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Grazing and scrub clearance promote open dune habitat regeneration in pine plantation canopy gaps in Merseyside, UK.

Published online: 12 May 2020

Authors: Hunt, N. & Mercer, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Coastal management practices have shifted in recent decades to recognise afforestation of sand dunes as a principle factor in mobile dune system degra...

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Lichens as ecological indicators in urban areas: beyond the effects of pollutants.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Munzi, S. & Correia, O. & Silva, P. & Lopes, N. & Freitas, C. & Branquinho, C. & Pinho, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In this work, we hypothesized that in urban areas with reduced pollution levels, local climatic conditions can be an important driver of lichen divers...

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Ecologically sustainable fertility management for the maintenance of species-rich hay meadows: a 12-year fertilizer and lime experiment.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Kirkham, F. W. & Tallowin, J. R. B. & Dunn, R. M. & Bhogal, A. & Chambers, B. J. & Bardgett, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increased use of artificial fertilizers has caused widespread loss of species-rich grasslands throughout Britain and mainland Europe. Species-rich mea...

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Active restoration fosters better recovery of tropical rainforest birds than natural regeneration in degraded forest fragments.

Published online: 08 Feb 2022

Authors: Priyanka Hariharan & Raman, T. R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological restoration has emerged as a key strategy for conserving tropical forests and habitat specialists, and monitoring faunal recovery using ind...

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Spatial, temporal and experimental: three study design cornerstones for establishing defensible numeric criteria in freshwater ecosystems.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Taylor, J. M. & Back, J. A. & Brooks, B. W. & King, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nutrient over-enrichment increasingly threatens global water resources. Stressor-response studies specifically designed to identify levels of nutrient...

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Contrasting long-term effects of transient anthropogenic edges and forest fragment size on generalist and specialist deadwood-dwelling fungi.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Ruete, A. & Snäll, T. & Jonsson, B. G. & Jönsson, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forests are becoming increasingly fragmented world-wide, creating forest patches with reduced area and greater exposure to human land uses along fragm...

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The role of nature conservation organizations in implementing Agenda 21.

Published online: 18 Aug 1995

Authors: Earl of Selborne

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This article describes how nature conservation should seek to safeguard the native biological diversity for the benefit of people and of wildlife. It ...

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Monitoring salt stress in grapevines: are measures of plant trait variability useful?

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Sinclair, C. & Hoffmann, A. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measures of trait variability, in particular fluctuating asymmetry (FA), have been proposed as biological tools for monitoring environmental quality, ...

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Beyond taxonomy: a review of macroinvertebrate trait-based community descriptors as tools for freshwater biomonitoring.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Menezes, S. & Baird, D. J. & Soares, A. M. V. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species traits have been frequently used in ecological studies in an attempt to develop a general ecological framework linking biological communities ...

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Functional traits in cover crop mixtures: biological nitrogen fixation and multifunctionality.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Blesh, J. & Martin, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cover crop mixtures with complementary plant functional traits including biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) may supply nitrogen (N) to farm fields whi...

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