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The dynamics of a grassland ecosystem: botanical equilibrium in the Park Grass Experiment.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Silvertown, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The published results of the Park Grass Experiment (PGE), at Rothamsted, UK begun in 1856, provide up to 30 yr of annual data which may be used to det...

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The number of pins in a point quadrat frame.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Rothery, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Theoretical considerations indicated that it was possible to increase the precision of estimation of vegetation cover by reducing the number of pins i...

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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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Factors affecting the performance of seedlings and ramets of invading grasses in an established ryegrass sward.

Published online: 22 Jul 1986

Authors: Howe, C. D. & Snaydon, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seedlings and 2-tiller ramets of Poa trivialis, P. annua, Agrostis stolonifera and Festuca rubra were planted into an established sward of Lolium pere...

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Vegetation changes (1949-71) in a semi-arid, grassy dwarf shrubland in the Karoo, South Africa: influence of rainfall variability and grazing by sheep.

Published online: 22 Sep 1995

Authors: O'Connor, T. G. & Roux, P. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of annual and seasonal (summer vs. winter) rainfall variability and of different seasons and systems of sheep grazing, including complet...

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Effects of season, grazing intensity and diet composition on the radio caesium intake by sheep on re-seeded hill pasture.

Published online: 07 Nov 1992

Authors: Salt, C. A. & Mayes, R. W. & Elston, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Herbage intake and diet composition of sheep were measured on 2 swards containing mainly Lolium perenne, Festuca rubra and Trifolium repens, on an org...

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The development of vegetative zonation patterns in restored prairie pothole wetlands.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Seabloom, E. W. & Valk, A. G. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial structure of plant communities can have strong impacts on ecosystem functions and on associated animal communities. None the less, spatial...

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Effect of stocking rate and rainfall on rangeland dynamics and cattle performance in a semi-arid savanna, South Africa.

Published online: 28 Jul 2000

Authors: Fynn, R. W. S. & O'Connor, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In order to examine the emerging paradigm of non-equilibrium behaviour of plant-livestock relations in semi-arid rangeland, the effect of stocking rat...

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Cut-over peatland regeneration assessment using organic matter and microbial indicators (bacteria and testate amoebae).

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Laggoun-Défarge, F. & Mitchell, E. & Gilbert, D. & Disnar, J. R. & Comont, L. & Warner, B. G. & Buttler, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cut-over peatlands cover large surfaces of high potential value for enhancing biodiversity and carbon sequestration if successfully restored. Unfortun...

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Effects of ski piste preparation on alpine vegetation.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Wipf, S. & Rixen, C. & Fischer, M. & Schmid, B. & Stoeckli, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ski resorts increasingly affect alpine ecosystems through enlargement of ski pistes, machine-grading of ski piste areas and increasing use of artifici...

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