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Influence of management and environmental factors on the distribution of the marsh ragwort (Senecio aquaticus Huds.) in agricultural grassland in Orkney.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Forbes, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Factors which encouraged the establishment of populations of Senecio aquaticus in agricultural grassland in Orkney included (1) the presence of water ...

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Heterogeneous grazing causes local extinction of edible perennial shrubs: a matrix analysis.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Hunt, L. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population modelling and field measurements of births, growth and mortality were used to investigate the long-term change in abundance of Atriplex ves...

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Thresholds and gradients in a semi-arid grassland: long-term grazing treatments induce slow, continuous and reversible vegetation change.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Porensky, L. M. & Mueller, K. E. & Augustine, D. J. & Derner, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Temporal changes in semi-arid ecosystems can include transitions between alternative stable states, involving thresholds and multiple domains of attra...

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The utilization of blanket bog vegetation by grazing sheep.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Grant, S. A. & Lamb, W. I. C. & Kerr, C. D. & Bolton, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Three areas of bog in western Scotland were grazed at monthly intervals at the times of the year when sheep would graze these areas in hill sheep prod...

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Indirect effects of exotic grazers: livestock decreases the nutrient content of refuse dumps of leaf-cutting ants through vegetation impoverishment.

Published online: 19 Dec 2007

Authors: Tadey, M. & Farji-Brener, A. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We present evidence of how exotic grazers can indirectly change the nutrient availability on the soil surface by affecting the quality of refuse dumps...

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Genetic mixing from enhancement stocking in commercially exploited vendace populations.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Mehner, T. & Pohlmann, K. & Elkin, C. & Monaghan, M. T. & Freyhof, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The annual release of hatchery-bred larvae into naturally reproducing fish populations (enhancement stocking) is used commonly to increase native popu...

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Simulated long-term vegetation response to grazing heterogeneity in semi-arid rangelands.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Weber, G. E. & Jeltsch, F. & Rooyen, N. van & Milton, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The long-term effects of small-scale spatial heterogeneity of livestock (cattle) grazing on vegetation dynamics were studied with a grid-based model o...

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Rangeland forage biomass production and composition under different grazing regimes on a Namibian organic livestock farm.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Ludwig, L. & Isele, J. & Rahmann, G. & Idel, A. & Hülsebusch, C.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The extent and the mechanisms of rangeland vegetation responses to variations of stocking rate, stocking density, grazing intensity, grazing itinerari...

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Does infectious disease influence the efficacy of marine protected areas? A theoretical framework.

Published online: 21 Sep 2005

Authors: McCallum, H. & Gerber, L. & Jani, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marine protected areas are increasingly being recommended as an essential component of the management of exploited marine species, but virtually no at...

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Combined effects of grazing management and climate on semi-arid steppes: hysteresis dynamics prevent recovery of degraded rangelands.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Cipriotti, P. A. & Aguiar, M. R. & Wiegand, T. & Paruelo, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Livestock grazing has degraded many arid and semi-arid rangelands around the world, and the drier climate predicted by climate change scenarios may am...

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