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Germination and establishment of the chalk grassland perennials Pimpinella saxifraga, Scabiosa columbaria, Plantago media and Achillea millefolium wer...Read more
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...Read more
Losses of farmland birds from the wider countryside have become a major conservation issue in the UK and Europe. Song thrush Turdus philomelos populat...Read more
Although agriculture is amongst the world's most widespread land uses, studies of its effects on stream ecosystems are often limited in spatial extent...Read more
Numbers of European hares Lepus europaeus have declined throughout Europe as a result of agricultural intensification. Ecological research to inform a...Read more
The suitability of formerly arable land for heathland restoration was studied on sandy soils in the Netherlands. For this purpose, nutrient (N, P) ava...Read more
In the South Downs and South Wessex Downs (southern England), designated an Environmentally Sensitive Area (ESA) in 1987 and 1993, respectively, farme...Read more
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...Read more
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....Read more
Generalist predators such as carabid and cantharid beetles form an important component within natural enemy communities in arable land. Usually, preda...Read more