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The contribution of constructed green infrastructure to urban biodiversity: a synthesis and meta-analysis.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Filazzola, A. & Shrestha, N. & MacIvor, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The development of buildings and other infrastructure in cities is viewed as a threat to local biodiversity and ecosystem functioning because natural ...

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Agricultural intensification drives landscape-context effects on host-parasitoid interactions in agroecosystems.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Jonsson, M. & Buckley, H. L. & Case, B. S. & Wratten, S. D. & Hale, R. J. & Didham, R. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural land use threatens ecosystem services such as biological control by natural enemies because of simplification of habitat structure and in...

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Rodent, snake and raptor use of restored native perennial grasslands is lower than use of unrestored exotic annual grasslands.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Wolf, K. M. & Whalen, M. A. & Bourbour, R. P. & Baldwin, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In California's Central Valley, most native grasslands have been destroyed or degraded due to invasion, farming and development. Grassland restoration...

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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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Long-term impacts of changed grazing regimes on the vegetation of heterogeneous upland grasslands.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Pakeman, R. J. & Fielding, D. A. & Everts, L. & Littlewood, N. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marginal agricultural land, which in the UK refers to upland grazings in particular, is going to see changes in management driven by markets, subsidie...

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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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Diet reconstruction and historic population dynamics in a threatened seabird.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Norris, D. R. & Arcese, P. & Preikshot, D. & Bertram, D. F. & Kyser, T. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

For the overwhelming majority of species, we lack long-term information on the dynamics of populations. As a consequence, we face considerable uncerta...

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Tree species richness promotes an early increase of stand structural complexity in young subtropical plantations.

Published online: 03 Nov 2021

Authors: Perles-Garcia, M. D. & Kunz, M. & Fichtner, A. & Härdtle, W. & Oheimb, G. von

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest structural complexity has been identified as an important driver for promoting simultaneously biodiversity across trophic levels and multiple e...

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Chemical contaminant effects on marine ecosystem functioning.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Johnston, E. L. & Mayer-Pinto, M. & Crowe, T. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecosystem functioning underpins the ecosystem services upon which humans rely. Critical functions, such as primary and secondary productivity, are, ho...

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Biological pest control and yields depend on spatial and temporal crop cover dynamics.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Schneider, G. & Krauss, J. & Riedinger, V. & Holzschuh, A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modern agricultural landscapes are dynamic systems with interannually changing proportions of different crop types. However, the effects of spatiotemp...

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