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Fluctuating asymmetry of birch leaves increases under pollution impact.

Published online: 19 May 1997

Authors: Kozlov, M. V. & Wilsey, B. J. & Koricheva, J. & Haukioja, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fluctuating asymmetry (FA) of birch (Betula spp.) leaves collected along 4 pollution gradients in NW Russia and Finland was assessed by measuring the ...

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Factors affecting the natural regeneration of Quercus in Scottish oakwoods. I. Competition from Pteridium aquilinum.

Published online: 08 Aug 1997

Authors: Humphrey, J. W. & Swaine, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Scottish upland, semi-natural oakwoods, natural regeneration of oak (Quercus petraea and Q. robur) is frequently lacking. This threatens the long-t...

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The effects of bioturbation and herbivory by the polychaete Nereis diversicolor on loss of saltmarsh in south-east England.

Published online: 14 Jul 2004

Authors: Paramor, O. A. L. & Hughes, R. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The saltmarshes of south-east England are eroding rapidly. Field and laboratory experiments were used to test the hypotheses that: (i) at the mudflat-...

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Vegetation community selection by ungulates on the Isle of Rhum. III. Determinants of vegetation community selection.

Published online: 31 Mar 1990

Authors: Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Possible determinants of seasonal vegetation community selection by cattle, red deer, goats and ponies on the Isle of Rhum, Scotland are described and...

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Selective effects of small barriers on river-resident fish.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Jones, P. E. & Champneys, T. & Vevers, J. & Börger, L. & Svendsen, J. C. & Consuegra, S. & Jones, J. & Leaniz, C. G. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat fragmentation is a principal threat to biodiversity and artificial river barriers are a leading cause of the global decline in freshwater biot...

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Nectar accessibility determines fitness, flower choice and abundance of hoverflies that provide natural pest control.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Rijn, P. C. J. van & Wäckers, F. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In modern agricultural landscapes, many organisms providing ecosystem services such as pollination and natural pest control are likely constrained by ...

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A comparative analysis of restoration measures and their effects on hydromorphology and benthic invertebrates in 26 central and southern European rivers.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Jähnig, S. C. & Brabec, K. & Buffagni, A. & Erba, S. & Lorenz, A. W. & Ofenböck, T. & Verdonschot, P. F. M. & Hering, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hydromorphological river restoration usually leads to habitat diversification, but the effects on benthic invertebrates, which are frequently used to ...

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The influence of elevated CO2 and simulated seasonal changes in temperature on tissue turnover in pasture turves dominated by perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne) and white clover (Trifolium repens).

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: Clark, H. & Newton, P. C. D. & Bell, C. C. & Glasgow, E. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tissue turnover, leaf morphology and population dynamics of perennial ryegrass and white clover were studied in pasture turves grown at ambient (350 µ...

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Experimental trampling of vegetation. II. Predictors of resistance and resilience.

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: Cole, D. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experimental trampling, to simulate recreational use, was conducted in 18 vegetation types (including coniferous and deciduous forests, dwarf scrub, m...

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Impacts of forest fragmentation on species richness: a hierarchical approach to community modelling.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Zipkin, E. F. & DeWan, A. & Royle, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species richness is often used as a tool for prioritizing conservation action. One method for predicting richness and other summaries of community str...

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