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Acidifying peat as an aid to the reconstruction of lowland heath on arable soil: a field experiment.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Dunsford, S. J. & Free, A. J. & Davy, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential of naturally pyritic peat as a soil amendment for the reconstruction of lowland heath on land with a long history of arable cultivation ...

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Landscape greening and local creation of wildflower strips and hedgerows promote multiple ecosystem services.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Sutter, L. & Albrecht, M. & Jeanneret, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The explicit and implicit aims of creating ecological focus areas (EFAs) and implementing greening measures in European agro-ecosystems include the pr...

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The effectiveness of classical biological control of invasive plants.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Clewley, G. D. & Eschen, R. & Shaw, R. H. & Wright, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive alien plants have serious economic and ecological impacts, for example, by displacing native plants and invertebrates, and their management i...

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Methods of enhancing botanical diversity within field margins of intensively managed grassland: a 7-year field experiment.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Fritch, R. A. & Sheridan, H. & Finn, J. A. & Kirwan, L. & Huallacháin, D. Ó.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increased intensification in agricultural grasslands has led to well-documented declines in the associated flora. Manipulation of field margins for bi...

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Effects of the proportion and spatial arrangement of un-cropped land on breeding bird abundance in arable rotations.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Henderson, I. G. & Holland, J. M. & Storkey, J. & Lutman, P. & Orson, J. & Simper, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The response of bird abundance to the proportional availability of un-cropped land (i.e. land that could be cultivated, such as fallows, grass-flower ...

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What controls the population dynamics of the invasive thistle Carduus nutans in its native range?

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Jongejans, E. & Sheppard, A. W. & Shea, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The invasive thistle Carduus nutans causes major economic losses in the Americas, Australia and New Zealand. For the first time, we have modelled its ...

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Enhancing pollinator biodiversity in intensive grasslands.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Potts, S. G. & Woodcock, B. A. & Roberts, S. P. M. & Tscheulin, T. & Pilgrim, E. S. & Brown, V. K. & Tallowin, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increased agricultural intensification has led to well-documented declines in the fauna and flora associated with intensive grasslands in the UK. We a...

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Semi-natural grasslands as population sources for pollinating insects in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Öckinger, E. & Smith, H. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In intensively farmed agricultural landscapes, many species are confined to very small uncultivated areas such as field margins. However, it has been ...

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The potential of grass field margin management for enhancing beetle diversity in intensive livestock farms.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Woodcock, B. A. & Potts, S. G. & Pilgrim, E. & Ramsay, A. J. & Tscheulin, T. & Parkinson, A. & Smith, R. E. N. & Gundrey, A. L. & Brown, V. K. & Tallowin, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Declining populations of UK grassland flora and fauna have been attributed to intensification of agricultural management practices, including changes ...

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Pollinator monitoring more than pays for itself.

Published online: 17 Mar 2021

Authors: Breeze, T. D. & Bailey, A. P. & Balcombe, K. G. & Brereton, T. & Comont, R. & Edwards, M. & Garratt, M. P. & Harvey, M. & Hawes, C. & Isaac, N. & Jitlal, M. & Jones, C. M. & Kunin, W. E. & Lee, P. & Morris, R. K. A. & Musgrove, A. & O'Connor, R. S. & Peyton, J. & Potts, S. G. & Roberts, S. P. M. & Roy, D. B. & Roy, H. E. & Tang, C. Q. & Vanbergen, A. J. & Carvell, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resilient pollination services depend on sufficient abundance of pollinating insects over time. Currently, however, most knowledge about the status an...

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