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Predicting secondary succession in wetland mesocosms on the basis of autecological information on seeds and seedlings.

Published online: 14 Oct 1994

Authors: Stockey, A. & Hunt, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A variety of autecological attributes of seeds and seedlings (seed weight, germination rate, germination percentage, absolute growth and RGR variation...

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Restoration of plant diversity in permanent grassland by seeding: assessing the limiting factors along land-use gradients.

Published online: 02 Oct 2021

Authors: Freitag, M. & Klaus, V. H. & Bolliger, R. & Hamer, U. & Kleinebecker, T. & Prati, D. & Schäfer, D. & Hölzel, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use intensification has caused dramatic declines in grassland biodiversity, and in Europe this decline has not yet been halted. Therefore, a majo...

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Ecosystem function enhanced by combining four functional types of plant species in intensively managed grassland mixtures: a 3-year continental-scale field experiment.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Finn, J. A. & Kirwan, L. & Connolly, J. & Sebastià, M. T. & Helgadottir, A. & Baadshaug, O. H. & Bélanger, G. & Black, A. & Brophy, C. & Collins, R. P. & Čop, J. & Dalmannsdóttir, S. & Delgado, I. & Elgersma, A. & Fothergill, M. & Frankow-Lindberg, B. E. & Ghesquiere, A. & Golinska, B. & Golinski, P. & Grieu, P. & Gustavsson, A. M. & Höglind, M. & Huguenin-Elie, O. & Jørgensen, M. & Kadziuliene, Z. & Kurki, P. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A coordinated continental-scale field experiment across 31 sites was used to compare the biomass yield of monocultures and four species mixtures assoc...

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Restoration of species-rich grassland on arable land: assessing the limiting processes using a multi-site experiment.

Published online: 12 Aug 2002

Authors: Pywell, R. F. & Bullock, J. M. & Hopkins, A. & Walker, K. J. & Sparks, T. H. & Burke, M. J. W. & Peel, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification has resulted in the reduction and fragmentation of species-rich grasslands across much of western Europe. We examined the...

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Methods of enhancing botanical diversity within field margins of intensively managed grassland: a 7-year field experiment.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Fritch, R. A. & Sheridan, H. & Finn, J. A. & Kirwan, L. & Huallacháin, D. Ó.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increased intensification in agricultural grasslands has led to well-documented declines in the associated flora. Manipulation of field margins for bi...

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Genetic introgression from distant provenances reduces fitness in local weed populations.

Published online: 06 Oct 2000

Authors: Keller, M. & Kollmann, J. & Edwards, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed mixtures of wildflowers are used increasingly in schemes to restore biodiversity in intensively managed farmland. Usually, the seed mixtures are ...

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Long-term effects of seeding after wildfire on vegetation in Great Basin shrubland ecosystems.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Knutson, K. C. & Pyke, D. A. & Wirth, T. A. & Arkle, R. S. & Pilliod, D. S. & Brooks, M. L. & Chambers, J. C. & Grace, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive annual grasses alter fire regimes in shrubland ecosystems of the western USA, threatening ecosystem function and fragmenting habitats necessa...

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Competition between tall fescue and perennial ryegrass in pure and mixed swards under simulated field conditions.

Published online: 11 Jan 1971

Authors: Harkess, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tall fescue cv. S170 and perennial ryegrass cv. S24 were sown at 1, 2, 4 or 8 seeds per 25 cm2 in pure and mixed stands. Establishment was 81% for S17...

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Cohabitation of species in an artificial grass-legume community on ski-slopes on Whistler Mountain, British Columbia, Canada.

Published online: 13 May 1986

Authors: Thompson, J. D. & Hutchinson, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species establishment after 3 years on artificially revegetated ski-slopes and the nature of species associations were investigated in relation to alt...

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Phylogenetic diversity is maintained despite richness losses over time in restored tallgrass prairie plant communities.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Barber, N. A. & Jones, H. P. & Duvall, M. R. & Wysocki, W. P. & Hansen, M. J. & Gibson, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecosystem restoration is an important tool for mitigating biodiversity loss and recovering critical ecosystem services to humanity, but restoration ra...

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