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Using revegetation to suppress invasive plants in grasslands and forests.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Schuster, M. J. & Wragg, P. D. & Reich, P. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Following the removal of invasive plant species, most land managers rely on natural succession to re-establish native plant communities. However, insu...

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Potential for multiple lag phases during biotic invasions: reconstructing an invasion of the exotic tree Acer platanoides.

Published online: 17 May 2006

Authors: Wangen, S. R. & Webster, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Perennial woody invaders often form persistent patches that significantly alter the structure and composition of native plant communities. Given their...

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The 'dirty dozen': socio-economic factors amplify the invasion potential of 12 high-risk aquatic invasive species in Great Britain and Ireland.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Gallardo, B. & Aldridge, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Aquatic invasive species are a growing concern to environmental managers because of their diverse impacts on aquatic biodiversity and high eradication...

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The spatial legacy of introduction: Celastrus orbiculatus in the southern Appalachians, USA.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Albright, T. P. & Anderson, D. P. & Keuler, N. S. & Pearson, S. M. & Turner, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A variety of abiotic, biotic, human and historic variables related to environmental suitability and propagule pressure determine the distribution of i...

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Does topsoil removal in grassland restoration benefit both soil nematode and plant communities?

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Resch, M. C. & Schütz, M. & Graf, U. & Wagenaar, R. & Putten, W. H. van der & Risch, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Successful restoration of semi-natural grasslands on grasslands previously subject to intensive management needs to overcome manifold barriers. These ...

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Forest thinning in the seaward fringe speeds up surface elevation increment and carbon accumulation in managed mangrove forests.

Published online: 27 Oct 2021

Authors: Chen LuZhen & Lin QiuLian & Krauss, K. W. & Zhang Yun & Cormier, N. & Yang Qiong

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mangroves are significant carbon (C) sinks and ecological engineers as they accumulate sediments and increase soil surface elevation. Thus, the forest...

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Soil history as a primary control on plant invasion in abandoned agricultural fields.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Kulmatiski, A. & Beard, K. H. & Stark, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abandoned agricultural (AA) fields are often invaded by exotic plants. This observation has been difficult to explain because agricultural practices c...

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Combining seascape connectivity with cumulative impact assessment in support of ecosystem-based marine spatial planning.

Published online: 06 Mar 2021

Authors: Jonsson, P. R. & Hammar, L. & Wåhlström, I. & Pålsson, J. & Hume, D. & Almroth-Rosell, E. & Mattsson, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cumulative impact assessment (CIA) is a promising approach to guide marine spatial planning (MSP) and management. One limitation of CIA is the neglect...

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A decision support tool to prioritize ballast water compliance monitoring by ranking risk of non-indigenous species establishment.

Published online: 08 Mar 2021

Authors: Bradie, J. N. & Bailey, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite the availability of research which has direct applications to environmental management, there is often a disconnect between scientific researc...

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Propagule pressure, not fire or cattle grazing, promotes invasion of buffel grass Cenchrus ciliaris.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Fensham, R. J. & Donald, S. & Dwyer, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The invasion of exotic grasses into savannas is occurring globally. Despite threats to ecosystem processes and biodiversity, few studies have investig...

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