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Foraging behaviour of goats and sheep in the Caatinga of Brazil.

Published online: 30 Nov 1988

Authors: Pfister, J. A. & Malechek, J. C. & Balph, D. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The seasonal feeding patterns of sheep and goats was quantified by estimating the time spent per feeding station, and the proportion of foraging time ...

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Use of grassland and field selection by brent geese Branta bernicla.

Published online: 15 Dec 1990

Authors: Summers, R. W. & Critchley, C. N. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Around Scolt Head Island, N. Norfolk 43.7%, 57.7% and 65.5% of the cumulative total number of observations of brent geese (Branta b. bernicla) were ma...

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Rotational grazing can mitigate ecosystem service trade-offs between livestock production and water quality in semi-arid rangelands.

Published online: 15 Nov 2021

Authors: Hulvey, K. B. & Mellon, C. D. & Kleinhesselink, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mitigating ecosystem service (ES) trade-offs is a key management goal in locations where stakeholders value different and potentially conflicting ecos...

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Can long-term floodplain meadow recreation replicate species composition and functional characteristics of target grasslands?

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Woodcock, B. A. & McDonald, A. W. & Pywell, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The recreation of species-rich grassland represents a key EU agri-environment policy initiative intended to maintain native biodiversity and to suppor...

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Modelling patterns of defoliation by grazing animals in rangelands.

Published online: 24 Jun 1994

Authors: Pickup, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Techniques and models for identifying the distribution of grazing by domestic animals in large (>100 km2) rangeland paddocks in arid central Austra...

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Spread of introduced Lehmann lovegrass along a grazing intensity gradient.

Published online: 06 Jun 1992

Authors: McClaran, M. P. & Anable, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in density of sown E. lehmanniana and native grasses (dominated by Digitaria californica, Bouteloua curtipendula, B. eriopoda, Muhlenbergia po...

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Grazing and vegetation change: deflected or modified succession?

Published online: 06 Jun 1992

Authors: Gibson, C. W. D. & Brown, V. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation change during the first 6 years of secondary succession in a calcareous former arable field and the effect of controlled grazing by sheep w...

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Targeted conservation grazing using molasses to increase preferential consumption of old growth pasture grasses.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Grange, I. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

High conservation value grasslands, which are usually marginal and agriculturally poor, are often difficult to manage appropriately for biodiversity e...

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Identifying trends in land degradation in non-equilibrium rangelands.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Pickup, G. & Bastin, G. N. & Chewings, V. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of changes over time in the pattern of vegetation growth across gradients of differing grazing intensity to identify trends in range condition...

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Predicting plant species' responses to grazing.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Vesk, P. A. & Westoby, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The aim of this study was to identify whether plant species show consistent responses to livestock grazing. The analyses were based on 35 published st...

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