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Shifts in community-level traits and functional diversity in a mixed conifer forest: a legacy of land-use change.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Strahan, R. T. & Meador, A. J. S. & Huffman, D. W. & Laughlin, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Historical reference conditions have long been used to guide the restoration of degraded ecosystems. However, a rapidly changing climate and altered d...

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Multiple treatments yield early success in a shortleaf pine woodland restoration project in the Missouri Ozarks.

Published online: 24 Feb 2016

Authors: Olson, M. G. & Olson, E. K.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Shortleaf pine woodland communities were more extensive in the southeastern Missouri Ozarks prior to Euro-American settlement than today. In 2000, the...

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Ecological intensification and arbuscular mycorrhizas: a meta-analysis of tillage and cover crop effects.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Bowles, T. M. & Jackson, L. E. & Loeher, M. & Cavagnaro, T. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reliance on ecosystem services instead of synthetic, non-renewable inputs is increasingly seen as key to achieving food security in an environmentally...

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The effect of agricultural diversity and crop choice on functional capacity change in grassland conversions.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Lin, B. B. & Flynn, D. F. B. & Bunker, D. E. & Uriarte, M. & Naeem, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Given that approximately one-quarter of grasslands worldwide have been converted to agriculture, understanding the consequences of agricultural conver...

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Temporal and spatial dynamics of beaver-created patches as influenced by management practices in a south-eastern North American landscape.

Published online: 04 Oct 1997

Authors: Snodgrass, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Beavers create habitat diversity across catchment landscapes by impounding small streams. This increased habitat diversity leads to increased species ...

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Quantifying floristic and structural forest maturity: an attribute-based method for wet eucalypt forests.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Galen, L. G. van & Jordan, G. J. & Musk, R. A. & Beeton, N. J. & Wardlaw, T. J. & Baker, S. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Maintaining developmental heterogeneity of ecological communities within landscapes is crucial for sustainable native forest management. Consequently,...

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Burning for biodiversity: highly resilient ant communities respond only to strongly contrasting fire regimes in Australia's seasonal tropics.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Andersen, A. N. & Ribbons, R. R. & Pettit, M. & Parr, C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

According to the pyrodiversity paradigm, a wide range of fire regimes is required to maintain biodiversity in fire-prone landscapes. However, the requ...

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Functional traits driving pollinator and predator responses to newly established grassland strips in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 14 Oct 2021

Authors: Maas, B. & Brandl, M. & Hussain, R. I. & Frank, T. & Zulka, K. P. & Rabl, D. & Walcher, R. & Moser, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural biodiversity and associated ecosystem functions are declining at alarming rates due to widespread land use intensification. They can only...

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Vegetation structure and prey abundance requirements of the Iberian lynx: implications for the design of reserves and corridors.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Palomares, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat alteration and fragmentation are two of the greatest threats to biodiversity. The conservation of most species in highly encroached areas requ...

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Habitat associations of European hares Lepus europaeus in England and Wales: implications for farmland management.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Vaughan, N. & Lucas, E. A. & Harris, S. & White, P. C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Numbers of European hares Lepus europaeus have declined throughout Europe as a result of agricultural intensification. Ecological research to inform a...

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