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The relative importance of green infrastructure as refuge habitat for pollinators increases with local land-use intensity.

Published online: 06 Dec 2020

Authors: Li PengYao & Kleijn, D. & Badenhausser, I. & Zaragoza-Trello, C. & Gross, N. & Raemakers, I. & Scheper, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural expansion and intensification have resulted in strong declines in farmland biodiversity across Europe. In many intensively farmed landsca...

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Regeneration of heather (Calluna vulgaris (L.) Hull) at different ages and seasons in north-east Scotland.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Miller, G. R. & Miles, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

2-37 year old plots of heather on peat podzols were burned or cut either in the autumn or in the spring. Regeneration was most satisfactory from 6-10 ...

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Road verges support pollinators in agricultural landscapes, but are diminished by heavy traffic and summer cutting.

Published online: 24 Aug 2020

Authors: Phillips, B. B. & Gaston, K. J. & Bullock, J. M. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Supporting pollinators in agricultural landscapes is important for reversing their global decline. Road verges and hedges are used by pollinators for ...

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Responses of grassland invertebrates to management by cutting. I. Species diversity of Hemiptera.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Morris, M. G. & Lakhani, K. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of cutting calcareous grassland on its invertebrate fauna were examined in an Arrhenatherum-dominated grass plot in eastern England. Four ...

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Management of permanent set-aside on arable land in Sweden.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Hansson, M. & Fogelfors, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The course of succession following the set aside (land diversion) of farmland managed in different ways was studied at 6 sites throughout Sweden. The ...

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Effects of simulated grazing by below-ground herbivores on growth, CO2 exchange, and carbon allocation patterns of Bouteloua gracilis.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Detling, J. K. & Winn, D. T. & Procter-Gregg, C. & Painter, E. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A series of root-pruning experiments was performed to simulate the effects of grazing by root-feeding herbivores on B. gracilis. Approx. 37% (c. 22 mg...

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Improving the value of field margins as foraging habitat for farmland birds.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Douglas, D. J. T. & Vickery, J. A. & Benton, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Uncropped field margins are important foraging habitats on farmland for many declining bird species and are a key component of Agri-Environment Scheme...

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The changing plant and tiller populations of timothy and meadow fescue swards. 1. Plant survival and the pattern of tillering.

Published online: 18 Jan 1965

Authors: Langer, R. H. M. & Ryle, S. M. & Jewiss, O. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pure swards of S48 timothy and S215 meadow fescue, grown from seed in large concrete containers out of doors, were cut (a) every 4 weeks during summer...

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Short-term influence of clear-cutting on abundance of soil-microfauna (Nematoda, Rotatoria and Tardigrada) in a Swedish pine forest soil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Sohlenius, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An increase in the abundance of nematodes, rotifers and tardigrades in a pine forest soil during the second year after clear-cutting coincided with in...

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Control of bracken and restoration of heathland. VI. The response of bracken fronds to 18 years of continued bracken control or 6 years of control followed by recovery.

Published online: 20 Feb 1999

Authors: Marrs, R. H. & Johnson, S. W. & Duc, M. G. le

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A range of bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) control and heathland restoration treatments were applied over an 18 year period on a Calluna vulgaris heath ...

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