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Experimental tests of the palatability of forage plants in greater snow geese.

Published online: 16 Nov 1991

Authors: Gauthier, G. & Bédard, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Trays containing greenhouse-grown pure stands or mixed swards of Phleum pratense or Bromus inermis/Medicago sativa, P. pratense, Dactylis glomerata, B...

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Slug preferences for winter wheat cultivars and common agricultural weeds.

Published online: 13 Nov 1996

Authors: Cook, R. T. & Bailey, S. E. R. & McCrohan, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Slugs are a serious pest of many crops, including winter wheat, but current methods of control are unreliable. As part of a research study into the po...

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World resources of Spartina townsendii (sensu lato) and economic use of Spartina marshland.

Published online: 13 Jan 1967

Authors: Ranwell, D. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data are given on areas of S. townsendii salt marsh, yields, palatability, digestibility and methods of utilization.-R.B....

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Variation in the effects of vertebrate grazing on fire potential between grassland structural types.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Leonard, S. & Kirkpatrick, J. & Marsden-Smedley, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation fires can have major social, economic and ecological consequences. Research into fire behaviour has aimed to give managers greater ability ...

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Inorganic fungicides as routinely applied in organic and conventional agriculture can increase palatability but reduce microbial decomposition of leaf litter.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Zubrod, J. P. & Feckler, A. & Englert, D. & Koksharova, N. & Rosenfeldt, R. R. & Seitz, F. & Schulz, R. & Bundschuh, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The application of fungicides is considered an indispensable measure to secure crop production. These substances, however, may unintentionally enter s...

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Selection of heather by captive red grouse in relation to the age of the plant.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Moss, R. & Miller, G. R. & Allen, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A method for measuring food preference of captive red grouse (Lagopus lagopus scoticus) is described. Selection from heather (Calluna vulgaris) of dif...

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Seasonal and spatial variation in the mineral content of some upland vegetation types in Scotland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Powell, C. F. & Malcolm, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data are given on N, P, K, Ca and Mg content for pioneer, mature and degenerating Calluna vulgaris, young and old Vaccinium myrtillus, Nardus stricta,...

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Wigeon (Anas penelope L.) conservation and salting pasture management at Bridgwater Bay National Nature Reserve, Somerset.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Cadwalladr, D. A. & Owen, M. & Morley, J. V. & Cook, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Observations indicated that this species of duck, as well as sheep, grazed Puccinellia maritima/Agrostis stolonifera swards in preference to Festuca r...

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Further experiments on the management of saltings pasture for wigeon (Anas penelope L.) conservation at Bridgwater Bay National Nature Reserve, Somerset.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Cadwalladr, D. A. & Morley, J. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Counts of wigeon droppings on plots of Puccinellia maritima/Agrostis stolonifera and of mown and unmown Festuca rubra on the salt marsh on Fennings Is...

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Recent rise to dominance of Molinia caerulea in environmentally sensitive areas: new perspectives from palaeoecological data.

Published online: 19 Nov 1999

Authors: Chambers, F. M. & Mauquoy, D. & Todd, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A characteristic of some heath and moorland areas in maritime north-west Europe is the widespread dominance of Molinia caerulea (purple moor grass). T...

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