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Barriers to tree seedling emergence on human-induced grasslands in Sri Lanka.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Gunaratne, A. M. T. A. & Gunatilleke, C. V. S. & Gunatilleke, I. A. U. N. & Weerasinghe, H. M. S. P. M. & Burslem, D. F. R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Colonization by woody plants is often very slow or absent on grasslands occupying degraded land in the tropics. Seed dispersal limitation is widely re...

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Nurse-based restoration of degraded tropical forests with tussock grasses: experimental support from the Andean cloud forest.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Anthelme, F. & Gómez-Aparicio, L. & Montúfar, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The degradation of the Andean cloud forest raises strong biological conservation issues and threatens the sustainability of a crucial water resource. ...

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Informed multi-objective decision-making in environmental management using Pareto optimality.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Kennedy, M. C. & Ford, E. D. & Singleton, P. & Finney, M. & Agee, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective decision-making in environmental management requires the consideration of multiple objectives that may conflict. Common optimization methods...

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Understorey removal effects on tree regeneration in temperate forests: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 04 Mar 2021

Authors: Lombaerde, E. de & Baeten, L. & Verheyen, K. & Perring, M. P. & Ma ShiYu & Landuyt, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The unwanted development of dense understorey vegetation composed of resource-acquisitive, tall plant species competing strongly with tree regeneratio...

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New opportunities for small-scale farmers of the Amazon to strengthen hazards resilience while preserving forests - Field experiments combined with agent-based modelling.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Piketty, M. G. & Sist, P.

Content type: Bulletin article

This paper introduces a simulation model focused on smallholder practices and labour management that is used to assess the long-term impacts of altern...

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Impacts of rain forest fragmentation on butterflies in northern Borneo: species richness, turnover and the value of small fragments.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Benedick, S. & Hill, J. K. & Mustaffa, N. & Chey, V. K. & Maryati, M. & Searle, J. B. & Schilthuizen, M. & Hamer, K. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Widespread and rapid losses of tropical rain forests have made understanding the responses of species to rain forest fragmentation an area of major co...

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Large wild herbivores slow down the rapid decline of plant diversity in a tropical forest biodiversity hotspot.

Published online: 21 Dec 2021

Authors: Villar, N. & Medici, E. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The UN declaration of the Decade of Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030 emphasizes the need for effective measures to restore ecosystems and safeguard bio...

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A new approach to map landscape variation in forest restoration success in tropical and temperate forest biomes.

Published online: 24 Jul 2020

Authors: Crouzeilles, R. & Barros, F. S. M. & Molin, P. G. & Ferreira, M. S. & Junqueira, A. B. & Chazdon, R. L. & Lindenmayer, D. B. & Tymus, J. R. C. & Strassburg, B. B. N. & Brancalion, P. H. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A high level of variation of biodiversity recovery within a landscape during forest restoration presents obstacles to ensure large-scale, cost-effecti...

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Local tropical forest restoration strategies affect tree recruitment more strongly than does landscape forest cover.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Holl, K. D. & Reid, J. L. & Chaves-Fallas, J. M. & Oviedo-Brenes, F. & Zahawi, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Developing restoration strategies that accelerate natural successional processes and are resource-efficient is critical to facilitating tropical fores...

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Targeted policy proposals for managing spontaneous forest expansion in the Mediterranean.

Published online: 05 Jan 2021

Authors: Varela, E. & Pulido, F. & Moreno, G. & Zavala, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent forest expansion in Euro-Mediterranean countries predominantly results from secondary succession in abandoned farmland, rather than from artifi...

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