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Tree ring-based metrics for assessing old-growth forest naturalness.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Filippo, A. di & Biondi, F. & Piovesan, G. & Ziaco, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Old-growth studies commonly emphasize structural and age conditions, selecting proxy indicators of long-term ecological processes. Transition dynamics...

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The importance of scattered trees for biodiversity conservation: a global meta-analysis.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Prevedello, J. A. & Almeida-Gomes, M. & Lindenmayer, D. B. & Magrach, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Scattered trees are thought to be keystone structures for biodiversity in landscapes world-wide. However, such trees have been largely neglected by re...

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Cocoa agroforest multifunctionality and soil fertility explained by shade tree litter traits.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Sauvadet, M. & Saj, S. & Freschet, G. T. & Essobo, J. D. & Enock, S. & Becquer, T. & Tixier, P. & Harmand, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Manipulating plant functional diversity to improve agroecosystem multifunctionality is a central challenge of agricultural systems world-wide. In coco...

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Factors affecting white spruce and aspen survival after partial harvest.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Solarik, K. A. & Volney, W. J. A. & Lieffers, V. J. & Spence, J. R. & Hamann, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variable retention harvest is an increasingly popular management alternative to clear-cutting in boreal forest ecosystems. This harvest system retains...

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Evidence review: how effective are alternatives to plastic tree shelters for establishing new native trees and woodland?

Published online: 22 Jan 2022

Published by: Woodland Trust

Authors: Bavin, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

1. In recent decades, plastic tree shelters have been used to great effect to provide protection to individual planted trees in created woodlands. How...

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An experimental field study of different levels of insect herbivory induced by Formica rufa predation on sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus). III. Effects on tree growth.

Published online: 04 Jun 1986

Authors: Whittaker, J. B. & Warrington, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Feeding damage by Lepidoptera larvae, aphids and typhlocybid leafhoppers on sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus) was measured on ant-foraged (Formica rufa) ...

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Edge creation and tree dieback influence the patch-tracking metapopulation dynamics of a red-listed epiphytic bryophyte.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Roberge, J. M. & Bengtsson, S. B. K. & Wulff, S. & Snäll, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Edges in landscapes have an effect on the abundance of many species but the underlying ecological mechanisms are poorly known for most taxonomic group...

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Historical maps confirm the accuracy of zero-inflated model predictions of ancient tree abundance in English wood-pastures.

Published online: 23 Dec 2021

Authors: Nolan, V. & Reader, T. & Gilbert, F. & Atkinson, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ancient trees have important ecological, historical and social connections, and are a key source of dead and decaying wood, a globally declining resou...

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Host range expansion of native insects to exotic trees increases with area of introduction and the presence of congeneric native trees.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Branco, M. & Brockerhoff, E. G. & Castagneyrol, B. & Orazio, C. & Jactel, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Exotic tree species are widely used in forest plantations for their often high productivity and performance compared to native trees. However, these a...

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A survey of the health of Fagus sylvatica in southern Britain.

Published online: 02 Mar 1995

Authors: Ling, K. A. & Power, S. A. & Ashmore, M. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This survey examined health of beech (Fagus sylvatica) trees at 72 survey sites in southern Britain. Tree health was assessed using crown thinness, cr...

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