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Semi-natural grasslands as population sources for pollinating insects in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Öckinger, E. & Smith, H. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In intensively farmed agricultural landscapes, many species are confined to very small uncultivated areas such as field margins. However, it has been ...

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Associations between plant and pollinator communities under grassland restoration respond mainly to landscape connectivity.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Rotchés-Ribalta, R. & Winsa, M. & Roberts, S. P. M. & Öckinger, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use change can disrupt associations between different trophic groups, but it is unclear if habitat restoration can recover these associations. In...

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Impacts of grazing by different large herbivores in grassland depend on plant species diversity.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Liu Jun & Feng Chao & Wang DeLi & Wang Ling & Wilsey, B. J. & Zhong ZhiWei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is well documented that large herbivores have pronounced effects on plant communities in grassland ecosystems, and the extent and course of their e...

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Facilitating grassland diversification using the hemiparasitic plant Rhinanthus minor.

Published online: 17 Nov 2004

Authors: Pywell, R. F. & Bullock, J. M. & Walker, K. J. & Coulson, S. J. & Gregory, S. J. & Stevenson, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species-rich grasslands are of high conservation value because of the diverse floral and faunal assemblages they support. Intensive agriculture has re...

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Species-rich semi-natural grasslands have a higher resistance but a lower resilience than intensively managed agricultural grasslands in response to climate anomalies.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Keersmaecker, W. de & Rooijen, N. van & Lhermitte, S. & Tits, L. & Schaminée, J. & Coppin, P. & Honnay, O. & Somers, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The stable delivery of ecosystem services provided by grasslands is strongly dependent on the stability of grassland ecosystem functions such as bioma...

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Barriers to tree seedling emergence on human-induced grasslands in Sri Lanka.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Gunaratne, A. M. T. A. & Gunatilleke, C. V. S. & Gunatilleke, I. A. U. N. & Weerasinghe, H. M. S. P. M. & Burslem, D. F. R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Colonization by woody plants is often very slow or absent on grasslands occupying degraded land in the tropics. Seed dispersal limitation is widely re...

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Soil seed banks in European grasslands: does land use affect regeneration perspectives?

Published online: 09 Jan 1998

Authors: Bekker, R. M. & Verweij, G. L. & Smith, R. E. N. & Reine, R. & Bakker, J. P. & Schneider, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil seed banks of 38 grassland sites in western Europe (Germany, Netherlands, UK and Spain) were sampled and species composition was determined. All ...

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South Somerset SSSIs: a study of neutral grassland succession.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Gibson, C. W. D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report details studies of fields of known ages and past treatment within a narrow compass of countryside in Somerset, near the border with Dorset...

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The role of management and landscape context in the restoration of grassland phytophagous beetles.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Woodcock, B. A. & Vogiatzakis, I. N. & Westbury, D. B. & Lawson, C. S. & Edwards, A. R. & Brook, A. J. & Harris, S. J. & Lock, K. A. & Maczey, N. & Masters, G. & Brown, V. K. & Mortimer, S. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Declines in area and quality of species-rich mesotrophic and calcareous grasslands have occurred all across Europe. While the European Union has promo...

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The importance of core habitat for a threatened species in changing landscapes.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Herse, M. R. & With, K. A. & Boyle, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat loss, fragmentation, and alteration of the landscape matrix are interdependent processes, collectively responsible for most recent species ext...

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