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Plant functional traits and environmental conditions shape community assembly and ecosystem functioning during restoration.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Zirbel, C. R. & Bassett, T. & Grman, E. & Brudvig, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recovering biological diversity and ecosystem functioning are primary objectives of ecological restoration, yet these outcomes are often unpredictable...

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Simulated effects of logging on carbon storage in dipterocarp forest.

Published online: 12 Jul 2000

Authors: Pinard, M. A. & Cropper, W. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As the role of forestry-based options for reducing or mitigating greenhouse gas emissions is debated by policymakers, there is a need to inform the de...

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Diet, feeding behaviour and food intake of the upland goose (Chloephaga picta) and ruddy-headed goose (C. rubidiceps) in the Falkland Islands.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Summers, R. W. & Grieve, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The diet of upland and ruddy-headed geese was composed mainly of Poa annua and P. pratensis. Leaf lengths of P. annua/pratensis eaten on 'greens' did ...

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Livestock activity increases exotic plant richness, but wildlife increases native richness, with stronger effects under low productivity.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Eldridge, D. J. & Delgado-Baquerizo, M. & Travers, S. K. & Val, J. & Oliver, I. & Dorrough, J. W. & Soliveres, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by domestic livestock is one of the most widespread land uses world-wide, particularly in rangelands, where it co-occurs with grazing by wild ...

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Linking spring phenology with mechanistic models of host movement to predict disease transmission risk.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Merkle, J. A. & Cross, P. C. & Scurlock, B. M. & Cole, E. K. & Courtemanch, A. B. & Dewey, S. R. & Kauffman, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Disease models typically focus on temporal dynamics of infection, while often neglecting environmental processes that determine host movement. In many...

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Disentangling relationships between plant diversity and decomposition processes under forest restoration.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Fujii, S. & Mori, A. S. & Koide, D. & Makoto, K. & Matsuoka, S. & Osono, T. & Isbell, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity has been elucidated to be one of the major factors sustaining ecosystem functioning. The vast majority of studies showing a relationship ...

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Disentangling the effect of drought on stand mortality and productivity in northern temperate and boreal forests.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Correia, D. L. P. & Bouchard, M. & Filotas, É. & Raulier, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It has recently been reported that changing precipitation patterns increase tree mortality and reduce biomass accumulation in northern temperate and b...

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Recent grazing reduces reptile richness but historic grazing filters reptiles based on their functional traits.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Val, J. & Travers, S. K. & Oliver, I. & Koen, T. B. & Eldridge, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by mammalian herbivores can alter vegetation structure and composition. It can therefore affect critical habitat features used by native wildl...

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Do grazing intensity and herbivore type affect soil health? Insights from a semi-arid productivity gradient.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Eldridge, D. J. & Delgado-Baquerizo, M. & Travers, S. K. & Val, J. & Oliver, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing is one of the most widespread forms of intensive management on Earth and is linked to reductions in soil health. However, little is known abou...

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Functional diversity loss with increasing livestock grazing intensity in drylands: the mechanisms and their consequences depend on the taxa.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Chillo, V. & Ojeda, R. A. & Capmourteres, V. & Anand, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Overgrazing is one of the main drivers of desertification in drylands, and livestock production is expected to increase in the next decades. The analy...

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