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Weed suppression greatly increased by plant diversity in intensively managed grasslands: a continental-scale experiment.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Connolly, J. & Sebastià, M. T. & Kirwan, L. & Finn, J. A. & Llurba, R. & Suter, M. & Collins, R. P. & Porqueddu, C. & Helgadóttir, Á. & Baadshaug, O. H. & Bélanger, G. & Black, A. & Brophy, C. & Čop, J. & Dalmannsdóttir, S. & Delgado, I. & Elgersma, A. & Fothergill, M. & Frankow-Lindberg, B. E. & Ghesquiere, A. & Golinski, P. & Grieu, P. & Gustavsson, A. M. & Höglind, M. & Huguenin-Elie, O. & Jørgensen, M. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grassland diversity can support sustainable intensification of grassland production through increased yields, reduced inputs and limited weed invasion...

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Large woody debris "rewilding" rapidly restores biodiversity in riverine food webs.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Thompson, M. S. A. & Brooks, S. J. & Sayer, C. D. & Woodward, G. & Axmacher, J. C. & Perkins, D. M. & Gray, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Extensive habitat destruction and pollution have caused dramatic declines in aquatic biodiversity at local to global scales. In rivers, the reintroduc...

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Assembly history alters alpha and beta diversity, exotic-native proportions and functioning of restored prairie plant communities.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Martin, L. M. & Wilsey, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restorations provide a test of community assembly history theory, and practitioners require information on how assembly history might help to restore ...

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Cultivar genotype, application and endophyte history affects community impact of Schedonorus arundinaceus.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Yurkonis, K. A. & Maherali, H. & Bolton, K. A. & Klironomos, J. N. & Newman, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cultivars of several cool-season grasses used in forage and turf applications are developed to contain low (E-) or high (E+) seed fungal endophyte pre...

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Effects of predator specialization, host plant and climate on biological control of aphids by natural enemies: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Diehl, E. & Sereda, E. & Wolters, V. & Birkhofer, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Aphids are among the most severe invertebrate pests of crops and cause high economic losses. The control of aphids by natural enemies is an essential ...

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Bumble-BEEHAVE: a systems model for exploring multifactorial causes of bumblebee decline at individual, colony, population and community level.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Becher, M. A. & Twiston-Davies, G. & Penny, T. D. & Goulson, D. & Rotheray, E. L. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

World-wide declines in pollinators, including bumblebees, are attributed to a multitude of stressors such as habitat loss, resource availability, emer...

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Insect pollination as an agronomic input: strategies for oilseed rape production.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Garratt, M. P. D. & Bishop, J. & Degani, E. & Potts, S. G. & Shaw, R. F. & Shi AnMei & Roy, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological intensification involves the incorporation of biodiversity-based ecosystem service management into farming systems in order to make crop pr...

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Pathogen dynamics under both bottom-up host resistance and top-down hyperparasite attack.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Parratt, S. R. & Laine, A. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The relative importance of bottom-up versus top-down control of population dynamics has been the focus of much debate. In infectious disease biology, ...

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Edge effects and their influence on habitat suitability calculations: a continuous approach applied to birds of the Atlantic forest.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Zurita, G. & Pe'er, G. & Bellocq, M. I. & Hansbauer, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The suitability of human-modified habitats for native species and the response of species to habitat edges are two important ecological processes that...

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Recruitment of a keystone tree species must concurrently manage flooding and browsing.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Horner, G. J. & Cunningham, S. C. & Thomson, J. R. & Baker, P. J. & Mac Nally, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Multiple pressures (land-use change, water extraction and climate change) interact to influence biodiversity and ecosystem processes, but direct evide...

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