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Colonization of grassland by sown species: dispersal versus microsite limitation in responses to management.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Coulson, S. J. & Bullock, J. M. & Stevenson, M. J. & Pywell, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Diversification of species-poor grassland often requires the introduction of desirable species by sowing seed. We determined whether management affect...

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Effects of tillage and mulch on weed seed production and seed banks in sweet corn.

Published online: 29 Oct 1995

Authors: Mohler, C. L. & Callaway, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of tillage (till, no-till), mulch (none, dead Secale cereale [rye]), and crop competition (none, sweetcorn) on weed seed production and se...

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Degree of intervention affects interannual and within-plot heterogeneity of seed arrival in tropical forest restoration.

Published online: 07 Oct 2021

Authors: Werden, L. K. & Holl, K. D. & Chaves-Fallas, J. M. & Oviedo-Brenes, F. & Rosales, J. A. & Zahawi, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In degraded tropical landscapes, lack of seed dispersal can strongly limit recovery, and restoration interventions can overcome this barrier by attrac...

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Soil seed banks and the effects of meadow management on vegetation change in a 10-year meadow field trial.

Published online: 12 Aug 2002

Authors: Smith, R. S. & Shiel, R. S. & Millward, D. & Corkhill, P. & Sanderson, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Enhancement of plant species diversity is often an objective in grassland management for wildlife conservation. Such management regimes may also chang...

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Risk assessment of pesticide seed treatment for farmland birds using refined field data.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Lopez-Antia, A. & Feliu, J. & Camarero, P. R. & Ortiz-Santaliestra, M. E. & Mateo, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Due to reductions in winter food resources, newly sown cereal seeds have become a key component of many bird species' diets, but these seeds are often...

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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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Seed germination after short-duration light exposure: implications for the photo-control of weeds.

Published online: 09 Apr 1997

Authors: Milberg, P. & Andersson, L. & Noronha, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A soil disturbance treatment often results in more annual weed seedlings emerging when conducted in light than when conducted in darkness, suggesting ...

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Natural reseeding and Trifolium repens demography in grazed hill pastures. 1. Flowerhead appearance and fate, and seed dynamics.

Published online: 25 Oct 1988

Authors: Chapman, D. F. & Anderson, C. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The appearance and fate (removal by livestock vs. natural ripening and eventual seed deposition) of Trifolium repens flowerheads were measured for 3 y...

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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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