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Some characteristics of heath fires in north-east Scotland.

Published online: 13 Jan 1967

Authors: Kayll, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

2 heath fires in 15-yr-pld Calluna vulgaris in autumn under dry windy conditions consumed 93% of the available fuel. In one fire, crown temperature re...

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The distribution of Avena species naturalized in Western Australia.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Paterson, J. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wild oats (Avena spp.) were probably introduced into Western Australia from Tasmania c. 1830. Avena fatua and A. barbata now occur throughout the temp...

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Expansion of leaf area per plant in field bean (Vicia faba L.) as related to daily maximum temperature.

Published online: 28 Oct 1968

Authors: Bull, T. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The relative rate of increase of leaf area per plant was measured in Vicia faba from May to August. In the early stages of growth, until the leaf area...

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Seed banks and propagule dispersal in crested wheatgrass stands.

Published online: 22 Jul 1986

Authors: Marlette, G. M. & Anderson, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

4 sites in SE Idaho previously sown to Agropyron cristatum were compared with adjacent native plant communities. Sites 1 and 2 were essentially monocu...

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The importance of wetland margin microhabitat mosaics; the case of shorebirds and thermoregulation.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Ryeland, J. & Weston, M. A. & Symonds, M. R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wetlands, and the species that rely upon them, are under significant threat world-wide, with wetlands often being completely removed or drastically al...

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Melanism in Adalia bipunctata L.(Col., Coccinellidae) and its relationship to atmospheric pollution.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Muggleton, J. & Lonsdale, D. & Benham, B. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The evidence for the suggestion that smoke pollution is the main selective factor determining melanic frequencies of the polymorphic Adalia bipunctata...

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The physical properties of lagoon and mangrove deposits.

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Webb, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Summary only. The deposits of mangrove swamps and tropical lagoons are varied and range from coarse sands through mixed deposits to muds and clays. Ma...

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Winter growth of contrasting ryegrass varieties at two altitudes in mid-Wales.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Thomas, H. & Norris, I. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

7 cv. of perennial ryegrass, which originated from countries having contrasting winter climates and with a range of heading dates, were grown in simul...

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Predicting plant species' responses to grazing.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Vesk, P. A. & Westoby, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The aim of this study was to identify whether plant species show consistent responses to livestock grazing. The analyses were based on 35 published st...

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Design modifications affect bat box temperatures and suitability as maternity habitat.

Published online: 23 Dec 2021

Authors: Tillman, F. E. & Bakken, G. S. & O'Keefe, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Artificial roosting structures (e.g. bat boxes) are widely used as conservation tools for many animals, including bats. Although it is relatively easy...

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