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Rotational vegetation burning effects on peatland stream ecosystems.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Ramchunder, S. J. & Brown, L. E. & Holden, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rotational vegetation burning in peatlands is undertaken predominantly to increase habitat suitability and food availability for red grouse Lagopus la...

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Impacts of water level fluctuation on mesotrophic rich fens: acidification vs. eutrophication.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Cusell, C. & Lamers, L. P. M. & Wirdum, G. van & Kooijman, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water levels in areas with intensive agriculture have often been strictly controlled for decades. Recently, more natural fluctuating water levels have...

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Control of vegetation succession by means of soil fabrics.

Published online: 24 Feb 1970

Authors: Grime, J. P. & Loach, K. & Peckham, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes experiments on the use of fabrics placed on the soil surface or within the soil profile to prevent invasion by tree species. In a greenhouse...

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Plant uptake of radiocaesium on heather moorland grazed by sheep.

Published online: 12 Jun 1993

Authors: Salt, C. A. & Mayes, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A hill pasture on an iron podzol in NE Scotland comprising areas of heather-dominated vegetation and Deschampsia flexuosa grassland was grazed by shee...

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Key pollen host plants provide balanced diets for wild bee larvae: a lesson for planting flower strips and hedgerows.

Published online: 03 Sep 2020

Authors: Filipiak, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bee-friendly plants are defined by the quantity of food they produce and the visitation rates of adult insects foraging for nectar. However, it is pol...

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Litter-fall in a Pinus radiata forest: the effect of irrigation and fertilizer treatments.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Cromer, R. N. & Tompkins, D. & Barr, N. J. & Williams, E. R. & Stewart, H. T. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A 15 year-old Pinus radiata plantation near Sale, Victoria, Australia, was irrigated with waste-water for 3 years. A litter-fall of 400 g m-2 year-1 w...

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Peat bog restoration by floating raft formation: the effects of groundwater and peat quality.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Smolders, A. J. P. & Tomassen, H. B. M. & Lamers, L. P. M. & Lomans, B. P. & Roelofs, J. G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. A prerequisite for the restoration of desiccated bog remnants is rewetting the peat surface. Frequently in Europe, extensive areas are flooded in o...

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Response of grasses to nitrogen source.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Wiltshire, G. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Yield responses of various grasses to ammonium-N and nitrate-N were investigated in pot trials. Yields with nitrate-N as a percentage of those with am...

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