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A model of the grazing of hill vegetation by sheep in the UK. I. The prediction of vegetation biomass.

Published online: 26 Jun 1997

Authors: Armstrong, H. M. & Gordon, I. J. & Grant, S. A. & Hutchings, N. J. & Milne, J. A. & Sibbald, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A computer model is described which predicts monthly growth, senescence, litterfall and standing biomass of ungrazed herbage in seven dwarf shrub-domi...

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Vegetation community selection by ungulates on the Isle of Rhum. I. Food supply.

Published online: 31 Mar 1990

Authors: Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The seasonal patterns of aerial biomass and biochemical composition of live graminoids, forbs, rushes, dwarf shrubs and dead plant material were exami...

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The influence of vegetation pattern on the grazing of heather moorland by red deer and sheep. II. The impact on heather.

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: Clarke, J. L. & Welch, D. & Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Red deer (Cervus elaphus) and Scottish Blackface sheep were grazed in a series of 10-day periods in plots of heather (Calluna vulgaris) moorland havin...

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The management of wild large herbivores to meet economic, conservation and environmental objectives.

Published online: 19 Jan 2005

Authors: Gordon, I. J. & Hester, A. J. & Festa-Bianchet, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wild large herbivores provide goods and income to rural communities, have major impacts on land use and habitats of conservation importance and, in so...

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Facilitation of red deer grazing by cattle and its impact on red deer performance.

Published online: 19 Jul 1988

Authors: Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cattle were removed from the Isle of Rhum, Scotland, in 1957. Cattle were reintroduced into one area of the island in 1970 and grazed on areas occupie...

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The influence of vegetation pattern on the grazing of heather moorland by red deer and sheep. I. The location of animals on grass/heather mosaics.

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: Clarke, J. L. & Welch, D. & Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study site comprising six 2.5 ha plots of heather (Calluna vulgaris) moorland which could be viewed from afar was created in NE Scotland. Each plot ...

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Foraging behaviour of sheep and red deer within natural heather/grass mosaics.

Published online: 28 May 1999

Authors: Hester, A. J. & Gordon, I. J. & Baillie, G. J. & Tappin, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Heather [Calluna vulgaris] moorland is an internationally important resource; it is valued as food and habitat for a range of herbivores as well as fo...

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The effects of controlled sheep grazing on the dynamics of upland Agrostis-Festuca grassland.

Published online: 26 Jan 2000

Authors: Hulme, P. D. & Pakeman, R. J. & Torvell, L. & Fisher, J. M. & Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agrostis capillaris-Festuca ovina plant communities are widespread in the uplands of Great Britain. They are agriculturally productive but little is k...

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A model of the grazing of hill vegetation by sheep in the UK. II. The prediction of offtake by sheep.

Published online: 26 Jun 1997

Authors: Armstrong, H. M. & Gordon, I. J. & Hutchings, N. J. & Illius, A. W. & Milne, J. A. & Sibbald, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model is described which predicts seasonal changes in the quantity and digestibility of offtake by ewes and lambs grazing seven dwarf shrub-dominate...

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Attract and reward: combining chemical ecology and habitat manipulation to enhance biological control in field crops.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Simpson, M. & Gurr, G. M. & Simmons, A. T. & Wratten, S. D. & James, D. G. & Leeson, G. & Nicol, H. I. & Orre-Gordon, G. U. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An increase in pesticide resistance in many pest species is promoting interest in biological control. Much remains to be learned about natural enemy i...

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