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The effects of fragmentation on fluctuating asymmetry in passerine birds of Brazilian tropical forests.

Published online: 29 Oct 2001

Authors: Anciães, M. & Marini, M. Â.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fluctuating asymmetry (FA) refers to the difference between the right and left sides in characters that should otherwise be bilaterally symmetrical, b...

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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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Responses of ants to selective logging of a central Amazonian forest.

Published online: 13 Sep 2000

Authors: Vasconcelos, H. L. & Vilhena, J. M. S. & Caliri, G. J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Relatively little information exists on the effects of logging on rain forest organisms, particularly in the Neotropics where logging operations have ...

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Fruit traits of pioneer trees structure seed dispersal across distances on tropical deforested landscapes: implications for restoration.

Published online: 08 Jan 2021

Authors: Camargo, P. H. S. A. & Pizo, M. A. & Brancalion, P. H. S. & Carlo, T. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pioneer trees with fleshy fruits are typically planted in restoration projects to attract frugivores as a mean to increase dispersal and accelerate fo...

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Restoration of a Sri Lankan rainforest: using Caribbean pine Pinus caribaea as a nurse for establishing late-successional tree species.

Published online: 04 Oct 1997

Authors: Ashton, P. M. S. & Gamage, S. & Gunatilleke, I. A. U. N. & Gunatilleke, C. V. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the moist tropics, studies have demonstrated poor seedling establishment of late-successional trees on lands cleared of forest. This study examined...

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Short-term effects of canopy openness on insect herbivores in a rain forest in Guyana.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Basset, Y. & Charles, E. & Hammond, D. S. & Brown, V. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A before/after-control/impact experiment (BACI) was used to examine the short-term effects of canopy openness on insect herbivores foraging on the see...

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Predicting soil properties from floristic composition in western Amazonian rain forests: performance of k-nearest neighbour estimation and weighted averaging calibration.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Suominen, L. & Ruokolainen, K. & Tuomisto, H. & Llerena, N. & Higgins, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil quality is an important determinant of primary productivity and species occurrence patterns. Therefore, plant species composition can be used as ...

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Experimental cutting of the shrub layer did not improve capercaillie Tetrao urogallus breeding success during wet summers in Scots pine forests, Strathspey, UK.

Published online: 12 Sep 2018

Authors: Summers, R. & Dugan, D. & Willi, J. & Macfie, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Understanding factors causing the low breeding success of capercaillies Tetrao urogallus is important for the conservation of this species. Here we in...

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Degree of intervention affects interannual and within-plot heterogeneity of seed arrival in tropical forest restoration.

Published online: 07 Oct 2021

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In degraded tropical landscapes, lack of seed dispersal can strongly limit recovery, and restoration interventions can overcome this barrier by attrac...

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Guild-specific responses of bats to landscape composition and configuration in fragmented Amazonian rainforest.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Klingbeil, B. T. & Willig, M. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat loss and fragmentation are serious threats to biodiversity, especially in the Amazon Basin, where biodiversity is greatest and deforestation i...

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