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Passage of legume and grass seeds through the digestive tract of cattle and their survival in faeces.

Published online: 20 Mar 1993

Authors: Gardener, C. J. & McIvor, J. G. & Jansen, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential of dissemination by livestock as a method of spreading pasture species into inaccessible areas was studied. Seeds of 10 legumes and 8 gr...

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The importance of species selection and seed sourcing in forest restoration for enhancing adaptive capacity to climate change: Colombian tropical dry forest as a model.

Published online: 21 Feb 2018

Authors: Thomas, E. & Alcazar, C. & Moscoso H., L. G. & Vasquez, A. & Fernando Osorio, L. & Salgado-Negret, B. & Gonzalez, M. & Parra-Quijano, M. & Bozzano, M. & Loo, J. & Jalonen, R. & Ramirez, W.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Forest restoration projects can derive great benefit from integrating climate modeling, functional trait analysis and genetic considerations in the se...

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Ex situ cultivation entails high risk of seed dormancy loss on short-lived wild plant species.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Ensslin, A. & Vyver, A. van de & Vanderborght, T. & Godefroid, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in life-history traits such as seed dormancy during cultivation of wild plant species in ex situ facilities could jeopardize conservation acti...

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Local biodiversity erosion in south Brazilian grasslands under moderate levels of landscape habitat loss.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Staude, I. R. & Vélez-Martin, E. & Andrade, B. O. & Podgaiski, L. R. & Boldrini, I. I. & Mendonça Júnior, M. & Pillar, V. D. & Overbeck, G. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat loss is one of the greatest threats to biodiversity, exerting negative effects on the ecological viability of natural vegetation remnants. The...

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Can multi-species shark longline fisheries be managed sustainably using size limits? Theoretically, yes. Realistically, no.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Smart, J. J. & White, W. T. & Baje, L. & Chin, A. & D'Alberto, B. M. & Grant, M. I. & Mukherji, S. & Simpfendorfer, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Size limits are a common fisheries management strategy that are applied to many fisheries and species. Most size limits use a minimum legal size to pr...

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Identifying effective water-management strategies in variable climates using population dynamics models.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Yen, J. D. L. & Bond, N. R. & Shenton, W. & Spring, D. A. & MacNally, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water-resource management should maintain ecological condition, including population viabilities of aquatic taxa. Many arid and semi-arid regions have...

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Type of fitness cost influences the rate of evolution of resistance to transgenic Bt crops.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Hackett, S. C. & Bonsall, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The evolution of resistance to pesticides by insect pests is a significant challenge for sustainable agriculture. For transgenic crops expressing Baci...

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Sustainable harvesting of non-timber forest products based on ecological and economic criteria.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Hernández-Barrios, J. C. & Anten, N. P. R. & Martínez-Ramos, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Harvesting of highly valuable non-timber forest products (NTFPs) has been considered a win-win strategy where local people profit while conserving for...

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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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