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Experimental removal of introduced hedgehogs improves wader nest success in the Western Isles, Scotland.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Jackson, D. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Introduced predators are a major threat to island avifaunas world-wide. In the Western Isles of Scotland, recently introduced hedgehogs Erinaceus euro...

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Promoting self-facilitating feedback processes in coastal ecosystem engineers to increase restoration success: testing engineering measures.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Schotanus, J. & Walles, B. & Capelle, J. J. & Belzen, J. van & Koppel, J. van de & Bouma, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Coastal ecosystem engineers often depend on self-facilitating feedbacks to ameliorate environmental stress. This makes the restoration of such coastal...

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Remnant vegetation, plantings and fences are beneficial for reptiles in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Pulsford, S. A. & Driscoll, D. A. & Barton, P. S. & Lindenmayer, D. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Managing agricultural landscapes for biodiversity conservation is increasingly difficult as land use is modified or intensified for production. Findin...

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Population dynamics and responses to management of plateau pikas Ochotona curzoniae.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Pech, R. P. & Jiebu & Arthur, A. D. & Zhang YanMing & Lin Hui

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plateau pikas Ochotona curzoniae are considered a pest species on the Tibetan Plateau because they compete with livestock for forage and their burrowi...

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Responses and resilience of tallgrass prairie streams to patch-burn grazing.

Published online: 01 Dec 2020

Authors: Fulgoni, J. N. & Whiles, M. R. & Dodds, W. K. & Larson, D. M. & Jackson, K. E. & Grudzinski, B. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Patch-burn grazing (PBG) can promote terrestrial heterogeneity and biodiversity, but can temporarily increase stream nutrients and ecosystem metabolis...

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Restricting access to invasion hubs enables sustained control of an invasive vertebrate.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Letnic, M. & Webb, J. K. & Jessop, T. S. & Dempster, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological invasions often occur through expansion of satellite populations that become established at 'invasion hubs'. Invasion hubs can result from ...

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Methods of enhancing botanical diversity within field margins of intensively managed grassland: a 7-year field experiment.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Fritch, R. A. & Sheridan, H. & Finn, J. A. & Kirwan, L. & Huallacháin, D. Ó.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increased intensification in agricultural grasslands has led to well-documented declines in the associated flora. Manipulation of field margins for bi...

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Influence of herbivory, competition and soil fertility on the abundance of Cirsium arvense in acid grassland.

Published online: 16 Aug 2000

Authors: Edwards, G. R. & Bourdôt, G. W. & Crawley, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The extent to which the weed Cirsium arvense (creeping thistle) may be controlled by manipulating interspecific competition and herbivory was examined...

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Challenges in the conservation of wide-ranging nomadic species.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Nandintsetseg, D. & Bracis, C. & Olson, K. A. & Böhning-Gaese, K. & Calabrese, J. M. & Chimeddorj, B. & Fagan, W. F. & Fleming, C. H. & Heiner, M. & Kaczensky, P. & Leimgruber, P. & Munkhnast, D. & Stratmann, T. & Mueller, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation of nomadic species presents significant conservation challenges because of unpredictability in their movements and space use. Long-term s...

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Red grouse populations on experimentally treated and untreated Irish bog.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Watson, A. & O'Hare, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

On flat bog with deep peat where heather (Calluna vulgaris), the principal food of the birds, was scarce application of superphosphate, or ground mine...

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