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Individual study: effect of varying coppice height on tree survival and ground flora in Brasenose Wood, Oxfordshire, UK.

Published online: 12 Sep 2018

Authors: Wright, I. R. & Bartel, T. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Coppicing is a commonly used management intervention to increase structural diversity in woodlands, but coppiced trees are vulnerable to browsing by d...

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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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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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Defoliation and burning effects on the tillering of Brachiaria decumbens.

Published online: 14 Jun 1988

Authors: Stür, W. W. & Humphreys, L. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Swards of B. decumbens cv. Basilisk were cut at 0 and 10 cm height and the cut material removed or cut, field-dried and burnt 0, 4 or 8 days after cut...

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The relationship between bird distribution and the botanical and structural characteristics of hedges.

Published online: 02 Nov 1995

Authors: MacDonald, D. W. & Johnson, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The relationship was examined between the botanical and structural characteristics of the hedgerows of five Oxfordshire farms, and the bird population...

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The influence of defoliation intensity, season and leaf age on radiocaesium concentrations in Agrostis capillaris.

Published online: 09 Jan 1998

Authors: Salt, C. A. & Kay, J. W. & Donaldson, L. & Woolsey, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of cutting frequency, time of year and leaf age on the appearance of 137Cs in shoots of Agrostis capillaris were studied in a pot experime...

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The relation of photosynthesis by phytometers in the profiles of kale crops to leaf area index above them.

Published online: 26 Oct 1970

Authors: Leach, G. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To estimate the effect of the foliage at different positions in the profiles of kale crops on the rate of photosynthesis below it, the leaf area index...

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The potential of grass field margin management for enhancing beetle diversity in intensive livestock farms.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Woodcock, B. A. & Potts, S. G. & Pilgrim, E. & Ramsay, A. J. & Tscheulin, T. & Parkinson, A. & Smith, R. E. N. & Gundrey, A. L. & Brown, V. K. & Tallowin, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Declining populations of UK grassland flora and fauna have been attributed to intensification of agricultural management practices, including changes ...

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Seasonal pattern of leaf growth and senescence of Nardus stricta and responses of tussocks to differing severity, timing and frequency of defoliation.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Grant, S. A. & Torvell, L. & Sim, E. M. & Small, J. L. & Elston, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A field study of the seasonal growth of Nardus stricta showed that leaf turnover was slow, averaging 2.5 leaves per tiller over the growing season. Pe...

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Productivity and canopy structure in seven temperate forage grasses.

Published online: 13 Jan 1968

Authors: Hunt, L. A. & Cooper, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Yield determinations were made during Apr.-May and Aug.-Sept. on vegetative swards of Arrhenatherum elatius, Cynosurus cristatus, Festuca arundinacea,...

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