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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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Managing breaches of containment and eradication of invasive plant populations.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Fletcher, C. S. & Westcott, D. A. & Murphy, H. T. & Grice, A. C. & Clarkson, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Containment can be a viable strategy for managing invasive plants, but it is not always cheaper than eradication. In many cases, converting a failed e...

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Why high seed densities within buried mesh bags may overestimate depletion rates of soil seed banks.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Mourik, T. A. van & Stomph, T. J. & Murdoch, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Estimates of seed bank depletion rates are essential for modelling and management of plant populations. The seed bag burial method is often used to me...

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Soil seed banks and the potential restoration of forested wetlands after farming.

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Middleton, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in farming practice provide an opportunity to restore once extensive forested wetlands on agricultural land. In some parts of the world, howev...

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Dynamics of seed populations of Rumex crispus and Rumex obtusifolius (Polygonaceae) in disturbed and undisturbed soil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Weaver, S. E. & Cavers, P. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed longevity and germination in various situations were examined in Rumex crispus and R. obtusifolius. The % germination of both spp. was significan...

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Demography of the vegetable ivory palm Phytelephas seemannii in Colombia, and the impact of seed harvesting.

Published online: 01 May 1998

Authors: Bernal, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The demography of the vegetable ivory palm Phytelephas seemannii was studied on the Pacific coast of Colombia and a female-based matrix model was used...

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Do graminoid and woody invaders have different effects on native plant functional groups?

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Mason, T. J. & French, K. & Lonsdale, W. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While there are numerous studies of impacts by individual invader species, there are few syntheses of invader impacts on plant community structure and...

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Biological control of Scotch broom: modelling the determinants of abundance and the potential impact of introduced insect herbivores.

Published online: 08 Jan 1998

Authors: Rees, M. & Paynter, Q.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Simulation and analytical models were developed for the European shrub, Scotch broom Cytisus scoparius. The simulation model is spatially explicit and...

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Emergence and longevity of seeds of annual weeds in cultivated and undisturbed soil.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Roberts, H. A. & Feast, P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In three experiments, begun in successive years, seeds of twenty species of annual weeds were mixed with 15 cm of soil confined in cylinders sunk in t...

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The effectiveness of classical biological control of invasive plants.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Clewley, G. D. & Eschen, R. & Shaw, R. H. & Wright, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive alien plants have serious economic and ecological impacts, for example, by displacing native plants and invertebrates, and their management i...

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