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  1. Organism body size is a basic characteristic in ecology; it is related to temperature according to temperature-size rule. Butterflies are affected in various aspects by climate change because they are sensitiv...

    Authors: Sumi Na, Eunyoung Lee, Hyunjung Kim, Seiwoong Choi and Hoonbok Yi

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2021 45:21

    Content type: Research

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  2. Euphorbia jolkinii Boiss. is a perennial species native to Jeju Island and the southern coastal area of Korea. Particularly on Jeju Island, the yellow flowers of E. jolkinii Boiss. have a high ornamental value be...

    Authors: Hye Jin Oh, Un Seop Shin, Seung Youn Lee, Sang Yong Kim and Mi Jin Jeong

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2021 45:20

    Content type: Research

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  3. The Slender racer (Orientocoluber spinalis Peters, 1866) has recently been reclassified to the new genus Orientocoluber from Hierophis. Ecological knowledge of this species is limited due to its highly mobile beh...

    Authors: Il-Kook Park, Jaejin Park, Jiho Park, Seong-Hun Min, Alejandro Grajal-Puche and Daesik Park

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2021 45:19

    Content type: Short communication

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  4. As trade increases, the influx of various alien species and their spread to new regions are prevalent, making them a general problem globally. Anthropogenic activities and climate change have led to alien spec...

    Authors: Minwoo Oh, Yoonjeong Heo, Eun Ju Lee and Hyohyemi Lee

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2021 45:18

    Content type: Original Article

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  5. Understanding the habitat characteristics of the endangered Siberian flying squirrel Pteromys volans is the first step in conserving and managing the forests it requires for nesting, gliding, and feeding. Therefo...

    Authors: Sang Jin Lim, Ki Yoon Kim, Eui Kyeong Kim, Chang Wook Han and Yung Chul Park

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2021 45:17

    Content type: Short communication

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  6. Recent declines in bee populations, along with increasing demand for pollination services in urban, agricultural, and natural environments, have led to strategies to attract wild bees to these areas. One of th...

    Authors: Ehsan Rahimi, Shahindokht Barghjelveh and Pinliang Dong

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2021 45:16

    Content type: Review

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  7. Plants are able to optimize defense responses induced by various herbivores, which have different feeding strategies. Local and systemic responses within a plant after herbivory are essential to modulate herbi...

    Authors: Gisuk Lee, Youngsung Joo, Ian T. Baldwin and Sang-Gyu Kim

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2021 45:15

    Content type: Research

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  8. Climate change is occurring rapidly around the world, and is predicted to have a large impact on biodiversity. Various studies have shown that climate change can alter the geographical distribution of wild bee...

    Authors: Ehsan Rahimi, Shahindokht Barghjelveh and Pinliang Dong

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2021 45:14

    Content type: Research

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  9. In this review, we aimed to synthesize the current knowledge on the observed and projected effects of climate change on the ecosystems of Korea (i.e., the Republic of Korea (ROK) or South Korea), as well as th...

    Authors: Sei-Woong Choi, Woo-Seok Kong, Ga-Young Hwang and Kyung Ah Koo

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2021 45:13

    Content type: Review

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  10. The creation of the National Institute of Ecology began as a national alternative project to preserve mudflats instead of constructing the industrial complexes by reclamation, and achieve regional development....

    Authors: A. Reum Kim, Bong Soon Lim, Jaewon Seol and Chang Seok Lee

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2021 45:12

    Content type: Short communication

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  11. Sika deer, Cervus nippon, were originally introduced to South Korea from Japan and Taiwan for commercial farming purposes. Unfortunately, they were released into the wild during religious events and have since be...

    Authors: Maniram Banjade, Sang-Hyun Han, Young-Hun Jeong and Hong-Shik Oh

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2021 45:10

    Content type: Research

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  12. To understand shade and wind effects on seedling traits of common reed (Phragmites australis), we conducted a mesocosm experiment manipulating day length (10 h daytime a day as open canopy conditions or 6 h dayti...

    Authors: Mun Gi Hong, Bo Eun Nam and Jae Geun Kim

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2021 45:9

    Content type: Research

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  13. In 2020, a categorized list of wetland preferences, major habitats, and life forms of 4145 vascular plant taxa occurring in the Korean Peninsula was published by the National Institute of Biological Resources....

    Authors: Yeonsook Choung, Byeong Mee Min, Kyu Song Lee, Kang-Hyun Cho, Kwang Yeong Joo, Jin-Oh Hyun, Hye Ryun Na, Hyun Kyung Oh, Gi-Heum Nam, Jin-Seok Kim, Soyeon Cho, Jongsung Lee, Sangyeop Jung and Jaeyeon Lee

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2021 45:8

    Content type: Notes

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  14. The climate is changing rapidly, and this may pose a major threat to global biodiversity. One of the most distinctive consequences of climate change is the poleward and/or upward shift of species distribution ...

