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Traditional forest management practices stop forest succession and bring back rare plant species.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Douda, J. & Boublík, K. & Doudová, J. & Kyncl, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Past management practices may continue to influence ecosystem functions and processes for decades, centuries or even longer after they have been aband...

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Combined effects of retention forestry and prescribed burning on polypore fungi.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Suominen, M. & Junninen, K. & Heikkala, O. & Kouki, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Retention forestry and prescribed burning aim to alleviate the negative effects of forestry on biodiversity by maintaining the structural elements of ...

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Predator refuges for conservation biological control in an intermediately disturbed system: the rise and fall of a simple solution.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Liman, A. S. & Eklund, K. & Björkman, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Managed systems harvested at intermediate time-scales have advantages over annual short-cycled systems in maintaining top-down control of insect herbi...

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Simulated N deposition negatively impacts sugar maple regeneration in a northern hardwood ecosystem.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Patterson, S. L. & Zak, D. R. & Burton, A. J. & Talhelm, A. F. & Pregitzer, K. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the next century, atmospheric nitrogen (N) deposition is projected to more than double, potentially leading to a decline in plant diversity as ...

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Enhancing gardens as habitats for flower-visiting aerial insects (pollinators): should we plant native or exotic species?

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Salisbury, A. & Armitage, J. & Bostock, H. & Perry, J. & Tatchell, M. & Thompson, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Domestic gardens typically consist of a mixture of native and non-native plants which support biodiversity and provide valuable ecosystem services, pa...

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Birds and butterflies respond to soil-induced habitat heterogeneity in experimental plantings of tallgrass prairie species managed as agroenergy crops in Iowa, USA.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Myers, M. C. & Mason, J. T. & Hoksch, B. J. & Cambardella, C. A. & Pfrimmer, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The maintenance of habitat heterogeneity in agricultural landscapes has been promoted as a key strategy to conserve biodiversity. Animal response to g...

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New opportunities for small-scale farmers of the Amazon to strengthen hazards resilience while preserving forests - Field experiments combined with agent-based modelling.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Piketty, M. G. & Sist, P.

Content type: Bulletin article

This paper introduces a simulation model focused on smallholder practices and labour management that is used to assess the long-term impacts of altern...

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Seasonal variation in the biocontrol efficiency of bacterial wilt is driven by temperature-mediated changes in bacterial competitive interactions.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Wei Zhong & Huang JianFeng & Yang TianJie & Jousset, A. & Xu YangChun & Shen QiRong & Friman, V. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Microbe-based biocontrol applications hold the potential to become an efficient way to control plant pathogen disease outbreaks in the future. However...

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Suppressing competitive dominants and community restoration with native parasitic plants using the hemiparasitic Rhinanthus alectorolophus and the dominant grass Calamagrostis epigejos.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Těšitel, J. & Mládek, J. & Horník, J. & Těšitelová, T. & Adamec, V. & Tichý, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dominance of native or alien competitive plants causes competitive exclusion of subordinate species and represents a major mechanism reducing biodiver...

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Yield of temperate forage grassland species is either largely resistant or resilient to experimental summer drought.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Hofer, D. & Suter, M. & Haughey, E. & Finn, J. A. & Hoekstra, N. J. & Buchmann, N. & Lüscher, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Due to climate change, an increasing frequency and severity of drought events are expected to impair grassland productivity, particularly of intensive...

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