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Ant-hill heterogeneity and grassland management.

Published online: 14 May 2021

Authors: King, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

In many grasslands, some ants act as ecological engineers to produce long-lasting soil structures which have a considerable influence on the patterns ...

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Heather burning and soil erosion on the North Yorkshire Moors.

Published online: 08 Jan 1972

Authors: Imeson, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In studies in the Hodge Beck catchment area, where Calluna vulgaris recolonizing burnt ground formed an incomplete cover there was a negative correlat...

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The utilization of blanket bog vegetation by grazing sheep.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Grant, S. A. & Lamb, W. I. C. & Kerr, C. D. & Bolton, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Three areas of bog in western Scotland were grazed at monthly intervals at the times of the year when sheep would graze these areas in hill sheep prod...

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A modified method of mapping hill vegetation in relation to animal distribution.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Colquhoun, I. R. & Watson, E. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A method is described of mapping hill vegetation and of relating the map produced to animal distributions by recording both sets of data on a 10-m gri...

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A model of the grazing of hill vegetation by sheep in the UK. I. The prediction of vegetation biomass.

Published online: 26 Jun 1997

Authors: Armstrong, H. M. & Gordon, I. J. & Grant, S. A. & Hutchings, N. J. & Milne, J. A. & Sibbald, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A computer model is described which predicts monthly growth, senescence, litterfall and standing biomass of ungrazed herbage in seven dwarf shrub-domi...

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A model of the grazing of hill vegetation by sheep in the UK. II. The prediction of offtake by sheep.

Published online: 26 Jun 1997

Authors: Armstrong, H. M. & Gordon, I. J. & Hutchings, N. J. & Illius, A. W. & Milne, J. A. & Sibbald, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model is described which predicts seasonal changes in the quantity and digestibility of offtake by ewes and lambs grazing seven dwarf shrub-dominate...

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Indonesia Rural Economic Development Series. Growing plants on a barren hill: local knowledge as part of land restoration in Sumba Timur, Indonesia.

Published online: 14 Aug 2019

Authors: Mulyoutami, E. & Purnomosidhi, P. & Suryadi, A. & Nugky, I. & Hanggawali, D. N. & Sabastian, G. E. & Anggrayani, S. & Roshetko, J. M.

Content type: Bulletin

Implementation of land restoration needs to be adjusted to local conditions to be more efficient and effective. Local communities are the actors with ...

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Restorative recreation: one landowner's experience restoring a cedar-infested native prairie remnant in Iowa's Loess Hills.

Published online: 16 Jul 2021

Authors: Swanson, P. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Over 80% of pre-settlement Iowa was a prairie landscape, but conversion and neglect has reduced that to less than 0.1% of the original 30 million acre...

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Highlights of soil and water conservation investments in four regions of Ethiopia.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Adimassu, Z. & Langan, S. & Barron, J.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper provides details of soil and water conservation (SWC) investments in Ethiopia over the past 20 years. It presents SWC practices and estimat...

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Seasonal variation in radiocaesium uptake by reseeded hill pasture grazed at different intensities by sheep.

Published online: 21 Mar 1992

Authors: Salt, C. A. & Mayes, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

On resown hill pasture in NE Scotland, two grass/clover swards were continuously grazed by sheep to maintain sward heights of 3 and 5 cm from May to S...

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