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The fate of legume seeds eaten by sheep from a Mediterranean grassland.

Published online: 16 Jan 1993

Authors: Russi, L. & Cocks, P. S. & Roberts, E. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The consumption of legume seed by grazing sheep was assessed in a Mediterranean grassland in NW Syria, during the summers of 1986 and 1987. Large padd...

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Ecotoxicology of copper and cadmium in a contaminated grassland ecosystem. IV. Tissue distribution and age accumulation in small mammals.

Published online: 31 Mar 1990

Authors: Hunter, B. A. & Johnson, M. S. & Thompson, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tissue distribution and accumulation of Cu and Cd are described for populations of Apodemus sylvaticus, Microtus agrestis and Sorex araneus population...

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Ecotoxicology of copper and cadmium in a contaminated grassland ecosystem. III. Small mammals.

Published online: 01 Oct 1987

Authors: Hunter, B. A. & Johnson, M. S. & Thompson, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Detailed dietary analysis throughout the year established seasonal changes in the diet selected by Microtus agrestis, Apodemus sylvaticus and Sotex ar...

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The ecology of the Wash. 3. Density-related behaviour and the possible effects of a loss of feeding grounds on wading birds (Charadrii).

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Goss-Custard, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

3. Responses of knots (Calidris canutus) and oystercatchers (Haematopus ostralegus) to their own density and to that of their prey, and the impact of ...

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Passage of legume and grass seeds through the digestive tract of cattle and their survival in faeces.

Published online: 20 Mar 1993

Authors: Gardener, C. J. & McIvor, J. G. & Jansen, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential of dissemination by livestock as a method of spreading pasture species into inaccessible areas was studied. Seeds of 10 legumes and 8 gr...

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Risk assessment of pesticide seed treatment for farmland birds using refined field data.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Lopez-Antia, A. & Feliu, J. & Camarero, P. R. & Ortiz-Santaliestra, M. E. & Mateo, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Due to reductions in winter food resources, newly sown cereal seeds have become a key component of many bird species' diets, but these seeds are often...

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Management of plant invasions mediated by frugivore interactions.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Buckley, Y. M. & Anderson, S. & Catterall, C. P. & Corlett, R. T. & Engel, T. & Gosper, C. R. & Nathan, R. & Richardson, D. M. & Setter, M. & Spiegel, O. & Vivian-Smith, G. & Voigt, F. A. & Weir, J. E. S. & Westcott, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Some of the most damaging invasive plants are dispersed by frugivores and this is an area of emerging importance in weed management. It highlights the...

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Faecal bacteria associated with different diets of wintering red kites: influence of livestock carcass dumps in microflora alteration and pathogen acquisition.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Blanco, G. & Lemus, J. A. & Grande, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite the important role of refuse dumps for the conservation of threatened avian scavengers, there is no information about the direct effects on sc...

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Agricultural pastures challenge the attractiveness of natural saltmarsh for a migratory goose.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Dokter, A. M. & Fokkema, W. & Ebbinge, B. S. & Olff, H. & Jeugd, H. P. van der & Nolet, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Broad-scale land conversions and fertilizer use have dramatically altered the available staging area for herbivorous long-distance migrants. Instead o...

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The control of Chironomid larvae in ponds, using TDE (DDD).

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Edwards, R. W. & Egan, H. & Learner, M. A. & Maris, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based partly on the authors' summary. Preliminary laboratory tests with larvae of Chironomus riparius Mg., Asellus aquaticus (L.), Tu...

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