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Advancing restoration ecology: a new approach to predict time to recovery.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Rydgren, K. & Halvorsen, R. & Töpper, J. P. & Auestad, I. & Hamre, L. N. & Jongejans, E. & Sulavik, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species composition is a vital attribute of any ecosystem. Accordingly, ecological restoration often has the original, or "natural," species compositi...

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Plant functional traits shape multiple ecosystem services, their trade-offs and synergies in grasslands.

Published online: 27 Nov 2020

Authors: Hanisch, M. & Schweiger, O. & Cord, A. F. & Volk, M. & Knapp, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Functional traits offer promising avenues to investigate how community composition and diversity define ecosystem functioning and service delivery. In...

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What limits bumblebee populations on farmland?

Published online: 27 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Blog

This paper quantifies the landscape composition, seasonal nectar and pollen supply and Bombus terrestris colony density of 12 farms in southwest UK to...

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Does restoration of plant diversity trigger concomitant soil microbiome changes in dryland ecosystems?

Published online: 14 Mar 2022

Authors: Yang, B. & Balazs, K. R. & Butterfield, B. J. & Laushman, K. M. & Munson, S. M. & Gornish, E. S. & Barberán, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Drylands are highly vulnerable to land degradation, and despite increasing efforts, restoration success remains low. Although often ignored in the des...

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Geobotanical and biogeochemical investigations in the sclerophyllous woodland and shrub associations of the Eastern Goldfields area of Western Australia, with particular reference to the role of Hybanthus floribundus (Lindl.) F. Muell. as a nickel indicator and accumulator plant.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Cole, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Gives the results of a survey of woodlands characterized mainly by Eucalyptus spp., including data on: the contents of Ni, Co, Cu, Zn and S in differe...

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Soil development on colliery waste tips in relation to age. I. Introduction and physical factors. II. Chemical factors.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Down, C. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Chronological changes in the physical composition of colliery waste were studied on nine tips of ages 0-178 years, in the Somerset Coalfield.Surface i...

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Predicting secondary succession in wetland mesocosms on the basis of autecological information on seeds and seedlings.

Published online: 14 Oct 1994

Authors: Stockey, A. & Hunt, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A variety of autecological attributes of seeds and seedlings (seed weight, germination rate, germination percentage, absolute growth and RGR variation...

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Designed habitat heterogeneity on green roofs increases seedling survival but not plant species diversity.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Walker, E. A. & Lundholm, J. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Urban areas benefit from the ecosystem services provided by low input green roofs. However, limited substrate depth on these green roofs creates chall...

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Forest diversity promotes individual tree growth in central European forest stands.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Chamagne, J. & Tanadini, M. & Frank, D. & Matula, R. & Paine, C. E. T. & Philipson, C. D. & Svátek, M. & Turnbull, L. A. & Volařík, D. & Hector, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Most experimental evidence on the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning comes from ecosystems with fast-growing plants, such as ...

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Ambient nitrogen deposition drives plant-diversity decline by nitrogen accumulation in a closed grassland ecosystem.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Authors: Lu Peng & Hao TianXiang & Li Xin & Wang Hong & Zhai XiuFeng & Tian QiuYing & Bai WenMing & Stevens, C. & Zhang WenHao

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Atmospheric nitrogen (N) deposition, climatic variables and anthropogenic management affect grassland-ecosystem stability by driving changes in plant ...

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