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1. Environmental hormesis of non-specific and specific adaptive mechanisms in plants.

Adaptive responses of plants are important not only for local processes in populations and communities but also for global processes in the biosphere through the primary production of ecosystems. In recent years, the concept of environmental hormesis has been increasingly used to explain the...

Author(s) : Erofeeva, E. A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.804 ref.130

2. Is it possible to understand a book missing a quarter of the letters? Unveiling the belowground species richness of grasslands.

Knowledge of species richness patterns in plant communities is biased toward its hidden belowground part and is derived only from the part visible aboveground. Studies on the relationship of the above- to belowground parts of plant communities suffer from the lack of a consistent and uniform...

Author(s) : Rucińska, A.; Świerszcz, S.; Nobis, M.; Zubek, S.; Boczkowska, M.; Olszak, M.; Kosinski, J. G.; Nowak, S.; Nowak, A.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 2022 Vol.324 ref.103

3. Enhancing the ecological services of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau's grasslands through sustainable restoration and management in era of global change.

Massive grasslands on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau(QTP) provide vital ecosystems services, which have been decreased by land degradation associated with global change. Effective efforts and actions of restoration and management are required to promote the sustainable development of these grassland...

Author(s) : Dong ShiKui; Shang ZhanHuan; Gao JiXi; Boone, R.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 2022 Vol.326 ref.29

4. Plant species over-occupancy indicates river valleys are natural corridors for migration.

River valleys are considered natural corridors for migration of plant species; however, there is a lack of studies confirming higher colonisation rates of plant species in these areas. We compare plant species richness between ancient and recent forests (developed during and after the nineteenth...

Author(s) : Holeštová, A.; Douda, J.

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Plant Ecology 2022 Vol.223 No.1 pp.71-83 ref.73

5. Diffuse sunlight and cosmic rays: missing pieces of the forest growth change attribution puzzle?

Forest growth changes have been a matter of intense research efforts since the 1980s. Owing to the variety of their environmental causes - mainly atmospheric CO2 increase, atmospheric N deposition, changes in temperature and water availability, and their interactions - their interpretation has...

Author(s) : Bontemps, J. D.; Svensmark, H.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.806 No.Part 1

6. Arbuscular mycorrhiza symbiosis in quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.): a systematic review.

The crop of quinoa has gained relevance during the last decade in different parts of the world, due to its adaptability to difficult edaphic and climatic conditions and the great nutritional potential of its seeds. However, climate change scenarios are increasingly adverse, so the search for...

Author(s) : García-Parra, M.; Cuellar-Rodríguez, L. Á.; Balaguera-López, H. E.

Publisher : Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellín, Colombia

Journal article : Revista - Facultad Nacional de Agronomía Medellín 2022 Vol.75 No.1 pp.9853-9865 ref.many

7. Increase of litterfall mercury input and sequestration during decomposition with a montane elevation in Southwest China.

Litterfall mercury (Hg) input has been regarded as the dominant Hg source in montane forest floor. To depict combining effects of vegetation, climate and topography on accumulation of Hg in montane forests, we comprehensively quantified litterfall Hg deposition and decomposition in a serial of...

Author(s) : Li XianMing; Wang Xun; Yuan Wei; Lu ZhiYun; Wang DingYong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Environmental Pollution 2022 Vol.292 No.Part B ref.61

8. Arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi increase soil denitrifier abundance relating to vegetation community.

Denitrification by microorganisms in soil regulates ecosystem nitrogen availability and cycling. Although arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi (AMF) are best known as the key connectors between plant and microorganisms in below-ground soil, however, less knowledge is available about the interactive effects...

Author(s) : Wang JiChen; Wang Jiang; He JiZheng; Jing ZhongWang; Xu YongLi; Ge Yuan

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Applied Soil Ecology 2022 Vol.171

9. Changes in plant community composition and functional plant traits over a four-year period on an extensive green roof.

Constructed ecosystems like green roofs are increasingly deployed in cities to mitigate issues associated with urbanization. To minimize the cost of green roof infrastructure, shallow growing media (substrate) for plants is often employed. Spatial heterogeneity in substrate depth has also been...

Author(s) : Heim, A.; Lundholm, J.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2022 Vol.304 ref.59

10. Rare and common species contribute disproportionately to the functional variation within tropical forests.

Understanding how functional traits and functional entities (FEs, i.e., unique combinations of functional traits) are distributed within plant communities can contribute to the understanding of vegetation properties and changes in species composition. We utilized investigation data on woody plants...

Author(s) : Zhang ShuZi; Zang RunGuo; Sheil, D.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2022 Vol.304 ref.80

11. A global increase in tree cover extends the growing season length as observed from satellite records.

Plant phenology provides information on the seasonal dynamics of plants, and changes herein are important for understanding the impact of climate change and human management on the biosphere. Land surface phenology is the study of plant phenology across large spatial scales estimated by satellite...

Author(s) : Fang ZhongXiang; Brandt, M.; Wang LanHui; Fensholt, R.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.806 No.Part 3 ref.56

12. The effect of different restoration approaches on vegetation development in metal mines.

Mining is the most destructive human activity towards ecosystems through changing the terrain, substrate properties, and vegetation community structure. Vegetation succession, the theoretical basis of restoration, is influenced by site conditions and anthropogenic intervention. In order to provide...

Author(s) : Li Ting; Wu MingHui; Duan ChangQun; Li ShiYu; Liu Chang'e

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.806 No.Part 2

13. Participative design of the spatial and temporal development of improved cocoa agroforestry systems for yield and biodiversity.

Farmers constantly adapt cropping systems to meet their needs. Cocoa farming is frequently associated with low incomes and little access to technical innovations for the small farmers and their families who are responsible for most cocoa production around the world. A collaborative approach,...

