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Ecology and government policies: the GM crop debate.

Published online: 24 Mar 2004

Authors: Gray, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The major influences in the public debate in the UK about genetically modified (GM) crops are presented. Examples of ecological studies that illustrat...

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The ecology of the Kafue lechwe: its nutritional status and herbage intake.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Rees, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The levels of blood urea, Ca, P, Na and K in the lechwe (Kobus leche kafuensis) blood sera were determined and compared with a standard. Blood urea wa...

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Factors influencing bird species numbers in small woods in south-east England.

Published online: 28 Aug 1996

Authors: Bellamy, P. E. & Hinsley, S. A. & Newton, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Small woods (151) in a 70×30 km agricultural area in Cambridgeshire and S. Lincolnshire, ranging in size from 0.02 to 30 ha and with differing degrees...

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Modelling the relationship between bird population variables and hedgerow and other field margin attributes. I. Species richness of winter, summer and breeding birds.

Published online: 11 Aug 1995

Authors: Parish, T. & Lakhani, K. H. & Sparks, T. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An understanding of how farming practices in adjacent fields and the dimensions of the hedge and other boundary components affect birds is essential f...

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Climate change as a main driver of ecological research.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Pettorelli, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change is a major threat to biodiversity, ecosystem services, and human well-being. Mitigating its effects on living organisms and societies w...

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A comparison between productivity in forest and savanna in Africa.

Published online: 14 Dec 1966

Authors: Hopkins, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Gives estimates of net primary productivity derived from studies of (1) a forest (climatic climax) site and (2) a savanna (fire climax) site in Nigeri...

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Improving the application of long-term ecology in conservation and land management.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Davies, A. L. & Colombo, S. & Hanley, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Significant effort is being made to develop more inclusive and systematic decision-making frameworks in ecology, but these have yet to include palaeoe...

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A review of the ecology, hydrology and nutrient dynamics of floodplain meadows in England.

Published online: 20 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Gowing, D. J. G. & Tallowin, J. R. B. & Dise, N. B. & Goodyear, J. & Dodd, M. E. & Lodge, R. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report aims to summarize existing knowledge, identify practical management guidelines and highlight deficiencies in understanding the ecology of ...

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The ecology of the Wash. 2. Seasonal variation in the feeding conditions of wading birds (Charadrii).

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Goss-Custard, J. D. & Jenyon, R. A. & Jones, R. E. & Newbery, P. E. & Williams, R. Le B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

2. Studies of feeding routine during daylight showed that in winter waders generally spent least time in the roosts at high water and fed for the grea...

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The ecology of the Wash. 3. Density-related behaviour and the possible effects of a loss of feeding grounds on wading birds (Charadrii).

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Goss-Custard, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

3. Responses of knots (Calidris canutus) and oystercatchers (Haematopus ostralegus) to their own density and to that of their prey, and the impact of ...

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