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Capercaillie breeding success in relation to forest habitat and predator abundance.

Published online: 24 Mar 2004

Authors: Baines, D. & Moss, R. & Dugan, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The capercaillie Tetrao urogallus is widely valued as a game bird and an indicator of forest ecosystem quality. In Scotland, its numbers have declined...

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Trade-offs in berry production and biodiversity under prescribed burning and retention regimes in boreal forests.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Granath, G. & Kouki, J. & Johnson, S. & Heikkala, O. & Rodríguez, A. & Strengbom, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Green tree retention and prescribed burning are the practices used to mitigate negative effects of boreal forestry. Beside their effects on biodiversi...

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Boreal forest fertilization leads to functional homogenization of ground beetle assemblages.

Published online: 17 Jun 2021

Authors: Rodríguez, A. & Hekkala, A. M. & Sjögren, J. & Strengbom, J. & Löfroth, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive fertilization of young spruce forest plantations (i.e. 'nutrient optimization') has the potential to meet increasing demands for carbon sequ...

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Experimental cutting of the shrub layer did not improve capercaillie Tetrao urogallus breeding success during wet summers in Scots pine forests, Strathspey, UK.

Published online: 12 Sep 2018

Authors: Summers, R. & Dugan, D. & Willi, J. & Macfie, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Understanding factors causing the low breeding success of capercaillies Tetrao urogallus is important for the conservation of this species. Here we in...

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Studies in sheep populations and environment in the mountains of north-west Wales. 2. Contemporary distribution of sheep populations and environment.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Hughes, R. E. & Dale, J. & Mountford, M. D. & Williams, I. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Average summer sheep population densities in ewe units/ha at 56 sites in Snowdonia in 1957-68 were 4.99-10.65 on herb-rich Agrostis tenuis/Festuca ovi...

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Seasonal and spatial variation in the mineral content of some upland vegetation types in Scotland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Powell, C. F. & Malcolm, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data are given on N, P, K, Ca and Mg content for pioneer, mature and degenerating Calluna vulgaris, young and old Vaccinium myrtillus, Nardus stricta,...

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Studies in the grazing of heather moorland in north-east Scotland. III. Floristics.

Published online: 10 Sep 1984

Authors: Welch, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies on the botanical composition of 32 moorland sites were made during 1969-79. Changes in the cover of all vascular plants and in spp. number wer...

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Do habitat characteristics influence predation on red grouse?

Published online: 12 Aug 2002

Authors: Thirgood, S. J. & Redpath, S. M. & Campbell, S. & Smith, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predation is not only an important ecological process in the population dynamics of red grouse Lagopus lagopus scoticus, but also has conservation imp...

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Long-term impacts of changed grazing regimes on the vegetation of heterogeneous upland grasslands.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Pakeman, R. J. & Fielding, D. A. & Everts, L. & Littlewood, N. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marginal agricultural land, which in the UK refers to upland grazings in particular, is going to see changes in management driven by markets, subsidie...

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Spatial and temporal patterns of heather use by sheep and red deer within natural heather/grass mosaics.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Hester, A. J. & Baillie, G. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fragmentation of heather and conversion to grass under heavy grazing is a widespread phenomenon. In the British uplands it is attributed in particular...

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