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Moisture availability and ecological restoration limit fine fuels and modelled wildfire intensity following non-native ungulate removal in Hawaii.

Published online: 19 Nov 2021

Authors: Zhu, T. R. & Litton, C. M. & Giardina, C. P. & Trauernicht, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The removal and exclusion of non-native ungulates for conservation of biodiversity is common globally, including on tropical Pacific Islands. However,...

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Managing breaches of containment and eradication of invasive plant populations.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Fletcher, C. S. & Westcott, D. A. & Murphy, H. T. & Grice, A. C. & Clarkson, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Containment can be a viable strategy for managing invasive plants, but it is not always cheaper than eradication. In many cases, converting a failed e...

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Effects of forest certification on the ecological condition of Mediterranean streams.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Dias, F. S. & Bugalho, M. N. & Rodríguez-González, P. M. & Albuquerque, A. & Cerdeira, J. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest certification, a proxy for sustainable forest management, covers more than 10% of the world's forests. Under forest certification, forest manag...

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Bark beetles attacking conifer seedlings: picking on the weakest or feasting upon the fittest?

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Sopow, S. L. & Bader, M. K. F. & Brockerhoff, E. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant stress from causes such as drought is thought to increase the susceptibility of plants to herbivore attack and damage. Although this forms the b...

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Indirect effects of invasive species removal devastate World Heritage Island.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Bergstrom, D. M. & Lucieer, A. & Kiefer, K. & Wasley, J. & Belbin, L. & Pedersen, T. K. & Chown, S. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Owing to the detrimental impacts of invasive alien species, their control is often a priority for conservation management. Whereas the potential for u...

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The removal of woody encroachment restores biophysical gradients in Midwestern oak savannas.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Brudvig, L. A. & Asbjornsen, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Savannas throughout the world are characterized by spatial gradients of resources created by scattered overstorey trees. These gradients are important...

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Seasonal pattern of leaf growth and senescence of Nardus stricta and responses of tussocks to differing severity, timing and frequency of defoliation.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Grant, S. A. & Torvell, L. & Sim, E. M. & Small, J. L. & Elston, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A field study of the seasonal growth of Nardus stricta showed that leaf turnover was slow, averaging 2.5 leaves per tiller over the growing season. Pe...

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Priority threat management of non-native plants to maintain ecosystem integrity across heterogeneous landscapes.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Firn, J. & Martin, T. G. & Chadès, I. & Walters, B. & Hayes, J. & Nicol, S. & Carwardine, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive non-native plants have negatively impacted on biodiversity and ecosystem functions world-wide. Because of the large number of species, their ...

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Tree species mixing can amplify microclimate offsets in young forest plantations.

Published online: 03 Aug 2022

Authors: Zhang ShengMin & Landuyt, D. & Verheyen, K. & Frenne, P. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Macroclimate warming is affecting ecosystems world-wide. Tree canopies, however, can significantly buffer temperature fluctuations, giving rise to low...

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DNA-based assessment of environmental degradation in an unknown fauna: the freshwater macroinvertebrates of the Indo-Burmese hotspot.

Published online: 03 Aug 2022

Authors: Rahman, M. M. & Burian, A. & Creedy, T. J. & Vogler, A. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

New methods are required for biomonitoring of poorly known tropical ecosystems, but biological assessments of environmental status are limited by insu...

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