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The selection of winter food by whitefronted geese.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Owen, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An analysis of the contents of 109 European whitefronted goose (Anser albifrons) fore-guts, and of goose droppings, is described. The diet of the gees...

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Agricultural intensification heightens food safety risks posed by wild birds.

Published online: 21 Nov 2020

Authors: Smith, O. M. & Edworthy, A. & Taylor, J. M. & Jones, M. S. & Tormanen, A. & Kennedy, C. M. & Fu Zhen & Latimer, C. E. & Cornell, K. A. & Michelotti, L. A. & Sato, C. & Northfield, T. & Snyder, W. E. & Owen, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification and simplification are key drivers of recent declines in wild bird populations, heightening the need to better balance co...

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Food web heterogeneity and succession in created saltmarshes.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Nordström, M. C. & Demopoulos, A. W. J. & Whitcraft, C. R. & Rismondo, A. & McMillan, P. & Gonzalez, J. P. & Levin, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological restoration must achieve functional as well as structural recovery. Functional metrics for re-establishment of trophic interactions can be ...

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Differences in the quality of food eaten by red deer (Cervus elaphus) stags and hinds in winter.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Staines, B. W. & Crisp, J. M. & Parish, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Differences in the quality of food eaten by male and female red deer in winter were studied at Glenfeshie, in the central highlands of Scotland. Hinds...

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The use of alternative foods to reduce conifer seed predation by the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus).

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Sullivan, T. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The upper limit to the number of mice was estimated at 36 mice/ha when 860 000 Douglas fir seeds/ha were taken. Additional seeds did not result in fur...

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Combatting plant diseases with ant chemicals: a review and meta-analysis.

Published online: 09 Feb 2022

Authors: Offenberg, J. & Jensen, I. C. & Hansen, R. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant diseases are a growing threat to plant production and food security. An accumulating number of studies show that ants and their bacterial symbio...

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Subordinate plants sustain the complexity and stability of soil micro-food webs in natural bamboo forest ecosystems.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Shao YuanHu & Wang XiaoLi & Zhao Jie & Wu JianPing & Zhang WeiXin & Neher, D. A. & Li YanXia & Lou YiPing & Fu ShengLei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Subordinate plants have a significant impact on soil organisms in primary successional floodplains and grassland ecosystems, but their role in subtrop...

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The Potential Contribution of Agroforestry to Net Zero Objectives.

Published online: 03 Nov 2022

Published by: Woodland Trust

Authors: Burgess, P. J. & Graves, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aim of this report, for the Woodland Trust, is to examine the potential contribution of agroforestry to net zero objectives in the United Kingdom ...

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Re-evaluating strategies for pollinator-dependent crops: how useful is parthenocarpy?

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Knapp, J. L. & Bartlett, L. J. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Whilst most studies reviewing the reliance of global agriculture on insect pollination advocate increasing the 'supply' of pollinators (wild or manage...

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Selective plant foraging and the top-down suppression of native diversity in a restored prairie.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Schneider, S. & Steeves, R. & Newmaster, S. & MacDougall, A. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Clarifying what species are being consumed at what times can improve our understanding of how anthropogenic change affects food web dynamics, with imp...

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