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Inducing seed dispersal by generalist frugivores: a new technique to overcome dispersal limitation in restoration.

Published online: 08 Jan 2021

Authors: Silva, W. R. & Zaniratto, C. P. & Ferreira, J. O. V. & Rigacci, E. D. B. & Oliveira, J. F. & Morandi, M. E. F. & Killing, J. G. & Nemes, L. G. & Abreu, L. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dispersal limitation severely impairs the trajectory of restoration, mainly due to the lack of seed vectors bringing seeds from nearby habitats; a rol...

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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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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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The decline of heathland seed populations following the conversion to agriculture.

Published online: 17 Sep 1997

Authors: Pywell, R. F. & Putwain, P. D. & Webb, N. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The composition and size of the germinable seed populations of undisturbed heathland soils in SE Dorset were compared to those of adjacent farmland wh...

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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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Biology of Poa annua in a temperate zone golf putting green (Agrostis stolonifera/Poa annua). II. The seed bank.

Published online: 15 Aug 1989

Authors: Lush, W. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The seed bank of a golf green was monitored for 2 years by identifying germinants in core samples. The seed populations contained 24 species of which ...

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Rescuing intraspecific variation in human-impacted environments.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Carvalho, C. da S. & Lucas, M. S. & Côrtes, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthropogenic activities influence ongoing selective regimes leading to changes in phenotypic variation of plants and animals. The reduction of phenot...

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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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Population dynamics of Trifolium balansae and T. resupinatum in self-regenerating pastures. I. Seed and plant densities and dry matter yield.

Published online: 16 Apr 1997

Authors: Jansen, P. I. & Ison, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a field trial near Forbes, central-west New South Wales, Trifolium balansae cv. Paradana and T. resupinatum lines SA 12240 and SA 14433 were sown a...

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