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Changes in population biology of two succulent shrubs along a grazing gradient.

Published online: 24 Sep 2003

Authors: Riginos, C. & Hoffman, M. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Heavy livestock grazing in Namaqualand, South Africa, is threatening the region's unique diversity of succulent shrubs. This is especially true in the...

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Facilitating grassland diversification using the hemiparasitic plant Rhinanthus minor.

Published online: 17 Nov 2004

Authors: Pywell, R. F. & Bullock, J. M. & Walker, K. J. & Coulson, S. J. & Gregory, S. J. & Stevenson, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species-rich grasslands are of high conservation value because of the diverse floral and faunal assemblages they support. Intensive agriculture has re...

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Understanding the importance of small patches of habitat for conservation.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Tulloch, A. I. T. & Barnes, M. D. & Ringma, J. & Fuller, R. A. & Watson, J. E. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation activities in fragmented landscapes have largely focused on keeping remaining large patches intact, often disregarding the increasingly i...

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In search for key biogeochemical factors affecting plant species persistence in heathland and acidic grasslands: a comparison of common and rare species.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Kleijn, D. & Bekker, R. M. & Bobbink, R. & Graaf, M. C. C. de & Roelofs, J. G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the last century, many plant species typical of heathland and nutrient-poor acidic grasslands have become rare whereas others have remained com...

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Stepping stones are crucial for species' long-distance dispersal and range expansion through habitat networks.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Saura, S. & Bodin, Ö. & Fortin, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate and land-use changes will require species to move large distances following shifts in their suitable habitats, which will frequently involve t...

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What makes urban parks good for California quail? Evaluating park suitability, species persistence, and the potential for reintroduction into a large urban national park.

Published online: 29 Mar 2022

Authors: Iknayan, K. J. & Wheeler, M. M. & Safran, S. M. & Young, J. S. & Spotswood, E. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Preserving and restoring wildlife in urban areas benefits both urban ecosystems and the well-being of urban residents. While urban wildlife conservati...

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Population spatial structure and migration of three butterfly species within the same habitat network: consequences for conservation.

Published online: 20 Apr 2000

Authors: Baguette, M. & Petit, S. & Quéva, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In this study the question of the generalization of population viability analysis by comparing migration of different butterfly species in the same ha...

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The control of Pieris rapae with DDT. III. Some changes in crop fauna.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Dempster, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following are virtually the author's summaries of these parts of a series on observations in central England [cf. RAE A 57 7969].
Some of the chan...

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Seed persistence in soil and seasonal emergence in plant species from different habitats.

Published online: 16 Dec 1986

Authors: Roberts, H. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Freshly collected seeds of 70 dicotyledons from a range of habitats were mixed with the top 7.5 cm of soil confined in cylinders sunk in the ground. C...

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Modelling multi-species and multi-mode contact networks: implications for persistence of bovine tuberculosis at the wildlife-livestock interface.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Wilber, M. Q. & Pepin, K. M. & Campa, H. C., III & Hygnstrom, S. E. & Lavelle, M. J. & Xifara, T. & Vercauteren, K. C. & Webb, C. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Individual- and species-level heterogeneity in contact rates can alter the ability of a pathogen to invade a host community. Many pathogens have multi...

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