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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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Optimising nature conservation outcomes for a given region-wide level of food production.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Finch, T. & Green, R. E. & Massimino, D. & Peach, W. J. & Balmford, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The land sharing-sparing framework aims to quantify the trade-off between food production and biodiversity conservation, but it has been criticized fo...

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Using generalised dissimilarity modelling and targeted field surveys to gap-fill an ecosystem surveillance network.

Published online: 02 Aug 2021

Authors: Guerin, G. R. & Williams, K. J. & Leitch, E. & Lowe, A. J. & Sparrow, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective ecosystem management requires spatially distributed measurements that are representative of ecological diversity. When considering which sit...

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Seeking compromise across competing goals in conservation translocations: the case of the 'extinct' Floreana Island Galapagos giant tortoise.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Hunter, E. A. & Gibbs, J. P. & Cayot, L. J. & Tapia, W. & Quinzin, M. C. & Miller, J. M. & Caccone, A. & Shoemaker, K. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation translocation projects must carefully balance multiple, potentially competing objectives (e.g. population viability, retention of genetic...

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Random forest modelling of multi-scale, multi-species habitat associations within KAZA transfrontier conservation area using spoor data.

Published online: 08 Sep 2022

Authors: Searle, C. E. & Kaszta, Ż. & Bauer, D. T. & Kesch, K. & Hunt, J. E. & Mandisodza-Chikerema, R. & Flyman, M. V. & Macdonald, D. W. & Dickman, A. J. & Loveridge, A. J. & Cushman, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As landscape-scale conservation models grow in prominence, assessments of how wildlife utilise multiple-use landscapes are required to inform effectiv...

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Introducing resprouters to enhance Mediterranean forest resilience: importance of functional traits to select species according to a gradient of pine density.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Gavinet, J. & Prévosto, B. & Fernandez, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resprouter species are important for Mediterranean ecosystem resilience, but they are scarce in landscapes dominated by pioneer pines. Sound knowledge...

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Understanding dispersal rates of invading weed biocontrol agents.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Paynter, Q. & Bellgard, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Classical weed biological control programmes aim to rapidly establish biocontrol agent populations throughout the range of a weed. Release strategies,...

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How many broadleaved trees are enough in conifer plantations? The economy of land sharing, land sparing and quantitative targets.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Yamaura, Y. & Shoji, Y. & Mitsuda, Y. & Utsugi, H. & Tsuge, T. & Kuriyama, K. & Nakamura, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

For biodiversity conservation to be an effective and significant social investment, non-marketed values of biodiversity conservation and its associate...

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Optimizing regional conservation planning for forest birds.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Beaudry, F. & Pidgeon, A. M. & Mladenoff, D. J. & Howe, R. W. & Bartelt, G. A. & Radeloff, V. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat conservation, particularly for large, multiple use areas, must account for the needs of multiple species. However, an unresolved issue is how ...

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Optimizing opportunities for oak woodland expansion into upland pastures.

Published online: 04 Jul 2022

Authors: Murphy, T. R. & Hanley, M. E. & Ellis, J. S. & Lunt, P. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Woodland expansion is widely advocated for the mitigation of climate change and its impacts. This is supported by ambitious targets for increasing tre...

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