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Enhancing insect diversity in agricultural grasslands: the roles of management and landscape structure.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Giulio, M. di & Edwards, P. J. & Meister, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the last few years a variety of methods have been applied in Switzerland to preserve and enhance biological diversity in agricultural systems. ...

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Using conservation value to assess land restoration and management alternatives across a degraded oak savanna landscape.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Grundel, R. & Pavlovic, N. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Managers considering restoration of landscapes often face a fundamental challenge - what should be the habitat composition of the restored landscape? ...

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Optimizing enrichment of deadwood for biodiversity by varying sun exposure and tree species: an experimental approach.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Vogel, S. & Gossner, M. M. & Mergner, U. & Müller, J. & Thorn, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The enrichment of deadwood is essential for the conservation of saproxylic biodiversity in managed forests. However, existing strategies focus on a co...

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Plant diversity in a managed temperate deciduous forest: understorey response to two silvicultural systems.

Published online: 19 Jan 2005

Authors: Decocq, G. & Aubert, M. & Dupont, F. & Alard, D. & Saguez, R. & Wattez-Fanger, A. & Foucault, B. de & Delelis-Dusollier, A. & Bardat, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Disturbances and resource availability are key factors affecting plant diversity in managed forests. As disturbance regimes vary among silvicultural s...

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Vulnerability of moorland plant communities to environmental change: consequences of realistic species loss on functional diversity.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Sasaki, T. & Katabuchi, M. & Kamiyama, C. & Shimazaki, M. & Nakashizuka, T. & Hikosaka, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the consequences of realistic species loss on the functioning and persistence of vulnerable ecosystems is key to devising conservation s...

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Strong mixture effects among four species in fertilized agricultural grassland led to persistent and consistent transgressive overyielding.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Nyfeler, D. & Huguenin-Elie, O. & Suter, M. & Frossard, E. & Connolly, J. & Lüscher, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing plant species richness often increases biomass production in nutrient-poor semi-natural grasslands. If such positive diversity-productivity...

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Next-generation tropical forests: reforestation type affects recruitment of species and functional diversity in a human-dominated landscape.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Wills, J. & Herbohn, J. & Moreno, M. O. M. & Avela, M. S. & Firn, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In tropical countries where little natural forest remains, such as the Philippines, small-holder monocultures and mixed-species plantations potentiall...

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Indirect effects of grazing and nutrient addition on the hemipteran community of heather moorlands.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Hartley, S. E. & Gardner, S. M. & Mitchell, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Moorlands dominated by heather Calluna vulgaris are of international conservation importance, but are declining as a result of increased grazing press...

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Responses of grassland invertebrates to management by cutting. I. Species diversity of Hemiptera.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Morris, M. G. & Lakhani, K. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of cutting calcareous grassland on its invertebrate fauna were examined in an Arrhenatherum-dominated grass plot in eastern England. Four ...

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Assembly history alters alpha and beta diversity, exotic-native proportions and functioning of restored prairie plant communities.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Martin, L. M. & Wilsey, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restorations provide a test of community assembly history theory, and practitioners require information on how assembly history might help to restore ...

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