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Alternative states models provide an effective framework for invasive species control and restoration of native communities.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Firn, J. & House, A. P. N. & Buckley, Y. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Identifying the mechanisms that facilitate invasion is crucial for the design of preventative measures and understanding the invasion process, but not...

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Livestock in diverse cropping systems improve weed management and sustain yields whilst reducing inputs.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: MacLaren, C. & Storkey, J. & Strauss, J. & Swanepoel, P. & Dehnen-Schmutz, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive cropping systems select for a low diversity of weeds tolerant of chemical control, leading to persistent weed-crop competition and declining...

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Effect of burning or clipping Agropyron spicatum in the autumn on the spring foraging behaviour of mule deer and cattle.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Willms, W. & Bailey, A. W. & McLean, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To estimate the effects of autumn clipping or burning on the foraging behaviour of mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus hemionus) and cattle, trials were se...

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Efficacy of prescribed grazing depends on timing intensity and frequency.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Rinella, M. J. & Hileman, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Exotic weeds and woody plants have invaded many grasslands, and prescribed grazing is one management technique used to combat these plants. Prescribed...

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Control of Molinia caerulea on upland moors.

Published online: 16 Jun 2004

Authors: Marrs, R. H. & Phillips, J. D. P. & Todd, P. A. & Ghorbani, J. & Duc, M. G. le

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Molinia encroachment has been viewed as a major threat to moorland conservation in the UK and elsewhere in Europe. In England and Wales agri-environme...

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Distribution, longevity and survival of upland hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) scrub in North Wales in relation to sheep grazing.

Published online: 20 Jul 1990

Authors: Good, J. E. G. & Bryant, R. & Carlill, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hawthorn scrub in an upland area (>150 m alt.) of North Wales was surveyed, and at three typical study sites, hawthorn occurrence was studied in re...

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Experiments on the effects of fertilizer and rabbit grazing treatments upon the vegetation of a limestone quarry floor.

Published online: 06 Jan 1994

Authors: Davis, B. N. K. & Lakhani, K. H. & Brown, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation colonization in Clipsham Old Quarry, near the Leicestershire/Lincolnshire border, was studied in 1980-84. Quarrying finished about 40 years...

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The effect of grazing in winter by wild geese on improved grassland in west Scotland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Patton, D. L. H. & Frame, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

After 2 trials in late winter 1973-4, 6 main experiments were conducted over the winter periods of 1974-5 and 1975-6 to determine the loss of herbage ...

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Small scale heterogeneity in a semi-arid North American grassland. II. Cattle grazing of simulated urine patches.

Published online: 06 Jun 1992

Authors: Jaramillo, V. J. & Detling, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of simulated urine deposition on the selectivity and intensity of cattle grazing on Agropyron smithii [Elymus smithii] tillers were studie...

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Phosphorus adsorption by soils from heathlands in southern England in relation to successional change.

Published online: 16 Mar 1991

Authors: Chapman, S. B. & Rose, R. J. & Basanta, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Determinations of the phosphorus adsorption characteristics of a range of heathland soils are described and related to differences in phosphorus econo...

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