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Do time-lagged extinctions and colonizations change the interpretation of buffer strip effectiveness? - A study of riparian bryophytes in the first decade after logging.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Hylander, K. & Weibull, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is a risk that short-term studies either underestimate disturbance effects because of time-lagged responses, including both time-lagged extincti...

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Agri-environment schemes and their contribution to the conservation of biodiversity in England.

Published online: 06 Apr 1999

Authors: Ovenden, G. N. & Swash, A. R. H. & Smallshire, D.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

Agri-environment schemes were first launched in England, UK, in 1987. A number of schemes are now operated by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries a...

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Agricultural impacts on the rural environment.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Green, B. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Post-war agriculture in Britain and the EEC, facilitated by new technology and state support, has been very successful in increasing food supplies to ...

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New agri-environment scheme: ex ante evaluation of provincial conservation plans.

Published online: 03 Jun 2015

Authors: Melman, D. & Doorn, A. van & Schotman, A. & Zee, F. van der & Blanken, H. & Martens, S. & Sierdsema, H. & Smidt, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The (draft) provincial nature management plans, part of the agri-environmental scheme 2016 (ANLb- 2016), were analyzed for their target range for the ...

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Encouraging biodiversity at multiple scales in support of resilient woodlands.

Published online: 27 May 2020

Authors: Barsoum, N. & Cottrell, J. & Watts, K. & Bellamy, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Woodland ecosystems are integral to our health, well-being, security and economy, but they face a number of pressures including climate change, land-u...

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Improving the value of field margins as foraging habitat for farmland birds.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Douglas, D. J. T. & Vickery, J. A. & Benton, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Uncropped field margins are important foraging habitats on farmland for many declining bird species and are a key component of Agri-Environment Scheme...

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Production and diversity of enchytraeids, earthworms and plants in fertilized hay meadow plots.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Standen, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Random soil samples were used to estimate the number and weight of each species of enchytraeid and lumbricid at fourteen long-established experimental...

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Further greening, broadening: towards an effective contribution of the European agricultural and nature management policy on green issues.

Published online: 17 Jan 2018

Authors: Doorn, A. van & Westerink, J. & Nieuwenhuizen, W. & Melman, D. & Schrijver, R. & Breman, B.

Content type: Bulletin

This report explores in what way greening and enhancing sustainability of agriculture could be best supported within the CAP: by greening of direct pa...

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A degradation threshold for irreversible loss of soil productivity: a long-term case study in China.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Gao Yang & Zhong BingLin & Yue Hui & Wu Bin & Cao ShiXiong

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the past three decades, conservation and restoration biologists have increasingly recognized that ecological communities are likely to exhibit ...

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An assessment of integrated watershed management in Ethiopia.

Published online: 01 Feb 2017

Authors: Gebrehaweria Gebregziabher & Dereje Assefa Abera & Girmay Gebresamuel & Giordano, M. & Langan, S.

Content type: Bulletin

In Ethiopia, watershed management programs commenced in a formal way in the 1970s. From that time up to the late 1990s, implementation was typically a...

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