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Importance of drainage channels for waders foraging on tidal flats: relevance for the management of estuarine wetlands.

Published online: 23 Nov 2005

Authors: Lourenço, P. M. & Granadeiro, J. P. & Palmeirim, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite covering a relatively small area on a global scale, estuarine tidal flats are vital to many aquatic bird species during much of the yearly cyc...

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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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Restoration of wet features for breeding waders on lowland grassland.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Eglington, S. M. & Gill, J. A. & Bolton, M. & Smart, M. A. & Sutherland, W. J. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over the last century, the loss of around half of the world's wetlands, principally through drainage and conversion to agriculture, has been one of th...

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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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Evaluating ecosystem goods and services after restoration of marginal upland peatlands in South-West England.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Grand-Clement, E. & Anderson, K. & Smith, D. & Luscombe, D. & Gatis, N. & Ross, M. & Brazier, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the UK, drainage for agricultural reclamation during the 19th and 20th centuries is responsible for an alteration of the ecological and hydrologica...

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The influence of nutrient and organic enrichment on a community dominated by macrophytes and gastropod molluscs in a eutrophic drainage channel: relevance to snail control and conservation.

Published online: 22 Feb 1995

Authors: Thomas, J. D. & Daldorph, P. W. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of increased nutrient and organic loading on a community dominated by submersed macrophytes and gastropods were investigated in a drainage...

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Evidence-based restoration of freshwater biodiversity after mining: experience from Central European spoil heaps.

Published online: 23 Oct 2021

Authors: Kolar, V. & Tichanek, F. & Tropek, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Post-mining freshwater habitats can serve as secondary habitats for threatened species. Being globally plentiful, their efficient restoration should b...

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Ecological effects of the aquatic herbicide cyanatryn on a drainage channel.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Scorgie, H. R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Part of a drainage channel was treated with cyanatryn at 0.2 mu g/g. Release of the herbicide was slower than expected. A peak concn. of 0.1 mu g/g wa...

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Evaluation of bioengineering approaches aimed at controlling pulmonate snails: the effects of light attenuation and mechanical removal of macrophytes.

Published online: 21 Dec 1991

Authors: Thomas, J. D. & Daldorph, P. W. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of the following perturbations on populations of freshwater gastropods from a drainage channel in the Southeast area of Lewes Brooks, East...

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Exploring current and emerging irrigation and drainage management to reduce the impact of extreme events and mitigate droughts and floods.

Published online: 04 Sep 2019

Authors: Roux, L. le & Juba, R. & Mbanjwa, W.

Content type: Bulletin

Effective water management has become an important part of sustainable economic development worldwide. In areas dependent on agriculture for livelihoo...

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