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Aspects of the population ecology of charlock.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Edwards, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The numbers of Sinapis arvensis plants in 3 permanent quadrats in an arable field were examined over 3 years. Plant size was positively correlated wit...

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Effect of storage and reinstatement procedures on earthworm populations in soils affected by opencast coal mining.

Published online: 28 Jun 1988

Authors: Scullion, J. & Mohammed, A. R. A. & Richardson, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Earthworm populations were estimated in topsoil stored during opencast mining for coal and in replaced soil. Soil from the surface of storage heaps wa...

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Effects of cultivation and DDT on earthworm activity in a forest soil in the sub-humid tropics.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Cook, A. G. & Critchley, B. R. & Critchley, U. & Perfect, T. J. & Yeadon, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of bush clearing, cultivation and crop protection with DDT on surface casting activity and populations of earthworms were monitored over a...

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Estimation of the seed bank of a chalk grassland ley established on former arable land.

Published online: 14 Jun 1988

Authors: Graham, D. J. & Hutchings, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The size, composition and seasonal and depth-related variations in the soil seed bank of a former chalk grassland ley were determined at monthly inter...

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Ex situ cultivation entails high risk of seed dormancy loss on short-lived wild plant species.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Ensslin, A. & Vyver, A. van de & Vanderborght, T. & Godefroid, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in life-history traits such as seed dormancy during cultivation of wild plant species in ex situ facilities could jeopardize conservation acti...

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The population dynamics of Anisantha sterilis in winter wheat: comparative demography and the role of management.

Published online: 25 Oct 1999

Authors: Smith, G. L. & Freckleton, R. P. & Firbank, L. G. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A 3-year field study designed to monitor the detailed population dynamics of Anisantha sterilis in winter wheat, and to explore the consequences of ch...

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Passive restoration of subtropical grassland after abandonment of cultivation.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Fensham, R. J. & Butler, D. W. & Fairfax, R. J. & Quintin, A. R. & Dwyer, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Passive restoration of grasslands after the abandonment of cultivation may be a viable restoration option where seed sources from remnant grasslands a...

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Recovery of tropical rainforest avifauna in relation to vegetation succession following shifting cultivation in Mizoram, north-east India.

Published online: 23 Sep 1998

Authors: Raman, T. R. S. & Rawat, G. S. & Johnsingh, A. J. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was conducted at Mizoram, north-east India to investigate the recovery of rainforest bird community structure and composition in relation to f...

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Experimental evidence that novel land management interventions inspired by history enhance biodiversity.

Published online: 02 Jun 2021

Authors: Hawkes, R. W. & Smart, J. & Brown, A. & Jones, H. & Lane, S. A. & Lucas, C. & McGill, J. & Owens, N. & Backes, A. R. & Webb, J. R. & Wells, D. & Dolman, P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To address biodiversity declines within semi-natural habitats, land management must cater for diverse taxonomic groups. Integrating our understanding ...

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Evolution during seed production for ecological restoration? A molecular analysis of 19 species finds only minor genomic changes.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Conrady, M. & Lampei, C. & Bossdorf, O. & Durka, W. & Bucharova, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A growing number of restoration projects require large amounts of seeds. As harvesting natural populations cannot cover the demand, wild plants are of...

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