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Exploring the mesofilter as a novel operational scale in conservation planning.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Crous, C. J. & Samways, M. J. & Pryke, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increased emphasis is being placed on developing effective biodiversity conservation tools for practical conservation planning. The mesofilter is such...

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Plant responses to agricultural intensification.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Dorrough, J. & Scroggie, M. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A large proportion of the world's land surface is extensively managed for livestock production. In areas where livestock systems are becoming more int...

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Topic guide: water security and economic development.

Published online: 17 Jun 2015

Authors: Quick, T. & Winpenny, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Too little water (scarcity), too much water (flooding) and poor quality water (pollution) represent a risk to sustained economic growth. Evidence sugg...

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Using ecological restoration to constrain biological invasion.

Published online: 19 Jan 2005

Authors: Bakker, J. D. & Wilson, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological invasion can permanently alter ecosystem structure and function. Invasive species are difficult to eradicate, so methods for constraining i...

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Related plant species respond similarly to chronic anthropogenic disturbance: implications for conservation decision-making.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Martínez-Blancas, A. & Paz, H. & Salazar, G. A. & Martorell, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many developing countries harbour large numbers of species that face little-understood, gradual changes in their environment, including chronic anthro...

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Brown locust outbreaks and climate variability in southern Africa.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Todd, M. C. & Washington, R. & Cheke, R. A. & Kniveton, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The brown locust Locustana pardalina is a major agricultural pest in southern Africa, with populations periodically reaching plague proportions. Manag...

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Within-corridor heterogeneity is more important than corridor design for maintaining butterfly functional and taxonomic diversity.

Published online: 23 Dec 2021

Authors: Schalkwyk, J. van & Gaigher, R. & Pryke, J. S. & Samways, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Local and landscape features influence the spatial distribution of biodiversity. At the landscape scale, heterogeneity has compositional and configura...

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Functional diversity of macroinvertebrates as a tool to evaluate wetland restoration.

Published online: 27 Dec 2021

Authors: Coccia, C. & Almeida, B. A. & Green, A. J. & Gutiérrez, A. B. & Carbonell, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological restoration of aquatic ecosystems has become widespread in recent decades. Although the recovery of biodiversity in restored wetlands has b...

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Remote sensing-based predictors improve distribution models of rare, early successional and broadleaf tree species in Utah.

Published online: 21 Nov 2007

Authors: Zimmermann, N. E. & Edwards, T. C., Jr. & Moisen, G. G. & Frescino, T. S. & Blackard, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Compared to bioclimatic variables, remote sensing predictors are rarely used for predictive species modelling. When used, the predictors represent typ...

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Riparian plant guilds become simpler and most likely fewer following flow regulation.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Bejarano, M. D. & Nilsson, C. & Aguiar, F. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

River regulation affects riparian systems world-wide and conservation and restoration efforts are essential to retain biodiversity, and the functionin...

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