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Influence of land use on plant community composition and diversity in Highland Sourveld grassland in the southern Drakensberg, South Africa.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: O'Connor, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity conservation of grasslands in the face of transformation and global climate change will depend mainly on rangelands because of insufficie...

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Contrasting patterns in species and functional-trait diversity of bees in an agricultural landscape.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Forrest, J. R. K. & Thorp, R. W. & Kremen, C. & Williams, N. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use change frequently reduces local species diversity. Species losses will often result in loss of trait diversity, with likely consequences for ...

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Interactive effects of nitrogen deposition, fire and grazing on diversity and composition of low-alpine prostrate Calluna vulgaris heathland.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Britton, A. J. & Fisher, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Low-alpine heathlands world-wide have high biodiversity value but are increasingly impacted by the effects of nitrogen deposition as well as fire and ...

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Fragmentation, disturbance and tree diversity conservation in tropical montane forests.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Cayuela, L. & Golicher, D. J. & Benayas, J. M. R. & González-Espinosa, M. & Ramírez-Marcial, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Loss in forest cover associated with human activities leads to forest islands within a fragmented landscape. Anthropogenic disturbance may also direct...

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Additive partitioning of diversity across hierarchical spatial scales in a forested landscape.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Chandy, S. & Gibson, D. J. & Robertson, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological phenomena exist at multiple scales, but measurements of diversity frequently consider only the smallest scale, that of the original sample ...

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Plant diversity partitioning in grazed Mediterranean grassland at multiple spatial and temporal scales.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Golodets, C. & Kigel, J. & Sternberg, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by large ungulates may affect plant species richness and diversity at multiple spatial and/or temporal scales, because grazing affects small-s...

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Species diversity and dispersal traits alter biodiversity spillover in reconstructed grasslands.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Sperry, K. P. & Hilfer, H. & Lane, I. & Petersen, J. & Dixon, P. M. & Sullivan, L. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grasslands are among the planet's most imperilled ecosystems, largely because habitat conversion has caused extreme biodiversity loss. In response, ma...

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Special Profile: Functional diversity.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Cadotte, M. W.

Content type: Journal issue

This special issue includes six papers that examine how management activities or policy could benefit from consideration of the functional contributio...

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Local and landscape effects of organic farming on butterfly species richness and abundance.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Rundlöf, M. & Bengtsson, J. & Smith, H. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-environmental schemes (AES) are commonly adopted in Europe to reduce the loss of farmland biodiversity. These schemes have, however, been critici...

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Editor's choice: review: trait matching of flower visitors and crops predicts fruit set better than trait diversity.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Garibaldi, L. A. & Bartomeus, I. & Bommarco, R. & Klein, A. M. & Cunningham, S. A. & Aizen, M. A. & Boreux, V. & Garratt, M. P. D. & Carvalheiro, L. G. & Kremen, C. & Morales, C. L. & Schüepp, C. & Chacoff, N. P. & Freitas, B. M. & Gagic, V. & Holzschuh, A. & Klatt, B. K. & Krewenka, K. M. & Krishnan, S. & Mayfield, M. M. & Motzke, I. & Otieno, M. & Petersen, J. & Potts, S. G. & Ricketts, T. H. & Rundlöf, M. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the relationships between trait diversity, species diversity and ecosystem functioning is essential for sustainable management. For func...

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