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A short note: estimating the age of the European rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculus, by counting the adhesion lines in the periosteal zone of the lower mandible.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Henderson, B. A. & Bowen, H. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

One adhesion line was found for each full year of life.

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Dispersal and establishment limitation reduces the potential for successful restoration of semi-natural grassland communities on former arable fields.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Öster, M. & Ask, K. & Cousins, S. A. O. & Eriksson, O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ex-arable fields have been suggested as potential sites for re-creation of semi-natural grasslands, but information is still limited on the temporal s...

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Habitat area but not habitat age determines wild bee richness in limestone quarries.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Krauss, J. & Alfert, T. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Within highly modified European landscapes, limestone quarries can act as important secondary habitats for a range of endangered wild bee species. How...

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Protecting old fish through spatial management: is there a benefit for sustainable exploitation?

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Edwards, C. T. T. & Plagányi, É. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spatially defined restrictions on fishing activity are considered to be important for biodiversity conservation in marine ecosystems. However, it is u...

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The analysis of mortality and survival rates in wild populations of mosquitoes.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Clements, A. N. & Paterson, G. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Methods are described for the analysis of survival data. The re-analysis of survival data for wild populations of 11 tropical species of mosquitoes re...

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Selective harvesting of large mammals: how often does it result in directional selection?

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Mysterud, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Harvesting of large mammals is usually not random, and directional selection has been identified as the main cause of rapid evolution. However, select...

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Effects of climate and management on the productivity of Dutch heathlands.

Published online: 21 Dec 1994

Authors: Diemont, W. H. & Voshaar, J. H. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effects of burning and turf-cutting treatments on the productivity of Calluna vulgaris heathlands were studied for a climatologically dry site (Strabr...

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Seasonal variation in nitrogen fixation by different ages of root nodules of Alnus nepalensis plantations, in the eastern Himalayas.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Sharma, E. & Ambasht, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Alnus nepalensis, a species with symbiotic Frankia in its root nodules, is common in the Eastern Himalayas. Five different ages of plantations from th...

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Root nodule age-class transition, production and decomposition in an age sequence of Alnus nepalensis plantation stands in the eastern Himalayas.

Published online: 17 May 1988

Authors: Eklabya Sharma & Ambasht, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

For 5 plantation stands (age 7-56 yr) in the Kalimpong forest district in the hills of Darjeeling, data are presented on the age transition of nodules...

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Roadside diversity in relation to age and surrounding source habitat: evidence for long time lags in valuable green infrastructure.

Published online: 15 Sep 2020

Authors: Auffret, A. G. & Lindgren, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

The severe and ongoing decline in semi-natural grassland habitat during the past two centuries means that it is important to consider how other, margi...

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