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Studies of the feasibility of re-creating chalk grassland vegetation on ex-arable land. II. Germination and early survivorship of seedlings under different management regimes.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Hutchings, M. J. & Booth, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Germination and establishment of the chalk grassland perennials Pimpinella saxifraga, Scabiosa columbaria, Plantago media and Achillea millefolium wer...

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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 selection by song thrushes in stable and declining farmland populations.

Published online: 16 Jun 2004

Authors: Peach, W. J. & Denny, M. & Cotton, P. A. & Hill, I. F. & Gruar, D. & Barritt, D. & Impey, A. & Mallord, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Losses of farmland birds from the wider countryside have become a major conservation issue in the UK and Europe. Song thrush Turdus philomelos populat...

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Resolving large-scale pressures on species and ecosystems: propensity modelling identifies agricultural effects on streams.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Pearson, C. E. & Ormerod, S. J. & Symondson, W. O. C. & Vaughan, I. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although agriculture is amongst the world's most widespread land uses, studies of its effects on stream ecosystems are often limited in spatial extent...

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Habitat associations of European hares Lepus europaeus in England and Wales: implications for farmland management.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Vaughan, N. & Lucas, E. A. & Harris, S. & White, P. C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Numbers of European hares Lepus europaeus have declined throughout Europe as a result of agricultural intensification. Ecological research to inform a...

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The potential for heathland restoration on formerly arable land at a site in Drenthe, the Netherlands.

Published online: 14 Mar 1996

Authors: Aerts, R. & Huiszoon, A. & Oostrum, J. H. A. van & Vijver, C. A. D. M. van de & Willems, J. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The suitability of formerly arable land for heathland restoration was studied on sandy soils in the Netherlands. For this purpose, nutrient (N, P) ava...

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Breeding skylarks Alauda arvensis on Environmentally Sensitive Area arable reversion grass in southern England: survey-based and experimental determination of density.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Wakeham-Dawson, A. & Szoszkiewicz, K. & Stern, K. & Aebischer, N. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the South Downs and South Wessex Downs (southern England), designated an Environmentally Sensitive Area (ESA) in 1987 and 1993, respectively, farme...

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Carbon addition alters vegetation composition on ex-arable fields.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Eschen, R. & Mortimer, S. R. & Lawson, C. S. & Edwards, A. R. & Brook, A. J. & Igual, J. M. & Hedlund, K. & Schaffner, U.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent changes in European agricultural policy have led to measures to reverse the loss of species-rich grasslands through the creation of new areas o...

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Factors determining the abundance of vespertilionid bats in Britain: geographical, land class and local habitat relationships.

Published online: 21 Oct 1996

Authors: Walsh, A. L. & Harris, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Transect surveys of foraging bats in a stratified sample of 1030 1-km squares in Britain were used to compare bat abundance in different land classes....

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Which prey sustains cold-adapted invertebrate generalist predators in arable land? Examining prey choices by molecular gut-content analysis.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Eitzinger, B. & Traugott, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Generalist predators such as carabid and cantharid beetles form an important component within natural enemy communities in arable land. Usually, preda...

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