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Determining the immigration potential of plants colonizing disturbed environments: the case of milled peatlands in Quebec.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Campbell, D. R. & Rochefort, L. & Lavoie, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As an aid for restoration projects, the relative potential for plants to immigrate to sites after severe disturbance was investigated and an index dev...

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Cut-over peatland regeneration assessment using organic matter and microbial indicators (bacteria and testate amoebae).

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Laggoun-Défarge, F. & Mitchell, E. & Gilbert, D. & Disnar, J. R. & Comont, L. & Warner, B. G. & Buttler, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cut-over peatlands cover large surfaces of high potential value for enhancing biodiversity and carbon sequestration if successfully restored. Unfortun...

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Bringing back the Manchester Argus Coenonympha tullia ssp. davus (Fabricius, 1777): quantifying the habitat resource requirements to inform the successful reintroduction of a specialist peatland butterfly.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Osborne, A. & Longden, M. & Bourke, D. & Coulthard, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. The period 2021-2030 has been designated the UN decade of ecosystem restoration. A landscape-scale peatland restoration project is being undertaken...

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Weed communities of cereal crops grown on differently revegetated cut-over peatland sites.

Published online: 26 Oct 1991

Authors: Salonen, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spring cereals (oats and barley) were grown during 1984-86 on abandoned cut-over peatland sites with different amounts of vegetation in central Finlan...

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Restoration in applied ecology: editor's introduction.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Ormerod, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper presents an introduction to the special profile on restoration ecology of different vegetation types such as grasslands, peatlands, prairie...

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NatureScot Research Report 1284 - Facilitating Local Natural Capital Investment - Scottish Borders Area Characterisation.

Published online: 09 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Dickie, I. & Royle, D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The objective of this characterisation report is to develop an overall understanding of state of natural capital in the Scottish Borders and identify ...

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A maximum-minimum recorder for shallow water tables, developed for ecohydrological studies on mires.

Published online: 02 Mar 1995

Authors: Bragg, O. M. & Hulme, P. D. & Ingram, H. A. P. & Johnston, J. P. & Wilson, A. I. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A new, low-cost field instrument for determination of water levels, which records the highest and lowest levels attained between site visits, is descr...

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Changes in the vegetation at Coom Rigg Moss national nature reserve within the period 1958-86.

Published online: 31 Aug 1991

Authors: Chapman, S. B. & Rose, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The area surrounding Coom Rigg Moss (a peatland National Nature Reserve) was planted with conifers in the 1950s. The results of surveys conducted in 1...

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Managing ecosystems in the context of climate change mitigation: a review of current knowledge and recommendations to support ecosystem-based mitigation actions that look beyond terrestrial forests.

Published online: 25 Jan 2017

Authors: Epple, C. & García Rangel, S. & Jenkins, M. & Guth, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Ecosystem management can play an important role in climate change mitigation and adaptation if current practices are evaluated and improved to move to...

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Modelling edge effects of mature forest plantations on peatland waders informs landscape-scale conservation.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Wilson, J. D. & Anderson, R. & Bailey, S. & Chetcuti, J. & Cowie, N. R. & Hancock, M. H. & Quine, C. P. & Russell, N. & Stephen, L. & Thompson, D. B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Edge effects of native forest fragmentation have been well studied, but there are few studies of open-ground habitats fragmented by plantation forests...

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