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Primary rainforest amount at the landscape scale mitigates bird biodiversity loss and biotic homogenization.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Kormann, U. G. & Hadley, A. S. & Tscharntke, T. & Betts, M. G. & Robinson, W. D. & Scherber, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical conservation strategies traditionally focus on large tracts of pristine forests but, given rapid primary forest decline, understanding the ro...

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Transpiration of trees in a tropical rainforest.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Jordan, C. F. & Kline, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The tritium method was used to measure the transpiration of 20 trees in a rain forest in the Amazon Territory of Venezuela. Transpiration rates ranged...

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Prediction of agricultural potential from intact forest vegetation.

Published online: 12 Nov 1970

Authors: Webb, L. J. & Tracey, JG. et al

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spot-lists, totalling 870 plant species, were compiled for a set of 38 rain forest sites in eastern Australia, and for a corresponding set of near-by ...

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A method of measuring the aerodynamic resistance to the transport of water vapour from forest canopies.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Robins, P. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes a method of calculating the aerodynamic resistance from the ratio of the humidity gradient to the evaporation rate of a forest canopy. The h...

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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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Mammal species richness and habitat use in rainforest and abandoned agricultural fields in Chiapas, Mexico.

Published online: 01 May 1998

Authors: Medellín, R. A. & Equihua, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential of small, isolated maize fields embedded in a large forest matrix (average canopy height 30 m, dominant trees Dialium guianense, Licania...

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Macrofungal diversity in fragmented and disturbed forests of the Western Ghats of India.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Brown, N. & Shonil Bhagwat & Watkinson, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite their functional importance, little is known about how and where fungi can be conserved. It is important that we understand the consequences o...

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Barriers to forest regeneration of deforested and abandoned land in Panama.

Published online: 04 Jan 2006

Authors: Hooper, E. & Legendre, P. & Condit, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Panama, abandoned agricultural lands that supported tropical rain forest are invaded by the exotic invasive grass Saccharum spontaneum, which precl...

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Forest regeneration can positively contribute to local hydrological ecosystem services: implications for forest landscape restoration.

Published online: 10 Aug 2021

Authors: Meerveld, H. J. van & Jones, J. P. G. & Ghimire, C. P. & Zwartendijk, B. W. & Lahitiana, J. & Ravelona, M. & Mulligan, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Governments are increasingly committing to significant forest restoration. While carbon sequestration is a major objective, the case for restoration o...

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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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