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Plant trait-digestibility relationships across management and climate gradients in permanent grasslands.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Gardarin, A. & Garnier, É. & Carrère, P. & Cruz, P. & Andueza, D. & Bonis, A. & Colace, M. P. & Dumont, B. & Duru, M. & Farruggia, A. & Gaucherand, S. & Grigulis, K. & Kernéïs, É. & Lavorel, S. & Louault, F. & Loucougaray, G. & Mesléard, F. & Yavercovski, N. & Kazakou, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dry matter digestibility is a critical component of herbage nutritive value, a major service delivered by grasslands. The aim of this study was to tes...

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Less visible but yet vital for human health: nutrient-dense indigenous vegetables and their need for urgent promotion in balanced diets.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Keatinge, J. D. H. & Holmer, R. J. & Ebert, A. W. & Hughes, J. A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This paper describes the importance of indigenous vegetables in traditional food systems with a particular focus on Southeast Asia. Many indigenous ve...

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Performance of sheep on unburned and serially burned blanket bog in western Ireland.

Published online: 24 Feb 1984

Authors: Lance, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A heather-dominated blanket bog was burned in small patches annually for 5 yr. Sheep were stocked at 1 ewe/ha from the 2nd yr onward and their perform...

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Review: the content of bioactive compounds in different berry fruits from organic and conventional production.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Hallmann, E. & Średnicka-Tober, D. & Kazimierczak, R. & Rembiałkowska, E.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The berry fruits are one of the best sources of bioactive compounds. Polyphenols abundant in berries belong to different chemical groups: phenolic aci...

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Ecology of Hyparrhenia rufa (Nees) in derived savanna in north-western Costa Rica.

Published online: 08 Jan 1972

Authors: Daubenmire, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

H. rufa was the only herbaceous plant to prosper under annual burning in derived savana in N.W. Costa Rica. Under favourable conditions it could be &g...

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Diet and the condition and growth of elephants in Uganda.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Malpas, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the Rwenzori and Kabalega Falls National Parks, in the latter north and south of the Victoria Nile, 243 elephants were culled as family units at 2 ...

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The impact of the timing of brush management on the nutritional value of woody browse for moose Alces alces.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Rea, R. V. & Gillingham, M. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We examined how the removal of above-ground biomass (mechanical brushing) at different times of the year affected the nutritional value of regeneratin...

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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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Elemental and fibre contents of savanna grasses: variation with grazing, soil type, season and species.

Published online: 23 Oct 1990

Authors: Georgiadis, N. J. & McNaughton, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Green leaf samples of Cenchrus ciliaris, Chloris roxburghiana, Chrysopogon plumulosus, Digitaria macroblephara, Eustachys paspaloides, Kyllinga alba, ...

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Comparison of the nutrient contents of the principal forage plants utilized by lesser snow geese on summer breeding grounds.

Published online: 25 Jun 1995

Authors: Gadallah, F. L. & Jefferies, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nutritional contents of preferred and alternative forage species at La Pérouse Bay, Manitoba were determined, and these values were compared with the ...

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