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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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An experimental modification of upland peat vegetation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Gore, A. J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An experiment was conducted over 13 years at Moor House National Nature Reserve in the N. Pennines to examine the effects of clipping and removal on m...

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Trade-off between vegetation type, soil erosion control and surface water in global semi-arid regions: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Wu GaoLin & Liu YiFan & Cui Zeng & Liu Yu & Shi ZhiHua & Yin Rui & Kardol, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil erosion control and water resource protection can closely interact during restoration of terrestrial ecosystems. In semi-arid ecosystems, an urge...

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The modification of a data logger for the recording of temperatures in the field, using thermistor sensors.

Published online: 11 Jan 1971

Authors: Sutton, F. & Rorison, I. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The equipment described was used for measuring temperature close to the soil surface in grassland. Some data for N.-and S.-facing slopes are given.-R....

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Small-scale fire temperature patterns in upland Quercus communities.

Published online: 08 Aug 1997

Authors: Franklin, S. B. & Robertson, P. A. & Fralish, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two upland second-growth Quercus alba sites in the Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area in Kentucky and Tennessee were prescribed burned du...

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Changes in species diversity following habitat disturbance are dependent on spatial scale: theoretical and empirical evidence.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Dumbrell, A. J. & Clark, E. J. & Frost, G. A. & Randell, T. E. & Pitchford, J. W. & Hill, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many studies have examined the impacts of tropical habitat disturbance. However, the effects of moderate habitat disturbance on species diversity show...

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Spatial and temporal patterns of heather use by sheep and red deer within natural heather/grass mosaics.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Hester, A. J. & Baillie, G. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fragmentation of heather and conversion to grass under heavy grazing is a widespread phenomenon. In the British uplands it is attributed in particular...

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Patterns and thresholds of grazing-induced changes in community structure and ecosystem functioning: species-level responses and the critical role of species traits.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Li WenHuai & Xu FengWei & Zheng ShuXia & Taube, F. & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Overgrazing has resulted in widespread decline in biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in grasslands world-wide in recent decades. However, few stud...

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A slippery slope: logging alters mass-abundance scaling in ecological communities.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Umesh Srinivasan

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Natural ecosystems face ever-increasing anthropogenic threats from activities such as logging. It is therefore important to: (i) understand anthropoge...

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The development of a hydraulic seeding technique for unstable sand slopes. 1. Effects of fertilizers, mulches and stabilizers.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Sheldon, J. C. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hydraulic sowing is used to establish vegetation on steep slopes, but the technique is not reliable. The effects of individual components of the techn...

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