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Importance of mowing and flood frequency in promoting species richness in restored floodplains.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Gerard, M. & El-Kahloun, M. & Rymen, J. & Beauchard, O. & Meire, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In recent years, European water management policies have promoted floodplain rehabilitation for flood mitigation purposes. This could provide opportun...

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Influence of mowing on the persistence of two endangered large blue butterfly species.

Published online: 17 May 2006

Authors: Johst, K. & Drechsler, M. & Thomas, J. & Settele, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mowing influences two endangered butterfly species, Maculinea nausithous and Maculinea teleius, directly through egg destruction and larval mortality ...

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How can we effectively restore species richness and natural composition of a Molinia-invaded fen?

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Hájková, P. & Hájek, M. & Kintrová, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Calcareous fens are among the most threatened and declining ecosystems throughout Europe and act as refugia for many endangered species. Traditionally...

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The effect of mowing regime on an amenity grassland ecosystem: above and below-ground components.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Dickinson, N. M. & Polwart, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of mowing frequency and cessation of mowing on ecosystem structure in a semi-permanent grassland (Agrostis tenuis, Holcus lanatus, Anthoxa...

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Direct and indirect effects of the most widely implemented Dutch agri-environment schemes on breeding waders.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Verhulst, J. & Kleijn, D. & Berendse, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the Netherlands, agri-environment schemes are an important tool for halting the ongoing decline of meadow birds and, in particular, waders breeding...

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High-nature-value grasslands have the capacity to cope with nutrient impoverishment induced by mowing and livestock grazing.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Mládková, P. & Mládek, J. & Hejduk, S. & Hejcman, M. & Cruz, P. & Jouany, C. & Pakeman, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management of high-nature-value (HNV) grasslands follows agri-environmental schemes across large areas of Europe. Long-term agreements and restriction...

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Effect of mowing regime on abundance of green-winged orchid Anacamptis morio on coastal grassland in Merseyside, England.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Smith, P. H. & Cross, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

This study describes a modified mowing regime that allowed green-winged orchids Anacamptis morio, discovered in 1985 on coastal grassland on a rifle r...

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Relative importance of burning, mowing and species translocation in the restoration of a former boreal hayfield: responses of plant diversity and the microbial community.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Antonsen, H. & Olsson, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The extensive loss of species-rich grasslands in Europe as a result of agricultural intensification has triggered a desire to recreate more diverse an...

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Integrating climate change into calcareous grassland management.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Maalouf, J. P. & Bagousse-Pinguet, Y. le & Marchand, L. & Bâchelier, E. & Touzard, B. & Michalet, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change is rarely taken into consideration in conservation management strategies aimed at protecting biodiversity from other threats. We examin...

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Explaining grassland biomass - the contribution of climate, species and functional diversity depends on fertilization and mowing frequency.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Bernhardt-Römermann, M. & Römermann, C. & Sperlich, S. & Schmidt, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grassland ecosystems are often used to generate biomass in temperate regions of the world. It is well known that biomass is influenced by climate and ...

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