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Assessing potential invasiveness of woody horticultural plant species using seedling growth rate traits.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Grotkopp, E. & Erskine-Ogden, J. & Rejmánek, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ornamental plant trade, forestry, and agriculture have been responsible for the initial introduction of over 60% of invasive alien plant species. ...

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Large-scale fire management restores grassland bird richness for a private lands ecoregion.

Published online: 24 Jan 2022

Authors: Roberts, C. P. & Scholtz, R. & Fogarty, D. T. & Twidwell, D. & Walker, T. L., Jr.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Of all terrestrial biomes, grasslands are losing the most biodiversity the most rapidly, so there is a critical need to document and learn from large-...

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Barriers to tree seedling emergence on human-induced grasslands in Sri Lanka.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Gunaratne, A. M. T. A. & Gunatilleke, C. V. S. & Gunatilleke, I. A. U. N. & Weerasinghe, H. M. S. P. M. & Burslem, D. F. R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Colonization by woody plants is often very slow or absent on grasslands occupying degraded land in the tropics. Seed dispersal limitation is widely re...

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The abundance and distribution of guilds of riparian woody plants change in response to land use and flow regulation.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Aguiar, F. C. & Segurado, P. & Martins, M. J. & Bejarano, M. D. & Nilsson, C. & Portela, M. M. & Merritt, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many riparian ecosystems in Mediterranean Europe are affected by land use and flow alteration by dams. We focused on understanding how these stressors...

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Differing priorities explain why some people profit from an alien invader, while others lose out.

Published online: 27 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Linders, T. E. W. & Schaffner, U. & Alamirew, T. & Allan, E. & Choge, S. K. & Eschen, R. & Shiferaw, H. & Manning, P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper describes the impact of the invasive tree, Prosopis juliflora, on the supply of ecosystem services. Prosopis significantly increased the su...

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Comparisons of vegetation use and herbivore biomass on a Rhodesian game and cattle ranch.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Taylor, R. D. & Walker, B. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Botanical composition, utilization of vegetation and animal biomass were compared on the 12 000-ha cattle section and 8 000-ha game section of Buffalo...

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Biodiversity in west African parklands promotes pollination of shea.

Published online: 16 Sep 2020

Authors: Delaney, A.

Content type: Blog

This paper explores the ecological and economic importance of the pollination services of shea (Vitellaria paradoxa) trees in West African parklands. ...

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Seed bank dynamics in Mimosa pigra, an invasive tropical shrub.

Published online: 11 Apr 1989

Authors: Lonsdale, W. M. & Harley, K. L. S. & Gillett, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study in Northern Territory, Australia, in connection with a biological control programme.

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Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. IV. Effects of controlled burning on secondary thicket in upland Acacia woodland.

Published online: 27 Nov 1967

Authors: Thomas, D. B. & Pratt, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Observations on two burning regimes during a 3-year period in Machakos district (5200 ft. alt., rainfall 25 in./year) showed that these thickets can b...

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Remnant vegetation, plantings and fences are beneficial for reptiles in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Pulsford, S. A. & Driscoll, D. A. & Barton, P. S. & Lindenmayer, D. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Managing agricultural landscapes for biodiversity conservation is increasingly difficult as land use is modified or intensified for production. Findin...

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