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Development of Sphagnum fallax diaspores on bare peat with implications for the restoration of cut-over bogs.

Published online: 13 May 1999

Authors: Buttler, A. & Grosvernier, P. & Matthey, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The growth of Sphagnum fallax was studied in a greenhouse experiment. Capitulum diaspores of S. fallax were cultivated on 5 different types of bare pe...

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Selection of upland swards by red deer (Cervus elaphus) on Rhum.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Charles, W. N. & McCowan, D. & East, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In 1965-67 the use of sward types by red deer on Rhum was assessed from faeces counts within a 750-ha study area and by observations of deer dispersio...

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Large-scale drainage and breeding success in boreal forest grouse.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Ludwig, G. X. & Alatalo, R. V. & Helle, P. & Nissinen, K. & Siitari, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The breeding success of Finnish grouse has been in decline for decades. While it has been shown that fragmentation and modern forestry practices such ...

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Potential emission reduction of greenhouse gases in Frisian peat meadow area: water management and soil management measures to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

Published online: 04 Jul 2019

Authors: Akker, J. J. H. van den & Massop, H. T. L. & Rietra, R. P. J. J.

Content type: Bulletin

In Friesland, the total area of peat soils is 58 569 ha, of which 22 197 ha has a thin clay deck and 36 342 without clay deck. Peat soils with a thin ...

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Determining the immigration potential of plants colonizing disturbed environments: the case of milled peatlands in Quebec.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Campbell, D. R. & Rochefort, L. & Lavoie, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As an aid for restoration projects, the relative potential for plants to immigrate to sites after severe disturbance was investigated and an index dev...

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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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Cut-over peatland regeneration assessment using organic matter and microbial indicators (bacteria and testate amoebae).

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Laggoun-Défarge, F. & Mitchell, E. & Gilbert, D. & Disnar, J. R. & Comont, L. & Warner, B. G. & Buttler, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cut-over peatlands cover large surfaces of high potential value for enhancing biodiversity and carbon sequestration if successfully restored. Unfortun...

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The responses of blanket bog vegetation to controlled grazing by hill sheep.

Published online: 23 Apr 1986

Authors: Grant, S. A. & Bolton, G. R. & Torvell, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of grazing by sheep on blanket bog vegetation (mainly Sphagnum spp., Eriophorum vaginatum, Calluna vulgaris and Erica tetralix) in SW Scot...

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Red grouse populations on experimentally treated and untreated Irish bog.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Watson, A. & O'Hare, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

On flat bog with deep peat where heather (Calluna vulgaris), the principal food of the birds, was scarce application of superphosphate, or ground mine...

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NatureScot Research Report 1301 - Monitoring the success of Peatland Action: Repeat vegetation surveys to assess change in habitat condition at peatlands restored in 2014 and 2015.

Published online: 28 Nov 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Haycock, G. & Cashon, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This study assesses the success of peatland restoration activities at 13 sites across Scotland by repeating baseline surveys of vegetation and other e...

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