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The effect of grazing in winter by wild geese on improved grassland in west Scotland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Patton, D. L. H. & Frame, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

After 2 trials in late winter 1973-4, 6 main experiments were conducted over the winter periods of 1974-5 and 1975-6 to determine the loss of herbage ...

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Ammonia emission during frequent mixing of slurry with air: research on dairy campus.

Published online: 04 Sep 2019

Authors: Dooren, H. J. C. van & Bokma, S. & Ogink, N. W. M.

Content type: Bulletin

Four experiments have been conducted between 2016 and 2018 at Dairy Campus in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands with the aim to measure the effect of daily ...

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Identifying land management approaches which deliver for both people and nature.

Published online: 26 Feb 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Balfour, N. J. & Durrant, R. & Ely, A. & Sandom, C. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper presents the results of studies conducted to identify management strategies to help inform how ecosystems should be restored in areas of hi...

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Grassland soil microbial biomass and accumulation of potentially toxic metals from long-term slurry application.

Published online: 16 Mar 1991

Authors: Christie, P. & Beattie, J. A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Quantities of C and N in the microbial biomass of soils receiving long term applications of pig and cow slurries were compared, and changes in soil pH...

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Time to monitor livestock carcasses for biodiversity conservation and public health.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Mateo-Tomás, P. & Olea, P. P. & López-Bao, J. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Law enforcement and integration of environmental issues into other policies able to affect species and ecosystems are cornerstones for the effective p...

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Farmers for Nature: the ultimate nature-inclusive agriculture?

Published online: 18 Jul 2018

Authors: Westerink, J. & Plomp, M. & Ottburg, F. & Zanen, M. & Schrijver, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Farming for Nature is aimed at integrating nature and agriculture by means of an extensive farming system (nature-oriented farm). The farmer becomes s...

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Factors affecting the distribution of satyrid butterflies on arable farmland.

Published online: 21 Mar 1997

Authors: Dover, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of biotic and abiotic factors on the distribution of three species of nymphalids (Aphantopus hyperantus, Pyronia tithonus and Maniola jurt...

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Vulnerability and adaptation strategies of dairy farming systems to extreme climate events in southwest Uganda: results of CSA-PRA workshops.

Published online: 04 Sep 2019

Authors: Vries, M. de

Content type: Bulletin

Prolonged droughts and excess rainfall are expected to increase in frequency and intensity in southwest Uganda as a result of climate change. The aim ...

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Influence of soil moisture and organic matter on scarab damage to grasses and clover.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Davidson, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based largely on the author's summary. In a pot experiment in New South Wales in 1963, second-instar larvae of the Melolonthid Rhopae...

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Competition between domestic livestock and wild bharal Pseudois nayaur in the Indian Trans-Himalaya.

Published online: 16 Jun 2004

Authors: Charudutt Mishra & Wieren, S. E. van & Ketner, P. & Heitkönig, I. M. A. & Prins, H. H. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The issue of competition between livestock and wild herbivores has remained contentious. We studied the diets and population structures of the mountai...

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