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Farmers' perceptions of the scale of the bracken problem on farms in less favoured areas in England and Wales.

Published online: 16 May 1992

Authors: Varvarigos, P. & Lawton, J. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Farmers' perceptions of the extent of bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) encroachment on upland farms was summarized from a postal questionnaire done in 19...

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Modelling the effects of climate change on the growth of bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) in Britain.

Published online: 03 Oct 1996

Authors: Pakeman, R. J. & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A mechanistic, physiological model has been developed to describe the yearly growth cycle of bracken, and it has been adapted to run using nationally ...

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A model of bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) growth and the effects of control strategies and changing climate.

Published online: 10 Feb 1995

Authors: Pakeman, R. J. & Marrs, R. H. & Jacob, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A mechanistic physiological model for the growth of bracken has been developed which describes its yearly cycle in terms of three compartments: frond ...

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Combining the cinnabar moth (Tyria jacobaeae) and the ragwort flea beetle (Longitarsus jacobaeae) for control of ragwort (Senecio jacobaea): an experimental analysis.

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: James, R. R. & McEvoy, P. B. & Cox, C. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A field experiment conducted in Oregon tested the independent and combined effects of Tyria jacobaeae and Longitarsus jacobaeae on ragwort (Senecio ja...

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Control of bracken and the restoration of heathland. II. Regeneration of the heathland community.

Published online: 06 Jun 1992

Authors: Marrs, R. H. & Lowday, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In trials in the Breckland region (Suffolk/Norfolk border), UK in 1978-88 on Calluna vulgaris heathland and grass (dominated by Festuca ovina) heathla...

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Control of bracken and the restoration of heathland. IV. Effects of bracken control and heathland restoration treatments on nutrient distribution and soil chemistry.

Published online: 18 Jul 1992

Authors: Marrs, R. H. & Lowday, J. E. & Jarvis, L. & Gough, M. W. & Rowland, A. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field trials were conducted on Calluna and grassland heaths in the UK (Cavenham and Weeting Heaths, resp.) to compare bracken [Pteridium aquilinum] co...

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Control of bracken and the restoration of heathland. V. Effects of bracken control treatments on the rhizome and its relationship with frond performance.

Published online: 12 Jan 1995

Authors: Marrs, R. H. & Pakeman, R. J. & Lowday, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of three weed control treatments on the rhizome system of bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) was assessed in field trials at Cavenham and Weetin...

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Storage fungi antagonistic to the flour mite (Acaras siró L.).

Published online: 04 Jul 1965

Authors: Solomon, M. E. & Hill, S. T. & Cunnington, A. M. & Ayerst, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based on the authors' summary. Under favourable physical conditions, populations of Acarus siró L. reared on sterilised wheat-germ fl...

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Control of the toxic plant Colchicum autumnale in semi-natural grasslands: effects of cutting treatments on demography and diversity.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Winter, S. & Jung, L. S. & Eckstein, R. L. & Otte, A. & Donath, T. W. & Kriechbaum, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Semi-natural grasslands are important habitats for the conservation of biodiversity in Europe. High population densities of toxic Colchicum autumnale ...

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Effects of rain, sheep and tephritid flies on seed production of two arid Karoo shrubs in South Africa.

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: Milton, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The density of Pteronia pallens (Asteraceae), a shrub toxic to sheep, increased in Karoo rangeland at the expense of a congeneric palatable shrub, P. ...

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