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Long-term effects of rotational prescribed burning and low-intensity sheep grazing on blanket-bog plant communities.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Lee HyoHyeMi & Alday, J. G. & Rose, R. J. & O'Reilly, J. & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The importance of peatlands is being increasingly recognized internationally for both the conservation of biodiversity and the provision of ecosystem ...

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Can restoration of afforested peatland regulate pests and disease?

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Gilbert, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Government policies are driving landscape-scale changes in land use to provide ecosystem services; but there may be unconsidered cascading effects. A ...

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Diversification of Molinia-dominated blanket bogs using Sphagnum propagules.

Published online: 24 Jan 2022

Authors: Pilkington, M. & Walker, J. & Fry, C. & Eades, P. & Meade, R. & Pollett, N. & Rogers, T. & Helliwell, T. & Chandler, D. & Fawcett, E. & Keatley, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Increasing dominance by purple moor grass, Molinia caerulea ('Molinia') on globally rare and protected blanket bogs of the United Kingdom and the Sout...

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Input and output of minerals for an area of Pennine moorland: The importance of precipitation, drainage, peat erosion and animals.

Published online: 28 Aug 1967

Authors: Crisp, D. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An outline balance sheet for water, Na, K, Ca, P and N was constructed for a stream catchment of 83 ha. The catchment surface comprised 11-20% eroding...

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The effect of open drainage ditches on the plant and invertebrate communities of moorland and on the decomposition of peat.

Published online: 10 Nov 1990

Authors: Coulson, J. C. & Butterfield, J. E. L. & Henderson, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model of the function of open drainage ditches (grips) on peat moorland in northern England is described. The model makes the following predictions:...

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The mineral nutrient status of Rubus chamaemorus L. in relation to burning and sheep grazing.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Marks, T. C. & Taylor, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nutrient contents of Rubus chamaemorus from burned, unburned, and sheep grazing. plots on blanket bog were determined. Macronutrient supply did no...

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Conservation of vascular plants in single large and several small mires: species richness, rarity and taxonomic diversity.

Published online: 26 May 1999

Authors: Virolainen, K. M. & Suomi, T. & Suhonen, J. & Kuitunen, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was conducted during 1994-95 in Finland within a 1600 ha area containing patchy boreal spruce (Picea abies) and pine (Pinus sylvestris) mire h...

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NatureScot Research Report 1284 - Facilitating Local Natural Capital Investment - Scottish Borders Area Characterisation.

Published online: 09 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Dickie, I. & Royle, D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The objective of this characterisation report is to develop an overall understanding of state of natural capital in the Scottish Borders and identify ...

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A maximum-minimum recorder for shallow water tables, developed for ecohydrological studies on mires.

Published online: 02 Mar 1995

Authors: Bragg, O. M. & Hulme, P. D. & Ingram, H. A. P. & Johnston, J. P. & Wilson, A. I. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A new, low-cost field instrument for determination of water levels, which records the highest and lowest levels attained between site visits, is descr...

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Regional differences in the deposition of heavy metals over Scandinavia.

Published online: 22 May 1971

Authors: Rühling, Å. & Tyler, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Metal concentrations in Hypnum cupressiforme, Hylocomium splendens and Sphagnum magellanicum from different parts of Scandinavia were studied. The con...

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