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The effects of wildfire on ground-active spiders in deciduous forests on the Swiss southern slope of the Alps.

Published online: 12 Aug 2002

Authors: Moretti, M. & Conedera, M. & Duelli, P. & Edwards, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of fire upon biodiversity has been investigated in many ecosystems under a wide range of environmental conditions. However, there is no ...

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Effects of selection cutting on the abundance and fertility of indicator lichens Lobaria pulmonaria and Lobaria quercizans.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Edman, M. & Eriksson, A. M. & Villard, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although selection cutting is probably less harmful to forest ecosystems than clear cutting, its effects on biodiversity remain largely unexplored. We...

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Can restoration of afforested peatland regulate pests and disease?

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Gilbert, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Government policies are driving landscape-scale changes in land use to provide ecosystem services; but there may be unconsidered cascading effects. A ...

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Seedling establishment in an Australian tropical savanna: effects of seed supply, soil disturbance and fire.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Setterfield, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Australia's savannas typically are burnt every 1-3 years. Although there are concerns about the effect of frequent fire on recruitment of Australian s...

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Assessing the effects of oil palm replanting on arthropod biodiversity.

Published online: 06 Mar 2021

Authors: Pashkevich, M. D. & Aryawan, A. A. K. & Luke, S. H. & Dupérré, N. & Waters, H. S. & Caliman, J. P. & Naim, M. & Turner, E. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Palm oil is the most traded vegetable oil worldwide. Production is concentrated in Southeast Asia, where established oil palm plantations dominate the...

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Fine-scale environmental heterogeneity and conservation management: beach-cast wrack creates microhabitats for thermoregulation in shorebirds.

Published online: 18 Jun 2021

Authors: Davis, T. J. & Keppel, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation management to protect coastal ecosystems sometimes overlooks site-specific fine-scale heterogeneity. For example, while habitat loss is a...

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Plant trait-digestibility relationships across management and climate gradients in permanent grasslands.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Gardarin, A. & Garnier, É. & Carrère, P. & Cruz, P. & Andueza, D. & Bonis, A. & Colace, M. P. & Dumont, B. & Duru, M. & Farruggia, A. & Gaucherand, S. & Grigulis, K. & Kernéïs, É. & Lavorel, S. & Louault, F. & Loucougaray, G. & Mesléard, F. & Yavercovski, N. & Kazakou, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dry matter digestibility is a critical component of herbage nutritive value, a major service delivered by grasslands. The aim of this study was to tes...

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Short-term effects of canopy openness on insect herbivores in a rain forest in Guyana.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Basset, Y. & Charles, E. & Hammond, D. S. & Brown, V. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A before/after-control/impact experiment (BACI) was used to examine the short-term effects of canopy openness on insect herbivores foraging on the see...

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Climate adaption and post-fire restoration of a foundational perennial in cold desert: insights from intraspecific variation in response to weather.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Brabec, M. M. & Germino, M. J. & Richardson, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The loss of foundational but fire-intolerant perennials such as sagebrush due to increases in fire size and frequency in semi-arid regions has motivat...

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Design modifications affect bat box temperatures and suitability as maternity habitat.

Published online: 23 Dec 2021

Authors: Tillman, F. E. & Bakken, G. S. & O'Keefe, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Artificial roosting structures (e.g. bat boxes) are widely used as conservation tools for many animals, including bats. Although it is relatively easy...

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