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Alate production by aphids on sugar beet: how likely is the evolution of sugar beet-specific biotypes?

Published online: 20 Apr 2000

Authors: Williams, I. S. & Dewar, A. M. & Dixon, A. F. G. & Thornhill, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Aphid clones that feed on the same plant species for many generations often develop biotypes specifically adapted to the particular host-plant. Such b...

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Trait-related responses to habitat fragmentation in Amazonian bats.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Farneda, F. Z. & Rocha, R. & López-Baucells, A. & Groenenberg, M. & Silva, I. & Palmeirim, J. M. & Bobrowiec, P. E. D. & Meyer, C. F. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding how interspecific variation in functional traits influences species' capacity to persist in fragments and use patches in fragmented land...

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Local biodiversity erosion in south Brazilian grasslands under moderate levels of landscape habitat loss.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Staude, I. R. & Vélez-Martin, E. & Andrade, B. O. & Podgaiski, L. R. & Boldrini, I. I. & Mendonça Júnior, M. & Pillar, V. D. & Overbeck, G. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat loss is one of the greatest threats to biodiversity, exerting negative effects on the ecological viability of natural vegetation remnants. The...

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Unpalatable plants facilitate tree sapling survival in wooded pastures.

Published online: 17 May 2006

Authors: Smit, C. & Ouden, J. den & Müller-Schärer, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In endangered wooded pasture ecosystems established tree saplings are frequently found in spatial association with protective structures, suggesting n...

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Identifying pathways for managing multiple disturbances to limit plant invasions.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Tanentzap, A. J. & Lee, W. G. & Monks, A. & Ladley, K. & Johnson, P. N. & Rogers, G. M. & Comrie, J. M. & Clarke, D. A. & Hayman, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant invasions are predicted to accelerate in a world with increased anthropogenic disturbance. Non-native species pre-adapted to these disturbances ...

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Exploring the potential for 'gene conservation units' to conserve genetic diversity in wild populations.

Published online: 03 Jul 2021

Authors: Minter, M. & O'Brien, D. & Cottrell, J. & Ennos, R. & Hill, J. K. & Hall, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Genetic diversity is important for species persistence and Gene Conservation Units (GCUs) have been implemented for forest trees to protect genetic di...

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Coordinated species importation policies are needed to reduce serious invasions globally: the case of alien bumblebees in South America.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Aizen, M. A. & Smith-Ramírez, C. & Morales, C. L. & Vieli, L. & Sáez, A. & Barahona-Segovia, R. M. & Arbetman, M. P. & Montalva, J. & Garibaldi, L. A. & Inouye, D. W. & Harder, L. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The global trade of species promotes diverse human activities but also facilitates the introduction of potentially invasive species into new environme...

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Predicting heterosis and inbreeding depression from population size and density to inform management efforts.

Published online: 01 Dec 2020

Authors: Söderquist, L. & Broberg, A. & Rosenberg, V. & Sletvold, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective population size should be positively related to census size and density, and it is expected to influence the strength of genetic drift, inbr...

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Taming wildlife disease: bridging the gap between science and management.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Joseph, M. B. & Mihaljevic, J. R. & Arellano, A. L. & Kueneman, J. G. & Preston, D. L. & Cross, P. C. & Johnson, P. T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Parasites and pathogens of wildlife can threaten biodiversity, infect humans and domestic animals, and cause significant economic losses, providing in...

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Assessing potential invasiveness of woody horticultural plant species using seedling growth rate traits.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Grotkopp, E. & Erskine-Ogden, J. & Rejmánek, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ornamental plant trade, forestry, and agriculture have been responsible for the initial introduction of over 60% of invasive alien plant species. ...

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