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In search for key biogeochemical factors affecting plant species persistence in heathland and acidic grasslands: a comparison of common and rare species.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Kleijn, D. & Bekker, R. M. & Bobbink, R. & Graaf, M. C. C. de & Roelofs, J. G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the last century, many plant species typical of heathland and nutrient-poor acidic grasslands have become rare whereas others have remained com...

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Control of bracken and restoration of heathland. VIII. The regeneration of the heathland community after 18 years of continued bracken control or 6 years of control followed by recovery.

Published online: 08 Jul 1999

Authors: Marrs, R. H. & Johnson, S. W. & Duc, M. G. le

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effectiveness of a range of bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) control and heathland restoration treatments, in factorial combination, on heath develop...

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Long-term effects of ammonium sulphate on Calluna vulgaris.

Published online: 26 Jun 1997

Authors: Uren, S. C. & Ainsworth, N. & Power, S. A. & Cousins, D. A. & Huxedurp, L. M. & Ashmore, M. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The results of the first 4 years of an experiment which has involved frequent applications of ammonium sulfate within a 1-km2 tract of nitrogen-poor d...

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The effects of temporary ballast roadways on heathland vegetation.

Published online: 21 Dec 1994

Authors: Rose, R. J. & Webb, N. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A series of trials was established to assess the effects of temporary roadways on heathland vegetation. These temporary roadways were set up on both d...

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Effects of climate and management on the productivity of Dutch heathlands.

Published online: 21 Dec 1994

Authors: Diemont, W. H. & Voshaar, J. H. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effects of burning and turf-cutting treatments on the productivity of Calluna vulgaris heathlands were studied for a climatologically dry site (Strabr...

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Effects of burning on heathland soil chemical properties: an experimental study on the effect of heating and ash deposits.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Forgeard, F. & Frenot, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of heat and nutrient supply from ash after light and hot fires on Brittany (France) heathland soils (brown acidic soils) were studied in the ...

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The impact of a road upon adjacent heathland vegetation: effects on plant species composition.

Published online: 30 Jun 1997

Authors: Angold, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of a road upon heathland vegetation was investigated at five sites adjacent to the main trunk road through the New Forest, Hampshire, UK, w...

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Grazing heathland: a guide to impact assessment for insects and reptiles.

Published online: 21 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Offer, D. & Edwards MiKe & Edgar, P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report sets out a process, called Grazing Impact Assessment (GIA), that helps identify and assess potentially adverse impacts of grazing on sensi...

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Seed banks at six open and afforested heathland sites in southern Sweden.

Published online: 24 May 1988

Authors: Granström, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Germinable seed banks in the soil were determined for: a grazed heathland; 4 first generation Picea abies plantations age 30-73 yr; and one recently c...

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Interactive effects of nitrogen deposition, fire and grazing on diversity and composition of low-alpine prostrate Calluna vulgaris heathland.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Britton, A. J. & Fisher, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Low-alpine heathlands world-wide have high biodiversity value but are increasingly impacted by the effects of nitrogen deposition as well as fire and ...

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