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Management of permanent set-aside on arable land in Sweden.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Hansson, M. & Fogelfors, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The course of succession following the set aside (land diversion) of farmland managed in different ways was studied at 6 sites throughout Sweden. The ...

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Effects of habitat type and management on the abundance of skylarks in the breeding season.

Published online: 26 Jan 2000

Authors: Chamberlain, D. E. & Wilson, A. M. & Browne, S. J. & Vickery, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The abundance of breeding skylarks (Alauda arvensis) was determined by surveying singing males in over 600 randomly selected 1-km squares throughout B...

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Habitat connectivity and matrix restoration: the wider implications of agri-environment schemes.

Published online: 17 May 2006

Authors: Donald, P. F. & Evans, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spread and intensification of agriculture are recognized as two of the most important global threats to wildlife. There are clear links between ag...

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Land-use trends and environmental governance policies in Brazil: paths forward for sustainability.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Miccolis, A. & Andrade, R. M. T. de & Pacheco, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Historically, the policy framework in Brazil has played a decisive role in shaping land use and changes in the rural landscape. Over the last three de...

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Nutrient limitation after long-term nitrogen fertilizer application in cut grasslands.

Published online: 14 Oct 1994

Authors: Woude, B. J. van der & Pegtel, D. M. & Bakker, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a field trial in the Drentsche A Nature Reserve in the Netherlands, a grassland reclaimed from a heathland in 1950 and taken out of agricultural pr...

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Breeding skylarks Alauda arvensis on Environmentally Sensitive Area arable reversion grass in southern England: survey-based and experimental determination of density.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Wakeham-Dawson, A. & Szoszkiewicz, K. & Stern, K. & Aebischer, N. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the South Downs and South Wessex Downs (southern England), designated an Environmentally Sensitive Area (ESA) in 1987 and 1993, respectively, farme...

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The relative abundance of birds on set-aside and neighbouring fields in summer.

Published online: 24 May 2000

Authors: Henderson, I. G. & Cooper, J. & Fuller, R. J. & Vickery, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Set-aside is arable land rested from normal intensive operations, usually providing, in summer, a relatively sparse, weedy or grass-dominated sward wi...

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Habitat use and diet of skylarks Alauda arvensis wintering on lowland farmland in southern Britain.

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: Donald, P. F. & Buckingham, D. L. & Moorcroft, D. & Muirhead, L. B. & Evans, A. D. & Kirby, W. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The habitat use and diet of skylarks (Alauda arvensis) wintering on lowland farms were studied to assess whether changes in agricultural practice coul...

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Experimental comparison of the nature conservation value, productivity and ease of management of a conventional and a more species-rich grass ley.

Published online: 26 Jun 1997

Authors: Smith, H. & McCallum, K. & MacDonald, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A large-scale field experiment near Oxford, England, was used to evaluate two contrasting grass leys in terms of nature conservation value, productivi...

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Habitat selection by yellowhammers Emberiza citrinella on lowland farmland at two spatial scales: implications for conservation management.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Whittingham, M. J. & Swetnam, R. D. & Wilson, J. D. & Chamberlain, D. E. & Freckleton, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella populations have declined rapidly in the UK over recent decades, and a clear understanding of their habitat requireme...

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