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Plant diversity and land use under organic and conventional agriculture: a whole-farm approach.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Gibson, R. H. & Pearce, S. & Morris, R. J. & Symondson, W. O. C. & Memmott, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic farming is thought to lead to increased biodiversity and greater sustainability than higher-yielding conventional farming systems. It is usual...

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Impacts of tsetse control and land-use on vegetative structure and tree species composition in south-western Ethiopia.

Published online: 08 Aug 1997

Authors: Reid, R. S. & Wilson, C. J. & Kruska, R. L. & Mulatu, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

More effective control of the tsetse fly in Africa will reduce constraints imposed by the livestock disease, trypanosomiasis. Trypanosomiasis lowers l...

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Landscape ecology of house mouse outbreaks in southeastern Australia.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Singleton, G. R. & Tann, C. R. & Krebs, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

House mouse Mus domesticus outbreaks in the grain-growing areas of south-eastern Australia occur irregularly and may be local or widespread, covering ...

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Small mammals in farm woodlands: the effects of habitat, isolation and surrounding land-use patterns.

Published online: 09 Jul 1997

Authors: Fitzgibbon, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The results of this study, which surveyed 38 small farm woodlands ranging in size from 0.05 to 4.45 ha, in an intensive arable region in Cambridgeshir...

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Upland land use predicts population decline in a globally near-threatened wader.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Douglas, D. J. T. & Bellamy, P. E. & Stephen, L. S. & Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Wilson, J. D. & Grant, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in large-scale land use may fragment and degrade habitats, affecting animal species adapted to these habitats. In the UK uplands for example, ...

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Local management or wider context: what determines the value of farm revegetation plantings for birds?

Published online: 24 Dec 2021

Authors: Haslem, A. & Clarke, R. H. & Holland, G. J. & Radford, J. Q. & Stewart, A. & Bennett, A. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Small-scale revegetation plantings on farms are common to restoration efforts in agricultural regions worldwide. Such plantings provide habitat for di...

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The spatial aggregation of organic farming in England and its underlying environmental correlates.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Gabriel, D. & Carver, S. J. & Durham, H. & Kunin, W. E. & Palmer, R. C. & Sait, S. M. & Stagl, S. & Benton, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Given the current debate on the global food crisis, conservation in Europe is expected to shift from maximizing biodiversity at the expense of yield t...

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The distribution of grey squirrel dreys in farm woodland: the influence of wood area, isolation and management.

Published online: 29 Mar 1995

Authors: Fitzgibbon, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sixty-eight deciduous woodlands, ranging in size from 0.2 to 12.5 ha, were surveyed in East Anglia, UK, and the density of grey squirrels (Sciurus car...

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Restoration promotes recovery of woodland birds in agricultural environments: a comparison of 'revegetation' and 'remnant' landscapes.

Published online: 04 Aug 2022

Authors: Bennett, A. F. & Holland, G. J. & Haslem, A. & Stewart, A. & Radford, J. Q. & Clarke, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological restoration in rural environments is a global challenge for the 21st century. Restoration measures - such as agri-environment activities, w...

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Effects of pheasant management on vegetation and birds in lowland woodlands.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Draycott, R. A. H. & Hoodless, A. N. & Sage, R. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Releasing pheasants in woodlands for game shooting is a widespread practice in the British countryside. Apart from changes to ground flora in woodland...

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