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Nurse-based restoration of degraded tropical forests with tussock grasses: experimental support from the Andean cloud forest.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Anthelme, F. & Gómez-Aparicio, L. & Montúfar, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The degradation of the Andean cloud forest raises strong biological conservation issues and threatens the sustainability of a crucial water resource. ...

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Rapid genetic delineation of provenance for plant community restoration.

Published online: 19 Jan 2005

Authors: Krauss, S. L. & Koch, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Best practice in native plant community restoration and/or revegetation recognizes the importance of using material of local provenance. At the practi...

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Patch size effects on avian foraging behaviour: implications for tropical forest restoration design.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Morrison, E. B. & Lindell, C. A. & Holl, K. D. & Zahawi, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Active restoration to rehabilitate degraded tropical lands often involves planting tree seedlings, an effective but expensive approach if large areas ...

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Spatial and temporal patterns in the emergence and survival of seedlings in arid Karoo shrubland.

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: Milton, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of seed availability, weather and microsite on natural emergence and survival of seedlings was investigated over 38 months in arid shrub...

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Identifying, preventing and mitigating ecological traps to improve the management of urban aquatic ecosystems.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Hale, R. & Coleman, R. & Pettigrove, V. & Swearer, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Urbanization alters the environmental characteristics of aquatic ecosystems, often reducing the availability and quality of habitats for animals. Impr...

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Highlights of soil and water conservation investments in four regions of Ethiopia.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Adimassu, Z. & Langan, S. & Barron, J.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper provides details of soil and water conservation (SWC) investments in Ethiopia over the past 20 years. It presents SWC practices and estimat...

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Long-term recolonization patterns of ants in Western Australian rehabilitated bauxite mines with reference to their use as indicators of restoration success.

Published online: 13 Jun 1998

Authors: Majer, J. D. & Nichols, O. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The return of invertebrate animals to rehabilitated mine pits is desirable for the reestablishment of ecosystem functioning. A long-term ant monitorin...

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Exclosures for landscape restoration in Ethiopia: business model scenarios and suitability.

Published online: 07 May 2020

Authors: Wolde Mekuria & Gebrehaweria Gebregziabher & Lefore, N.

Content type: Bulletin

Land degradation is a critical problem around the world. In many places, the practices associated with intensive rain-fed and irrigated crop and lives...

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Long-term change in vegetation and soil microbial communities during the phased restoration of traditional meadow grassland.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Smith, R. S. & Shiel, R. S. & Bardgett, R. D. & Millward, D. & Corkhill, P. & Evans, P. & Quirk, H. & Hobbs, P. J. & Kometa, S. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of high plant species diversity to sites where it has been reduced by intensive grassland management requires identification of appropriat...

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Catchment-scale peatland restoration benefits stream ecosystem biodiversity.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Ramchunder, S. J. & Brown, L. E. & Holden, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Drainage of peat-dominated catchments across the world has caused widespread degradation of peat and freshwater ecosystem services. In the UK, an esti...

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