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Increasing the germination envelope under water stress improves seedling emergence in two dominant grass species across different pulse rainfall events.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Lewandrowski, W. & Erickson, T. E. & Dixon, K. W. & Stevens, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Demographic recruitment processes, such as seed germination and seedling emergence, are critical transitional phases to the re-establishment of degrad...

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Long-term effects of logging residue addition and removal on macroarthropods and enchytraeids.

Published online: 04 Oct 1997

Authors: Bengtsson, J. & Persson, T. & Lundkvist, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The long-term effects of logging residue addition and removal on soil macroarthropods and enchytraeids were examined in a Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris...

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Water relations of tree crops: a comparison between Corsican Pine and Douglas Fir in south-east England.

Published online: 11 Nov 1970

Authors: Fourt, D. F. & Hinson, W. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In further work [cf. F.A. 27 No. 106], the annual cycle of water movement has been studied over five growing seasons in adjacent semi-mature stands of...

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Changes in decomposition rates and Collembola densities during the forestry cycle in conifer plantations.

Published online: 30 Jun 1999

Authors: Butterfield, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conifers have a tendency to produce detrimental changes in the soil that suppress decomposition. It is also possible that clear-felling and the short ...

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Long-term change in vegetation and soil microbial communities during the phased restoration of traditional meadow grassland.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Smith, R. S. & Shiel, R. S. & Bardgett, R. D. & Millward, D. & Corkhill, P. & Evans, P. & Quirk, H. & Hobbs, P. J. & Kometa, S. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of high plant species diversity to sites where it has been reduced by intensive grassland management requires identification of appropriat...

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Analysing the spatial heterogeneity of emergent groups to assess ecological restoration.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Pottier, J. & Bédécarrats, A. & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective restoration of ecosystem structure and function needs to be built on a strong conceptual basis. The evaluation of restoration is critical in...

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The mechanisms affecting seedling establishment in restored savanna understories are seasonally dependent.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Sorenson, Q. M. & Damschen, E. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural land is being increasingly abandoned on a global scale, with over 200 million hectares recovering from agricultural use. Plant community ...

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Rainfall variability and nitrogen addition synergistically reduce plant diversity in a restored tallgrass prairie.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Smith, N. G. & Schuster, M. J. & Dukes, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change is expected to bring fewer, larger rainfall events and prolonged droughts (i.e. increased rainfall variability). Concurrently, the burn...

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Assembly of weed communities along a crop diversity gradient.

Published online: 21 Nov 2007

Authors: Smith, R. G. & Gross, K. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing cropping system diversity is one strategy for reducing reliance on external chemical inputs in agriculture and may have important implicati...

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Low-productivity boreal forests have high conservation value for lichens.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Hämäläinen, A. & Strengbom, J. & Ranius, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land set aside for preservation of biodiversity often has low productivity. As biodiversity generally increases with productivity, due to higher or mo...

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