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Early seral communities in a limestone quarry: an experimental study of treatment effects on cover and richness of vegetation.

Published online: 28 Oct 1985

Authors: Davis, B. N. K. & Lakhani, K. H. & Brown, M. C. & Park, D. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Oolitic limestone workings on the Leicestershire/Lincolnshire border were sown in 1981 with Brachypodium sylvaticum and Lotus corniculatus; in a facto...

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Genetic restoration of a stocked brown trout Salmo trutta population using microsatellite DNA analysis of historical and contemporary samples.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Hansen, M. M. & Bekkevold, D. & Jensen, L. F. & Mensberg, K. L. D. & Nielsen, E. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Gene flow from domesticated to wild populations is a major threat to wild salmonid fish. However, few studies have addressed how populations could be ...

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Changes in spider (Araneae) assemblages in relation to succession and grazing management.

Published online: 24 Dec 1992

Authors: Gibson, C. W. D. & Hambler, C. & Brown, V. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spiders were sampled, by suction (D-vac) and direct counts of their webs, in a controlled sheep-grazing experiment on calcareous ex-arable land and in...

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Field Studies Guidance Note: Grid References for Biological Recording [version 2].

Published online: 06 Jan 2023

Published by: Field Studies Council

Authors: Bell, C. & Brown, K. D. & Watts, O.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report is a guide for grid references for biological recording. A grid reference specifies a square of land, indicating a location through a seri...

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FSC BioLinks consultation report: analysis of the FSC BioLinks development phase consultation from April 2016 to January 2017.

Published online: 07 Jul 2020

Published by: Field Studies Council

Authors: Brown, K. D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The Field Studies Council (FSC) has a 70-year tradition of training and resource development for taxonomic identification skills. FSC BioLinks is a ne...

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Grazing and vegetation change: deflected or modified succession?

Published online: 06 Jun 1992

Authors: Gibson, C. W. D. & Brown, V. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation change during the first 6 years of secondary succession in a calcareous former arable field and the effect of controlled grazing by sheep w...

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Field Studies Guidance Note: Biological Recording [version 1].

Published online: 06 Jan 2023

Published by: Field Studies Council

Authors: Brown, K. D. & Dillon, H. & Watts, O.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This note explains what a biological record is, how to improve the data resolution and data quality of a biological record, the process of submission,...

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Effects of burning on heathland soil chemical properties: an experimental study on the effect of heating and ash deposits.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Forgeard, F. & Frenot, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of heat and nutrient supply from ash after light and hot fires on Brittany (France) heathland soils (brown acidic soils) were studied in the ...

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Fish culling reduces tapeworm burden in Arctic charr by increasing parasite mortality rather than by reducing density-dependent transmission.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Henriksen, E. H. & Frainer, A. & Knudsen, R. & Kristoffersen, R. & Kuris, A. M. & Lafferty, K. D. & Amundsen, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Two common Dibothriocephalus (formerly Diphyllobothrium) tapeworm species were significantly reduced by experimental culling of their fish host Arc...

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A guide to modelling priorities for managing land-based impacts on coastal ecosystems.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Brown, C. J. & Jupiter, S. D. & Albert, S. & Anthony, K. R. N. & Hamilton, R. J. & Fredston-Hermann, A. & Halpern, B. S. & Lin HsienYung & Maina, J. & Mangubhai, S. & Mumby, P. J. & Possingham, H. P. & Saunders, M. I. & Tulloch, V. J. D. & Wenger, A. & Klein, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollution from land-based run-off threatens coastal ecosystems and the services they provide, detrimentally affecting the livelihoods of millions peop...

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