored tropical forests serves to enrich...

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