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The effect of hooded crows on hill sheep farming in Argyll, Scotland. Hooded crow damage to hill sheep.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Houston, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Crow damage to 'couped' or trapped ewes in Argyll, Scotland caused only slight economic damage. Crow predation on lambs and other causes of lamb morta...

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Factors affecting lynx predation on sheep in the French Jura.

Published online: 12 Aug 2002

Authors: Stahl, P. & Vandel, J. M. & Ruette, S. & Coat, L. & Coat, Y. & Balestra, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. In regions where sheep are kept in fenced pastures and do not graze unattended in carnivore habitats, sheep losses vary greatly between sites and l...

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Farmers for Nature: the ultimate nature-inclusive agriculture?

Published online: 18 Jul 2018

Authors: Westerink, J. & Plomp, M. & Ottburg, F. & Zanen, M. & Schrijver, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Farming for Nature is aimed at integrating nature and agriculture by means of an extensive farming system (nature-oriented farm). The farmer becomes s...

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Experimental studies on the dispersal of plants and animals on sheep in calcareous grasslands.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Fischer, S. F. & Poschlod, P. & Beinlich, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In June to September 1993 a transhumant flock of sheep on the Schwäbische Alb was examined with respect to which plants and animals are transported on...

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Livestock grazing impacts components of the breeding productivity of a common upland insectivorous passerine: results from a long-term experiment.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Malm, L. E. & Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Littlewood, N. A. & Karley, A. J. & Karaszewska, E. & Jaques, R. & Pakeman, R. J. & Redpath, S. M. & Evans, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The intensity of pastoral management in areas of High Nature Value farming is declining in some regions of Europe but increasing in others. This affec...

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Ecological and socio-economic implications of livestock-keeping systems on extensive grasslands in south-western Germany.

Published online: 06 Apr 1999

Authors: Luick, R.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

Germany is generally characterized by intensive agriculture. There is increasing concern about the situation of extensively used meadows and pastures ...

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Responses of stream macroinvertebrates and ecosystem function to conventional, integrated and organic farming.

Published online: 29 Sep 2010

Authors: Magbanua, F. S. & Townsend, C. R. & Blackwell, G. L. & Phillips, N. & Matthaei, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic farming practices can benefit a wide range of terrestrial biota in comparison to conventional farming but we do not know whether this benefit ...

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Rangeland forage biomass production and composition under different grazing regimes on a Namibian organic livestock farm.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Ludwig, L. & Isele, J. & Rahmann, G. & Idel, A. & Hülsebusch, C.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The extent and the mechanisms of rangeland vegetation responses to variations of stocking rate, stocking density, grazing intensity, grazing itinerari...

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Quantifying the grazing impacts associated with different herbivores on rangelands.

Published online: 19 Dec 2007

Authors: Albon, S. D. & Brewer, M. J. & O'Brien, S. & Nolan, A. J. & Cope, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rangelands, produced by grazing herbivores, are important for a variety of agricultural, hunting, recreation and conservation objectives world-wide. T...

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The utilization of blanket bog vegetation by grazing sheep.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Grant, S. A. & Lamb, W. I. C. & Kerr, C. D. & Bolton, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Three areas of bog in western Scotland were grazed at monthly intervals at the times of the year when sheep would graze these areas in hill sheep prod...

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