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Estimation of the seed bank of a chalk grassland ley established on former arable land.

Published online: 14 Jun 1988

Authors: Graham, D. J. & Hutchings, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The size, composition and seasonal and depth-related variations in the soil seed bank of a former chalk grassland ley were determined at monthly inter...

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Pattern of distribution of Townsville stylo, annual grasses and perennial grasses in relation to soil variation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: McCown, R. L. & Murtha, G. G. & Field, J. B. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The patterns of variation of soil conditions and vegetation were mapped on a mosiac area (4 ha) of solodized-solonetz and solodic soils at Lansdown, Q...

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Integral projection models perform better for small demographic data sets than matrix population models: a case study of two perennial herbs.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Ramula, S. & Rees, M. & Buckley, Y. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Matrix population models are widely used to describe population dynamics, conduct population viability analyses and derive management recommendations ...

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Vegetation changes (1949-71) in a semi-arid, grassy dwarf shrubland in the Karoo, South Africa: influence of rainfall variability and grazing by sheep.

Published online: 22 Sep 1995

Authors: O'Connor, T. G. & Roux, P. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of annual and seasonal (summer vs. winter) rainfall variability and of different seasons and systems of sheep grazing, including complet...

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Soil conditioning affects interactions between native and invasive exotic perennials of semi-natural grasslands.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Vink, S. N. & Jordan, N. R. & Aldrich-Wolfe, L. & Huerd, S. C. & Sheaffer, C. C. & Kinkel, L. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Semi-natural perennial grasslands are of increasing importance as components of multifunctional agroecosystems, combining biomass production with prov...

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Long-term effects of seeding after wildfire on vegetation in Great Basin shrubland ecosystems.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Knutson, K. C. & Pyke, D. A. & Wirth, T. A. & Arkle, R. S. & Pilliod, D. S. & Brooks, M. L. & Chambers, J. C. & Grace, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive annual grasses alter fire regimes in shrubland ecosystems of the western USA, threatening ecosystem function and fragmenting habitats necessa...

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Controls of vegetation structure and net primary production in restored grasslands.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Munson, S. M. & Lauenroth, W. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation structure and net primary production (NPP) are fundamental properties of ecosystems. Understanding how restoration practices following dist...

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Perennial habitat fragments, parasitoid diversity and parasitism in ephemeral crops.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Letourneau, D. K. & Allen, S. G. B. & Stireman, J. O., III

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification has led to the removal of semi-wild, perennial vegetation in agricultural landscapes. However, in short-cycle crops, freq...

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Do graminoid and woody invaders have different effects on native plant functional groups?

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Mason, T. J. & French, K. & Lonsdale, W. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While there are numerous studies of impacts by individual invader species, there are few syntheses of invader impacts on plant community structure and...

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Harvesting biofuel grasslands has mixed effects on natural enemy communities and no effects on biocontrol services.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Kim, T. N. & Fox, A. F. & Wills, B. D. & Meehan, T. D. & Landis, D. A. & Gratton, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Perennial bioenergy systems, such as switchgrass and restored prairies, are alternatives to commonly used annual monocultures such as maize. Perennial...

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