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Plant diversity and generation of ecosystem services at the landscape scale: expert knowledge assessment.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Quijas, S. & Jackson, L. E. & Maass, M. & Schmid, B. & Raffaelli, D. & Balvanera, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In spite of the increasing amount of experimental evidence on the importance of plant species richness for ecosystem functioning at local scales, its ...

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Plant traits predict the success of weed biocontrol.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Paynter, Q. & Overton, J. M. & Hill, R. L. & Bellgard, S. E. & Dawson, M. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological control (biocontrol) can provide permanent cost-effective control of plant pests, but has variable success. The ability to predict the succ...

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Herbaceous biomass in a Eucalyptus savanna woodland after removing trees and/or shrubs.

Published online: 15 Dec 1990

Authors: Harrington, G. N. & Johns, G. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Herbaceous biomass was monitored for 9 years in an intact, semiarid savanna woodland near Bourke, New South Wales, with a 15% canopy cover of E. popul...

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The effects of afforestation on upland plant communities: an application of the British National Vegetation Classification.

Published online: 22 Jun 1994

Authors: Wallace, H. L. & Good, J. E. G. & Williams, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The British National Vegetation Classification (NVC) was used to describe the vegetation of a 49 000 ha conifer (Picea abies, P. sitchensis) plantatio...

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Are threatened plant species specialists, or just more vulnerable to disturbance?

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Monks, A. & Burrows, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many studies report an association between species rarity and/or threat status, and habitat specialization. However, specialization is often inferred ...

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Restoration of plant diversity in permanent grassland by seeding: assessing the limiting factors along land-use gradients.

Published online: 02 Oct 2021

Authors: Freitag, M. & Klaus, V. H. & Bolliger, R. & Hamer, U. & Kleinebecker, T. & Prati, D. & Schäfer, D. & Hölzel, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use intensification has caused dramatic declines in grassland biodiversity, and in Europe this decline has not yet been halted. Therefore, a majo...

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Plant trait-based approaches to improve nitrogen cycling in agroecosystems.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Abalos, D. & Groenigen, J. W. van & Philippot, L. & Lubbers, I. M. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive agriculture is dominated by monocultures of high-yielding plants that receive large applications of nitrogen (N) fertilizers to boost plant ...

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A comparison between productivity in forest and savanna in Africa.

Published online: 14 Dec 1966

Authors: Hopkins, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Gives estimates of net primary productivity derived from studies of (1) a forest (climatic climax) site and (2) a savanna (fire climax) site in Nigeri...

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A review of the ecology, hydrology and nutrient dynamics of floodplain meadows in England.

Published online: 20 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Gowing, D. J. G. & Tallowin, J. R. B. & Dise, N. B. & Goodyear, J. & Dodd, M. E. & Lodge, R. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report aims to summarize existing knowledge, identify practical management guidelines and highlight deficiencies in understanding the ecology of ...

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The ecology of Cacao viruses. I. The role of wild hosts in the incidence of swollen shoot virus in West Africa.

Published online: 06 Nov 1971

Authors: Tinsley, T. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes the host range of Cacao swollen-shoot virus (CSSV) and the distribution of wild hosts. No consistent association has so far been found betwe...

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