Author(s) : Notaro, M.; Deheuvels, O.; Gary, C.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : European Journal of Agronomy 2022 Vol.132 ref.68

14. Conservation zones increase habitat heterogeneity of certified Mediterranean oak woodlands.

Forest certification is a conservation tool, which aims to promote the sustainable management and conservation of forest ecosystems. Establishing set-aside or lower intervention conservation zones to promote biodiversity conservation is a requisite of forest certification. We tested the effects of...

Author(s) : Mexia, T.; Lecomte, X.; Caldeira, M. C.; Bugalho, M. N.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Forest Ecology and Management 2022 Vol.504

15. Plants playing at home: advantage of native plant seeds for ski slope revegetation in the French Pyrenees.

Machine levelling for the creation or maintenance of ski slopes is a major source of disturbance in high elevation ecosystems. Traditional, exogenous seed mixtures can help restoring plant cover and mitigate soil erosion, but they comprise species that are not ecologically adapted to high elevation ...

Author(s) : Dupin, B.; Durand, B.; Cambecèdes, J.; Fromin, N.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Ecological Engineering 2022 Vol.174 ref.48

16. Size-related seed use by rodents on early recruitment of Quercus serrata in a subtropical island forest.

Rodents are ubiquitous seed predators in nature and their size-related seed choice plays an important role in the plant's community structure. However, to understand how size-related seed predation by rodents affects plant recruitment, it is fundamental to predict seed and seedling response to...

Author(s) : Zeng Di; Galetti, M.; Liu Juan; Jin TingHao; Zhao YuHao; Ding Ping

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Forest Ecology and Management 2022 Vol.503

17. How individual tree characteristics and forest management influence occurrence and richness of tree-related microhabitats in Mediterranean mountain forests.

Mediterranean forests are important sources of income for society and represent biodiversity hotspots, characterized by a mosaic of forest structures, from short-rotation even-aged stands to old-growth forests. However, such increased complexity requires forest management to balance timber...

Author(s) : Santopuoli, G.; Vizzarri, M.; Spina, P.; Maesano, M.; Scarascia Mugnozza, G.; Lasserre, B.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Forest Ecology and Management 2022 Vol.503

18. Open-Source tools in R for forestry and forest ecology.

Forestry and forest ecology research potentially lags behind related fields such as ecology, biodiversity, and conservation research in the employment of open-source software solutions, specifically the R programming language. A direct comparison of the last decade of published research literature...

Author(s) : Atkins, J. W.; Stovall, A. E. L.; Alberto Silva, C.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Forest Ecology and Management 2022 Vol.503 ref.48

19. The effects of functional diversity and identity (acquisitive versus conservative strategies) on soil carbon stocks are dependent on environmental contexts.

Soil carbon (C) plays an important role in mediating global climate change and sustaining environmental condition. Although experimental studies primarily from grasslands revealed the positive effects of plant diversity on soil C storage, there is uncertainty about the directions and magnitudes of...

Author(s) : Chen XinLi; Hisano, M.; Taylor, A. R.; Chen, H. Y. H.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Forest Ecology and Management 2022 Vol.503

20. Molecular assays of pollen use consistently reflect pollinator visitation patterns in a system of flowering plants.

Determining how pollinators visit plants vs. how they carry and transfer pollen is an ongoing project in pollination ecology. The current tools for identifying the pollens that bees carry have different strengths and weaknesses when used for ecological inference. In this study we use three methods...

Author(s) : James, A. R. M.; Geber, M. A.; Toews, D. P. L.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Molecular Ecology Resources 2022 Vol.22 No.1 pp.361-374 ref.56

21. Terpenoids of plants in arid environments.

Arid and desert environments are characterized by the sparse and discontinuous vegetation cover. Species that have been able to survive difficult bioclimatic conditions and adapt from generation to generation in these areas had to develop physiological and biochemical mechanisms of tolerance and/or ...

Author(s) : Tahri, D.; Elhouiti, F.; Ouinten, M.; Yousfi, M.

Publisher : CABI, Wallingford, UK

Journal article : CABI Reviews 2022 Vol.17 No.001 pp.1-12 ref.104

22. Advances in understanding plant root response to weedy root parasites.

Author(s) : Fernández-Aparicio, M.

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : Understanding and improving crop root function 2021 pp.215-229 ref.many

23. Special Issue: Life without water.

This special issue contains 13 papers covering macro- and paleoevolutionary perspectives, biotic interactions and ecology, and providing an exciting glimpse of the future of the study of plant life without water.

Publisher : Blackwell Publishing, Boston, USA

Journal issue : American Journal of Botany 2021 Vol.108 No.2 pp.181-358

24. Special issue on intraspecific variation in plant functional traits.

This special issue contains 16 papers on focusing on the evolutionary and ecological aspects of intraspecific variation in plant functional traits.

Publisher : Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK

Journal issue : Annals of Botany 2021 Vol.127 No.4 pp.i-iii; 397-576

25. Late Holocene climate anomaly concurrent with fire activity and ecosystem shifts in the eastern Australian highlands.

The alpine area of the Australian mainland is highly sensitive to climate and environmental change, and potentially vulnerable to ecosystem tipping points. Over the next two decades the Australian alpine region is predicted to experience temperature increases of at least 1°C, coupled with a...

Author(s) : Thomas, Z. A.; Mooney, S.; Cadd, H.; Baker, A.; Turney, C.; Schneider, L.; Hogg, A.; Haberle, S.; Green, K.; Weyrich, L. S.; Pérez, V.; Moore, N. E.; Zawadzki, A.; Kelloway, S. J.; Khan, S. J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.802 ref.126