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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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Multivariate analysis of relationships between habitats, environmental factors and occurrence of anopheline mosquito larvae Anopheles albimanus and A. pseudopunctipennis in southern Chiapas, Mexico.

Published online: 30 Jan 1993

Authors: Rejmankova, E. & Savage, H. M. & Rejmánek, M. & Arredondo-Jiménez, J. I. & Roberts, D. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field surveys of mosquito larval sites on the Pacific coastal plain and foothill regions of southern Chiapas, Mexico, were carried out in the dry and ...

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Restoration of wet features for breeding waders on lowland grassland.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over the last century, the loss of around half of the world's wetlands, principally through drainage and conversion to agriculture, has been one of th...

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Evaluation in contrasting climates of dormancy characteristics of seed of Digitaria milanjiana.

Published online: 09 Apr 1985

Authors: Hacker, J. B. & Andrew, M. H. & McIvor, J. G. & Mott, J. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed of 4 ecotypes of Digitaria milanjiana with different dormancy characteristics related to climatic origin were exposed at the soil surface during ...

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Foraging behaviour of goats and sheep in the Caatinga of Brazil.

Published online: 30 Nov 1988

Authors: Pfister, J. A. & Malechek, J. C. & Balph, D. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The seasonal feeding patterns of sheep and goats was quantified by estimating the time spent per feeding station, and the proportion of foraging time ...

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The pyrodiversity-biodiversity hypothesis: a test with savanna termite assemblages.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Davies, A. B. & Eggleton, P. & Rensburg, B. J. van & Parr, C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fire is an important disturbance in African savannas where it is generally assumed that high levels of pyrodiversity (variation in aspects of the fire...

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The relation between the date of heading of Nigerian sorghums and the duration of the growing season.

Published online: 03 Jan 1969

Authors: Curtis, D. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Indigenous sorghum varieties in N. Nigeria yielded best in their own localities. All local varieties of a locality tended to flower at the same time e...

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Population dynamics and larval establishment of Sitona discoideus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in New Zealand lucerne.

Published online: 08 Jun 1988

Authors: Goldson, S. L. & Frampton, E. R. & Proffitt, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population data on Sitona discoideus collected from young lucerne in Canterbury, New Zealand, in 1982-86 were analysed using life tables. Manipulated ...

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Climate smart farmers' field school: the BICOL, Philippines experience: a success story.

Published online: 14 Feb 2019

Authors: Binoya, C. S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Extreme hydro-climatic conditions, such as droughts, flood and typhoons can adversely affect or even completely interrupt agriculture systems and othe...

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Severely burned wood from wildfires has low functional potential in streams.

Published online: 16 Jun 2021

Authors: Vaz, P. G. & Merten, E. C. & Robinson, C. T. & Pinto, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

More frequent and more severe forest fires mean more severely burned wood in streams. Instream wood provides habitat complexity, alters geomorphology,...

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