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Survival of seeds of tropical grassland species subjected to bovine digestion.

Published online: 20 Mar 1993

Authors: Gardener, C. J. & McIvor, J. G. & Jansen, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The survival and digestion of seeds of 47 tropical and subtropical legume and grass species were studied by placing the seeds in nylon bags in the rum...

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Germination characteristics of shingle beach species, effects of seed ageing and their implications for vegetation restoration.

Published online: 18 Jun 1997

Authors: Walmsley, C. A. & Davy, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of coastal-shingle vegetation at Sizewell, Suffolk, UK, after construction of a power station, was underpinned by an investigation into th...

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Red clover pollination by bumble bees: a study of the dynamics of a plant-pollinator relationship.

Published online: 01 Feb 1984

Authors: Plowright, R. C. & Hartling, L. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A 3-parameter probabilistic model provided a good fit to data relating seed set to the number of florets on red clover inflorescences visited by bumbl...

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Soil seed banks and the potential restoration of forested wetlands after farming.

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Middleton, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in farming practice provide an opportunity to restore once extensive forested wetlands on agricultural land. In some parts of the world, howev...

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Evaluating the success of upland hay meadow restoration in the North Pennines, United Kingdom, using green hay transfer.

Published online: 02 Jul 2022

Authors: Starr-Keddle, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Traditionally managed mesotrophic species-rich upland hay meadows conforming to the National Vegetation Classification (NVC) MG3b are one of the ra...

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Morphoecological characteristics of grasses used to restore degraded semi-arid African rangelands.

Published online: 26 May 2022

Authors: Mganga, K. Z. & Kaindi, E. & Ndathi, A. J. N. & Bosma, L. & Kioko, T. & Kadenyi, N. & Wambua, S. M. & Steenbergen, F. van & Musimba, N. K. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Progressive loss of productivity and plant diversity is a concern in global rangelands. In African rangelands, this process is partly attributed to he...

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Combined effects of seed provenance, plant facilitation and restoration site on revegetation success.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Fedriani, J. M. & Garrote, P. J. & Calvo, G. & Delibes, M. & Castilla, A. R. & Żywiec, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant provenance, plant facilitation and the characteristics of restoration sites are critical determinants of revegetation success. Surprisingly, how...

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Assessing unintended human-mediated dispersal using visitation networks.

Published online: 30 Jul 2021

Authors: Runghen, R. & Mora, B. B. & Godoy-Lorite, A. & Stouffer, D. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Human visitors are associated with the unintended dispersal of weeds, seeds and pathogens across ecological communities. With the increasing popula...

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Productivity and plasticity of wheat and Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. in pure and mixed stands.

Published online: 11 Jan 1971

Authors: Ramakrishnan, P. S. & Kumar, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Both species responded to increasing density by extreme plasticity and there was no density-induced mortality even at 3200 plants/m2. In wheat the pla...

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Evaluation in contrasting climates of dormancy characteristics of seed of Digitaria milanjiana.

Published online: 09 Apr 1985

Authors: Hacker, J. B. & Andrew, M. H. & McIvor, J. G. & Mott, J. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed of 4 ecotypes of Digitaria milanjiana with different dormancy characteristics related to climatic origin were exposed at the soil surface during ...

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