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The effect of open drainage ditches on the plant and invertebrate communities of moorland and on the decomposition of peat.

Published online: 10 Nov 1990

Authors: Coulson, J. C. & Butterfield, J. E. L. & Henderson, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model of the function of open drainage ditches (grips) on peat moorland in northern England is described. The model makes the following predictions:...

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Macroinvertebrate distributions and the conservation value of aquatic Coleoptera, Mollusca and Odonata in the ditches of traditionally managed and grazing fen at Wicken Fen, UK.

Published online: 28 May 1999

Authors: Painter, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water-filled ditches are an important ecological feature of lowland Britain. Originally dug to facilitate wetland drainage, ditches often provide refu...

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Factors affecting the vegetation of ditch banks in peat areas in the western Netherlands.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Strien, A. J. van & Linden, J. van der & Melman, T. C. P. & Noordervliet, M. A. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of various environmental factors on the ditch bank vegetation in peat areas in the western Netherlands were studied to find the best manag...

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Effects of mechanical ditch management on the vegetation of ditch banks in Dutch peat areas.

Published online: 11 Jan 1992

Authors: Strien, A. J. van & Burg, T. van der & Rip, W. J. & Strucker, R. C. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of cleaning frequency, cleaning method and dredging on ditch bank vegetation were studied in peat areas in Zuid-Holland and the western pa...

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eDNA detection of Cipangopaludina chinensis in ditch systems at Pevensey Levels, Sussex.

Published online: 09 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Rees, H. C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Chinese mystery snail (Cipangopaludina chinensis) is a problem invasive non-native species in many parts of the world and was first found within ditch...

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Monitoring of ecological risks with active soil management for filled ditches in the Krimpenerwaard. Final report T1-monitoring Ecology.

Published online: 05 Oct 2016

Authors: Lange, H. J. de & Hout, A. van der & Faber, J. H.

Content type: Bulletin

Ditches in this area in the province of Zuid-Holland, Netherlands, are often causing soil pollution due to the use of contaminated materials (includin...

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Evaluation of erosion control BMPs on ditched haul road stream crossing approaches following reconstruction.

Published online: 24 Feb 2016

Authors: Lang, A. J. & Aust, W. M. & Bolding, M. C. & Schilling, E. B.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Ditched forest roads leading to stream crossings and used for log transportation have recently been a topic of water quality concern and legal controv...

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Changing weather conditions and floating plants in temperate drainage ditches.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Peeters, E. T. H. M. & Zuidam, J. P. van & Zuidam, B. G. van & Nes, E. H. van & Kosten, S. & Heuts, P. G. M. & Roijackers, R. M. M. & Netten, J. J. C. & Scheffer, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dominance of free-floating plants such as duckweed is undesirable as it indicates eutrophication. The objectives of this study are to investigate whet...

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Highways as corridors and habitats for the invasive common reed Phragmites australis in Quebec, Canada.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Jodoin, Y. & Lavoie, C. & Villeneuve, P. & Theriault, M. & Beaulieu, J. & Belzile, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Roads provide suitable conditions for the establishment and growth of exotic species. Most roads are bordered by drainage ditches forming a network of...

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Shallow groundwater nitrogen and denitrification in a newly afforested, subirrigated riparian buffer.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Gumiero, B. & Boz, B. & Cornelio, P. & Casella, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The EU 'Nitrates Directive' (Directive 91/676/EEC) and the WFD (Water Framework Directive 2000/60/EEC) introduced a series of measures designed to red...

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