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The condition of lowland BAP priority grasslands: results from a sample survey of non-statutory stands in England.

Published online: 20 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Hewins, E. J. & Pinches, C. & Arnold, J. & Lush, M. & Robertson, H. & Escott, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper provides baseline data on the current extent and condition of a sample of nonstatutory UK Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) grasslands in the ...

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Impacts of livestock grazing on lowland heathland.

Published online: 15 May 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Lake, S. & Bullock, J. M. & Hartley, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The objectives of this report are to: review and synthesise information on lowland heathland grazing history, methods and impacts; obtain this informa...

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A literature review of urban effects on lowland heaths and their wildlife.

Published online: 20 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Syldata, R. S. P. B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper reviews the urban effects on Dorset lowland heathlands and their wildlife. This urban public access places considerable pressures on the he...

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Meta-corridor solutions for climate-vulnerable plant species groups in South Korea.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Choe HyeYeong & Thorne, J. H. & Hijmans, R. & Kim JiYoen & Kwon HyukSoo & Seo ChangWan & Collen, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vulnerability assessments can provide useful information for the establishment of climate change adaptation strategies. We performed spatial vulnerabi...

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A review of the use of organic manures on lowland grassland pastures in the UK.

Published online: 20 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Chalmers, A. & Kirkham, F. & McLaren, R. & Smith, K. & Downie, L. & Goodlass, G.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This review discusses the use of organic manures on lowland grassland pastures in the UK. This review covers a range of topics, including: (1) current...

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The effects of flooding lowland wet grassland on soil macroinvertebrate prey of breeding wading birds.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Ausden, M. & Sutherland, W. J. & James, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lowland wet grassland in western Europe is often managed for breeding wading birds, especially lapwing Vanellus vanellus, redshank Tringa totanus, sni...

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Spatial relationships between intensive land cover and residual plant species diversity in temperate farmed landscapes.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Smart, S. M. & Marrs, R. H. & Duc, M. G. le & Thompson, K. & Bunce, R. G. H. & Firbank, L. G. & Rossall, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In temperate farmed landscapes conservation policies increasingly emphasize large-scale reductions in land-use intensity. Yet despite a managed revers...

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Plant guilds drive biomass response to global warming and water availability in subalpine grassland.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Sebastià, M. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The consequences of global warming and changes in resource availability were investigated in subalpine grasslands in the Pyrenees. These communities a...

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Influence of agricultural management, sward structure and food resources on grassland field use by birds in lowland England.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: Atkinson, P. W. & Fuller, R. J. & Vickery, J. A. & Conway, G. J. & Tallowin, J. R. B. & Smith, R. E. N. & Haysom, K. A. & Ings, T. C. & Asteraki, E. J. & Brown, V. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural management of grassland in lowland Britain has changed fundamentally in the last 50 years, resulting in spatial and structural uniformity...

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Plant trait characteristics vary with size and eutrophication in European lowland streams.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Baattrup-Pedersen, A. & Göthe, E. & Larsen, S. E. & O'Hare, M. & Birk, S. & Riis, T. & Friberg, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Previous studies investigating community-level relationships between plant functional trait characteristics and stream environmental characteristics r...

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