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The effect of human trampling on a sand dune ecosystem dominated by Empetrum nigrum.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Hylgaard, T. & Liddle, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of trampling was studied on the outer dune heath of Skallingen, southwest Jutland. The total number of passages and the period of time o...

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Use of burrows and movements by wild rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) on an area of sand dunes.

Published online: 11 Apr 1992

Authors: Kolb, H. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Radio-collared rabbits were located during the day throughout the year on an area of sand dunes in the east of Scotland, UK, in 1986-89 to study their...

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Seedling establishment in a dynamic sedimentary environment: a conceptual framework using mangroves.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Balke, T. & Webb, E. L. & Elzen, E. van den & Galli, D. & Herman, P. M. J. & Bouma, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetated biogeomorphic systems (e.g. mangroves, salt marshes, dunes, riparian vegetation) have been intensively studied for the impact of the biota o...

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Species-rich semi-natural grasslands have a higher resistance but a lower resilience than intensively managed agricultural grasslands in response to climate anomalies.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Keersmaecker, W. de & Rooijen, N. van & Lhermitte, S. & Tits, L. & Schaminée, J. & Coppin, P. & Honnay, O. & Somers, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The stable delivery of ecosystem services provided by grasslands is strongly dependent on the stability of grassland ecosystem functions such as bioma...

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Responses of Leymus arenarius to nutrients: improvement of seed production and seedling establishment for land reclamation.

Published online: 09 Jan 1998

Authors: Greipsson, S. & Davy, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Iceland has vast areas of mobile sand resulting from volcanic glacier bursts and erosion. Seeds of the coastal, dune-building grass Leymus arenarius a...

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A survey of tracks and paths in a sand dune ocosystem. I. Soils. II Vegetation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Liddle, M. J. & Greig-Smith, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bulk density and soil penetration resistance was linearly related to the log of the number of passages of a car, up to 256 passages, and of walkers, u...

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Food preferences of rabbits Oryctolagus cuniculus L. at Holkham sand dunes, Norfolk.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Bhadresa, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The proportion of leaf epidermis of 20 plant species in rabbit faecal pellets collected from Holkham sand dunes was compared with the proportions of t...

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The impact of vehicles on dune and grassland vegetation on a south-eastern North Carolina barrier beach.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Hosier, P. E. & Eaton, T. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two barrier beaches were compared with respect to vegetation patterns and soil compaction. One had been widely used by off-road vehicles the other had...

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The modelled effects of differing fire management strategies on the conifer Callitris verrucosa within semi-arid mallee vegetation in Australia.

Published online: 17 May 2006

Authors: Bradstock, R. A. & Bedward, M. & Cohn, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Callitris verrucosa is an obligate-seeder co-dominant within flammable semi-arid mallee shrublands in southern Australia. We sought to determine if th...

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Complex biotic interactions mediated by shrubs: revisiting the stress-gradient hypothesis and consequences for tree seedling survival.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Guignabert, A. & Augusto, L. & Gonzalez, M. & Chipeaux, C. & Delerue, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Using nurse shrubs to improve tree seedling establishment in stressed environments is a common practice in forestry. Recent refinements of the stress-...

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