    Authors: Sookyung Shin, Jung-Hyun Kim, Ji-Hee Dang, In-Soon Seo and Byoung Yoon Lee

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2021 45:7

    Content type: Notes

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  15. The sunfleck is an important light environmental factor for plants that live under the shade of trees. Currently, the smartfarm has a system that can artificially create these sunfleks. Therefore, it was inten...

    Authors: Jae Hoon Park, Sang Bum Kim, Eung Pill Lee, Seung Yeon Lee, Eui Joo Kim, Jung Min Lee, Jin Hee Park, Kyu Tae Cho, Heon Mo Jeong, Seung Se Choi, Hoey Kyung Park and Young Han You

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2021 45:6

    Content type: Research

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  16. To address the lack of evidence supporting invasion by three invasive plant species (Imperata cylindrica, Lantana camara, and Chromolaena odorata) in tropical ecosystems, we compared the ecophysiological and leaf...

    Authors: Ridesti Rindyastuti, Lia Hapsari and Chaeho Byun

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2021 45:4

    Content type: Research

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  17. Montane wetlands are unique wetland ecosystems with distinct physicochemical characteristics, and Molinia japonica often makes dominant communities in montane wetlands in South Korea. In order to figure out the e...

    Authors: Yu Seong Choi, Hyun Jun Park and Jae Geun Kim

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2021 45:3

    Content type: Research

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  18. Ranavirus is an emerging infectious disease which has been linked to mass mortality events in various amphibian species. In this study, we document the first mass mortality event of an adult population of Dybo...

    Authors: Jaejin Park, Alejandro Grajal-Puche, Nam-Ho Roh, Il-Kook Park, Nam-Yong Ra and Daesik Park

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2021 45:2

    Content type: Research

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  19. In Korea, Symplocos prunifolia Siebold. & Zucc. is only found on Jeju Island. Conservation of the species is difficult because little is known about its distribution and natural habitat. The lack of research and ...

    Authors: Kim Yangji, Song Kukman, Yim Eunyoung, Seo Yeonok, Choi Hyungsoon and Choi Byoungki

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:32

    Content type: Research

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  20. Climate change has altered the various ecosystem processes including forest ecosystem in Himalayan region. Although the high mountain natural forests including treelines in the Himalayan region are mainly repo...

    Authors: Achyut Tiwari, Nita Thapa, Sugam Aryal, Prabina Rana and Shankar Adhikari

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:31

    Content type: Research

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  21. Ambrosia trifida is a highly invasive annual plant, but effective control methods have not been proposed. Among various eradication methods, cutting is a simple measure to control invasive plants, and sowing seed...

    Authors: Chaeho Byun, Ho Choi and Hojeong Kang

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:28

    Content type: Research

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  22. The stem exclusion stage is a stage of forest development that is important for understanding the subsequent understory reinitiation stage and maturation stage during which horizontal heterogeneity is formed. ...

    Authors: Yong-Chan Cho, Hyung Seok Sim, Songhie Jung, Han-Gyeoul Kim, Jun-Soo Kim and Kwan-Ho Bae

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:27

    Content type: Research

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  23. Genus Quercus is a successful group that has occupied the largest area of forest around the world including South Korea. The acorns are an important food source for both wild animals and humans. Although the repr...

    Authors: Jaesang Noh, Youngjin Kim, Jongsung Lee, Soyeon Cho and Yeonsook Choung

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:26

    Content type: Research

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  24. Parthenium hysterophorus is a noxious invasive weed in tropical and subtropical regions of the world, including Nepal. Among 11 species of biological control agents released to control P. hysterophorus in Ausrtal...

    Authors: Seerjana Maharjan, Anjana Devkota, Bharat Babu Shrestha, Chitra Bahadur Baniya, Muniappan Rangaswamy and Pramod Kumar Jha

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:25

    Content type: Short communication

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  25. Rapid industrialization has caused various impacts on nature, including heavy metal pollution. However, the impacts of industrialization vary depending on the types of industrializing activity and surrounding ...

    Authors: Rack Yeon Choi, Heung-Tae Kim, Ji-Woong Yang and Jae Geun Kim

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:24

    Content type: Research

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  26. The Himalayan forests are of great importance to sustain the nature and community resource demands. These forests are facing pressures both from anthropogenic activities and ongoing global climatic changes. Po...

