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A functional diversity approach of crop sequences reveals that weed diversity and abundance show different responses to environmental variability.

Published online: 01 Sep 2020

Authors: Mahaut, L. & Gaba, S. & Fried, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Combining several crop species and associated agricultural practices in a crop sequence has the potential to control weed abundance while promoting we...

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The impacts of climate change and disturbance on spatio-temporal trajectories of biodiversity in a temperate forest landscape.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Thom, D. & Rammer, W. & Dirnböck, T. & Müller, J. & Kobler, J. & Katzensteiner, K. & Helm, N. & Seidl, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ongoing changes to climate challenge the conservation of forest biodiversity. Yet, in thermally limited systems, such as temperate forests, not al...

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The relative importance of cattle grazing in subtropical grasslands: does it reduce or enhance plant biodiversity?

Published online: 27 Aug 2003

Authors: Mcintyre, S. & Heard, K. M. & Martin, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Livestock grazing enterprises have potentially threatening effects on the conservation of plants in grassy subtropical eucalypt woodlands. Commercial ...

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Lack of native species recovery following severe exotic disturbance in southern Californian shrublands.

Published online: 01 Oct 1999

Authors: Stylinski, C. D. & Allen, E. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of severe exotic disturbance (construction, heavy-vehicle activity, landfill operations, soil excavation and tillage, occurring 1-71 years...

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Restoration handbook for sagebrush steppe ecosystems with emphasis on greater sage-grouse habitat - Part 1. Concepts for understanding and applying restoration.

Published online: 24 May 2017

Authors: Pyke, D. A. & Chambers, J. C. & Pellant, M. & Knick, S. T. & Miller, R. F. & Beck, J. L. & Doescher, P. S. & Schupp, E. W. & Roundy, B. A. & Brunson, M. & McIver, J. D.

Content type: Bulletin

Sagebrush steppe ecosystems in the United States currently occur on only about one-half of their historical land area because of changes in land use, ...

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Enhancing diversity of species-poor grasslands: an experimental assessment of multiple constraints.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Pywell, R. F. & Bullock, J. M. & Tallowin, J. B. & Walker, K. J. & Warman, E. A. & Masters, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many grasslands in north-west Europe are productive but species-poor communities resulting from intensive agriculture. Reducing the intensity of manag...

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Exotic invasive species in urban wetlands: environmental correlates and implications for wetland management.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Ehrenfeld, J. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wetlands in urban regions are subjected to a wide variety of anthropogenic disturbances, many of which may promote invasions of exotic plant species. ...

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Habitat specificity, restricted range and metapopulation persistence of the slender scotch burnet moth Zygaena loti in western Scotland.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Ravenscroft, N. O. M. & Young, M. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many species have highly localized distributions in the British Isles and have persisted for considerable periods of time in isolation from their main...

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Stability of exotic annual grasses following restoration efforts in southern California coastal sage scrub.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Cox, R. D. & Allen, E. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of semi-arid shrub ecosystems often requires control of invasive grasses but the effects of these grass-control treatments on native and e...

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Estimation of the seed bank of a chalk grassland ley established on former arable land.

Published online: 14 Jun 1988

Authors: Graham, D. J. & Hutchings, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The size, composition and seasonal and depth-related variations in the soil seed bank of a former chalk grassland ley were determined at monthly inter...

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