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- Kulikowski, Andy J., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Applied vegetation science 2018 v.21 no.4 pp. 669-677
- canopy; cost effectiveness; edaphic factors; forest restoration; grasses; habitats; issues and policy; land use; models; natural regeneration; pastures; planting; prediction; soil nutrients; tropical forests; Costa Rica
- ... QUESTIONS: Natural regeneration is increasingly recognized as a potentially cost‐effective strategy to reach ambitious forest landscape restoration targets, but rates of recovery are notoriously variable. We asked how well initial habitat conditions after cessation of agriculture predict forest recovery after nearly a decade. We aimed to provide land managers with general rules of thumb to assess ...
- Kulikowski, Andy J., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- International journal of tropical insect science 2015 v.35 no.3 pp. 103-116
- Braconidae; Salticidae; case studies; chemical defenses; copulation; courtship; exocrine glands; females; leaves; legs; lekking; males; mimicry (behavior); parasitoids; posture; predation; predatory arthropods; sex pheromones; tropical montane cloud forests; wasps; wings
- ... In the Ecuadorian cloud forest, males of the parasitoid braconid wasp Napo townsendi Shaw displayed facultative lekking, appearing both singly and in groups of 2–7 on the leaf tops of various plant species. To attract females, they constantly employed a stereotypical, spread-winged calling behaviour, apparently releasing a sex pheromone combed from the lateral metasomal exocrine glands and applied ...