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How hydrological connectivity regulates the plant recovery process in salt marshes.

Published online: 17 Jun 2021

Authors: Wang Qing & Xie Tian & Luo Meng & Bai JunHong & Chen Cong & Ning ZhongHua & Cui BaoShan

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Designing effective restoration strategies is a priority in recovering salt marsh plants. Hydrological connectivity is a main driver underpinning the ...

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Gear-based fisheries management as a potential adaptive response to climate change and coral mortality.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Cinner, J. E. & McClanahan, T. R. & Graham, N. A. J. & Pratchett, M. S. & Wilson, S. K. & Raina, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change is emerging as one of the greatest threats to coral reef ecosystems. Climate-induced warming events trigger coral bleaching and mortali...

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Effects of fungal pathogens on seeds of native and exotic plants: a test using congeneric pairs.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Blaney, C. S. & Kotanen, P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It has previously been hypothesized that low rates of attack by natural enemies may contribute to the invasiveness of exotic plants. We tested this hy...

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Partial recovery of a tropical rain forest a half-century after clear-cut and selective logging.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Xu Han & Li YiDe & Liu ShiRong & Zang RunGuo & He FangLiang & Spence, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The extent to which tropical rain forests recover tree species richness, composition and community structure after clear-cutting or selective harvest ...

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Community-level restoration profiles in Mediterranean vegetation: nurse-based vs. traditional reforestation.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Rey, P. J. & Siles, G. & Alcántara, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many restoration projects aim to transform degraded vegetation into mature native plant communities. The recovery of the structure and properties of r...

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Bottom-up effect of eradications: the unintended consequences for top-order predators when eradicating invasive prey.

Published online: 30 Jul 2021

Authors: Travers, T. & Lea, M. A. & Alderman, R. & Terauds, A. & Shaw, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The eradication of invasive species from islands yields significant conservation returns. However, novel challenges continue to arise as projects expa...

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Silviculture enhances the recovery of overexploited mahogany Swietenia macrophylla.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Verwer, C. & Peña-Claros, M. & Staak, D. van der & Ohlson-Kiehn, K. & Sterck, F. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Big leaf mahogany Swietenia macrophylla is the most valuable timber species in the tropics but its future as a commercial timber species is at risk. T...

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Drivers of soil microbial community assembly during recovery from selective logging and clear-cutting.

Published online: 16 Nov 2021

Authors: Chen Jie & Chazdon, R. L. & Swenson, N. G. & Xu Han & Luo TuShou

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite important progress in understanding the impacts of forest clearing and logging on above-ground communities, how these disturbances affect soil...

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Nitrogen saturation in UK moorlands: the critical role of bryophytes and lichens in determining retention of atmospheric N deposition.

Published online: 23 Nov 2005

Authors: Curtis, C. J. & Emmett, B. A. & Grant, H. & Kernan, M. & Reynolds, B. & Shilland, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthropogenic nitrogen (N) deposition may have several impacts on upland moorland ecosystems, including changes in vegetation composition, eutrophicat...

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Restoration and recovery from acidification in upland Welsh streams over 25 years.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Ormerod, S. J. & Durance, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Streams affected by acid deposition should now be recovering biologically, but long-term assessments are scarce. Here, we use the experimental catchme...

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