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Roadside diversity in relation to age and surrounding source habitat: evidence for long time lags in valuable green infrastructure.

Published online: 15 Sep 2020

Authors: Auffret, A. G. & Lindgren, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

The severe and ongoing decline in semi-natural grassland habitat during the past two centuries means that it is important to consider how other, margi...

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Dispersal and establishment limitation reduces the potential for successful restoration of semi-natural grassland communities on former arable fields.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Öster, M. & Ask, K. & Cousins, S. A. O. & Eriksson, O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ex-arable fields have been suggested as potential sites for re-creation of semi-natural grasslands, but information is still limited on the temporal s...

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History matters: village distances, grazing and grassland species diversity.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Reitalu, T. & Johansson, L. J. & Sykes, M. T. & Hall, K. & Prentice, H. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Temperate semi-natural grasslands are characterized by high levels of species diversity and have a high conservation value. Plant species diversity in...

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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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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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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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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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The relative importance of green infrastructure as refuge habitat for pollinators increases with local land-use intensity.

Published online: 06 Dec 2020

Authors: Li PengYao & Kleijn, D. & Badenhausser, I. & Zaragoza-Trello, C. & Gross, N. & Raemakers, I. & Scheper, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural expansion and intensification have resulted in strong declines in farmland biodiversity across Europe. In many intensively farmed landsca...

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Effects of herbivore assemblage on the spatial heterogeneity of soil nitrogen in eastern eurasian steppe.

Published online: 28 Nov 2020

Authors: Zhang MinNa & Li GuangYin & Liu Bai & Liu JuShan & Wang Ling & Wang DeLi

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial heterogeneity of soil limiting resources is one of the most important factors maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem functions. There is a...

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Do restored calcareous grasslands on former arable fields resemble ancient targets? The effect of time, methods and environment on outcomes.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Fagan, K. C. & Pywell, R. F. & Bullock, J. M. & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A great deal of money is being invested in calcareous grassland restoration on arable land within agri-environment schemes in the European Union. Ther...

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