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Floristic diversity in fire-sensitive eucalypt woodlands shows a 'U'-shaped relationship with time since fire.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Gosper, C. R. & Yates, C. J. & Prober, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding ecosystem responses to disturbance is important for effective management of biodiversity. Observed relationships between time since dist...

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Combining optimization and simulation modelling to measure the cumulative impacts of prescribed fire and wildfire on vegetation species diversity.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Chick, M. P. & York, A. & Sitters, H. & Stefano, J. di & Nitschke, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Growth-stage optimization (GSO) offers a new approach to biodiversity conservation in fire-prone regions by estimating the optimal distribution of veg...

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Genotypically diverse cultivar mixtures for insect pest management and increased crop yields.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Tooker, J. F. & Frank, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In modern crop production, each plant is often nearly genetically identical to its neighbours, allowing insect pests and pathogens to move easily from...

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Diversity of flower-visiting bees in cereal fields: effects of farming system, landscape composition and regional context.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Holzschuh, A. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Kleijn, D. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-environment schemes promote organic farming in an attempt to reduce the negative effects of agricultural intensification on farmland biodiversity...

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Assembly of weed communities along a crop diversity gradient.

Published online: 21 Nov 2007

Authors: Smith, R. G. & Gross, K. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing cropping system diversity is one strategy for reducing reliance on external chemical inputs in agriculture and may have important implicati...

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Habitat area but not habitat age determines wild bee richness in limestone quarries.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Krauss, J. & Alfert, T. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Within highly modified European landscapes, limestone quarries can act as important secondary habitats for a range of endangered wild bee species. How...

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Using subsets of species in biodiversity surveys.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Vellend, M. & Lilley, P. L. & Starzomski, B. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In many biodiversity surveys, a small proportion of species require a disproportionate amount of a researcher's time and effort to detect or identify....

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Non-random loss of phylogenetically distinct rare species degrades phylogenetic diversity in semi-natural grasslands.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Uchida, K. & Hiraiwa, M. K. & Cadotte, M. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although biodiversity loss is a critically important topic, our understanding of how both land abandonment and land-use intensification in semi-natura...

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Phylogenetic diversity is maintained despite richness losses over time in restored tallgrass prairie plant communities.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Barber, N. A. & Jones, H. P. & Duvall, M. R. & Wysocki, W. P. & Hansen, M. J. & Gibson, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecosystem restoration is an important tool for mitigating biodiversity loss and recovering critical ecosystem services to humanity, but restoration ra...

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Tropical rainforest conversion and land use intensification reduce understorey plant phylogenetic diversity.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Kusuma, Y. W. C. & Rembold, K. & Tjitrosoedirdjo, S. S. & Kreft, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conversion of rainforest into agricultural land affects multiple facets of tropical plant diversity. While the effects of tropical land use change and...

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