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Fire and competition in a southern California grassland: impacts on the rare forb Erodium macrophyllum.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Gillespie, I. G. & Allen, E. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of off-season burns to control exotic vegetation shows promise for land managers. In California, wildfires tend to occur in the summer and aut...

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Foraging behaviour of sheep and red deer within natural heather/grass mosaics.

Published online: 28 May 1999

Authors: Hester, A. J. & Gordon, I. J. & Baillie, G. J. & Tappin, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Heather [Calluna vulgaris] moorland is an internationally important resource; it is valued as food and habitat for a range of herbivores as well as fo...

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Inhibition of nitrifiers by grass root extracts.

Published online: 28 Aug 1967

Authors: Munro, P. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Extracts of the roots of Hyparrhenia filipéndula and other grasses were tested against soil enrichment cultures of NH3-and NO2 oxidizers, by measuring...

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The ecological changes of Breckland grass heaths and the consequences of management.

Published online: 07 Nov 1992

Authors: Dolman, P. M. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Breckland grass heaths surveyed in 1981 were resurveyed (9 only) in 1989. Rabbit-grazed sites supported lichens, cushion-forming mosses, winter annual...

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Some effects of annual applications of three growth-retarding compounds on the composition and growth of a pasture sward.

Published online: 01 Nov 1988

Authors: Marshall, E. J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Maleic hydrazide and mefluidide significantly retarded growth of a mixed sward dominated by Festuca rubra, Agrostis spp., Poa spp., Dactylis glomerata...

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Use of grassland and field selection by brent geese Branta bernicla.

Published online: 15 Dec 1990

Authors: Summers, R. W. & Critchley, C. N. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Around Scolt Head Island, N. Norfolk 43.7%, 57.7% and 65.5% of the cumulative total number of observations of brent geese (Branta b. bernicla) were ma...

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Inhibition of nitrite oxidizers by roots of grass.

Published online: 28 Aug 1967

Authors: Munro, P. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A heat-labile substance in surface sterilized pieces of Hyparrhenia filipendula roots was toxic to nitrite oxidizers in a soil enrichment culture; it ...

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Targeted conservation grazing using molasses to increase preferential consumption of old growth pasture grasses.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Grange, I. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

High conservation value grasslands, which are usually marginal and agriculturally poor, are often difficult to manage appropriately for biodiversity e...

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Numbers of nitrifying bacteria in some Rhodesian soils under natural grass improved pastures.

Published online: 22 May 1969

Authors: Meiklejohn, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soils under improved pastures of Giant Rhodes grass, of Beckeropsis uniseta and of a Panicum species, heavily fertilized and stocked, and soils under ...

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Estimation of the seed bank of a chalk grassland ley established on former arable land.

Published online: 14 Jun 1988

Authors: Graham, D. J. & Hutchings, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The size, composition and seasonal and depth-related variations in the soil seed bank of a former chalk grassland ley were determined at monthly inter...

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