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Studies on the feasibility of re-creating chalk grassland vegetation on ex-arable land. I. The potential roles of the seed bank and the seed rain.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Hutchings, M. J. & Booth, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential of the seed bank and the seed rain to promote the re-establishment of chalk grassland vegetation was investigated on an ex-arable site w...

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Passage of legume and grass seeds through the digestive tract of cattle and their survival in faeces.

Published online: 20 Mar 1993

Authors: Gardener, C. J. & McIvor, J. G. & Jansen, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential of dissemination by livestock as a method of spreading pasture species into inaccessible areas was studied. Seeds of 10 legumes and 8 gr...

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The fate of legume seeds eaten by sheep from a Mediterranean grassland.

Published online: 16 Jan 1993

Authors: Russi, L. & Cocks, P. S. & Roberts, E. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The consumption of legume seed by grazing sheep was assessed in a Mediterranean grassland in NW Syria, during the summers of 1986 and 1987. Large padd...

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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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Seed limitation during early forest succession in a rural landscape on Chiloé Island, Chile: implications for temperate forest restoration.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Bustamante-Sánchez, M. A. & Armesto, J. J. & Landis, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Re-establishment of native forest species in rural landscapes may be conditioned by the proximity of seed sources, the post-disturbance composition of...

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Seed and seedling traits have strong impacts on establishment of a perennial bunchgrass in invaded semi-arid systems.

Published online: 28 Aug 2020

Authors: Leger, E. A. & Daniel Z. Atwater & James, J. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many restoration projects use seeds to found new populations, and understanding phenotypic traits associated with seedling establishment in disturbed ...

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New opportunities for an old method: using fluorescent colours to measure seed dispersal.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Lemke, A. & Lippe, M. von der & Kowarik, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed dispersal is of high applied relevance as it governs colonization processes in rare species and during plant invasions. Seed tracking is a powerf...

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Germination and emergence characteristics of triazine-susceptible and triazine-resistant biotypes of Solanum nigrum.

Published online: 26 Aug 1998

Authors: Kremer, E. & Lotz, L. A. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seedling emergence patterns of triazine-susceptible and triazine-resistant Solanum nigrum plants were studied in the field at Wageningen, the Netherla...

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Past and present management influences the seed bank and seed rain in a rural landscape mosaic.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Auffret, A. G. & Cousins, S. A. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed bank and seed rain represent dispersal in time and space. They can be important sources of diversity in the rural landscape, where fragmented hab...

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Ex situ cultivation entails high risk of seed dormancy loss on short-lived wild plant species.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Ensslin, A. & Vyver, A. van de & Vanderborght, T. & Godefroid, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in life-history traits such as seed dormancy during cultivation of wild plant species in ex situ facilities could jeopardize conservation acti...

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