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Biological control of Scotch broom: modelling the determinants of abundance and the potential impact of introduced insect herbivores.

Published online: 08 Jan 1998

Authors: Rees, M. & Paynter, Q.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Simulation and analytical models were developed for the European shrub, Scotch broom Cytisus scoparius. The simulation model is spatially explicit and...

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Plant functional diversity and nutrient availability can improve restoration of floating fens via facilitation, complementarity and selection effects.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Zuidam, J. P. van & Leeuwen, C. H. A. van & Bakker, E. S. & Verhoeven, J. T. A. & Ijff, S. & Peeters, E. T. H. M. & Zuidam, B. G. van & Soons, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Peat-forming wetlands, particularly floating fens that form the initial stages of these ecosystems, are declining globally due to excavation, dehydrat...

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Turf transplants for restoration of alpine vegetation: does size matter?

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Aradottir, A. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Turfs transplanted from native vegetation can be used to restore diverse plant communities on disturbed sites. There is, however, limited understandin...

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Increasing spatial dispersion in ecosystem restoration mitigates risk in disturbance-driven environments.

Published online: 13 Jun 2022

Authors: Fivash, G. S. & Belzen, J. van & Temmink, R. J. M. & Didderen, K. & Lengkeek, W. & Heide, T. van der & Bouma, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many vegetated ecosystems, including drylands, coastal dunes, salt marshes and seagrass meadows, inhabit environments frequently disturbed by the eros...

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Trait-based selection of nurse plants to restore ecosystem functions in mine tailings.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Navarro-Cano, J. A. & Verdú, M. & Goberna, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Metal mining in drylands generates waste tailings with high toxicity, physical instability, as well as water and thermal stresses that hamper their bi...

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Host-adapted aphid populations differ in their migratory patterns and capacity to colonize crops.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Eigenbrode, S. D. & Davis, T. S. & Adams, J. R. & Husebye, D. S. & Waits, L. P. & Hawthorne, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although phytophagous insects can vary genetically in host use and exhibit long-range movements, the combined implications of these phenomena for pest...

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Streams are efficient corridors for plant species in forest metacommunities.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Calçada, E. A. & Closset-Kopp, D. & Gallet-Moron, E. & Lenoir, J. & Rêve, M. & Hermy, M. & Decocq, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The maintenance, restoration or construction of corridors are among the most important conservation strategies world-wide in the face of global change...

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Arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis increases phosphorus uptake and productivity of mixtures of maize varieties compared to monocultures.

Published online: 02 Dec 2020

Authors: Wang XinXin & Hoffland, E. & Feng Gu & Kuyper, T. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological intensification seeks to achieve crop yield increases by intensifying complementary or facilitative interactions between plant species or v...

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Control of bracken and the restoration of heathland. III. Bracken litter disturbance and heathland restoration.

Published online: 06 Jun 1992

Authors: Lowday, J. E. & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In trials in the Breckland region (Norfolk/Suffolk border) UK in 1978-88 on Calluna vulgaris heathland and grass heathland (dominated by Festuca ovina...

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Restoration of salt-marsh vegetation in relation to site suitability, species pool and dispersal traits.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Wolters, M. & Garbutt, A. & Bekker, R. M. & Bakker, J. P. & Carey, P. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of salt marshes on previously reclaimed land provides an excellent opportunity to study plant colonization and subsequent development of s...

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