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Functional diversity in cover crop polycultures increases multifunctionality of an agricultural system.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Finney, D. M. & Kaye, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological studies identifying a positive relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem services motivate projections that higher plant diversity wi...

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Functional diversity enhances tree growth and reduces herbivory damage in secondary broadleaf forests, but does not influence resilience to drought.

Published online: 06 Jan 2021

Authors: Espelta, J. M. & Cruz-Alonso, V. & Alfaro-Sánchez, R. & Hampe, A. & Messier, C. & Pino, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Since the mid-20th Century, Europe has experienced an unprecedented forest expansion associated with the abandonment of rural landscapes. Secondary fo...

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Impacts of grazing by different large herbivores in grassland depend on plant species diversity.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Liu Jun & Feng Chao & Wang DeLi & Wang Ling & Wilsey, B. J. & Zhong ZhiWei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is well documented that large herbivores have pronounced effects on plant communities in grassland ecosystems, and the extent and course of their e...

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Floral resource diversity drives bee community diversity in prairie restorations along an agricultural landscape gradient.

Published online: 07 Dec 2020

Authors: Lane, I. G. & Herron-Sweet, C. R. & Portman, Z. M. & Cariveau, D. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grassland ecosystems are imperiled by agricultural activity world-wide. Restoring grassland habitat is important to conserving grassland fauna and pre...

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Trait diversity enhances yield in algal biofuel assemblages.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Shurin, J. B. & Mandal, S. & Abbott, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Phytoplankton offer great potential as a bioenergy crop; however, technological advances are needed to intensify their yield and reduce their footprin...

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Breeding bird species diversity in the Negev: effects of scrub fragmentation by planted forests.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Shochat, E. & Zvika Abramsky & Pinshow, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Afforestation of the Northern Negev, Israel, from 1956 resulted in patches of primarily coniferous trees that fragmented large scrubland areas. This a...

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Diversity, complexity, stability and pest control.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Murdoch, W. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It should be possible to design agroecosystems to reduce the severity of insect pest problems. Ecological theory about stability should be relevant wh...

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Recolonization by ants in bauxite mines rehabilitated by a number of different methods.

Published online: 22 Jul 1985

Authors: Majer, J. D. & Day, J. E. & Kabay, E. D. & Perriman, W. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ant faunas of 30 bauxite mines in Western Australia that had been rehabilitated by various methods, and 3 forest controls, were surveyed in the su...

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Selection of indicators for assessing and managing the impacts of bottom trawling on seabed habitats.

Published online: 25 Nov 2020

Authors: Hiddink, J. G. & Kaiser, M. J. & Sciberras, M. & McConnaughey, R. A. & Tessa Mazor & Hilborn, R. & Collie, J. S. & C. Roland Pitcher & Parma, A. M. & Suuronen, P. & Rijnsdorp, A. D. & Jennings, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bottom trawl fisheries are the most widespread source of anthropogenic physical disturbance to seabed habitats. Development of fisheries-, conservatio...

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The contribution of spatial mass effects to plant diversity in arable fields.

Published online: 24 Aug 2020

Authors: Metcalfe, H. & Hassall, K. L. & Boinot, S. & Storkey, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In arable fields, plant species richness consistently increases at field edges. This potentially makes the field edge an important habitat for the con...

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