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Rate of spread of fires in Calluna vulgaris-dominated moorlands.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Davies, G. M. & Legg, C. J. & Smith, A. A. & MacDonald, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Calluna-dominated heaths occur throughout Europe but are in decline across their range. There is growing interest in using prescribed burning for thei...

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Grazing preferences of mountain hares on heather moorland and hill pastures.

Published online: 31 Mar 1990

Authors: Hewson, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing preferences of mountain hares in relation to the area available of each of 7 main classes of moorland and vegetation in NE Scotland were studi...

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Artificial agri-environment scheme ponds do not replicate natural environments despite higher aquatic and terrestrial invertebrate richness and abundance.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Reyne, M. & Nolan, M. & McGuiggan, H. & Aubry, A. & Emmerson, M. & Marnell, F. & Reid, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Farmland ponds are a highly threatened freshwater habitat which has undergone dramatic losses during the last 200 years due to land drainage schemes a...

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Formulating a general statistical model for Betula spp. invasion of lowland heath ecosystems.

Published online: 04 Jan 2006

Authors: Manning, P. & Putwain, P. D. & Webb, N. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Numerous studies describe thresholds at which transitions between alternate ecosystem states occur but few quantitatively delimit these conditions and...

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Diagnosing the cause of population changes: localized habitat change and the decline of the endangered St Helena wirebird.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: McCulloch, N. & Norris, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Statistical models of population density and/or change in relation to habitat could aid the management of endangered species and help diagnose causes ...

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Wild and domestic savanna herbivores increase smaller vertebrate diversity, but less than additively.

Published online: 23 May 2021

Authors: Wells, H. B. M. & Kimuyu, D. M. & Odadi, W. O. & Dougill, A. J. & Stringer, L. C. & Young, T. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cattle and other livestock graze more than a quarter of the world's terrestrial area and are widely regarded to be drivers of global biodiversity decl...

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The biology of the white clover seed weevil Apion dichroum Bedel (Col. Curculionidae).

Published online: 02 Jul 1969

Authors: Freeman, B. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based largely on the author's summary. The bionomics of Apion dichroum Bedel in fields of white clover [Trifolium repens] in south-ea...

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Giant panda selection between Bashania fangiana bamboo habitats in Wolong reserve, Sichuan, China.

Published online: 31 Aug 1991

Authors: Reid, D. G. & Hu, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat selection by the giant panda Ailuropoda melanoleuca was studied in the subalpine forests of Wolong Reserve, Sichuan, China, where Bashania fan...

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