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Managing Neotropical oil palm expansion to retain phylogenetic diversity.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Prescott, G. W. & Gilroy, J. J. & Haugaasen, T. & Uribe, C. A. M. & Foster, W. A. & Edwards, D. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The expansion of tropical agriculture is a major driver of the extinction crisis. A key question is whether biodiversity losses can be minimized by re...

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Agricultural pastures challenge the attractiveness of natural saltmarsh for a migratory goose.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Dokter, A. M. & Fokkema, W. & Ebbinge, B. S. & Olff, H. & Jeugd, H. P. van der & Nolet, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Broad-scale land conversions and fertilizer use have dramatically altered the available staging area for herbivorous long-distance migrants. Instead o...

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Controlling invasive annual grasses in grazed pastures: population dynamics and critical gap sizes.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Tozer, K. N. & Chapman, D. F. & Quigley, P. E. & Dowling, P. M. & Cousens, R. D. & Kearney, G. A. & Sedcole, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vulpia (Vulpia bromoides and V. myuros) and barley grass Hordeum murinum are prevalent annual grass weeds of native grasslands and grazed pastures in ...

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Life history and population dynamics of Theba pisana (Mollusca: Helicidae) in a cereal-pasture rotation.

Published online: 09 Feb 1991

Authors: Baker, G. H. & Hawke, B. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The life history, population dynamics and dispersal of the snail Theba pisana were studied in a cereal-pasture rotation in South Australia in 1984-88....

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Optimizing opportunities for oak woodland expansion into upland pastures.

Published online: 04 Jul 2022

Authors: Murphy, T. R. & Hanley, M. E. & Ellis, J. S. & Lunt, P. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Woodland expansion is widely advocated for the mitigation of climate change and its impacts. This is supported by ambitious targets for increasing tre...

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Influence of land use on plant community composition and diversity in Highland Sourveld grassland in the southern Drakensberg, South Africa.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: O'Connor, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity conservation of grasslands in the face of transformation and global climate change will depend mainly on rangelands because of insufficie...

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Thinning the thickets: foraging of hardy cattle, sheep and goats in green alder shrubs.

Published online: 04 Aug 2022

Authors: Pauler, C. M. & Zehnder, T. & Staudinger, M. & Lüscher, A. & Kreuzer, M. & Berard, J. & Schneider, M. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Green alder shrubs Alnus viridis increasingly overgrow European mountain pastures but hinder natural forest succession. This nitrogen-fixing, autochth...

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Abandoned pastures and restored savannas have distinct patterns of plant-soil feedback and nutrient cycling compared with native Brazilian savannas.

Published online: 21 Sep 2022

Authors: D'Angioli, A. M. & Giles, A. L. & Costa, P. B. & Wolfsdorf, G. & Pecoral, L. L. F. & Verona, L. & Piccolo, F. & Sampaio, A. B. & Schmidt, I. B. & Rowland, L. & Lambers, H. & Kandeler, E. & Oliveira, R. S. & Abrahão, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Around 40% of the original Brazilian savanna territory is occupied by pastures dominated by fast-growing exotic C4 grasses, which impact ecosystem nut...

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Use of pastures by brown hares.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Barnes, R. F. W. & Tapper, S. C. & Williams, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The relative importance to hares of pasture fields, with and without farm livestock, was assessed on a mixed farm of cereals and grass in Hampshire, S...

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Successional changes in the arthropod fauna of a new ley pasture established on previously cultivated arable land.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Purvis, G. & Curry, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in the arthropod fauna of a newly established ley pasture in the Irish Republic were monitored in soil and vegetation. Soil and foliage commun...

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