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Plant population success across urban ecosystems: a framework to inform biodiversity conservation in cities.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Kowarik, I. & Lippe, M. von der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a rapidly urbanising world, the ability of plant species to survive and build self-sustaining populations in urban environments is increasingly imp...

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Effects of vegetation management intensity on biodiversity and ecosystem services in vineyards: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Winter, S. & Bauer, T. & Strauss, P. & Kratschmer, S. & Paredes, D. & Popescu, D. & Landa, B. & Guzmán, G. & Gómez, J. A. & Guernion, M. & Zaller, J. G. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

At the global scale, vineyards are usually managed intensively to optimize wine production without considering possible negative impacts on biodiversi...

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Development of a risk assessment tool to assess the significance of septic tanks around freshwater SSSIs: Phase 1 - Understanding better the retention of phosphorus in the drainage field.

Published online: 02 Feb 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: May, L. & Withers, P. J. & Stratford, C. & Bowes, M. & Robinson, D. & Gozzard, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This project was undertaken to investigate some of the processes to protect SSSIs and provide information to underpin the development a 'family' of bu...

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Development of a risk assessment tool to evaluate the significance of septic tanks around freshwater SSSIs.

Published online: 21 Jan 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: May, L. & Dudley, B. J. & Woods, H. & Miles, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

There is growing evidence suggesting that small sewage discharges (SSDs), in practice mainly septic tank systems but also including package treatment ...

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Nature networks evidence handbook.

Published online: 19 Jan 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Crick, H. & Crosher, I. & Mainstone, C. & Taylor, S. & Wharton, A. & Langford, P. & Larwood, J. & Lusardi, J. & Appleton, D. & Brotherton, P. & Duffield, S. & Macgregor, N.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The overarching ambition of the Defra 25 Year Environmental Plan is to 'leave our environment in a better state than we found it and to pass on to the...

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Influence of pasture forage species on seedling emergence, growth and development of Carduus nutans.

Published online: 13 May 1995

Authors: Wardle, D. A. & Nicholson, K. S. & Ahmed, M. & Rahman, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study on the interactions between Carduus nutans (nodding thistle) and pasture grasses and legumes was conducted on Hamilton silt loam in a perennia...

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The efficacy and ecological impacts of herbicide and cutting regimes on the submerged plant communities of four British rivers. I. A comparison of management efficacies.

Published online: 08 Dec 1990

Authors: Fox, A. M. & Murphy, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In field trials in 4 UK rivers, the Coln, the Mouse Water, the Windrush and the Petteril, all of which supported macrophyte communities that included ...

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The effects of weirs on structural stream habitat and biological communities.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Mueller, M. & Pander, J. & Geist, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Most of the world's rivers are affected by dams and weirs. Information on the quantitative and qualitative effects of weirs across biological communit...

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Biogeochemical properties of fine particulate organic matter as an indicator of local and catchment impacts on forested streams.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Sakamaki, T. & Richardson, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The magnitude and spatial scales of human effects on stream habitats need to be correctly measured to achieve sound ecosystem management. We investiga...

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Effects of timing of prescribed fire on the demography of an invasive plant, spotted knapweed Centaurea maculosa.

Published online: 30 Mar 2005

Authors: Emery, S. M. & Gross, K. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Prescribed burning is a key tool used in prairie and savanna restoration projects. The timing and frequency of prescribed fires are important variable...

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