    Authors: Man Kumar Dhamala, Prakash Chandra Aryal, Madan Krishna Suwal, Sijar Bhatta and Dinesh Raj Bhuju

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:22

    Content type: Research

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  27. The flathead grey mullet Mugil cephalus has the widest distribution among mugilid species. Recent studies based on mitochondrial DNA sequences showed that the species comprises at least 14 different groups, three...

    Authors: Seung Eun Bae and Jin-Koo Kim

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:21

    Content type: Research

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  28. Geladas (Theropithecus gelada), endemic to Ethiopia, are distributed closely related to the escarpments and gorge systems of the country, and large populations are found in the Simien Mountain National Park. This...

    Authors: Teklay Girmay and Deribe Dati

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:20

    Content type: Research

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  29. Ecologists have achieved much progress in the study of mechanisms that maintain species coexistence and diversity. In this paper, we reviewed a wide range of past research related to these topics, focusing on ...

    Authors: Daehyun Kim and Sewon Ohr

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:19

    Content type: Research

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  30. Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus), which has never been recorded in South Korea, appeared on Jeju Island in 2018 and re-emerged in the inland area of Seocheon-gun (South Chungcheong Province) and in Goyang-si (G...

    Authors: Sang-Yeon Lee, Ha-Cheol Sung, Donguk Han and Jin-Yeol Cha

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:18

    Content type: Short communication

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  31. Korean wild boars (Sus scrofa coreanus Heude), because of their adaptability, are a widespread large mammal; however, they sometimes cause problems by invading farms and eating the crops, creating insufficiencies...

    Authors: Hyung-Min Shin, Jihee Kim, Seon Deok Jin, Ho-Yeon Won and Sangkyu Park

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:17

    Content type: Research

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  32. Most of the Pinus densiflora forests, occupying the largest area, have been restored in South Korea since the 1970s. As young pioneer forests, the succession process is under way. Since the forests are distribute...

    Authors: Yeonsook Choung, Jongsung Lee, Soyeon Cho and Jaesang Noh

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:16

    Content type: Review

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  33. The phenomenon of tree dieback in forest ecosystems around the world, which is known to be associated with high temperatures that occur simultaneously with drought, has received much attention. Korea is experi...

    Authors: Nanghyun Cho, Eunsook Kim, Jong-Hwan Lim, Bumsuk Seo and Sinkyu Kang

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:15

    Content type: Research

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  34. The purpose of this study, mosquito forecast system implemented by Seoul Metropolitan city, was to obtain the mosquito prediction formula by using the mosquito population data and the environmental data of the...

    Authors: Sumi Na and Hoonbok Yi

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:13

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:30

  35. Natural forests are generally considered to be less prone to biological invasions than other modified ecosystems, particularly when canopy cover is high. Few decades of management of degraded forests by local ...

    Authors: Laxmi Khaniya and Bharat Babu Shrestha

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:12

    Content type: Research

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  36. Most fish undergo prey switch from juvenile to adult. It is thought that slightly different feeding habits occur among adult fishes due to growth, spawning, habitat change, and so on. Therefore, the diet of th...

    Authors: Han Ju Kim, Hyeong-Gi Kim and Chul-Woong Oh

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:8

    Content type: Short communication

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  37. The black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) is gaining attention as an efficient decomposer of food waste. However, recalcitrant compounds such as plastics mixed into food waste may have negative effects on its gro...

    Authors: Sam Cho, Chul-Hwan Kim, Min-Ji Kim and Haegeun Chung

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:7

    Content type: Research

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  38. The Chinese many-toothed snake (Sibynophis chinensis) is an endangered species in South Korea. To determine its reproductive activity, here we captured a gravid S. chinensis from Mulyeongari Oreum Wetland Conserv...

    Authors: Maniram Banjade, Young-Hun Jeong, Sang-Hyun Han, Yoo-Kyung Kim, Byung Soo Kim and Hong-Shik Oh

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:6

    Content type: Short communication

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  39. Understanding the geographical distribution of a species is a key component of studying its ecology, evolution, and conservation. Although Schlegel’s Japanese gecko (Gekko japonicus) is widely distributed in Nort...

    Authors: Dae-In Kim, Il-Kook Park, So-Yeon Bae, Jonathan J. Fong, Yong-Pu Zhang, Shu-Ran Li, Hidetoshi Ota, Jong-Sun Kim and Daesik Park

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:5

    Content type: Research

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  40. Pollen is an important source of protein and lipids for many animals including honey bees. In order to understand the foraging behaviour of honey bee colonies and preference among the available floral resource...

    Authors: Sampat Ghosh, Hyejin Jeon and Chuleui Jung

    Citation: Journal of Ecology and Environment 2020 44:4

    Content type: Research

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