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Habitat associations of European hares Lepus europaeus in England and Wales: implications for farmland management.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Vaughan, N. & Lucas, E. A. & Harris, S. & White, P. C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Numbers of European hares Lepus europaeus have declined throughout Europe as a result of agricultural intensification. Ecological research to inform a...

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Quantifying and comparing bumblebee nest densities in gardens and countryside habitats.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Osborne, J. L. & Martin, A. P. & Shortall, C. R. & Todd, A. D. & Goulson, D. & Knight, M. E. & Hale, R. J. & Sanderson, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bumblebees provide an important pollination service to both crops and wild plants. Many species have declined in the UK, particularly in arable region...

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Bat activity and species richness on organic and conventional farms: impact of agricultural intensification.

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Wickramasinghe, L. P. & Harris, S. & Jones, G. & Vaughan, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification is perceived to be a major cause of the decline in many European bat populations. Because organic farming prohibits the u...

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The Potential Contribution of Agroforestry to Net Zero Objectives.

Published online: 03 Nov 2022

Published by: Woodland Trust

Authors: Burgess, P. J. & Graves, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aim of this report, for the Woodland Trust, is to examine the potential contribution of agroforestry to net zero objectives in the United Kingdom ...

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What are the impacts of agroforestry on nature recovery in the UK?

Published online: 03 Nov 2022

Published by: Woodland Trust

Authors: Hewitt, D. K. L.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper describes the agroforestry practices in the UK and its impacts in the temperate zone. A priority is given to impacts that have relevance to...

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Phenology of farmland floral resources reveals seasonal gaps in nectar availability for bumblebees.

Published online: 24 Aug 2020

Authors: Timberlake, T. P. & Vaughan, I. P. & Memmott, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Floral resources are known to be important in regulating wild pollinator populations and are therefore an important component of agri-environment and ...

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birds and insects respond differently to combinations of semi-natural features in farm landscapes.

Published online: 05 Nov 2022

Authors: Hall, M. A. & Nimmo, D. G. & Bennett, A. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Semi-natural features among farmland have a key role in maintaining wildlife in rural landscapes. Practical conservation requires knowledge of which c...

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Large-scale habitat use of some declining British birds.

Published online: 26 May 1999

Authors: Gregory, R. D. & Baillie, S. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was conducted of the large-scale habitat use of 8 species of breeding birds using data collected across Britain during 1995. The species studi...

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The influence of ditch and hedgerow structure, length of hedgerows, and area of woodland and garden on bird numbers on farmland.

Published online: 05 Jun 1984

Authors: Arnold, G. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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Distribution of woodland species in farmland woods.

Published online: 23 Mar 1984

Authors: Middleton, J. (D.) & Merriam, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data on the spatial distribution of 111 taxa including trees, herbaceous plants, 4 species of squirrel and 10 invertebrate taxa were obtained from 4 t...

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