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Prescribed fire does not promote outbreaks of a primary bark beetle at low-density populations.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Tabacaru, C. A. & Park, J. & Erbilgin, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The causes of bark beetle outbreaks - particularly the role of disturbances - are poorly understood. Stand-scale disturbances, like fires, can suddenl...

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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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Productivity and diversity of annually harvested reconstructed prairie communities.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Kordbacheh, F. & Jarchow, M. & English, L. & Liebman, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biofuel production from cellulosic feedstocks may increase during the next century. To be sustainable, this production should protect environmental qu...

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LIFE certification - experience of a hydroelectric power plant in restoring ecosystems in the south of Brazil.

Published online: 25 Jan 2017

Authors: Kaminski, N. L. & Henn, C. & Suemitsu, E. S. & Teixeira, C. & Carvalho, M. C. S. & Borsato, R. & Alexandre, M. A.

Content type: Bulletin article

The article presents a case-study of how the efforts of a hydroelectrical power company are contributing to restore life in Paraná, in southern Brazil...

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Effects of reduced-impact logging and forest physiognomy on bat populations of lowland Amazonian forest.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Presley, S. J. & Willig, M. R. & Wunderle, J. M., Jr. & Saldanha, L. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As human population size increases, demand for natural resources will increase. Logging pressure related to increasing demands continues to threaten r...

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Ecological intensification and arbuscular mycorrhizas: a meta-analysis of tillage and cover crop effects.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Bowles, T. M. & Jackson, L. E. & Loeher, M. & Cavagnaro, T. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reliance on ecosystem services instead of synthetic, non-renewable inputs is increasingly seen as key to achieving food security in an environmentally...

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Quantifying the impacts of bioenergy crops on pollinating insect abundance and diversity: a field-scale evaluation reveals taxon-specific responses.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Stanley, D. A. & Stout, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Global declines in pollinating insects have been linked with agricultural intensification and land-use change. Increased production of novel crops for...

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Changes in soil fungal communities following anthropogenic disturbance are linked to decreased lodgepole pine seedling performance.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Beck, J. L. & Cale, J. A. & Rodriguez-Ramos, J. C. & Kanekar, S. S. & Karst, J. & Cahill, J. F. & Simard, S. W. & Erbilgin, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Disturbances are frequent events across the Canadian boreal forest and can affect both below- and above-ground ecosystem processes. How disturbances c...

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Recovery of a boreal ground-beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) fauna 15 years after variable retention harvest.

Published online: 25 Nov 2020

Authors: Wu LinHao & He FangLiang & Spence, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Retention harvests are preferred over traditional clear-cuts for sustainable forest management because maintenance and re-establishment of native fore...

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Bryophyte abundance, diversity and composition after retention harvest in boreal mixedwood forest.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Bartels, S. F. & Macdonald, S. E. & Johnson, D. & Caners, R. T. & Spence, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variable-retention harvest is widely recognized as an alternative to more intensive methods such as clear-cutting. However, present information is ina...

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