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The mechanisms affecting seedling establishment in restored savanna understories are seasonally dependent.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Sorenson, Q. M. & Damschen, E. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural land is being increasingly abandoned on a global scale, with over 200 million hectares recovering from agricultural use. Plant community ...

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Foraging by bats in cleared, thinned and unharvested boreal forest.

Published online: 24 Sep 2003

Authors: Patriquin, K. J. & Barclay, R. M. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modern silvicultural methods employ various styles of selective harvesting in addition to traditional clear-cutting. This can create a mosaic of patch...

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Restoration of a ponderosa pine forest increases soil CO2 efflux more than either water or nitrogen additions.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Selmants, P. C. & Hart, S. C. & Boyle, S. I. & Gehring, C. A. & Hungate, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological restoration often involves returning ecosystem structure to some predisturbance reference state, but ecosystem function must also recover i...

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Stage-specific responses to ecosystem alteration in an eruptive herbivorous insect.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Moreau, G. & Eveleigh, E. S. & Lucarotti, C. J. & Quiring, D. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The stage-specific responses of eruptive populations to ecosystem alterations have received little attention, despite the relevance of the issue for c...

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Restoration thinning accelerates structural development and carbon sequestration in an endangered Australian ecosystem.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Dwyer, J. M. & Fensham, R. & Buckley, Y. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration thinning involves the selective removal of stems in woody ecosystems to restore historical or ecologically desirable ecosystem structure a...

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Agricultural land-use history and restoration impact soil microbial biodiversity.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Turley, N. E. & Bell-Dereske, L. & Evans, S. E. & Brudvig, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human land uses, such as agriculture, can leave long-lasting legacies as ecosystems recover. As a consequence, active restoration may be necessary to ...

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Response of bird communities to silvicultural thinning of Mediterranean maquis.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Montaña, E. de la & Rey-Benayas, J. M. & Carrascal, L. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Woodland management should consider biodiversity conservation world-wide. Landowners in some European Mediterranean regions receive subsidies to thin ...

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DDE-induced eggshell-thinning in the American kestrel: a comparison of the field situation and laboratory results.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Lincer, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Residues of DDE in kestrel eggs collected near Ithaca, New York, averaged 35, 42, 33 and 37 p.p.m. in 1969, 1970, 1971 and 1972, respectively. Based o...

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Dispersal and establishment limitation slows plant community recovery in post-agricultural longleaf pine savannas.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Turley, N. E. & Orrock, J. L. & Ledvina, J. A. & Brudvig, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abandoned agricultural lands often have distinct plant communities from areas with no history of agriculture because plant species fail to recolonize....

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Bat communities respond positively to large-scale thinning of forest regrowth.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Blakey, R. V. & Law, B. S. & Kingsford, R. T. & Stoklosa, J. & Tap, P. & Williamson, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over half of the world's forests are secondary regrowth and support considerable biodiversity. Thinning of these forests is a widespread management pr...

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