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Boreal forest fertilization leads to functional homogenization of ground beetle assemblages.

Published online: 17 Jun 2021

Authors: Rodríguez, A. & Hekkala, A. M. & Sjögren, J. & Strengbom, J. & Löfroth, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive fertilization of young spruce forest plantations (i.e. 'nutrient optimization') has the potential to meet increasing demands for carbon sequ...

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Does host genotype diversity affect the distribution of insect and disease damage in willow cropping systems?

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Peacock, L. & Hunter, T. & Turner, H. & Brain, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Planting of willow genotype mixtures for biomass production has been suggested as a non-chemical strategy for pest management. Basic information on sp...

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The effects of removing sheep grazing on soil chemistry, above-ground nutrient distribution, and selected aspects of soil fertility in long-term experiments at Moor House National Nature Reserve.

Published online: 16 Mar 1991

Authors: Marrs, R. H. & Rizand, A. & Harrison, A. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The long term effects of sheep grazing were investigated by comparing soil chemistry, the distribution of nutrients in vegetation and the nutrient sup...

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Limits to exploitation: dynamic food web models predict the impact of livestock grazing on Ethiopian wolves Canis simensis and their prey.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Vial, F. & Macdonald, D. W. & Haydon, D. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anticipating the consequences of, and sustainable limits to, human exploitation of ecosystem resources requires a quantitative understanding of food w...

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The vegetation N:P ratio: a new tool to detect the nature of nutrient limitation.

Published online: 16 Apr 1997

Authors: Koerselman, W. & Meuleman, A. F. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nutrient limitation (mostly N or P) is a driving force in ecosystem development. Current techniques to determine the nature of nutrient limitation use...

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Seasonal pattern of leaf growth and senescence of Nardus stricta and responses of tussocks to differing severity, timing and frequency of defoliation.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Grant, S. A. & Torvell, L. & Sim, E. M. & Small, J. L. & Elston, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A field study of the seasonal growth of Nardus stricta showed that leaf turnover was slow, averaging 2.5 leaves per tiller over the growing season. Pe...

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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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