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Ecological engineering through fire-herbivory feedbacks drives the formation of savanna grazing lawns.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Donaldson, J. E. & Archibald, S. & Navashni Govender & Pollard, D. & Luhdo, Z. & Parr, C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variation in grass height is beneficial to biodiversity conservation in savanna landscapes. Theory predicts that small fires can promote short-grass a...

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Controlled grazing studies on Nardus grassland: effects of between-tussock sward height and species of grazer on Nardus utilization and floristic composition in two fields in Scotland.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Grant, S. A. & Torvell, L. & Sim, E. M. & Small, J. L. & Armstrong, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The utilization of the tussock-forming grass Nardus stricta was investigated in controlled grazing experiments in which various sward heights of betwe...

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Regulation of shrub dynamics by native browsing ungulates on East African rangeland.

Published online: 24 Mar 2004

Authors: Augustine, D. J. & McNaughton, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Herbivores, edaphic features and fire are primary factors regulating the balance between woody and herbaceous vegetation in savannas. Many observation...

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The relation of photosynthesis by phytometers in the profiles of kale crops to leaf area index above them.

Published online: 26 Oct 1970

Authors: Leach, G. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To estimate the effect of the foliage at different positions in the profiles of kale crops on the rate of photosynthesis below it, the leaf area index...

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Modelling the relationship between bird population variables and hedgerow, and other field margin attributes. II. Abundance of individual species and of groups of similar species.

Published online: 04 Aug 1995

Authors: Parish, T. & Lakhani, K. H. & Sparks, T. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An earlier paper (Journal of Applied Ecology (1994) 31 (4) 764-75) related bird species richness to hedgerows and other field attributes including adj...

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A comparison of two groups of yield plots representative of loblolly pine plantations in the Southeastern United States.

Published online: 26 Jun 2019

Authors: Amateis, R. L. & Burkhart, H. E.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Stand growth and productivity during the first decade for two groups of yield plots established in managed loblolly pine plantations growing in the So...

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Dispersal and establishment limitation reduces the potential for successful restoration of semi-natural grassland communities on former arable fields.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Öster, M. & Ask, K. & Cousins, S. A. O. & Eriksson, O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ex-arable fields have been suggested as potential sites for re-creation of semi-natural grasslands, but information is still limited on the temporal s...

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Competition in mixed stands of Pinus radiata and Eucalyptus obliqua.

Published online: 29 May 1996

Authors: Bi HuiQuan & Turvey, N. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Relative growth rate, mortality and stem form in individual trees in mixed stands of P. radiata (planted in 1975 on a former native forest land) and n...

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Impact of human extraction on tropical humid forests in the Western Ghats in Uttara Kannada, South India.

Published online: 24 Apr 1996

Authors: Daniels, R. J. R. & Madhav Gadgil & Joshi, N. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Thirty strip transects of 2400 m2 each, in the evergreen forest tract of the district of Uttara Kannada, were clustered into 2 groups with high and lo...

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The effect of height of water table on the growth of Holcus lanatus with reference to Lolium perenne.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Watt, T. A. & Haggar, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plants of Holcus lanatus and Lolium perenne were grown in monoculture and in a 50:50 mixture in free-draining conditions and with the water table at 5...

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