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The competitive interaction between Acacia karroo and the herbaceous layer and how this is influenced by defoliation.

Published online: 16 Dec 1989

Authors: Stuart-Hill, G. C. & Tainton, N. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study in semi-arid savanna in South Africa of experimentally isolated A. karroo trees (all other trees and shrubs had been cleared from the sites). ...

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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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Preliminary studies into bush utilization by cattle in Zambia.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Rees, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was made in the Northern Province, during Aug. and Oct. 1968, of the suitability of miombo woodland (Brachystegia/Julbernardia) for cattle rea...

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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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Comparison of moose browsing on Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) and lodgepole pine (P. contorta).

Published online: 11 Apr 1989

Authors: Niemelä, P. & Danell, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Trees of two Scots pine phenotypes (poor and fertile soils) and lodgepole pine (intermediate) were exposed side by side in a field study. Biomass cons...

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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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The ecology of Acacia albida on mantle soils in Zalingei, Jebel Marra, Sudan.

Published online: 13 Jan 1968

Authors: Radwanski, S. A. & Wickens, G. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the above area it is common practice to grow sorghum and other crops under trees of A. albida, which is leafless during the rainy season. Crop yiel...

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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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White-tail deer (Odocoileus virginianus) influence on structure and composition of Tsuga canadensis forests.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Anderson, R. C. & Loucks, O. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In T. canadensis forests in Wisconsin, Acer saccharum rapidly replaced T. canadensis when both were heavily browsed by deer. However, regeneration of ...

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Naturescot research report 1282 - ardvar woodland SSSSI/ SAC herbivore impact assessment 2021.

Published online: 06 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Heaton, S. A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report details the methodology, results analysis and conclusions of a herbivore impact assessment (HIA) carried out on the seedlings and saplings...

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