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Landscape context mediates the physiological stress response of birds to farmland diversification.

Published online: 25 Nov 2020

Authors: Latimer, C. E. & Smith, O. M. & Taylor, J. M. & Edworthy, A. B. & Owen, J. P. & Snyder, W. E. & Kennedy, C. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Farmland diversification practices are increasingly adopted to help reverse biodiversity declines in agroecosystems. However, evidence for the effecti...

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Do polycultures promote win-wins or trade-offs in agricultural ecosystem services? A meta-analysis.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Iverson, A. L. & Marín, L. E. & Ennis, K. K. & Gonthier, D. J. & Connor-Barrie, B. T. & Remfert, J. L. & Cardinale, B. J. & Perfecto, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agriculture comprises the largest global land use, makes it a leading cause of habitat loss. It is therefore critical to identify how to best construc...

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High cover of hedgerows in the landscape supports multiple ecosystem services in Mediterranean cereal fields.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Dainese, M. & Montecchiari, S. & Sitzia, T. & Sigura, M. & Marini, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field-margin diversification through conservation and restoration of hedgerows is becoming a prominent intervention for promoting biodiversity and ass...

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Facilitating grassland diversification using the hemiparasitic plant Rhinanthus minor.

Published online: 17 Nov 2004

Authors: Pywell, R. F. & Bullock, J. M. & Walker, K. J. & Coulson, S. J. & Gregory, S. J. & Stevenson, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species-rich grasslands are of high conservation value because of the diverse floral and faunal assemblages they support. Intensive agriculture has re...

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Introducing resprouters to enhance Mediterranean forest resilience: importance of functional traits to select species according to a gradient of pine density.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Gavinet, J. & Prévosto, B. & Fernandez, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resprouter species are important for Mediterranean ecosystem resilience, but they are scarce in landscapes dominated by pioneer pines. Sound knowledge...

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Native grass ground covers provide multiple ecosystem services in Californian vineyards.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Daane, K. M. & Hogg, B. N. & Wilson, H. & Yokota, G. Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mechanisms responsible for the success or failure of agricultural diversification are often unknown. Most studies of arthropod pest management focus o...

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Crop-dominated landscapes have higher vector-borne plant virus prevalence.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Claflin, S. B. & Jones, L. E. & Thaler, J. S. & Power, A. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Landscape composition affects local arthropod biodiversity, including herbivorous insects and their predators, yet to date landscape effects on insect...

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Colonization of grassland by sown species: dispersal versus microsite limitation in responses to management.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Coulson, S. J. & Bullock, J. M. & Stevenson, M. J. & Pywell, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Diversification of species-poor grassland often requires the introduction of desirable species by sowing seed. We determined whether management affect...

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The bright green hotspot: outcomes of the Emerald Triangle Protected Forests Complex project, 2000-2016.

Published online: 23 May 2018

Content type: Bulletin

This report presents the encouraging results of a long-running project to improve transboundary management in the Emerald Triangle Protected Forests C...

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The state of the world's biodiversity for food and agriculture.

Published online: 19 Jun 2019

Authors: Bélanger, J. & Pilling, D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report presents the first global assessment of biodiversity for food and agriculture (BFA). It complements other global assessments prepared unde...

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