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Herbage intake in relation to availability and sward structure: grazing processes and optimal foraging.

Published online: 11 Apr 1989

Authors: Ungar, E. D. & Noy-Meir, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The relationship between grazing intake, herbage availability and sward structure was investigated using grazing process models. The general model exp...

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Nitrogen, including 15N-labelled fertilizer nitrogen, in components of a grass sward.

Published online: 09 Apr 1985

Authors: Whitehead, D. C. & Dawson, K. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A sward of perennial ryegrass cv. S23 grown during 1979-81 was treated on 20 April with 130 kg N/ha as ammonium nitrate doubly labelled with 15N, foll...

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Estimating the effects of land degradation and rainfall variation on productivity in rangelands: an approach using remote sensing and models of grazing and herbage dynamics.

Published online: 13 Nov 1996

Authors: Pickup, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land degradation in non-equilibrium rangelands may be defined in terms of loss of resilience and is linked with lower economic productivity through r...

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Factors affecting the accumulation of nitrogen in colliery spoil.

Published online: 30 Nov 1988

Authors: Palmer, J. P. & Chadwick, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spoil N composition, DM yield, herbage N concentration and N yield were determined in Festuca rubra L. and Lolium perenne L. swards established on col...

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The effect of grazing in winter by wild geese on improved grassland in west Scotland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Patton, D. L. H. & Frame, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

After 2 trials in late winter 1973-4, 6 main experiments were conducted over the winter periods of 1974-5 and 1975-6 to determine the loss of herbage ...

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Observations on savanna burning in the Olokemeji forest reserve, Nigeria.

Published online: 15 Jan 1966

Authors: Hopkins, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In derived savanna, tree cover measured in various ways was not significantly related to the dry weight of the herbage layer before or after burning. ...

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The size and composition of sheld-geese populations and their food consumption on different vegetation types in the Falkland Islands.

Published online: 19 Mar 1986

Authors: Summers, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Densities of upland geese and ruddy-headed geese were determined for a variety of 'natural' pastures in the Falkland Islands. Herbage consumption by g...

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The ecology of the Kafue lechwe: its nutritional status and herbage intake.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Rees, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The levels of blood urea, Ca, P, Na and K in the lechwe (Kobus leche kafuensis) blood sera were determined and compared with a standard. Blood urea wa...

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Grassland soil microbial biomass and accumulation of potentially toxic metals from long-term slurry application.

Published online: 16 Mar 1991

Authors: Christie, P. & Beattie, J. A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Quantities of C and N in the microbial biomass of soils receiving long term applications of pig and cow slurries were compared, and changes in soil pH...

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The influence of leaf death on the rate of accumulation of green herbage during pasture regrowth.

Published online: 11 Jan 1971

Authors: Hunt, W. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measurements were made of growth and death in spring and autumn in a perennial ryegrass/white clover sward, and by integration of growth and death dat...

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