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Fertilising semi-natural grasslands may cause long-term negative effects on both biodiversity and ecosystem stability.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Melts, I. & Lanno, K. & Sammul, M. & Uchida, K. & Heinsoo, K. & Kull, T. & Laanisto, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Some short-term experiments in applied ecology and agricultural research have demonstrated that nutrient applications in semi-natural grasslands can m...

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Taking the long view: an introduction to natural England's long term monitoring network 2009-2016.

Published online: 19 Jan 2021

Published by: Natural England

Content type: Miscellaneous

Natural England's conservation strategy for the 21st century, Conservation 21, sets out an ambitious, long term vision of how to work together to prot...

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Effects of herbicide spray drift and fertilizer overspread on selected species of woodland ground flora: comparison between short-term and long-term impact assessments and field surveys.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Gove, B. & Power, S. A. & Buckley, G. P. & Ghazoul, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although application of fertilizers and pesticides to farmland is known to impact non-target organisms in adjacent semi-natural habitats, little is kn...

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Livestock grazing impacts components of the breeding productivity of a common upland insectivorous passerine: results from a long-term experiment.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Malm, L. E. & Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Littlewood, N. A. & Karley, A. J. & Karaszewska, E. & Jaques, R. & Pakeman, R. J. & Redpath, S. M. & Evans, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The intensity of pastoral management in areas of High Nature Value farming is declining in some regions of Europe but increasing in others. This affec...

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A degradation threshold for irreversible loss of soil productivity: a long-term case study in China.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Gao Yang & Zhong BingLin & Yue Hui & Wu Bin & Cao ShiXiong

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the past three decades, conservation and restoration biologists have increasingly recognized that ecological communities are likely to exhibit ...

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Grazing intensity affects insect diversity via sward structure and heterogeneity in a long-term experiment.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Jerrentrup, J. S. & Wrage-Mönnig, N. & Röver, K. U. & Isselstein, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the past, insect diversity in grasslands showed a severe decline due to management intensification or abandonment. In this study, we investigate th...

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Stability of exotic annual grasses following restoration efforts in southern California coastal sage scrub.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Cox, R. D. & Allen, E. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of semi-arid shrub ecosystems often requires control of invasive grasses but the effects of these grass-control treatments on native and e...

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Long-term degradation of Sahelian rangeland detected by 27 years of field study in Senegal.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Miehe, S. & Kluge, J. & Wehrden, H. von & Retzer, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable management of rangelands will become increasingly important as the climate changes, yet rangeland dynamics are still a challenge to drylan...

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Long-term enhancement of agricultural production by restoration of biodiversity.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Bullock, J. M. & Pywell, R. F. & Walker, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experimental manipulations have shown positive impacts of increased species richness on ecosystem productivity, but there remain some questions about ...

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Long-term effects of rotational prescribed burning and low-intensity sheep grazing on blanket-bog plant communities.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Lee HyoHyeMi & Alday, J. G. & Rose, R. J. & O'Reilly, J. & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The importance of peatlands is being increasingly recognized internationally for both the conservation of biodiversity and the provision of ecosystem ...

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