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Can long-term floodplain meadow recreation replicate species composition and functional characteristics of target grasslands?

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Woodcock, B. A. & McDonald, A. W. & Pywell, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The recreation of species-rich grassland represents a key EU agri-environment policy initiative intended to maintain native biodiversity and to suppor...

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Using subsets of species in biodiversity surveys.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Vellend, M. & Lilley, P. L. & Starzomski, B. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In many biodiversity surveys, a small proportion of species require a disproportionate amount of a researcher's time and effort to detect or identify....

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A monitoring network to detect the impact of climate change on tree biodiversity and carbon in Amazonian floodplain forests.

Published online: 21 Feb 2018

Authors: Honorio Coronado, E. N. & Draper, F. C.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This paper addresses the following questions: (1) how do tree diversity and floristic composition vary in the floodplain forests?; (2) how much carbon...

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Functional community ecology meets restoration ecology: assessing the restoration success of alluvial floodplain meadows with functional traits.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Engst, K. & Baasch, A. & Erfmeier, A. & Jandt, U. & May, K. & Schmiede, R. & Bruelheide, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species-rich grasslands are highly endangered habitats in Central Europe. To halt their ongoing loss, many sites have become subjects of restoration e...

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The relationship between bird distribution and the botanical and structural characteristics of hedges.

Published online: 02 Nov 1995

Authors: MacDonald, D. W. & Johnson, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The relationship was examined between the botanical and structural characteristics of the hedgerows of five Oxfordshire farms, and the bird population...

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The effect of stocking rate on botanical composition and soils in natural grassland in South Africa.

Published online: 12 Jan 1970

Authors: Gillard, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climax grassland consisting mainly of Trachypogon spicatus, Tristachya hispida, Elyonurus argenteus, Digit-aria tricholaenoides and Heteropogon contor...

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The effects of nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus addition on the vegetation of a Somerset peat moor under cutting management.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Kirkham, F. W. & Mountford, J. O. & Wilkins, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A range of nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) fertilizer treatments was applied for 4 years in a randomized block experiment to a species-...

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Studies in the grazing of heather moorland in north-east Scotland. VI. 20-year trends in botanical composition.

Published online: 22 Sep 1995

Authors: Welch, D. & Scott, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Botanical composition and herbivore (red deer, sheep, hares, rabbits and red grouse) usage were monitored over a 20-year period at 15 moorland sites; ...

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Identifying the tree species compositions that maximize ecosystem functioning in European forests.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Baeten, L. & Bruelheide, H. & Plas, F. van der & Kambach, S. & Ratcliffe, S. & Jucker, T. & Allan, E. & Ampoorter, E. & Barbaro, L. & Bastias, C. C. & Bauhus, J. & Benavides, R. & Bonal, D. & Bouriaud, O. & Bussotti, F. & Carnol, M. & Castagneyrol, B. & Charbonnier, Y. & Chećko, E. & Coomes, D. A. & Dahlgren, J. & Dawud, S. M. & Wandeler, H. de & Domisch, T. & Finér, L. & Fischer, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest ecosystem functioning generally benefits from higher tree species richness, but variation within richness levels is typically large. This is mo...

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Livestock feeding ecology and resource utilization in a nomadic pastoral ecosystem.

Published online: 16 Dec 1986

Authors: Coppock, D. L. & Ellis, J. E. & Swift, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seasonal patterns of forage selection, diet diversity, and habitat use were quantified for livestock managed by the Ngisonyoka Turkana in arid NW Keny...

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