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Birch control on lowland heaths: mechanical control and the application of selective herbicides by foliar spray.

Published online: 20 Dec 1984

Authors: Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of mechanical control methods and foliar sprays of fosamine ammonium, 2,4,5-T and triclopyr, singly or in combination, were assessed on Be...

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Response of a herbivore community to increased food quality and quantity: an experiment with nitrogen fertilizer in a boreal forest.

Published online: 12 Jul 2000

Authors: Ball, J. P. & Danell, K. & Sunesson, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Herbivores make decisions at different spatial levels in response to food plant quality and quantity. Although experiments have examined the responses...

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Role of nitrogen in herbage production by Agrostis-Festuca hill grassland.

Published online: 24 Jun 1994

Authors: Harrison, A. F. & Taylor, K. & Hatton, J. C. & Howard, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of N in limiting herbage production was assessed in an altitudinal sequence of Agrostis-Festuca grasslands in the Moor House National Nature ...

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Chemical control of the invasive non-native shrub murtilla Ugni molinae in mountain scrub on Robinson Crusoe Island, Juan Fernandez Archipelago, Chile.

Published online: 10 May 2020

Authors: Gutiérrez-Guzmán, H. & Ziller, S. R. & Dechoum, M. de S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

The Juan Fernandez Archipelago is a global biodiversity hotspot, where 67% of plant species are endemic, but competition with invasive plants threaten...

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Growth and reproduction trade-offs can estimate previous reproductive history in alpine ungulates.

Published online: 16 Aug 2021

Authors: Larue, B. & Pelletier, F. & Côté, S. D. & Hamel, S. & Festa-Bianchet, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Life-history theory predicts energy allocation trade-offs between traits when resources are limited. If females reduce allocation to growth when they ...

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In search for key biogeochemical factors affecting plant species persistence in heathland and acidic grasslands: a comparison of common and rare species.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Kleijn, D. & Bekker, R. M. & Bobbink, R. & Graaf, M. C. C. de & Roelofs, J. G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the last century, many plant species typical of heathland and nutrient-poor acidic grasslands have become rare whereas others have remained com...

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Early seral communities in a limestone quarry: an experimental study of treatment effects on cover and richness of vegetation.

Published online: 28 Oct 1985

Authors: Davis, B. N. K. & Lakhani, K. H. & Brown, M. C. & Park, D. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Oolitic limestone workings on the Leicestershire/Lincolnshire border were sown in 1981 with Brachypodium sylvaticum and Lotus corniculatus; in a facto...

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Nitrogen mineralization and nitrification in amended colliery spoils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Williams, P. J. & Cooper, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mineral nitrogen concentrations were greater in acid spoils (pH<5) than in limed or neutral spoils. In acid spoils, the predominant form was NH4-N....

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Nitrogen, including 15N-labelled fertilizer nitrogen, in components of a grass sward.

Published online: 09 Apr 1985

Authors: Whitehead, D. C. & Dawson, K. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A sward of perennial ryegrass cv. S23 grown during 1979-81 was treated on 20 April with 130 kg N/ha as ammonium nitrate doubly labelled with 15N, foll...

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A comparative study of nitrogen flows in two similar meadows affected by different groundwater levels.

Published online: 30 Mar 1995

Authors: Berendse, F. & Oomes, M. J. M. & Altena, H. J. & Visser, W. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A comparative study was carried out on nitrogen flows in two meadow ecosystems that were similar at the beginning of the experiment. In the wet meadow...

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