Search

All content is free for everyone to browse, read and share. You’ll find peer-reviewed journal articles and non-peer reviewed grey literature. Type keywords into the search box or use the filtering options below to browse the content.

Filter by...

Showing 68 results

The effects of alien shrub invasions on vegetation structure and fire behaviour in South African fynbos shrublands: a simulation study.

Published online: 23 Apr 1986

Authors: Wilgen, B. W. van & Richardson, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

South African fynbos vegetation, principally Protea repens and P. neriifolia, is fire-prone and susceptible to invasion by alien shrubs. Changes in bi...

Read more

Simple measures of climate, soil properties and plant traits predict national-scale grassland soil carbon stocks.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Manning, P. & Vries, F. T. de & Tallowin, J. R. B. & Smith, R. & Mortimer, S. R. & Pilgrim, E. S. & Harrison, K. A. & Wright, D. G. & Quirk, H. & Benson, J. & Shipley, B. & Cornelissen, J. H. C. & Kattge, J. & Bönisch, G. & Wirth, C. & Bardgett, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil carbon (C) storage is a key ecosystem service. Soil C stocks play a vital role in soil fertility and climate regulation, but the factors that con...

Read more

Earthworm activity and availability for meadow birds is restricted in intensively managed grasslands.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Onrust, J. & Wymenga, E. & Piersma, T. & Olff, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Earthworms are an important prey for the endangered meadow birds of northwest Europe. Although intensive grassland management with high manure inputs ...

Read more

The effect of fire season, fire frequency, rainfall and management on fire intensity in savanna vegetation in South Africa.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Govender, N. & Trollope, W. S. W. & Wilgen, B. W. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fire is important for the maintenance and conservation of African savanna ecosystems. Despite the importance of fire intensity as a key element of the...

Read more

Studies in the water relations of Pinus srlvestris in plantation conditions. II. The annual cycle of soil moisture change and derived estimates of evaporation.

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Rutter, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tensiometers and electrical-resistance blocks were used to measure water tensions and, indirectly, water contents of a sandy-clay soil under a 16-year...

Read more

A logistic model simulating environmental changes associated with the growth of populations of rice weevils, Sitophilus oryzae, reared in small cells of wheat.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Hardman, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A logistic model is presented which simulates population growth and concomitant environmental changes when Sitophilus oryzae (L.) is reared on wheat. ...

Read more

Feeding behaviour and impact of ducks on ripening barley crops grown in Otago, New Zealand.

Published online: 24 Dec 1985

Authors: Gillespie, G. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field feeding by mallard ducks was not random; fodder barley and stubble fields were preferred and standing oat crops were avoided. Ducks were attract...

Read more

Changes in soil properties and vegetation following disturbance of Alaskan arctic tundra.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Chapin, F. S., III & Shaver, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil characteristics and vegetation were studied in vehicle tracks and adjacent undisturbed tundra along local moisture gradients at four sites in nor...

Read more

Soil impedance as a factor reducing crop seedling emergence, and its relation to soil conditions at sowing, and to applied water.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Hegarty, T. W. & Royle, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seeds of calabrese, carrot, onion and sugar beet were sown in the field on successive occasions. Soil integral impedance (work done in penetrating the...

Read more

Transport of water in the soil-plant-atmosphere system.

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Cowan, I. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An approximate solution is presented of the differential equation describing soil-moisture flow towards a root absorbing water at a periodically varyi...

Read more