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The effect of altitude on grass growth in east Scotland.

Published online: 11 Jan 1971

Authors: Hunter, R. F. & Grant, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

S23 perennial ryegrass was grown for 4 years in boxes on levelled sites at 250-ft altitudinal intervals from 500 to 2250 ft alt. Floral development wa...

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The genecology of wheat in a Nepalese centre of diversity.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Witcombe, J. R. & Rao, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a glasshouse trial, 94 accessions of wheat from E. Nepal (alt. 1220-2985 m) were grown under uniform conditions; 39 characteristics of the plants w...

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Wildland fire effects on forest structure over an altitudinal gradient, Grand Canyon National Park, USA.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Fulé, P. Z. & Laughlin, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of wildland fire to forests is a challenge when historical fire regimes have been altered. We studied four fires that burned over approxim...

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Landscape simplification and altitude affect biodiversity, herbivory and Andean potato yield.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Poveda, K. & Martínez, E. & Kersch-Becker, M. F. & Bonilla, M. A. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The simplification of agricultural landscapes through the increase in cropped area has caused the loss of habitats for many species that fulfil import...

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The influence of management regime and altitude on the population structure of Succisa pratensis: implications for vegetation monitoring.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Bühler, C. & Schmid, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Environmental change and land use may alter the vegetation typical of wetland habitats. However, commonly used techniques for vegetation monitoring th...

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A preliminary study of the effect of differences in local climate on the early growth of some crop plants in the southern region of Uganda.

Published online: 02 Jan 1967

Authors: Huxley, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Young plants of maize and cotton grown in sand culture were kept at 1 site either during the day or night, and placed during the remainder of each day...

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The effect of open drainage ditches on the plant and invertebrate communities of moorland and on the decomposition of peat.

Published online: 10 Nov 1990

Authors: Coulson, J. C. & Butterfield, J. E. L. & Henderson, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model of the function of open drainage ditches (grips) on peat moorland in northern England is described. The model makes the following predictions:...

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Conservation of arthropod diversity in montane wetlands: effect of altitude, habitat quality and habitat fragmentation on butterflies and grasshoppers.

Published online: 05 Aug 1999

Authors: Wettstein, W. & Schmid, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The patterns of arthropod diversity were investigated in 24 montane wetlands in Switzerland. These differed in altitude, management regime (cattle-gra...

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Role of nitrogen in herbage production by Agrostis-Festuca hill grassland.

Published online: 24 Jun 1994

Authors: Harrison, A. F. & Taylor, K. & Hatton, J. C. & Howard, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of N in limiting herbage production was assessed in an altitudinal sequence of Agrostis-Festuca grasslands in the Moor House National Nature ...

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The impact of high-altitude ski-runs on alpine grassland bird communities.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Rolando, A. & Caprio, E. & Rinaldi, E. & Ellena, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Treeless mountainous areas at high altitudes have increased in value as wildlife habitat, but they are affected and increasingly threatened by ski-res...

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