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How grazing management can maximize erosion resistance of salt marshes.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Marin-Diaz, B. & Govers, L. L. & Wal, D. van der & Olff, H. & Bouma, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Combining natural saltmarsh habitats with conventional barriers can provide a sustainable and cost-effective alternative for fully engineered flood pr...

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Livestock grazing promotes ecosystem multifunctionality of a coastal salt marsh.

Published online: 03 Nov 2021

Authors: Zhang Pei & Yang ZaiChao & Wu JiHua

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of livestock grazing on grasslands have garnered much attention; however, little is known about how grazing affects ecosystems' ability to...

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The ecology of Morecambe Bay. 7. The distribution of Puccinellia maritima, Festuca rubra and Agrostis stolonifera in the salt marshes.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Gray, A. J. & Scott, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the salt marshes of Morecambe Bay P. maritima was largely restricted to immature soils at low elevations and more organic soils with high Na conten...

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Goose faeces: a source of nitrogen for plant growth in a grazed salt marsh.

Published online: 30 Nov 1988

Authors: Bazely, D. R. & Jefferies, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effects of goose faeces on salt marsh vegetation at La Pérouse Bay, Manitoba together with the processes of faecal decay, were studied in order to det...

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Livestock grazing alters multiple ecosystem properties and services in salt marshes: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Davidson, K. E. & Fowler, M. S. & Skov, M. W. & Doerr, S. H. & Beaumont, N. & Griffin, J. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The far-reaching impacts of livestock grazing in terrestrial grasslands are widely appreciated, but how livestock affect the structure and functions o...

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How hydrological connectivity regulates the plant recovery process in salt marshes.

Published online: 17 Jun 2021

Authors: Wang Qing & Xie Tian & Luo Meng & Bai JunHong & Chen Cong & Ning ZhongHua & Cui BaoShan

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Designing effective restoration strategies is a priority in recovering salt marsh plants. Hydrological connectivity is a main driver underpinning the ...

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Nutrient limitation of primary production in a sub-arctic salt marsh.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Cargill, S. M. & Jefferies, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In view of the use of salt marshes along the southern shores of Hudson Bay as breeding grounds and feeding areas by lesser snow geese and Canada geese...

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Chronic low level hydrocarbon amendments stimulate plant growth and microbial activity in salt-marsh microcosms.

Published online: 06 Apr 1991

Authors: Li, Y. & Morris, J. T. & Yoch, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Salt-marsh microcosms containing the halophyte Spartina alterniflora were maintained in a greenhouse for 2 years and given daily dosages of a hydrocar...

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Assisted revegetation trials in degraded salt-marshes.

Published online: 26 Feb 2001

Authors: Handa, I. T. & Jefferies, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

At coastal sites adjacent to the Hudson Bay lowlands, intensive foraging by increasing numbers of lesser snow geese Anser caerulescens caerulescens ha...

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Grassland-breeding waders: identifying key habitat requirements for management.

Published online: 12 Jul 2006

Authors: Smart, J. & Gill, J. A. & Sutherland, W. J. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat loss and degradation of wetland ecosystems, principally through large-scale drainage and conversion to arable farmland, have been implicated i...

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