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Influence of management and environmental factors on the distribution of the marsh ragwort (Senecio aquaticus Huds.) in agricultural grassland in Orkney.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Forbes, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Factors which encouraged the establishment of populations of Senecio aquaticus in agricultural grassland in Orkney included (1) the presence of water ...

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Factors influencing community mangrove planting success on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Arihafa, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

This study evaluates the factors affecting community mangrove restoration at nine sites in eight different coastal villages of Manus Island, Papua New...

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Auditory impairment from acoustic seal deterrents predicted for harbour porpoises in a marine protected area.

Published online: 01 Oct 2021

Authors: Findlay, C. R. & Aleynik, D. & Farcas, A. & Merchant, N. D. & Risch, D. & Wilson, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management interventions to reduce human-wildlife conflict can have unintended consequences for non-target species. Acoustic deterrent devices (ADDs) ...

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Differences in the quality of food eaten by red deer (Cervus elaphus) stags and hinds in winter.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Staines, B. W. & Crisp, J. M. & Parish, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Differences in the quality of food eaten by male and female red deer in winter were studied at Glenfeshie, in the central highlands of Scotland. Hinds...

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Modelling the effects of climate change on the growth of bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) in Britain.

Published online: 03 Oct 1996

Authors: Pakeman, R. J. & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A mechanistic, physiological model has been developed to describe the yearly growth cycle of bracken, and it has been adapted to run using nationally ...

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NatureScot Research Report 1269 - Using peatland surface motion (bog breathing) to monitor Peatland Action sites.

Published online: 09 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Marshall, C. & Bradley, A. V. & Andersen, R. & Large, D. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This project seeks to evaluate the applications of Interferometric satellite radar (InSAR) in measuring peat condition over selected peatland sites in...

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Anthropogenic land-use change shapes bird diversity along the eastern Himalayan altitudinal gradient.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Penjor, U. & Jamtsho, R. & Sherub, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Globally, the conversion of natural forest into agricultural land and human settlement has altered avian diversity and structure often leading to func...

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Growth characteristics of grass and legume cultivars and their potential for land reclamation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Elias, C. O. & Chadwick, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Significant differences in relative growth rate were found among cultivars of Festuca rubra and Agrostis tenuis grown under nonlimiting nutrient suppl...

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Responses of Lolium perenne and Agrostis tenuis to phosphate and other nutritional factors in the reclamation of colliery shale.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Fitter, A. H. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In an NPKCa factorial experiment with L. perenne cv. S23 and A. tenuis cv. American Highland Bent on 5 colliery shales, P was deficient on all 5 subst...

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Bringing together approaches to reporting on within species genetic diversity.

Published online: 08 Sep 2022

Authors: O'Brien, D. & Laikre, L. & Hoban, S. & Bruford, M. W. & Ekblom, R. & Fischer, M. C. & Hall, J. & Hvilsom, C. & Hollingsworth, P. M. & Kershaw, F. & Mittan, C. S. & Mukassabi, T. A. & Ogden, R. & Segelbacher, G. & Shaw, R. E. & Vernesi, C. & MacDonald, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Genetic diversity is one of the three main levels of biodiversity recognised in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Fundamental for species ...

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