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Bud-feeding by bullfinches: methods for spreading damage evenly within orchards.

Published online: 01 Jul 1987

Authors: Greig-Smith, P. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To explore possible ways of reducing the effets of bud-eating in orchards, captive bullfinches [Pyrrhula pyrrhula] were studied in an aviary simulatio...

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Divergent fire management leads to multiple beneficial outcomes for butterfly conservation in a production mosaic.

Published online: 25 Aug 2020

Authors: Gaigher, R. & Samways, M. J. & Samways, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fire is an intrinsic component of many natural ecosystems. In human-modified landscapes that occur in fire-driven ecosystems, it can be difficult to m...

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Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. 2. An evaluation of the Holt IXa "bush breaker" in Tarchonanthus/ Acacia thicket.

Published online: 13 Jan 1967

Authors: Pratt, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effects were studied of machine-clearing of mature Tarchonanthus/Acacia thicket factorially combined with sowing 2.5 lb/ac of a seeds mixture mainly c...

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Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. II. An evaluation of the Holt IXa 'Bush Breaker' in Tarchonanthus/Acacia thicket.

Published online: 24 Feb 1966

Authors: Pratt, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

cf. F.A. 26 No. 3735.] Describes the effects of the machine oil land rendered unproductive by a mature stand of Tarchonanthus [camyphoratus]/Acacia [s...

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Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. IV. Effects of controlled burning on secondary thicket in upland Acacia woodland.

Published online: 27 Nov 1967

Authors: Thomas, D. B. & Pratt, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Observations on two burning regimes during a 3-year period in Machakos district (5200 ft. alt., rainfall 25 in./year) showed that these thickets can b...

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Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. V. Effects of controlled burning and grazing management on Tarchonanthus/Acacia thicket.

Published online: 12 Nov 1970

Authors: Pratt, D. J. & Knight. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes an experiment in which three burns, preliminary slashing [cutting by machete 2-3 ft. above ground], and browsing by goats were combined betw...

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Bush control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. 5. Effects of controlled burning and grazing management on Tarchonanthus / Acacia thicket.

Published online: 07 Sep 1972

Authors: Pratt, D. J. & Knight, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The canopy of a Tarchonanthus/Acacia thicket on Kenya grazing land was opened up by a series of controlled burns. Two burns killed >50% of the orig...

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Brush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. 4. Effects of controlled burning on secondary thicket in upland Acacia Woodland.

Published online: 05 Mar 1968

Authors: Thomas, D. B. & Pratt, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two burning regimes (burning each year during 1958-60 and burning in 1958 and 1960 only) were compared for the clearance of thicket in Acacia woodland...

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Comparing biodiversity between protected areas and adjacent rangeland in xeric succulent thicket, South Africa: arthropods and reptiles.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: Fabricius, C. & Burger, M. & Hockey, P. A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although it is widely assumed that protected areas conserve species that would not survive elsewhere, this assumption is seldom tested. The aim of the...

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The use of portable thermal imaging for estimating deer population density in forest habitats.

Published online: 16 Jan 1998

Authors: Gill, R. M. A. & Thomas, M. L. & Stocker, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The reliability of deer population management could be improved with good density estimates, but current methods are either labour-intensive or suffer...

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