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Estimation of the seed bank of a chalk grassland ley established on former arable land.

Published online: 14 Jun 1988

Authors: Graham, D. J. & Hutchings, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The size, composition and seasonal and depth-related variations in the soil seed bank of a former chalk grassland ley were determined at monthly inter...

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Effects of pasture improvement and management on the ground beetle and spider communities of upland grasslands.

Published online: 08 Aug 1992

Authors: Rushton, S. P. & Luff, M. L. & Eyre, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of pasture improvement procedures and subsequent pesticide use on the carabid and spider faunas of semi- natural upland grasslands in nort...

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Soil seed banks in European grasslands: does land use affect regeneration perspectives?

Published online: 09 Jan 1998

Authors: Bekker, R. M. & Verweij, G. L. & Smith, R. E. N. & Reine, R. & Bakker, J. P. & Schneider, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil seed banks of 38 grassland sites in western Europe (Germany, Netherlands, UK and Spain) were sampled and species composition was determined. All ...

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Effects of pasture improvement on the nutrition of eastern grey kangaroos and wallaroos.

Published online: 23 Apr 1986

Authors: Taylor, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nutrition of the eastern grey kangaroo (Macropus giganteus) and the wallaroo (Macropus robustus) was studied in 2 areas in the New England Tablela...

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Identifying trends in land degradation in non-equilibrium rangelands.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Pickup, G. & Bastin, G. N. & Chewings, V. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of changes over time in the pattern of vegetation growth across gradients of differing grazing intensity to identify trends in range condition...

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Plant dynamics of New Zealand tussock grassland infested with Hieracium pilosella. II. Transition matrices of vegetation changes.

Published online: 29 Apr 1990

Authors: Scott, D. & Robertson, J. S. & Archie, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The vegetation types in 1-m2 permanent quadrats were determined annually in 1975-82 on low and moderate productivity sites of improved or unimproved F...

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Patterns of contemporary gene flow suggest low functional connectivity of grasslands in a fragmented agricultural landscape.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Aavik, T. & Holderegger, R. & Edwards, P. J. & Billeter, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The success of ecological restoration is often judged by the number and abundance of species, especially rare ones that have established since restora...

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Plant, soil and microbial controls on grassland diversity restoration: a long-term, multi-site mesocosm experiment.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Fry, E. L. & Pilgrim, E. S. & Tallowin, J. R. B. & Smith, R. S. & Mortimer, S. R. & Beaumont, D. A. & Simkin, J. & Harris, S. J. & Shiel, R. S. & Quirk, H. & Harrison, K. A. & Lawson, C. S. & Hobbs, P. J. & Bardgett, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The success of grassland biodiversity restoration schemes is determined by many factors; as such their outcomes can be unpredictable. There is a need ...

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Toward the next Common Agricultural Policy reform: determinants of avian communities in hay meadows reveal current policy's inadequacy for biodiversity conservation in grassland ecosystems.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Assandri, G. & Bogliani, G. & Pedrini, P. & Brambilla, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Semi-natural grasslands are among the richest European ecosystems in terms of biodiversity. However, they have been severely affected by farming inten...

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Long-term change in vegetation and soil microbial communities during the phased restoration of traditional meadow grassland.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Smith, R. S. & Shiel, R. S. & Bardgett, R. D. & Millward, D. & Corkhill, P. & Evans, P. & Quirk, H. & Hobbs, P. J. & Kometa, S. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of high plant species diversity to sites where it has been reduced by intensive grassland management requires identification of appropriat...

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