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Habitat invasions by alien plants: a quantitative comparison among Mediterranean, subcontinental and oceanic regions of Europe.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Chytrý, M. & Maskell, L. C. & Pino, J. & Pyšek, P. & Vilà, M. & Font, X. & Smart, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although invasions by alien plants are major threats to the biodiversity of natural habitats, individual habitats vary considerably in their susceptib...

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The effect of crop rotation on weeds in organic arable fields.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Mayer, F. & Kuhn, G. & Urbatzka, P. & Castell, A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Crop rotation is an essential element in organic farming weed management. The effect of five different crop rotation systems on the abundance of arabl...

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Comparative studies of the ingestive behaviour and herbage intake of sheep and cattle grazing indigenous hill plant communities.

Published online: 31 Aug 1991

Authors: Hodgson, J. & Forbes, T. D. A. & Armstrong, R. H. & Beattie, M. M. & Hunter, E. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In field studies in Scotland, groups of non-lactating ewes and cows grazed together on 3 native grassland communities (Agrostis-Festuca, Nardus-Festuc...

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Controlling floods and droughts through underground storage: from concept to pilot implementation in the Ganges River Basin.

Published online: 13 Apr 2016

Authors: Pavelic, P. & Karthikeyan, B. & Amarnath, G. & Eriyagama, N. & Muthuwatta, L. & Smakhtin, V. & Gangopadhyay, P. K. & Malik, R. P. S. & Atmaram Mishra & Sharma, B. R. & Hanjra, M. A. & Reddy, R. V. & Mishra, V. K. & Verma, C. L. & Laxmi Kant

Content type: Bulletin

Floods and droughts, along with over-exploitation of groundwater, are major issues of concern across much of the developed and developing world. This ...

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Even short-term revegetation complicates soil food webs and strengthens their links with ecosystem functions.

Published online: 21 Sep 2022

Authors: Wang Bing & Zhu YuHe & Chen Xiang & Chen DiMa & Wu Ying & Wu LiJi & Liu ShengEn & Yue LinYan & Wang Yang & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Degradation of dryland ecosystems is a worldwide problem caused by climate change and human activities. To restore these degraded ecosystems, governme...

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Management-based mitigation of the impacts of climate-driven woody encroachment in high elevation pasture woodlands.

Published online: 20 Sep 2022

Authors: Snell, R. S. & Peringer, A. & Frank, V. & Bugmann, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes of grazing pressure and climate have been identified as drivers of woody encroachment in subalpine pastures, but disentangling their relative ...

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Investigations of changes in pasture composition by some classificatory methods.

Published online: 12 Jan 1969

Authors: Tracey, J. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Qualitative data from heterogeneous grassland in N.E. Queensland were analysed using 3 computer techniques. Information analysis demonstrated the natu...

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Foraging behaviour of sheep and red deer within natural heather/grass mosaics.

Published online: 28 May 1999

Authors: Hester, A. J. & Gordon, I. J. & Baillie, G. J. & Tappin, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Heather [Calluna vulgaris] moorland is an internationally important resource; it is valued as food and habitat for a range of herbivores as well as fo...

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Testing a non-equilibrium model of rangeland vegetation dynamics in Mongolia.

Published online: 26 Jan 2000

Authors: Fernandez-Gimenez, M. E. & Allen-Diaz, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The extent to which the non-equilibrium persistent (NEP) model of rangeland vegetation dynamics applies to three distinct Mongolian rangeland ecosyste...

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The effects of controlled sheep grazing on the dynamics of upland Agrostis-Festuca grassland.

Published online: 26 Jan 2000

Authors: Hulme, P. D. & Pakeman, R. J. & Torvell, L. & Fisher, J. M. & Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agrostis capillaris-Festuca ovina plant communities are widespread in the uplands of Great Britain. They are agriculturally productive but little is k...

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