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Invasive species influence macroinvertebrate biomonitoring tools and functional diversity in British rivers.

Published online: 05 Mar 2021

Authors: Guareschi, S. & Laini, A. & England, J. & Johns, T. & Winter, M. & Wood, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological invasions could have major implications for the management and conservation of freshwater systems if they lead to a misclassification of wa...

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Plant functional traits, herbivore selectivity and response to sheep grazing in Patagonian steppe grasslands.

Published online: 30 Mar 2005

Authors: Cingolani, A. M. & Posse, G. & Collantes, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In some ecosystems there is a positive feedback between forage quality and grazing intensity. This involves three components of plant tolerance to gra...

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Agricultural intensification and the functional capacity of soil microbes on smallholder African farms.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Wood, S. A. & Bradford, M. A. & Gilbert, J. A. & McGuire, K. L. & Palm, C. A. & Tully, K. L. & Zhou, J. Z. & Naeem, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fertilization may impact ecosystem processes that sustain agriculture, such as nutrient cycling, by altering the composition of soil microbial communi...

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Functional community ecology meets restoration ecology: assessing the restoration success of alluvial floodplain meadows with functional traits.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Engst, K. & Baasch, A. & Erfmeier, A. & Jandt, U. & May, K. & Schmiede, R. & Bruelheide, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species-rich grasslands are highly endangered habitats in Central Europe. To halt their ongoing loss, many sites have become subjects of restoration e...

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National patterns of functional diversity and redundancy in predatory ground beetles and bees associated with key UK arable crops.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Woodcock, B. A. & Harrower, C. & Redhead, J. & Edwards, M. & Vanbergen, A. J. & Heard, M. S. & Roy, D. B. & Pywell, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invertebrates supporting natural pest control and pollination ecosystem services are crucial to world-wide crop production. Understanding national pat...

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Functional response of plant communities to clearcutting: management impacts differ between forest vegetation zones.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Kusumoto, B. & Shiono, T. & Miyoshi, M. & Maeshiro, R. & Fujii, S. & Kuuluvainen, T. & Kubota, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding of the ecological impacts of logging practices on biodiversity and associated ecosystem processes is essential for developing sustainabl...

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Targeted prey fields determine foraging effort thresholds of a marine diver: important cues for the sustainable management of fisheries.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: McInnes, A. M. & Ryan, P. G. & Lacerda, M. & Pichegru, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding functional relationships between seabirds and prey can play an important role in the sustainable management of fisheries that compete fo...

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Biological responses to liming in boreal lakes: an assessment using plankton, macroinvertebrate and fish communities.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Angeler, D. G. & Goedkoop, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological responses to liming of acidified surface waters are equivocal and limit the overall assessment of food web responses. In this study, we ana...

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Multiple stressors and stream ecosystem functioning: climate warming and agricultural stressors interact to affect processing of organic matter.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Piggott, J. J. & Niyogi, D. K. & Townsend, C. R. & Matthaei, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measures of organic matter processing have been proposed as indices of stream ecosystem function to complement structural measures (water quality, tax...

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Functional responses of fisheries to hydropower dams in the Amazonian floodplain of the Madeira River.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Arantes, C. C. & Laufer, J. & Silva Pinto, M. D. da & Moran, E. F. & Lopez, M. C. & Dutka-Gianelli, J. & Pinto, D. M. & Chaudhari, S. & Pokhrel, Y. & Doria, C. R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical river fisheries support food security for millions of people but are increasingly threatened by hydropower development. How dams affect these...

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