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Fertilising semi-natural grasslands may cause long-term negative effects on both biodiversity and ecosystem stability.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Melts, I. & Lanno, K. & Sammul, M. & Uchida, K. & Heinsoo, K. & Kull, T. & Laanisto, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Some short-term experiments in applied ecology and agricultural research have demonstrated that nutrient applications in semi-natural grasslands can m...

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Species diversity and dispersal traits alter biodiversity spillover in reconstructed grasslands.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Sperry, K. P. & Hilfer, H. & Lane, I. & Petersen, J. & Dixon, P. M. & Sullivan, L. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grasslands are among the planet's most imperilled ecosystems, largely because habitat conversion has caused extreme biodiversity loss. In response, ma...

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The Hemiptera of two sown calcareous grasslands. III. Comparisons with the Auchenorrhyncha faunas of other grasslands.

Published online: 21 Sep 1990

Authors: Morris, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Auchenorrhyncha faunas of 2 contrasting types of grasslands seeded on chalk at Royston, Herts, UK, were compared with those from a range of semi-n...

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Herbivore grazing mitigates the negative effects of nitrogen deposition on soil organic carbon in low-diversity grassland.

Published online: 29 Apr 2022

Authors: Li GuangYin & Cai JinTing & Song XuXin & Pan XiaoBin & Pan DuoFeng & Jiang ShiCheng & Sun JinYan & Zhang MinNa & Wang Ling

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in soil carbon (C) sequestration in grassland ecosystems have important impacts on the global C cycle. As such, it is important that researche...

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Effect of pyric herbivory on source-sink dynamics in grassland birds.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Davis, C. A. & Churchwell, R. T. & Fuhlendorf, S. D. & Engle, D. M. & Hovick, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grasslands world-wide provide a host of ecosystem services. In particular, these grasslands serve as biodiversity repositories for a myriad of imperil...

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Grazer effects on soil carbon storage vary by herbivore assemblage in a semi-arid grassland.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Chang Qing & Wang Ling & Ding ShiWen & Xu TongTong & Li ZhiQiang & Song XuXin & Zhao Xuan & Wang DeLi & Pan DuoFeng

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accounting for 10%-30% of global soil organic carbon, grassland soils potentially present a large reservoir for storing atmospheric CO2. Livestock gra...

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Grasslands, grazing and biodiversity: editors' introduction.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Watkinson, A. R. & Ormerod, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper serves as an introduction to a special journal section on grazing and biodiversity in grasslands. Natural, semi-natural and artificial gras...

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The effects of flooding lowland wet grassland on soil macroinvertebrate prey of breeding wading birds.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Ausden, M. & Sutherland, W. J. & James, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lowland wet grassland in western Europe is often managed for breeding wading birds, especially lapwing Vanellus vanellus, redshank Tringa totanus, sni...

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Variation in the effects of vertebrate grazing on fire potential between grassland structural types.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Leonard, S. & Kirkpatrick, J. & Marsden-Smedley, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation fires can have major social, economic and ecological consequences. Research into fire behaviour has aimed to give managers greater ability ...

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Grazing by wild Red Deer: management options for the conservation of semi-natural open habitats.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Riesch, F. & Tonn, B. & Meißner, M. & Balkenhol, N. & Isselstein, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Maintaining semi-natural open habitats requires biomass removal, which can be achieved by extensive grazing with livestock species. However, implement...

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