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Height and species as factors determining browsing of shrubs by wapiti.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Rounds, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The scrub layer was studied in 11 selected areas of Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba, which are used as winter range by wapiti (Cervus canadens...

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Tests of different methods for measuring and estimating utilization rate of heather (Calluna vulgaris) by vertebrate herbivores.

Published online: 07 Nov 1992

Authors: Armstrong, H. M. & Macdonald, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a field study at a hill sheep farm in the Tweedsmuir hills of SE Scotland the precision of 4 methods for measuring utilization rate of C. vulgaris ...

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Woodland regeneration in the New Forest, Hampshire, since 1650.

Published online: 14 Dec 1965

Authors: Peterken, G. F. & Tubbs, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

From general observations it is postulated that the unenclosed woodlands of the New Forest consist of three generations. It was possible to determine ...

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Assessing impacts of large herbivores on shrubs: tests of scaling factors for utilization rates from shoot-level measurements.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Bilyeu, D. M. & Cooper, D. J. & Hobbs, N. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accurate methods for estimating the intensity of browsing by herbivores are fundamental to understanding the ecology of shrub communities. Quantifying...

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The effect of sapling density, heather height and season on browsing by mountain hares on birch.

Published online: 24 Sep 2003

Authors: Rao, S. J. & Iason, G. R. & Hulbert, I. A. R. & Elston, D. A. & Racey, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

When mammalian herbivores are present at high densities their browsing activity can have a negative effect on establishment or regeneration of native ...

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Influence of patch characteristics on browsing of tree seedlings by mammalian herbivores.

Published online: 27 Aug 2003

Authors: Pietrzykowski, E. & McArthur, C. & Fitzgerald, H. & Goodwin, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In south-eastern Australia, browsing of commercial tree seedlings by mammalian herbivores in plantation forestry incurs a large economic cost to the i...

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Liability of saplings to browsing on a red deer range in the Scottish Highlands.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Miller, G. R. & Kinnaird, J. W. & Cummins, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The amount and seasonality of browsing on experimentally planted saplings (<30 cm tall) of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris), silver birch (Betula pend...

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Observer Variation in the Use of a Method of Assessing Current Herbivore Impacts in Woodland.

Published online: 09 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Armstrong, H. M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This study highlights the Woodland Herbivore Impact Assessment Method (WHIA) by comparing the results obtained by fifteen surveyors assessing the same...

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Individual study: the use of bud caps (leading shoot tree guards) to relieve browsing pressure in remote areas of Caledonian pinewood at Mar Lodge Estate National Nature Reserve, UK.

Published online: 12 Mar 2020

Authors: Painting, A. I. & Agnew, J. & Shaila Rao

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Bud caps can be used to reduce browsing pressure on isolated Scots pine Pinus sylvestris seedlings in outlying areas of Caledonian pinewood....

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Ecological studies of the vegetation of the Sudan. IV. The effect of simulated grazing on the growth of Acacia senegal (L.) Wild. seedlings.

Published online: 24 Feb 1970

Authors: Seif el Din, A. & Obeid, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes a study of seedling survival after simulated browsing (removal of the cotyledons of 3-day seedlings, or the leading shoots of seedlings 1-11...

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