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Studies on the feasibility of re-creating chalk grassland vegetation on ex-arable land. I. The potential roles of the seed bank and the seed rain.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Hutchings, M. J. & Booth, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential of the seed bank and the seed rain to promote the re-establishment of chalk grassland vegetation was investigated on an ex-arable site w...

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Estimation of the seed bank of a chalk grassland ley established on former arable land.

Published online: 14 Jun 1988

Authors: Graham, D. J. & Hutchings, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The size, composition and seasonal and depth-related variations in the soil seed bank of a former chalk grassland ley were determined at monthly inter...

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A field investigation of germination from the seed bank of a chalk grassland ley on former arable land.

Published online: 14 Jun 1988

Authors: Graham, D. J. & Hutchings, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of the seed bank and seed rain as an inoculum for the establishment of vegetation was investigated on permanently exposed soil and on soil wi...

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Studies of the feasibility of re-creating chalk grassland vegetation on ex-arable land. II. Germination and early survivorship of seedlings under different management regimes.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Hutchings, M. J. & Booth, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Germination and establishment of the chalk grassland perennials Pimpinella saxifraga, Scabiosa columbaria, Plantago media and Achillea millefolium wer...

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The resistance of a chalk grassland to disturbance.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: Hirst, R. A. & Pywell, R. F. & Marrs, R. H. & Putwain, P. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Concepts of ecosystem stability, resilience and resistance have been discussed theoretically for nearly three decades. Understanding the effects of ha...

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The effects of seasonal grazing on the Heteroptera and Auchenorhyncha (Hemiptera) of chalk grassland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Morris, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Samples of Heteroptera and Auchenorrhyncha were taken from replicated plots grazed by sheep in spring, summer, autumn and winter and from ungrazed are...

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Senescence and rejuvenation in ungrazed chalk grassland (grassland B) in Breckland: the significance of litter and of moles.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Watt, A. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in the floristic composition of ungrazed chalk grassland on Foxhole Heath, Breckland, between 1938 and 1971 were considered in relation to cha...

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Breeding skylarks Alauda arvensis on Environmentally Sensitive Area arable reversion grass in southern England: survey-based and experimental determination of density.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Wakeham-Dawson, A. & Szoszkiewicz, K. & Stern, K. & Aebischer, N. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the South Downs and South Wessex Downs (southern England), designated an Environmentally Sensitive Area (ESA) in 1987 and 1993, respectively, farme...

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Succession of disturbed and undisturbed chalk grassland at Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve: dynamics of species changes.

Published online: 15 Dec 1990

Authors: Ward, L. K. & Jennings, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The first 14 years of secondary succession, from 1969 to 1982, are described in a randomized block design experiment on chalk grassland at Aston Rowan...

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The Hemiptera of two sown calcareous grasslands. III. Comparisons with the Auchenorrhyncha faunas of other grasslands.

Published online: 21 Sep 1990

Authors: Morris, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Auchenorrhyncha faunas of 2 contrasting types of grasslands seeded on chalk at Royston, Herts, UK, were compared with those from a range of semi-n...

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