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The selection of stubble fields by wintering granivorous birds reflects vegetation cover and food abundance.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Moorcroft, D. & Whittingham, M. J. & Bradbury, R. B. & Wilson, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Fields left fallow after harvest (i.e. stubble fields) support high wintering densities of many species of granivorous bird. We examined correlates...

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Stubble height affects the use of stubble fields by farmland birds.

Published online: 23 Nov 2005

Authors: Butler, S. J. & Bradbury, R. B. & Whittingham, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the UK, overwintered stubbles are important foraging habitats for farmland birds, many of which are of current conservation concern. Maximizing the...

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Habitat use and diet of skylarks Alauda arvensis wintering on lowland farmland in southern Britain.

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: Donald, P. F. & Buckingham, D. L. & Moorcroft, D. & Muirhead, L. B. & Evans, A. D. & Kirby, W. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The habitat use and diet of skylarks (Alauda arvensis) wintering on lowland farms were studied to assess whether changes in agricultural practice coul...

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Altering perceived predation risk and food availability: management prescriptions to benefit farmland birds on stubble fields.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Whittingham, M. J. & Devereux, C. L. & Evans, A. D. & Bradbury, R. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

European farmland bird populations have fallen dramatically and sympathetic management of key habitats is one crucial way to help boost these populati...

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A model simulating grasshopper damage to wheat planted in infested stubble.

Published online: 04 Jun 1986

Authors: Hardman, J. M. & Charnetski, W. A. & Mukerji, M. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The authors present a model simulating the effects of the acridid Melanoplus sanguinipes on the yield of spring wheat planted in infested stubble. The...

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Nitrogen, including 15N-labelled fertilizer nitrogen, in components of a grass sward.

Published online: 09 Apr 1985

Authors: Whitehead, D. C. & Dawson, K. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A sward of perennial ryegrass cv. S23 grown during 1979-81 was treated on 20 April with 130 kg N/ha as ammonium nitrate doubly labelled with 15N, foll...

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Landscape-scale responses of birds to agri-environment management: a test of the English Environmental Stewardship scheme.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Baker, D. J. & Freeman, S. N. & Grice, P. V. & Siriwardena, G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-environment schemes (AES) are used extensively across Europe to address biodiversity declines in farmland. In England, Environmental Stewardship ...

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Yields of monocultures and mixtures of two grass species differing in growth habit.

Published online: 11 Jan 1971

Authors: Van Den Bergh, J. P. & Elberse, W. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dactylis glomerata was grown with either Lolium perenne or Agrostis tenuis in proportions ranging from monoculture of one species to monoculture of th...

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Studies on the changing role of weeds of the genus Polygonum in the diet of the partridge Perdix perdix L.

Published online: 07 Sep 1972

Authors: Potts, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seeds of Polygonum spp., especially P. convolvulus, were the main weed seeds eaten by partridges in October 1968 and formed 44% of the total dry weigh...

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Yield reductions in agricultural grasslands in Norway after springtime grazing by pink-footed geese.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Olsen, A. K. B. & Bjerke, J. W. & Tombre, I. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A large population increase of the Svalbard-breeding pink-footed goose Anser brachyrhynchus over recent decades has intensified the conflict with agri...

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