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Farmer perception and utilization of leaf functional traits in managing agroecosystems.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Isaac, M. E. & Cerda, R. & Rapidel, B. & Martin, A. R. & Dickinson, A. K. & Sibelet, N. & Cheyne, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Using knowledge of leaf functional traits, such as those forming the leaf economics spectrum (LES), to understand plant responses to environmental cha...

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Shade-grown cacao supports a self-sustaining population of two-toed but not three-toed sloths.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Peery, M. Z. & Pauli, J. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The development of shade-grown agro-ecosystems has increasingly been identified as a strategy for conserving tropical biodiversity. While biodiversity...

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Diurnal light interception and a computer model of light interception by hedgerow apple orchards.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Palmer, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There was a marked diurnal variation of light interception by hedgerow orchards on sunny days in June and July. This variation was considerably reduce...

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Diverse marsh plant communities are more consistently productive across a range of different environmental conditions through functional complementarity.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Steudel, B. & Hautier, Y. & Hector, A. & Kessler, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the influence of biodiversity on ecosystem functionality is crucial in modern ecosystem management, especially with regard to the resist...

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The initial responses of some tropical rain forest tree seedlings to a large gap environment.

Published online: 20 Apr 1991

Authors: Turner, I. M. & Newton, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The responses of dipterocarp seedlings grown in deep shade to a dramatic increase in insolation are reported and briefly discussed. Experiments were c...

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Optimizing enrichment of deadwood for biodiversity by varying sun exposure and tree species: an experimental approach.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Vogel, S. & Gossner, M. M. & Mergner, U. & Müller, J. & Thorn, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The enrichment of deadwood is essential for the conservation of saproxylic biodiversity in managed forests. However, existing strategies focus on a co...

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Root distribution of two tree species under a heterogeneous nutrient environment.

Published online: 08 Aug 1997

Authors: Mou, P. & Mitchell, R. J. & Jones, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Potted sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) and loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) seedlings were grown for 4 months in a greenhouse to test the effects of soi...

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Low-cost tools mitigate climate change during reproduction in an endangered marine ectotherm.

Published online: 15 Aug 2021

Authors: Clarke, L. J. & Elliot, R. L. & Abella-Perez, E. & Jenkins, S. R. & Marco, A. & Martins, S. & Hawkes, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The impacts of anthropogenic climate change will be most dramatic for species that live in narrow thermal niches, such as reptiles. Given the imminent...

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Ecology of butterflies in natural and selectively logged forests of northern Borneo: the importance of habitat heterogeneity.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Hamer, K. C. & Hill, J. K. & Benedick, S. & Mustaffa, N. & Sherratt, T. N. & Maryati, M. & Chey, V. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The impacts of habitat disturbance on biodiversity within tropical forests are an area of current concern but are poorly understood and difficult to p...

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Initial response of pondberry released from heavy shade.

Published online: 15 Apr 2015

Authors: Lockhart, B. R. & Gardiner, E. S. & Leininger, T. D.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Pondberry [Lindera melissifolia (Walt.) Blume] is a federally endangered woody shrub in the Lauraceae family. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service devel...

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