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Revegetation dynamics of cliff faces in abandoned limestone quarries.

Published online: 09 Jul 1997

Authors: Ursic, K. A. & Kenkel, N. C. & Larson, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Revegetation dynamics on vertical cliff faces in abandoned limestone quarries were examined at 18 sites in southern Ontario, Canada, abandoned between...

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Habitat area but not habitat age determines wild bee richness in limestone quarries.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Krauss, J. & Alfert, T. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Within highly modified European landscapes, limestone quarries can act as important secondary habitats for a range of endangered wild bee species. How...

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Experiments on the effects of fertilizer and rabbit grazing treatments upon the vegetation of a limestone quarry floor.

Published online: 06 Jan 1994

Authors: Davis, B. N. K. & Lakhani, K. H. & Brown, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation colonization in Clipsham Old Quarry, near the Leicestershire/Lincolnshire border, was studied in 1980-84. Quarrying finished about 40 years...

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Spontaneous succession in limestone quarries as an effective restoration tool for endangered arthropods and plants.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Tropek, R. & Kadlec, T. & Karesova, P. & Spitzer, L. & Kocarek, P. & Malenovsky, I. & Banar, P. & Tuf, I. H. & Hejda, M. & Konvicka, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The view of post-mining sites is rapidly changing among ecologists and conservationists, as sensitive restoration using spontaneous succession may tur...

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Restoration of grassland after magnesian limestone quarrying.

Published online: 22 Jul 1986

Authors: Richardson, J. A. & Evans, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dactylis glomerata, 18 other grass spp. and 5 legume spp. were grown in mixtures and in pure stands on magnesian limestone waste from 1971. In the gre...

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Early seral communities in a limestone quarry: an experimental study of treatment effects on cover and richness of vegetation.

Published online: 28 Oct 1985

Authors: Davis, B. N. K. & Lakhani, K. H. & Brown, M. C. & Park, D. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Oolitic limestone workings on the Leicestershire/Lincolnshire border were sown in 1981 with Brachypodium sylvaticum and Lotus corniculatus; in a facto...

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Importance of regional species pools and functional traits in colonization processes: predicting re-colonization after large-scale destruction of ecosystems.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Kirmer, A. & Tischew, S. & Ozinga, W. A. & Lampe, M. von & Baasch, A. & Groenendael, J. M. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale destruction of ecosystems caused by surface mining provides an opportunity for the study of colonization processes starting with primary s...

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Applying ecology for cave management in China and neighbouring countries.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Whitten, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Caves are arguably the hottest of the biodiversity hotspots as measured by endemism and threat, yet they receive very little attention or appropriate ...

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Hunting for large carnivore conservation.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Treves, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Carnivores are difficult to conserve because of direct and indirect competition with people. Public hunts are increasingly proposed to support carnivo...

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The relative effects of raptor predation and shooting on overwinter mortality of grey partridges in the United Kingdom.

Published online: 21 Nov 2007

Authors: Watson, M. & Aebischer, N. J. & Potts, G. R. & Ewald, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Factual information is key to resolving conflicts between raptor conservation and gamebird management, especially when the conservation status of one ...

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