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Towards a risk register for natural capital.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Mace, G. M. & Hails, R. S. & Cryle, P. & Harlow, J. & Clarke, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Natural capital is essential for goods and services on which people depend. Yet pressures on the environment mean that natural capital assets are cont...

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The nutritional ecology of Coke's hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus cokei) in Kenya.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Price, M. R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

One male Coke's hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus cokei) weighing 108 kg was used in a digestibility trial. Chopped medium-quality hay with 36.5% crud...

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The effect of agricultural diversity and crop choice on functional capacity change in grassland conversions.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Lin, B. B. & Flynn, D. F. B. & Bunker, D. E. & Uriarte, M. & Naeem, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Given that approximately one-quarter of grasslands worldwide have been converted to agriculture, understanding the consequences of agricultural conver...

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Additive and interactive effects of pollination and biological pest control on crop yield.

Published online: 27 Aug 2020

Authors: Gagic, V. & Marcora, A. & Howie, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insect pollination and biological pest control simultaneously influence crop yield, but are often investigated individually. This can lead to under- o...

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Comparative foraging and nutrition of horses and cattle in European wetlands.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Menard, C. & Duncan, P. & Fleurance, G. & Georges, J. Y. & Lila, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Equids are generalist herbivores that co-exist with bovids of similar body size in many ecosystems. There are two major hypotheses to explain their co...

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Control of vegetation succession by means of soil fabrics.

Published online: 24 Feb 1970

Authors: Grime, J. P. & Loach, K. & Peckham, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes experiments on the use of fabrics placed on the soil surface or within the soil profile to prevent invasion by tree species. In a greenhouse...

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Life cycle informed restoration: engineering settlement substrate material characteristics and structural complexity for reef formation.

Published online: 04 Nov 2021

Authors: Temmink, R. J. M. & Angelini, C. & Fivash, G. S. & Swart, L. & Nouta, R. & Teunis, M. & Lengkeek, W. & Didderen, K. & Lamers, L. P. M. & Bouma, T. J. & Heide, T. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecosystems are degrading world-wide, with severe ecological and economic consequences. Restoration is becoming an important tool to regain ecosystem s...

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The development of a hydraulic seeding technique for unstable sand slopes. II. Field evaluation.

Published online: 23 Apr 1986

Authors: Roberts, R. D. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hydraulic sowing involves application of fertilizer and/or seed to steep slopes as a water-based slurry. Mulches are typically added to bury the seed ...

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Evaluating ecosystem goods and services after restoration of marginal upland peatlands in South-West England.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Grand-Clement, E. & Anderson, K. & Smith, D. & Luscombe, D. & Gatis, N. & Ross, M. & Brazier, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the UK, drainage for agricultural reclamation during the 19th and 20th centuries is responsible for an alteration of the ecological and hydrologica...

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Food production vs. biodiversity: comparing organic and conventional agriculture.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Gabriel, D. & Sait, S. M. & Kunin, W. E. & Benton, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A substantial proportion of the global land surface is used for agricultural production. Agricultural land serves multiple societal purposes; it provi...

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