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More practical critical height sampling.

Published online: 15 Apr 2015

Authors: Lynch, T. B. & Gove, J. H.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This paper discusses the use of critical height sampling (CHS) in forest inventory. Simulation results indicated that importance critical height sampl...

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Drone-based structure-from-motion photogrammetry captures grassland sward height variability.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Forsmoo, J. & Anderson, K. & Macleod, C. J. A. & Wilkinson, M. E. & Brazier, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grasslands deliver a range of ecosystem services, including the provision of food and biodiversity, and regulation of soil carbon storage and hydrolog...

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Ecological engineering through fire-herbivory feedbacks drives the formation of savanna grazing lawns.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Donaldson, J. E. & Archibald, S. & Navashni Govender & Pollard, D. & Luhdo, Z. & Parr, C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variation in grass height is beneficial to biodiversity conservation in savanna landscapes. Theory predicts that small fires can promote short-grass a...

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Frost avoidance and frost resistance in Centrosema virginianum.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Clements, R. J. & Ludlow, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accessions of C. virginianum were tested for response to frosting in the field and in controlled environments. Accessions differed in their ability to...

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Look to seedling heights, rather than functional traits, to explain survival during extreme heat stress in the early stages of subtropical rainforest restoration.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Gardiner, R. & Shoo, L. P. & Dwyer, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological restoration is urgently needed to arrest and reverse land degradation, reinstate ecosystem services and recover threatened species. Tree pl...

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Individual study: effect of varying coppice height on tree survival and ground flora in Brasenose Wood, Oxfordshire, UK.

Published online: 12 Sep 2018

Authors: Wright, I. R. & Bartel, T. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Coppicing is a commonly used management intervention to increase structural diversity in woodlands, but coppiced trees are vulnerable to browsing by d...

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The effect of temperature and day length on the height growth of Birch (Betula pubescens) at 1900 feet in the northern Pennines.

Published online: 14 Dec 1965

Authors: Millar, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There are clear indications that Birch grows in height only when the mean air and soil temperatures exceed 42-44°F. There is a rather loose correlatio...

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Effect of the fungal pathogen, Colletotrichum coccodes, on Abutilon theophrasti height hierarchy development.

Published online: 20 Aug 1997

Authors: Ditommaso, A. & Watson, A. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The impact of a selective fungal pathogen, Colletotrichum coccodes, on above-ground biomass and development of height hierarchies in monoculture popul...

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Factors affecting moorland plant communities and component species in relation to prescribed burning.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Harris, M. P. K. & Allen, K. A. & McAllister, H. A. & Eyre, G. & Duc, M. G. le & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of prescribed burning of vegetation to manage fire risk is controversial in a variety of situations worldwide. It is becoming more topical (i...

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Controlled grazing studies on Nardus grassland: effects of between-tussock sward height and species of grazer on Nardus utilization and floristic composition in two fields in Scotland.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Grant, S. A. & Torvell, L. & Sim, E. M. & Small, J. L. & Armstrong, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The utilization of the tussock-forming grass Nardus stricta was investigated in controlled grazing experiments in which various sward heights of betwe...

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