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Recovering subtidal forests in human-dominated landscapes.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Gorman, D. & Connell, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Policy initiatives that seek to recover lost habitats require the capacity to anticipate and suppress the mechanisms that drive loss. The replacement ...

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Prioritizing landscapes for restoration based on spatial patterns of ecosystem controls and plant-plant interactions.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Barbosa, J. M. & Asner, G. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The widespread degradation of natural ecosystems requires cost-efficient restoration techniques that minimize risk and consider context-specific resto...

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Applying the stress-gradient hypothesis to curb the spread of invasive bamboo.

Published online: 21 Oct 2021

Authors: Spake, R. & Soga, M. & Catford, J. A. & Eigenbrod, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The stress-gradient hypothesis (SGH) provides a conceptual framework for explaining how environmental context determines the nature of biotic interact...

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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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Factors affecting the natural regeneration of Quercus in Scottish oakwoods. I. Competition from Pteridium aquilinum.

Published online: 08 Aug 1997

Authors: Humphrey, J. W. & Swaine, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Scottish upland, semi-natural oakwoods, natural regeneration of oak (Quercus petraea and Q. robur) is frequently lacking. This threatens the long-t...

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Barriers to restoration: pollution alters nurse effects for an ecosystem engineer.

Published online: 28 Dec 2021

Authors: Cameron, H. & Amor, M. D. & Bellgrove, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nurse plants modify the environment beneath their canopies to create favourable habitats for propagule recruitment. Nurse plants are potentially valua...

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How ants, birds and bats affect crop yield along shade gradients in tropical cacao agroforestry.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Gras, P. & Tscharntke, T. & Maas, B. & Tjoa, A. & Hafsah, A. & Clough, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical agroforests are diverse systems where several predator groups shape animal communities and plant-arthropod interactions. Ants, birds and bats...

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Tree ring-based metrics for assessing old-growth forest naturalness.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Filippo, A. di & Biondi, F. & Piovesan, G. & Ziaco, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Old-growth studies commonly emphasize structural and age conditions, selecting proxy indicators of long-term ecological processes. Transition dynamics...

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The perpetual forest: using undesirable species to bridge restoration.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Kirkman, L. K. & Mitchell, R. J. & Kaeser, M. J. & Pecot, S. D. & Coffey, K. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conversion of established forests of undesirable species composition or structure to a multi-age, native forest community is a common restoration goal...

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The effects of forestry on golden eagles on the island of Mull, western Scotland.

Published online: 10 Jul 2002

Authors: Whitfield, D. P. & McLeod, D. R. A. & Fielding, A. H. & Broad, R. A. & Evans, R. J. & Haworth, P. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The afforestation of previously open habitats continues to involve conservation organizations in assessing effects on important species. We investigat...

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