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Recent grazing reduces reptile richness but historic grazing filters reptiles based on their functional traits.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Val, J. & Travers, S. K. & Oliver, I. & Koen, T. B. & Eldridge, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by mammalian herbivores can alter vegetation structure and composition. It can therefore affect critical habitat features used by native wildl...

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Using trait-based filtering as a predictive framework for conservation: a case study of bats on farms in southeastern Australia.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Hanspach, J. & Fischer, J. & Ikin, K. & Stott, J. & Law, B. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With world-wide changes in human land use, an important challenge for conservation biologists is to develop frameworks to predict how species will res...

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Spatial variation in the biotic and abiotic filters of oyster recruitment: implications for restoration.

Published online: 13 Jun 2022

Authors: Esquivel-Muelbert, J. R. & Lanham, B. S. & Martínez-Baena, F. & Dafforn, K. A. & Gribben, P. E. & Bishop, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Attempts to restore marine ecosystems are increasing, but the success of projects remains variable. For marine invertebrates, the establishment of sel...

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Boreal forest fertilization leads to functional homogenization of ground beetle assemblages.

Published online: 17 Jun 2021

Authors: Rodríguez, A. & Hekkala, A. M. & Sjögren, J. & Strengbom, J. & Löfroth, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive fertilization of young spruce forest plantations (i.e. 'nutrient optimization') has the potential to meet increasing demands for carbon sequ...

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Leaf traits and phylogeny explain plant survival and community dynamics in response to extreme drought in a restored coastal grassland.

Published online: 03 Oct 2021

Authors: Luong, J. C. & Holl, K. D. & Loik, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change will increase uncertainty in restoration outcomes due to greater water stress and other abiotic filters that limit plant survival. Drou...

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Manipulation of light spectral quality disrupts host location and attachment by parasitic plants in the genus Cuscuta.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Johnson, B. I. & De Moraes, C. M. & Mescher, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Parasitic plants in the genus Cuscuta (dodders) make their living by extracting resources from other plants. While relatively few dodder species are a...

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Assembly dynamics of a forest bird community depend on disturbance intensity and foraging guild.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Kroll, A. J. & Verschuyl, J. & Giovanini, J. & Betts, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tree plantations occur globally and are often promoted as a strategy to supply wood products for an expanding human population while reducing pressure...

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Contemporary ecological threats from historical pollution sources: impacts of large-scale resuspension of contaminated sediments on sessile invertebrate recruitment.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Knott, N. A. & Aulbury, J. P. & Brown, T. H. & Johnston, E. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Historical contamination continues to pose a serious ecological threat to many ecosystems across the world. Marine sediments have long acted as sinks ...

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Functional responses of multitaxa communities to disturbance and stress gradients in a restored floodplain.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Fournier, B. & Gillet, F. & Bayon, R. C. le & Mitchell, E. A. D. & Moretti, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Trait-based approaches can reveal the mechanisms through which disturbances or stress impact communities, allowing comparisons of the role of differen...

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Light and thermal environments as modified by a wheat crop: effects on weed seed germination.

Published online: 17 May 2006

Authors: Kruk, B. & Insausti, P. & Razul, A. & Benech-Arnold, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Knowledge of the regulatory effects of the crop canopy on weed seed germination is necessary to understand fully the behaviour of weed seed banks duri...

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