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 28 results

Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. 5. Effects of controlled burning and grazing management on Tarchonanthus /Acacia thicket.

Published online: 11 Jan 1971

Authors: Pratt, D. J. & Knight, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Treatments were appropriate to traditional cattle husbandry and consisted of two 4-year rotations involving burning, grazing by goats and preliminary ...

Read more

Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. 2. An evaluation of the Holt IXa 'Bush Breaker' in Tarchonanthus/Acacia thicket.

Published online: 06 Mar 1966

Authors: Pratt, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In experiments begun in 1958 in Baringo District Kenya, the Holt IXa bush control machine was used ± grass sowing and subsequent burning in a grazing ...

Read more

Land classification for management planning in the Luangwa Valley of Zambia.

Published online: 12 Jan 1970

Authors: Astle, W. L. & Webster, R. & Lawrance, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Luangwa Valley is about 700 km long and up to 90 km wide, and contains about 15, 000 km2 of game reserves where local overgrazing and overbrowsing...

Read more

Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. 4. Effects of controlled burning on secondary thicket in upland Acacia woodland.

Published online: 13 Jan 1968

Authors: Thomas, D. B. & Pratt, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Read more

Effects of elephants and goats on the Kaffrarian succulent thicket of the eastern Cape, South Africa.

Published online: 16 Jan 1993

Authors: Stuart-Hill, G. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of defoliation by wild herbivores (mostly elephants) or domestic ungulates (mostly goats) on Kaffrarian succulent thicket, dominated by th...

Read more

Integrating herbicide and mechanical control treatments with fire and biological control to manage an invasive wetland shrub, Mimosa pigra.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Paynter, Q. & Flanagan, G. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Australia, biological control is a promising long-term management strategy for the woody weed mimosa Mimosa pigra but does not yet provide adequate...

Read more

Topsoil removal through scarification improves natural regeneration in high-graded Nothofagus old-growth forests.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Soto, D. P. & Puettmann, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

High grading by removing the majority of trees with superior timber quality has led to loss of productivity and biodiversity in forests. Typically, af...

Read more

Further eradication of tsetse in the Chad and Gongola River systems in north-eastern Nigeria.

Published online: 22 May 1972

Authors: Davies, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is substantially the author's summary. During the years 1963-70, further progress was made in eradicating tsetse flies (Glossina tachino...

Read more

Ecological anachronisms in the recruitment of temperate light-demanding tree species in wooded pastures.

Published online: 14 Jul 2004

Authors: Bakker, E. S. & Olff, H. & Vandenberghe, C. & Maeyer, K. de & Smit, R. & Gleichman, J. M. & Vera, F. W. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Light-demanding trees and thorny shrubs in temperate plant communities may reflect adaptations to now-extinct large grazers, such as aurochs and tarpa...

Read more

Patterns of activity and habitat use by a population of bullfinches (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) in relation to bud-feeding in orchards.

Published online: 02 Sep 1985

Authors: Greig-Smith, P. W. & Wilson, G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A farmland population of bullfinches on the Weald of Kent was studied for 2 years to determine how changes in its size, composition, or activity corre...

Read more