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Grazing by mountain hares Lepus timidus L., red deer Cervus elaphus L. and red grouse Lagopus l. scoticus on heather moorland in north-east Scotland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Hewson, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mountain hares had a similar pattern of feeding throughout the year on a rich moor overlying base-rich rocks where hares were abundant and a poor moor...

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Toward the next Common Agricultural Policy reform: determinants of avian communities in hay meadows reveal current policy's inadequacy for biodiversity conservation in grassland ecosystems.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Assandri, G. & Bogliani, G. & Pedrini, P. & Brambilla, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Semi-natural grasslands are among the richest European ecosystems in terms of biodiversity. However, they have been severely affected by farming inten...

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Paying for conservation: a bioeconomic analysis of the effects of land management options on the viability of an endangered species, Eryngium alpinum.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Andrello, M. & Devaux, C. & Quétier, F. & Till-Bottraud, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land management is critical for biodiversity conservation in mountain grasslands. It should be both ecologically effective and economically efficient....

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Consequences of pastoral abandonment for the structure and diversity of the alpine avifauna.

Published online: 16 Jun 2004

Authors: Laiolo, P. & Dondero, F. & Ciliento, E. & Rolando, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is a long-term trend of depopulation of rural areas and pasture abandonment throughout the Alps. This trend peaked after the Second World War an...

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Seasonal and spatial variation in the mineral content of some upland vegetation types in Scotland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Powell, C. F. & Malcolm, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data are given on N, P, K, Ca and Mg content for pioneer, mature and degenerating Calluna vulgaris, young and old Vaccinium myrtillus, Nardus stricta,...

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Effects of controlled levels of sulphur dioxide on western wheatgrass in a south-eastern Montana grassland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Heitschmidt, R. K. & Lauenroth, W. K. & Dodd, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Swards dominated by western wheatgrass (Agropyron smithii) at 2 sites in SE Montana were continuously fumigated with 2, 4 or 7 p.p.h.m. SO2 from mid-M...

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Small scale heterogeneity in a semi-arid North American grassland. II. Cattle grazing of simulated urine patches.

Published online: 06 Jun 1992

Authors: Jaramillo, V. J. & Detling, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of simulated urine deposition on the selectivity and intensity of cattle grazing on Agropyron smithii [Elymus smithii] tillers were studie...

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Long-term changes in colonization of bulldozed ski pistes at Cairn Gorm, Scotland.

Published online: 16 Apr 1997

Authors: Bayfield, N. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The long-term effects of grass reseeding on the colonization of bulldozed ground by native species were investigated. Colonization of three bulldozed ...

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Grazing and climate change have site-dependent interactive effects on vegetation in Asian montane rangelands.

Published online: 06 Mar 2021

Authors: Kohli, M. & Mijiddorj, T. N. & Suryawanshi, K. R. & Mishra, C. & Boldgiv, B. & Mahesh Sankaran

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate over Asian montane rangelands is changing faster than the global average, posing serious threats to the future of the region's livestock-based...

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Foraging niche characteristics of horses, sheep and goats in an alpine meadow of the Indian Central Himalaya.

Published online: 03 Sep 1993

Authors: Negi, G. C. S. & Rikhari, H. C. & Ram, J. & Singh, S. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data on plant species foraged, foraging hours, bite rate, bite size and species DM removed per species per bite were collected in tussock grass-forb (...

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