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Green-tree retention benefits recovery of ground beetles.

Published online: 10 Nov 2020

Authors: Wu LinHao

Content type: Blog

This paper focuses on the importance of ground beetles (members of the family Carabidae) as major components of forest biodiversity. The effects of re...

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Charcoal function and management in boreal ecosystems.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Hart, S. & Luckai, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Charcoal plays an important role in soil function and carbon storage in fire-prone ecosystems. Charcoal is present in most boreal forest soils as a re...

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Does it make economic sense to restore rivers for their ecosystem services?

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Acuña, V. & Díez, J. R. & Flores, L. & Meleason, M. & Elosegi, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Temperate forests managed to maximize sustainable yield of wood products can reduce the availability of dead wood on the forest floor and in adjacent ...

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From unburnt to salvage logged: quantifying bird responses to different levels of disturbance severity.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Lindenmayer, D. B. & McBurney, L. & Blair, D. & Wood, J. & Banks, S. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forests world-wide are increasingly subject to natural and human disturbances, including wildfires and logging of varying intensity and frequency. Und...

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The perpetual forest: using undesirable species to bridge restoration.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Kirkman, L. K. & Mitchell, R. J. & Kaeser, M. J. & Pecot, S. D. & Coffey, K. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conversion of established forests of undesirable species composition or structure to a multi-age, native forest community is a common restoration goal...

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Nitrogen saturation in UK moorlands: the critical role of bryophytes and lichens in determining retention of atmospheric N deposition.

Published online: 23 Nov 2005

Authors: Curtis, C. J. & Emmett, B. A. & Grant, H. & Kernan, M. & Reynolds, B. & Shilland, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthropogenic nitrogen (N) deposition may have several impacts on upland moorland ecosystems, including changes in vegetation composition, eutrophicat...

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Development of a risk assessment tool to assess the significance of septic tanks around freshwater SSSIs: Phase 1 - Understanding better the retention of phosphorus in the drainage field.

Published online: 02 Feb 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: May, L. & Withers, P. J. & Stratford, C. & Bowes, M. & Robinson, D. & Gozzard, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This project was undertaken to investigate some of the processes to protect SSSIs and provide information to underpin the development a 'family' of bu...

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The importance of cottontail rabbits in the dispersal of Polygonum spp.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Staniforth, R. J. & Cavers, P. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Achenes of Polygonum lapathifolium, P. pensylvanicum and P. persicaria are commonly eaten by cottontail rabbits in southern Ontario. Feeding experimen...

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Effect of nitrogen supply on net primary production in Corsican Pine.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Miller, H. G & Miller, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reports further studies in the stand of Pinus nigra var. maritima already described [see preceding abstract]. Net primary production of the Pine was n...

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The longevity, flowering and fire history of the grasstrees Xanthorrhoea preissii and Kingia australis.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Lamont, B. B. & Downes, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A new method for determining the age of grasstrees (Xanthorrhoea spp and Kingia australis) is proposed. It is based on annual fluctuations in stem dia...

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