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Crop pests and pathogens move polewards in a warming world
The extent to which crop pests and pathogens have altered their latitudinal ranges in response to climate change remains largely unknown. Now observations of hundreds of pests and pathogens reveal anExpand
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The global spread of crop pests and pathogens
Aim To describe the patterns and trends in the spread of crop pests and pathogens around the world, and determine the socioeconomic, environmental and biological factors underlying the rate andExpand
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Predicting unknown species numbers using discovery curves
A common approach to estimating the total number of extant species in a taxonomic group is to extrapolate from the temporal pattern of known species descriptions. A formal statistical approach toExpand
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Experimental evidence for the interacting effects of forest edge, moisture and soil macrofauna on leaf litter decomposition
Forest ecosystems have been widely fragmented by human land use. Fragmentation induces significant microclimatic and biological differences at the forest edge relative to the forest interior.Expand
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Herbaria are a major frontier for species discovery
Despite the importance of species discovery, the processes including collecting, recognizing, and describing new species are poorly understood. Data are presented for flowering plants, measuringExpand
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Scale-dependent relationships between tree species richness and ecosystem function in forests
1. The relationship between species richness and ecosystem function, as measured by productivity or biomass, is of long-standing theoretical and practical interest in ecology. This is especially trueExpand
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Saprotrophic cord systems: dispersal mechanisms in space and time
In natural terrestrial environments, nutrients are often patchily and sparsely distributed, and the microclimate is constantly changing both temporally and spatially. To survive, fungi must be ableExpand
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Life-history traits and landscape characteristics predict macro-moth responses to forest fragmentation.
How best to manage forest patches, mitigate the consequences of forest fragmentation, and enable landscape permeability are key questions facing conservation scientists and managers. Many temperateExpand
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Biological solutions to transport network design
Transport networks are vital components of multicellular organisms, distributing nutrients and removing waste products. Animal and plant transport systems are branching trees whose architecture isExpand
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Imaging complex nutrient dynamics in mycelial networks
Transport networks are vital components of multi‐cellular organisms, distributing nutrients and removing waste products. Animal cardiovascular and respiratory systems, and plant vasculature, areExpand
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