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Reconciling timber extraction with biodiversity conservation in tropical forests using reduced-impact logging.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Bicknell, J. E. & Struebig, M. J. & Davies, Z. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over 20% of the world's tropical forests have been selectively logged, and large expanses are allocated for future timber extraction. Reduced-impact l...

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Configurational landscape heterogeneity shapes functional community composition of grassland butterflies.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Perović, D. & Gámez-Virués, S. & Börschig, C. & Klein, A. M. & Krauss, J. & Steckel, J. & Rothenwöhrer, C. & Erasmi, S. & Tscharntke, T. & Westphal, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Landscape heterogeneity represents two aspects of landscape simplification: (i) compositional heterogeneity (diversity of habitat types); and (ii) con...

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Testing weed risk assessment paradigms: intraspecific differences in performance and naturalisation risk outweigh interspecific differences in alien Brassica.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Meffin, R. & Duncan, R. P. & Hulme, P. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Risk assessments of alien species are usually conducted at species level, assuming that all individuals of a given species pose similar risks. However...

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Planting accelerates restoration of tropical forest but assembly mechanisms appear insensitive to initial composition.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Li LanPing & Cadotte, M. W. & Martínez-Garza, C. & Peña-Domene, M. de la & Du GuoZhen

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Central to the success of restoration is how applied activities influence community assembly mechanisms. Phylogenetic and trait-based approaches to co...

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Extreme climate events counteract the effects of climate and land-use changes in Alpine tree lines.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Barros, C. & Guéguen, M. & Douzet, R. & Carboni, M. & Boulangeat, I. & Zimmermann, N. E. & Münkemüller, T. & Thuiller, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change and extreme events, such as drought, threaten ecosystems world-wide and in particular mountain ecosystems, where species often live at ...

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Disentangling relationships between plant diversity and decomposition processes under forest restoration.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Fujii, S. & Mori, A. S. & Koide, D. & Makoto, K. & Matsuoka, S. & Osono, T. & Isbell, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity has been elucidated to be one of the major factors sustaining ecosystem functioning. The vast majority of studies showing a relationship ...

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Riparian field margins: can they enhance the functional structure of ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) assemblages in intensively managed grassland landscapes?

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Cole, L. J. & Brocklehurst, S. & Elston, D. A. & McCracken, D. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Europe and North America, there is growing concern that biodiversity declines associated with agricultural intensification will adversely impact th...

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Perennial habitat fragments, parasitoid diversity and parasitism in ephemeral crops.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Letourneau, D. K. & Allen, S. G. B. & Stireman, J. O., III

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification has led to the removal of semi-wild, perennial vegetation in agricultural landscapes. However, in short-cycle crops, freq...

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Functional diversity loss with increasing livestock grazing intensity in drylands: the mechanisms and their consequences depend on the taxa.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Chillo, V. & Ojeda, R. A. & Capmourteres, V. & Anand, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Overgrazing is one of the main drivers of desertification in drylands, and livestock production is expected to increase in the next decades. The analy...

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Contrasting taxonomic and functional responses of a tropical tree community to selective logging.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Baraloto, C. & Hérault, B. & Paine, C. E. T. & Massot, H. & Blanc, L. & Bonal, D. & Molino, J. F. & Nicolini, E. A. & Sabatier, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Considerable debate surrounds the extent to which tropical forests can be managed for resource extraction while conserving biodiversity and ecosystem ...

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