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Restored tallgrass prairies have reduced phylogenetic diversity compared with remnants.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Barak, R. S. & Williams, E. W. & Hipp, A. L. & Bowles, M. L. & Carr, G. M. & Sherman, R. & Larkin, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological restoration is critical for mitigating habitat loss and providing ecosystem services. However, restorations often have lower diversity than...

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Taxonomic and functional diversity in Mediterranean pastures: insights on the biodiversity-productivity trade-off.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Rolo, V. & Rivest, D. & Lorente, M. & Kattge, J. & Moreno, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification is one of the main causes of biodiversity loss world-wide. The inclusion of semi-natural features in agricultural landsca...

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Increased habitat connectivity homogenizes freshwater communities: historical and landscape perspectives.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Strecker, A. L. & Brittain, J. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increases in habitat connectivity can have consequences for taxonomic, functional, and genetic diversity of communities. Previously isolated aquatic h...

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Selective plant foraging and the top-down suppression of native diversity in a restored prairie.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Schneider, S. & Steeves, R. & Newmaster, S. & MacDougall, A. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Clarifying what species are being consumed at what times can improve our understanding of how anthropogenic change affects food web dynamics, with imp...

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Sweat bees on hot chillies: provision of pollination services by native bees in traditional slash-and-burn agriculture in the Yucatán Peninsula of tropical Mexico.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Landaverde-González, P. & Quezada-Euán, J. J. G. & Theodorou, P. & Murray, T. E. & Husemann, M. & Ayala, R. & Moo-Valle, H. & Vandame, R. & Paxton, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Traditional tropical agriculture often entails a form of slash-and-burn land management that may adversely affect ecosystem services such as pollinati...

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Increasing biodiversity in urban green spaces through simple vegetation interventions.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Threlfall, C. G. & Mata, L. & Mackie, J. A. & Hahs, A. K. & Stork, N. E. & Williams, N. S. G. & Livesley, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cities are rapidly expanding world-wide and there is an increasing urgency to protect urban biodiversity, principally through the provision of suitabl...

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Harvesting biofuel grasslands has mixed effects on natural enemy communities and no effects on biocontrol services.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Kim, T. N. & Fox, A. F. & Wills, B. D. & Meehan, T. D. & Landis, D. A. & Gratton, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Perennial bioenergy systems, such as switchgrass and restored prairies, are alternatives to commonly used annual monocultures such as maize. Perennial...

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An assessment of the fungal conservation value of Hardcastle Crags (Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire) using NextGen DNA sequencing of soil samples.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Griffiths, G. W. & Cavalli, O. & Detheridge, A. P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Soil samples were collected from 14 grassland areas (each ca. 900 m2) in the Hardcastle Crags area, near Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire (Hollin Hall, C...

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Developing a robust technique to detect populations of endangered native white-clawed crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes, invasive signal crayfish Pacifastacus leniusculus and crayfish plague Aphanomyces astaci in lotic systems using innovative eDNA approaches.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Farmer, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

eDNA sampling was carried out on known populations of white-clawed crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes and invasive signal crayfish Pacifastacus lenius...

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Emerging viral disease risk to pollinating insects: ecological, evolutionary and anthropogenic factors.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Manley, R. & Boots, M. & Wilfert, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential for infectious pathogens to spillover and emerge from managed populations to wildlife communities is poorly understood, but ecological, ...

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