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Breeding skylarks Alauda arvensis on Environmentally Sensitive Area arable reversion grass in southern England: survey-based and experimental determination of density.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Wakeham-Dawson, A. & Szoszkiewicz, K. & Stern, K. & Aebischer, N. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the South Downs and South Wessex Downs (southern England), designated an Environmentally Sensitive Area (ESA) in 1987 and 1993, respectively, farme...

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Plowing and biodiversity of permanent grassland in Natura2000 areas: Assessment of ecological and environmental impacts of possible ban in the Wieden Weerribben.

Published online: 17 Jan 2018

Authors: Doorn, A. van & Broekmeijer, M. & Schotman, A. & Lesschen, J. P. & Geertsema, W. & Melman, H. K. D. & Schuiling, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Since 1st January 2015, as part of the greening of the European common agricultural policy (CAP) a ban has been put on ploughing of permanent grasslan...

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Restoration of plant diversity in permanent grassland by seeding: assessing the limiting factors along land-use gradients.

Published online: 02 Oct 2021

Authors: Freitag, M. & Klaus, V. H. & Bolliger, R. & Hamer, U. & Kleinebecker, T. & Prati, D. & Schäfer, D. & Hölzel, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use intensification has caused dramatic declines in grassland biodiversity, and in Europe this decline has not yet been halted. Therefore, a majo...

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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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The effects of irrigation, cultivation and some insecticides on the soil arthropods of an East African dry grassland.

Published online: 15 Jul 1968

Authors: Burnett, G. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Investigations were made of arthropods in a silty, poorly drained, gray soil under dry grassland, irrigated sugar cane, and under natural grassland re...

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Effects of vegetation management and raising the water table on nutrient dynamics and vegetation change in a wet grassland.

Published online: 18 Sep 1996

Authors: Oomes, M. J. M. & Olff, H. & Altena, H. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The results of a restoration experiment carried out on a permanent grassland on peaty, heavy clay in the Netherlands are described. The experiment sta...

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The decline of heathland seed populations following the conversion to agriculture.

Published online: 17 Sep 1997

Authors: Pywell, R. F. & Putwain, P. D. & Webb, N. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The composition and size of the germinable seed populations of undisturbed heathland soils in SE Dorset were compared to those of adjacent farmland wh...

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Carbon storage by habitat: review of the evidence of the impacts of management decisions and condition of carbon stores and sources.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Alonso, I. & Weston, K. & Gregg, R. & Morecroft, M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aims of this Natural England cross-cutting Evidence project were: (1) To collate information and identify knowledge gaps on carbon stocks (both in...

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Faunal and microbial diversity in three Welsh grassland soils under conventional and organic management regimes.

Published online: 30 Jul 1997

Authors: Yeates, G. W. & Bardgett, R. D. & Cook, R. & Hobbs, P. J. & Bowling, P. J. & Potter, J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conventionally and organically managed Welsh grasslands on silty, loamy and sandy soils were sampled in September 1994 to assess effects of management...

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Influence of herbivory, competition and soil fertility on the abundance of Cirsium arvense in acid grassland.

Published online: 16 Aug 2000

Authors: Edwards, G. R. & Bourdôt, G. W. & Crawley, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The extent to which the weed Cirsium arvense (creeping thistle) may be controlled by manipulating interspecific competition and herbivory was examined...

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