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Estimation of the seed bank of a chalk grassland ley established on former arable land.

Published online: 14 Jun 1988

Authors: Graham, D. J. & Hutchings, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The size, composition and seasonal and depth-related variations in the soil seed bank of a former chalk grassland ley were determined at monthly inter...

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Foraging niche characteristics of horses, sheep and goats in an alpine meadow of the Indian Central Himalaya.

Published online: 03 Sep 1993

Authors: Negi, G. C. S. & Rikhari, H. C. & Ram, J. & Singh, S. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data on plant species foraged, foraging hours, bite rate, bite size and species DM removed per species per bite were collected in tussock grass-forb (...

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Studies on the feasibility of re-creating chalk grassland vegetation on ex-arable land. I. The potential roles of the seed bank and the seed rain.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Hutchings, M. J. & Booth, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential of the seed bank and the seed rain to promote the re-establishment of chalk grassland vegetation was investigated on an ex-arable site w...

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Vegetation community selection by ungulates on the Isle of Rhum. I. Food supply.

Published online: 31 Mar 1990

Authors: Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The seasonal patterns of aerial biomass and biochemical composition of live graminoids, forbs, rushes, dwarf shrubs and dead plant material were exami...

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Evaluating CAP wildflower strips: high-quality seed mixtures significantly improve plant diversity and related pollen and nectar resources.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Schmidt, A. & Kirmer, A. & Hellwig, N. & Kiehl, K. & Tischew, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Flower strips are a fundamental part of agri-environment schemes (AESs) introduced by the European Union to counteract the loss of biodiversity and re...

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Testing a non-equilibrium model of rangeland vegetation dynamics in Mongolia.

Published online: 26 Jan 2000

Authors: Fernandez-Gimenez, M. E. & Allen-Diaz, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The extent to which the non-equilibrium persistent (NEP) model of rangeland vegetation dynamics applies to three distinct Mongolian rangeland ecosyste...

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At what spatial scale do high-quality habitats enhance the diversity of forbs and pollinators in intensively farmed landscapes?

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Kohler, F. & Verhulst, J. & Klink, R. van & Kleijn, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over the last decades, biodiversity in agricultural landscapes has declined drastically. Initiatives to enhance biodiversity, such as agri-environment...

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Long-term enhancement of agricultural production by restoration of biodiversity.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Bullock, J. M. & Pywell, R. F. & Walker, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experimental manipulations have shown positive impacts of increased species richness on ecosystem productivity, but there remain some questions about ...

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Vegetation community selection by ungulates on the Isle of Rhum. III. Determinants of vegetation community selection.

Published online: 31 Mar 1990

Authors: Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Possible determinants of seasonal vegetation community selection by cattle, red deer, goats and ponies on the Isle of Rhum, Scotland are described and...

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Fire and competition in a southern California grassland: impacts on the rare forb Erodium macrophyllum.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Gillespie, I. G. & Allen, E. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of off-season burns to control exotic vegetation shows promise for land managers. In California, wildfires tend to occur in the summer and aut...

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