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Ambient nitrogen deposition drives plant-diversity decline by nitrogen accumulation in a closed grassland ecosystem.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Authors: Lu Peng & Hao TianXiang & Li Xin & Wang Hong & Zhai XiuFeng & Tian QiuYing & Bai WenMing & Stevens, C. & Zhang WenHao

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Atmospheric nitrogen (N) deposition, climatic variables and anthropogenic management affect grassland-ecosystem stability by driving changes in plant ...

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History matters: village distances, grazing and grassland species diversity.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Reitalu, T. & Johansson, L. J. & Sykes, M. T. & Hall, K. & Prentice, H. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Temperate semi-natural grasslands are characterized by high levels of species diversity and have a high conservation value. Plant species diversity in...

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Grazing and net primary production of a temperate grassland.

Published online: 08 Jan 1972

Authors: Vickery, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measurements were made of CO2 exchange by sods taken from a Phalaris tuberosa/Trifolium repens temperate grassland to determine their net primary prod...

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Ecological anachronisms in the recruitment of temperate light-demanding tree species in wooded pastures.

Published online: 14 Jul 2004

Authors: Bakker, E. S. & Olff, H. & Vandenberghe, C. & Maeyer, K. de & Smit, R. & Gleichman, J. M. & Vera, F. W. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Light-demanding trees and thorny shrubs in temperate plant communities may reflect adaptations to now-extinct large grazers, such as aurochs and tarpa...

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Spatial relationships between intensive land cover and residual plant species diversity in temperate farmed landscapes.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Smart, S. M. & Marrs, R. H. & Duc, M. G. le & Thompson, K. & Bunce, R. G. H. & Firbank, L. G. & Rossall, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In temperate farmed landscapes conservation policies increasingly emphasize large-scale reductions in land-use intensity. Yet despite a managed revers...

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Explaining grassland biomass - the contribution of climate, species and functional diversity depends on fertilization and mowing frequency.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Bernhardt-Römermann, M. & Römermann, C. & Sperlich, S. & Schmidt, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grassland ecosystems are often used to generate biomass in temperate regions of the world. It is well known that biomass is influenced by climate and ...

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Managing water levels on wet grasslands to improve foraging conditions for breeding northern lapwing Vanellus vanellus.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Eglington, S. M. & Bolton, M. & Smart, M. A. & Sutherland, W. J. & Watkinson, A. R. & Gill, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The widespread drainage of wetlands and grazing marshes has been one of the main drivers of severe reductions in the number and range of breeding wade...

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Yield of temperate forage grassland species is either largely resistant or resilient to experimental summer drought.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Hofer, D. & Suter, M. & Haughey, E. & Finn, J. A. & Hoekstra, N. J. & Buchmann, N. & Lüscher, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Due to climate change, an increasing frequency and severity of drought events are expected to impair grassland productivity, particularly of intensive...

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The effects of irrigation, cultivation and some insecticides on the soil arthropods of an East African dry grassland.

Published online: 02 Jul 1969

Authors: Burnett, G. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based on the authors summary of this account of investigations on the changes in the soil arthropod fauna of an area of dry grassland...

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The effect of grassland gap size on establishment, growth and flowering of the endangered Rutidosis leptorrhynchoides (Asteraceae).

Published online: 23 Jul 1997

Authors: Morgan, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To determine the effect of grassland gap size on patterns of seedling recruitment and juvenile establishment of the endangered composite Rutidosis lep...

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