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Contrasting taxonomic and functional responses of a tropical tree community to selective logging.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Baraloto, C. & Hérault, B. & Paine, C. E. T. & Massot, H. & Blanc, L. & Bonal, D. & Molino, J. F. & Nicolini, E. A. & Sabatier, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Considerable debate surrounds the extent to which tropical forests can be managed for resource extraction while conserving biodiversity and ecosystem ...

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Bee diversity along a disturbance gradient in tropical lowland forests of south-east Asia.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Liow LeeHsiang & Sodhi, N. S. & Elmqvist, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bees are believed to be dominant pollen vectors in tropical forests, yet studies specific to bees in South East Asia are rare. Regeneration and restor...

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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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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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Edge effects on components of diversity and above-ground biomass in a tropical rainforest.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Razafindratsima, O. H. & Brown, K. A. & Carvalho, F. & Johnson, S. E. & Wright, P. C. & Dunham, A. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Edge effects are among the most significant consequences of forest fragmentation. Therefore, understanding the impacts of edge creation on biodiversit...

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An analysis of termite faunae in Malayan rainforests.

Published online: 22 Jul 1985

Authors: Salick, J. & Tho, Y. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Community analyses of termite faunas of primary rain forests in Peninsular Malaysia revealed that forest and soil variables were the only discernible ...

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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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Contrasting impacts of land-use change on phylogenetic and functional diversity of tropical forest birds.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Chapman, P. M. & Tobias, J. A. & Edwards, D. P. & Davies, R. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity conservation strategies increasingly target maintaining evolutionary history and the resilience of ecosystem function, not just species r...

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Recovery of tropical rainforest avifauna in relation to vegetation succession following shifting cultivation in Mizoram, north-east India.

Published online: 23 Sep 1998

Authors: Raman, T. R. S. & Rawat, G. S. & Johnsingh, A. J. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was conducted at Mizoram, north-east India to investigate the recovery of rainforest bird community structure and composition in relation to f...

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Log-normal distribution of species abundances is not a universal indicator of rain forest disturbance.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Nummelin, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The fit to log-normal distribution of species abundances of grasshoppers (Acridoidea), ladybird beetles (Coccinellidae), tortoise beetles (Cassidinae)...

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