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Reduced plant–soil feedback of plant species expanding their range as compared to natives
1. As a result of global warming, species may spread into previously cool regions. Species that disperse faster than their natural enemies may become released from top-down control. We investigatedExpand
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Changes in Vascular Plant Biodiversity in the Netherlands in the 20th Century Explained by their Climatic and other Environmental Characteristics
In the Netherlands nation-wide databases are available with about 10 million records of occurrences of vascular plant species in the 20th century on a scale of approximately 1 km2. These data wereExpand
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Seed and (micro)site limitation in ditch banks: Germination, establishment and survival under different management regimes
Summary Although maintenance of species-rich plant communities in ditch banks seems possible with agri-environment schemes, in general these schemes have not delivered an increase in species richnessExpand
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Ecological interpretation of changes in the dutch flora in the 20th century
Abstract This article presents an ecological interpretation of the changes in the vascular flora of the Netherlands during the 20th century, paying attention to survey bias and the impact ofExpand
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No improvement of plant biodiversity in ditch banks after a decade of agri-environment schemes
Abstract Restoring plant species richness in intensively farmed areas by means of agri-environment schemes (AES) seems particularly difficult. We studied the effectiveness of a decade of AES inExpand
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BIOMAG: a model for biomagnification in terrestrial food chains. The case of cadmium in the Kempen, The Netherlands
Abstract To estimate the risk of soil pollution to terrestrial vertebrates at the top of food chains a model for biomagnification in terrestrial food chains was developed: BIOMAG. The model is workedExpand
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Abundance of invertebrate prey for birds on organic and conventional arable farms in the Netherlands
As a result of agricultural intensification, populations of farmland birds have been in steep decline for several decades. Reduction in food abundance has been mentioned as one factor behind theseExpand
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Simulating climate change impacts on forests and associated vascular epiphytes in a subtropical island of East Asia
Aim: This study aims to assess the impact of climate change on forests and vascular epiphytes, using species distribution models (SDMs). Location: Island of Taiwan, subtropical East Asia. Methods: AExpand
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Lack of transparency on environmental risks of genetically modified micro-organisms in industrial biotechnology
For the sustainable development of technological innovations the involvement of non-specialist stakeholders is crucial, which requires transparency of the knowledge base of the risks and benefitsExpand
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Risico’s van introductie van exotische plantensoorten, in het bijzonder uit het geslacht Ambrosia L., via import van zaden voor met name veevoer en vogelvoer
Import van landbouwproducten, in het bijzonder zaden, zijn een belangrijke bron voor de introductie van exotische plantensoorten. In dit artikel wordt ingegaan op twee studies naar het voorkomen vanExpand
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