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Organic management and landscape heterogeneity combine to sustain multifunctional bird communities in European vineyards.

Published online: 11 Jun 2021

Authors: Barbaro, L. & Assandri, G. & Brambilla, M. & Castagneyrol, B. & Froidevaux, J. & Giffard, B. & Pithon, J. & Puig-Montserrat, X. & Torre, I. & Calatayud, F. & Gaüzère, P. & Guenser, J. & Macià-Valverde, F. X. & Mary, S. & Raison, L. & Sirami, C. & Rusch, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conserving functionally diverse bird communities in European farmland is becoming critical, with no exception for regions of wine production. Manageme...

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Within-corridor heterogeneity is more important than corridor design for maintaining butterfly functional and taxonomic diversity.

Published online: 23 Dec 2021

Authors: Schalkwyk, J. van & Gaigher, R. & Pryke, J. S. & Samways, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Local and landscape features influence the spatial distribution of biodiversity. At the landscape scale, heterogeneity has compositional and configura...

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Natural disturbances can produce misleading bioassessment results: identifying metrics to detect anthropogenic impacts in intermittent rivers.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Soria, M. & Gutiérrez-Cánovas, C. & Bonada, N. & Acosta, R. & Rodríguez-Lozano, P. & Fortuño, P. & Burgazzi, G. & Vinyoles, D. & Gallart, F. & Latron, J. & Llorens, P. & Prat, N. & Cid, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecosystems experience natural disturbances and anthropogenic impacts that affect biological communities and ecological processes. When natural disturb...

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Farmer perception and utilization of leaf functional traits in managing agroecosystems.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Isaac, M. E. & Cerda, R. & Rapidel, B. & Martin, A. R. & Dickinson, A. K. & Sibelet, N. & Cheyne, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Using knowledge of leaf functional traits, such as those forming the leaf economics spectrum (LES), to understand plant responses to environmental cha...

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Flow regimes control the establishment of invasive crayfish and alter their effects on lotic macroinvertebrate communities.

Published online: 27 Nov 2020

Authors: Mathers, K. L. & White, J. C. & Fornaroli, R. & Chadd, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive non-native species (INNS) threaten biodiversity and ecosystem functioning globally. However, there remains a pressing need to understand the ...

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Introducing resprouters to enhance Mediterranean forest resilience: importance of functional traits to select species according to a gradient of pine density.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Gavinet, J. & Prévosto, B. & Fernandez, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resprouter species are important for Mediterranean ecosystem resilience, but they are scarce in landscapes dominated by pioneer pines. Sound knowledge...

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Arboreality increases reptile community resistance to disturbance from livestock grazing.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Neilly, H. & Nordberg, E. J. & VanDerWal, J. & Schwarzkopf, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Domestic livestock grazing directly alters ground-level habitat but its effects on arboreal habitat are poorly known. Similarly, the response to grazi...

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Can grazing response of herbaceous plants be predicted from simple vegetative traits?

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: Díaz, S. & Noy-Meir, I. & Cabido, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Range management is based on the response of plant species and communities to grazing intensity. The identification of easily measured plant functiona...

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A revised trait-based framework for agroecosystems including decision rules.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Damour, G. & Navas, M. L. & Garnier, E. & Martin, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Designing agroecological cropping systems, which have enhanced biodiversity and that improve agroecosystem services, is recognized as the most likely ...

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Large river floodplain restoration: predicting species richness and trait responses to the restoration of hydrological connectivity.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Paillex, A. & Dolédec, S. & Castella, E. & Mérigoux, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Floodplains are species-rich environments often strongly impacted by human activities. In particular, the negative effects of progressive and rapid di...

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