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Threshold dynamics in plant succession after tree planting in agricultural riparian zones.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Bourgeois, B. & Vanasse, A. & González, E. & Andersen, R. & Poulin, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Trajectories of plant communities can be described by different models of plant succession. While a Clementsian (gradual continuum model) or Gleasonia...

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Edge effects of wildfire and riparian buffers along boreal forest streams.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Braithwaite, N. T. & Mallik, A. U.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Clearcutting and wildfire are the two major edge-creating disturbances in boreal forests. While clearcutting retains at least a 30 m buffer, wildfires...

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Windows of opportunity for germination of riparian species after restoring water level fluctuations: a field experiment with controlled seed banks.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Sarneel, J. M. & Janssen, R. H. & Rip, W. J. & Bender, I. M. A. & Bakker, E. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration activities aiming at increasing vegetation diversity often try to stimulate both dispersal and germination. In wetlands, dispersal and ger...

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Impacts of an aggressive riparian invader on community structure and ecosystem functioning in stream food webs.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Hladyz, S. & Åbjörnsson, K. & Giller, P. S. & Woodward, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bioassessment in running waters has focused primarily on the impacts of organic pollution on community structure. Other stressors (e.g. invasive speci...

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Pattern and process of a floodplain forest, Vermont, USA: predicted responses of vegetation to perturbation.

Published online: 08 Aug 1997

Authors: Hughes, J. W. & Cass, W. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential diversity of vegetation in a lowland floodplain forest in North Ferrisburg, Vermont was evaluated as a way of predicting the range of po...

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Impacts of environmental filters on functional redundancy in riparian vegetation.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Bruno, D. & Gutiérrez-Cánovas, C. & Sánchez-Fernández, D. & Velasco, J. & Nilsson, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding and predicting ecosystem responses to multiple environmental pressures is a long-standing interest in ecology and environmental manageme...

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Riparian plant guilds become simpler and most likely fewer following flow regulation.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Bejarano, M. D. & Nilsson, C. & Aguiar, F. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

River regulation affects riparian systems world-wide and conservation and restoration efforts are essential to retain biodiversity, and the functionin...

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Tracks and riparian zones facilitate the use of Australian regrowth forest by insectivorous bats.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Law, B. & Chidel, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Documentation of habitat use by individual bat species is a key issue when assessing impacts after forests are disturbed, for example by logging. We u...

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Biogeochemical properties of fine particulate organic matter as an indicator of local and catchment impacts on forested streams.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Sakamaki, T. & Richardson, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The magnitude and spatial scales of human effects on stream habitats need to be correctly measured to achieve sound ecosystem management. We investiga...

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Seedling establishment in a dynamic sedimentary environment: a conceptual framework using mangroves.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Balke, T. & Webb, E. L. & Elzen, E. van den & Galli, D. & Herman, P. M. J. & Bouma, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetated biogeomorphic systems (e.g. mangroves, salt marshes, dunes, riparian vegetation) have been intensively studied for the impact of the biota o...

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