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Unpalatable plants facilitate tree sapling survival in wooded pastures.

Published online: 17 May 2006

Authors: Smit, C. & Ouden, J. den & Müller-Schärer, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In endangered wooded pasture ecosystems established tree saplings are frequently found in spatial association with protective structures, suggesting n...

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Are agri-environment schemes successful in delivering conservation grazing management on saltmarsh?

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Mason, L. R. & Feather, A. & Godden, N. & Vreugdenhil, C. C. & Smart, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grasslands occur around the globe and, in temperate regions, their natural management by fire, drought and wild herbivores has largely been replaced b...

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An experimental study of the effects of sheep grazing on vegetation change in a species-poor grassland and the role of seedling recruitment into gaps.

Published online: 14 Oct 1994

Authors: Bullock, J. M. & Clear-Hill, B. & Dale, M. P. & Silvertown, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An experiment was set up in 1986 on a species-poor grassland in Oxfordshire to determine the effect of sheep grazing management on vegetation change a...

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Livestock activity increases exotic plant richness, but wildlife increases native richness, with stronger effects under low productivity.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Eldridge, D. J. & Delgado-Baquerizo, M. & Travers, S. K. & Val, J. & Oliver, I. & Dorrough, J. W. & Soliveres, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by domestic livestock is one of the most widespread land uses world-wide, particularly in rangelands, where it co-occurs with grazing by wild ...

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To graze or not to graze? Sheep, voles, forestry and nature conservation in the British uplands.

Published online: 12 Jul 2006

Authors: Evans, D. M. & Redpath, S. M. & Elston, D. A. & Evans, S. A. & Mitchell, R. J. & Dennis, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The British uplands are internationally important for their unique plant and bird communities. They have considerable economic, nature conservation, l...

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The density of redshank Tringa totanus breeding on the salt-marshes of the Wash in relation to habitat and its grazing management.

Published online: 19 Sep 1997

Authors: Norris, K. & Cook, T. & O'Dowd, B. & Durdin, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Coastal salt-marshes in Great Britain are of both national and international significance for their breeding redshank Tringa totanus populations. Thes...

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Individual study: use of grazing and mowing to reduce the dominance of soft rush Juncus effusus in fen meadows in Scotland.

Published online: 12 Mar 2020

Authors: Shellswell, C. H. & Humpidge, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Three years of differing management regimes to reduce the dominance of soft rush Juncus effusus were undertaken at Moss Town Fen on the north-east Abe...

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Plant-animal interactions in a continuously grazed mixture. II. The role of differences in the physiology of plant growth and of selective grazing on the performance and stability of species in a mixture.

Published online: 16 Nov 1991

Authors: Parsons, A. J. & Harvey, A. & Johnson, I. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A physiologically based mechanistic model of the dynamic interaction between plants and animals is used to consider the role of differences in growth ...

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The influence of management regime and altitude on the population structure of Succisa pratensis: implications for vegetation monitoring.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Bühler, C. & Schmid, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Environmental change and land use may alter the vegetation typical of wetland habitats. However, commonly used techniques for vegetation monitoring th...

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A meta-analysis of the effects of habitat aridity, evolutionary history of grazing and grazing intensity on bee and butterfly communities worldwide.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Thapa-Magar, K. B. & Davis, T. S. & Fernández-Giménez, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

A variety of habitat-associated factors moderate effects of grazing on insect biodiversity. Here, we examine how aridity, evolutionary history of graz...

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