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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...Read more
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...Read more
The breeding success of Finnish grouse has been in decline for decades. While it has been shown that fragmentation and modern forestry practices such ...Read more
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 ...Read more
As an aid for restoration projects, the relative potential for plants to immigrate to sites after severe disturbance was investigated and an index dev...Read more
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...Read more
Cut-over peatlands cover large surfaces of high potential value for enhancing biodiversity and carbon sequestration if successfully restored. Unfortun...Read more
The effects of grazing by sheep on blanket bog vegetation (mainly Sphagnum spp., Eriophorum vaginatum, Calluna vulgaris and Erica tetralix) in SW Scot...Read more
On flat bog with deep peat where heather (Calluna vulgaris), the principal food of the birds, was scarce application of superphosphate, or ground mine...Read more