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Plant guilds drive biomass response to global warming and water availability in subalpine grassland.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Sebastià, M. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The consequences of global warming and changes in resource availability were investigated in subalpine grasslands in the Pyrenees. These communities a...

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Evaluation of the upland ecosystem service pilots: Annex 3. South Pennines.

Published online: 10 Apr 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Kirkup, B. & Maiden, T.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report presents the findings from an evaluation of the South Pennines (England, UK) pilot project. The pilots were innovative in nature and were ...

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Prescribed burning impacts on ecosystem services in the British uplands: a methodological critique of the EMBER project.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Ashby, M. A. & Heinemeyer, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Due to its novelty and scale, the EMBER project is a key study within the prescribed burning evidence base. However, it has several significant but ov...

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Impacts of tsetse control and land-use on vegetative structure and tree species composition in south-western Ethiopia.

Published online: 08 Aug 1997

Authors: Reid, R. S. & Wilson, C. J. & Kruska, R. L. & Mulatu, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

More effective control of the tsetse fly in Africa will reduce constraints imposed by the livestock disease, trypanosomiasis. Trypanosomiasis lowers l...

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Comparing the precision and cost-effectiveness of faecal pellet group count methods.

Published online: 19 Jan 2005

Authors: Campbell, D. & Swanson, G. M. & Sales, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Faecal pellet group (FPG) count data are widely used to estimate animal abundance, with two alternative methods normally employed. Faecal accumulation...

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Habitat utilization in a stratified upland landscape by two lagomorphs with different feeding strategies.

Published online: 10 Aug 1996

Authors: Hulbert, I. A. R. & Iason, G. R. & Racey, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mountain hares (Lepus timidus) are summer grazers that switch to browse in winter, while rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) eat mostly grasses throughout...

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Effects of fungal pathogens on seeds of native and exotic plants: a test using congeneric pairs.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Blaney, C. S. & Kotanen, P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It has previously been hypothesized that low rates of attack by natural enemies may contribute to the invasiveness of exotic plants. We tested this hy...

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Regeneration by natural layering of heather (Calluna vulgaris): frequency and characteristics in upland Britain.

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: MacDonald, A. J. & Kirkpatrick, A. H. & Hester, A. J. & Sydes, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Calluna vulgaris can regenerate by layering (adventitious rooting) of stems. The frequency of layering systems, and strength of adventitious rooting, ...

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Upland grassland habitats and agri-environment schemes change soil microarthropod abundance.

Published online: 06 Nov 2021

Authors: Arnott, A. & Riddell, G. & Emmerson, M. & Caruso, T. & Reid, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification is a major driver of biodiversity loss, with the implementation of Agri-Environment Schemes (AESs) being a widespread pol...

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The effects of controlled sheep grazing on the dynamics of upland Agrostis-Festuca grassland.

Published online: 26 Jan 2000

Authors: Hulme, P. D. & Pakeman, R. J. & Torvell, L. & Fisher, J. M. & Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agrostis capillaris-Festuca ovina plant communities are widespread in the uplands of Great Britain. They are agriculturally productive but little is k...

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