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Maize-dominated landscapes reduce bumblebee colony growth through pollen diversity loss.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Hass, A. L. & Brachmann, L. & Batáry, P. & Clough, Y. & Behling, H. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bumblebees are important pollinators for a wide range of crops and wild plants. Performance of their colonies depends on pollen and nectar as food res...

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Using beta diversity to inform agricultural policies and conservation actions on Mediterranean farmland.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Santana, J. & Porto, M. & Reino, L. & Moreira, F. & Ribeiro, P. F. & Santos, J. L. & Rotenberry, J. T. & Beja, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spatial variation in species composition (β-diversity) is an important component of farmland biodiversity, which together with local richness (α-diver...

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Interactive effects of temporal and spatial fire characteristics on the population dynamics of a fire-dependent Cypress species.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Rodríguez-Buriticá, S. & Suding, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Current predictions about climate change and its impact on fire regimes have spurred research on how increasing fire frequencies will affect the popul...

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The effects of large herbivore grazing on meadow steppe plant and insect diversity.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Zhu Hui & Wang DeLi & Wang Ling & Bai YuGuang & Fang Jian & Liu Jun

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The interactions between adjacent trophic levels are essential for ecosystem functioning and stability. Grazing by domestic herbivores is an essential...

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Simulating devil facial tumour disease outbreaks across empirically derived contact networks.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Hamede, R. & Bashford, J. & Jones, M. & McCallum, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the nature and characteristics of contact heterogeneities is crucial for predicting the epidemic behaviour of infectious diseases. Nonet...

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Rate of spread of fires in Calluna vulgaris-dominated moorlands.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Davies, G. M. & Legg, C. J. & Smith, A. A. & MacDonald, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Calluna-dominated heaths occur throughout Europe but are in decline across their range. There is growing interest in using prescribed burning for thei...

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Organic farming and heterogeneous landscapes positively affect different measures of plant diversity.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Rader, R. & Birkhofer, K. & Schmucki, R. & Smith, H. G. & Stjernman, M. & Lindborg, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing landscape heterogeneity and organic farming practices are known to enhance species richness in agroecosystems. However, little is known abo...

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Towards smarter harvesting from natural palm populations by sparing the individuals that contribute most to population growth or productivity.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Jansen, M. & Anten, N. P. R. & Bongers, F. & Martínez-Ramos, M. & Zuidema, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Natural populations deliver a wide range of products that provide income for millions of people and need to be exploited sustainably. Large heterogene...

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Quantifying deep-sea predator-prey dynamics: implications of biological heterogeneity for beaked whale conservation.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Southall, B. L. & Benoit-Bird, K. J. & Moline, M. A. & Moretti, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Prey distribution and density drive predator habitat usage and foraging behaviour. Understanding ecological relationships is necessary for effectiv...

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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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