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Effects of water level and grassland management on alpha and beta diversity of birds in restored wetlands.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Żmihorski, M. & Pärt, T. & Gustafson, T. & Berg, Å.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nearly 60% of European wetlands have been lost to drainage or to the cessation of grassland management. Large amounts of resources are put into wetlan...

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Ambient nitrogen deposition drives plant-diversity decline by nitrogen accumulation in a closed grassland ecosystem.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Authors: Lu Peng & Hao TianXiang & Li Xin & Wang Hong & Zhai XiuFeng & Tian QiuYing & Bai WenMing & Stevens, C. & Zhang WenHao

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Atmospheric nitrogen (N) deposition, climatic variables and anthropogenic management affect grassland-ecosystem stability by driving changes in plant ...

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Effect of pyric herbivory on source-sink dynamics in grassland birds.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Davis, C. A. & Churchwell, R. T. & Fuhlendorf, S. D. & Engle, D. M. & Hovick, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grasslands world-wide provide a host of ecosystem services. In particular, these grasslands serve as biodiversity repositories for a myriad of imperil...

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Ant-hill heterogeneity and grassland management.

Published online: 14 May 2021

Authors: King, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

In many grasslands, some ants act as ecological engineers to produce long-lasting soil structures which have a considerable influence on the patterns ...

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Enhancing insect diversity in agricultural grasslands: the roles of management and landscape structure.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Giulio, M. di & Edwards, P. J. & Meister, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the last few years a variety of methods have been applied in Switzerland to preserve and enhance biological diversity in agricultural systems. ...

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Fertilising semi-natural grasslands may cause long-term negative effects on both biodiversity and ecosystem stability.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Melts, I. & Lanno, K. & Sammul, M. & Uchida, K. & Heinsoo, K. & Kull, T. & Laanisto, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Some short-term experiments in applied ecology and agricultural research have demonstrated that nutrient applications in semi-natural grasslands can m...

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Grasslands, grazing and biodiversity: editors' introduction.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Watkinson, A. R. & Ormerod, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper serves as an introduction to a special journal section on grazing and biodiversity in grasslands. Natural, semi-natural and artificial gras...

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Grazing by wild Red Deer: management options for the conservation of semi-natural open habitats.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Riesch, F. & Tonn, B. & Meißner, M. & Balkenhol, N. & Isselstein, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Maintaining semi-natural open habitats requires biomass removal, which can be achieved by extensive grazing with livestock species. However, implement...

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Soil seed banks in European grasslands: does land use affect regeneration perspectives?

Published online: 09 Jan 1998

Authors: Bekker, R. M. & Verweij, G. L. & Smith, R. E. N. & Reine, R. & Bakker, J. P. & Schneider, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil seed banks of 38 grassland sites in western Europe (Germany, Netherlands, UK and Spain) were sampled and species composition was determined. All ...

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Grazer effects on soil carbon storage vary by herbivore assemblage in a semi-arid grassland.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Chang Qing & Wang Ling & Ding ShiWen & Xu TongTong & Li ZhiQiang & Song XuXin & Zhao Xuan & Wang DeLi & Pan DuoFeng

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accounting for 10%-30% of global soil organic carbon, grassland soils potentially present a large reservoir for storing atmospheric CO2. Livestock gra...

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