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The decline of heathland seed populations following the conversion to agriculture.

Published online: 17 Sep 1997

Authors: Pywell, R. F. & Putwain, P. D. & Webb, N. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The composition and size of the germinable seed populations of undisturbed heathland soils in SE Dorset were compared to those of adjacent farmland wh...

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The potential for heathland restoration on formerly arable land at a site in Drenthe, the Netherlands.

Published online: 14 Mar 1996

Authors: Aerts, R. & Huiszoon, A. & Oostrum, J. H. A. van & Vijver, C. A. D. M. van de & Willems, J. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The suitability of formerly arable land for heathland restoration was studied on sandy soils in the Netherlands. For this purpose, nutrient (N, P) ava...

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Phosphorus adsorption by soils from heathlands in southern England in relation to successional change.

Published online: 16 Mar 1991

Authors: Chapman, S. B. & Rose, R. J. & Basanta, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Determinations of the phosphorus adsorption characteristics of a range of heathland soils are described and related to differences in phosphorus econo...

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A comparison of techniques for restoring heathland on abandoned farmland.

Published online: 25 Jun 1995

Authors: Pywell, R. F. & Webb, N. R. & Putwain, P. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent changes in agricultural policies have reduced the extent of cultivated farmland. This has provided opportunities to restore heathland vegetatio...

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A study of the restoration of heathland on successional sites: changes in vegetation and soil chemical properties.

Published online: 19 Nov 1999

Authors: Mitchell, R. J. & Marrs, R. H. & Duc, M. G. le & Auld, M. H. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lowland heaths are high-profile ecosystems for conservation action in the UK, but many areas have been invaded by Betula spp., Pinus sylvestris, Pteri...

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Recreation of lowland heathland on ex-arable land: assessing the limiting processes on two sites with contrasting soil fertility and pH.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Walker, K. J. & Warman, E. A. & Bhogal, A. & Cross, R. B. & Pywell, R. F. & Meek, B. R. & Chambers, B. J. & Pakeman, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

European heathlands are of high conservation value but have declined as a result of agricultural intensification. Heathland recreation is currently be...

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A study of succession on lowland heaths in Dorset, southern England: changes in vegetation and soil chemical properties.

Published online: 22 Apr 1998

Authors: Mitchell, R. J. & Marrs, R. H. & Duc, M. G. le & Auld, M. H. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lowland heaths are high-profile ecosystems for conservation action in The UK, but they are under threat from invasion by Betula spp., Pinus sylvestris...

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In search for key biogeochemical factors affecting plant species persistence in heathland and acidic grasslands: a comparison of common and rare species.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Kleijn, D. & Bekker, R. M. & Bobbink, R. & Graaf, M. C. C. de & Roelofs, J. G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the last century, many plant species typical of heathland and nutrient-poor acidic grasslands have become rare whereas others have remained com...

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Effects of burning on heathland soil chemical properties: an experimental study on the effect of heating and ash deposits.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Forgeard, F. & Frenot, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of heat and nutrient supply from ash after light and hot fires on Brittany (France) heathland soils (brown acidic soils) were studied in the ...

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Nutritional limitations of free-ranging cattle: the importance of habitat quality.

Published online: 05 Mar 1997

Authors: Wallisdevries, M. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nutritional limitations of free-ranging cattle were examined in relation to variations in habitat quality, in the Netherlands. Twenty Meuse-Rhine-Ysse...

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