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The relative abundance of birds on set-aside and neighbouring fields in summer.

Published online: 24 May 2000

Authors: Henderson, I. G. & Cooper, J. & Fuller, R. J. & Vickery, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Set-aside is arable land rested from normal intensive operations, usually providing, in summer, a relatively sparse, weedy or grass-dominated sward wi...

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Preserving frugivorous birds in agro-ecosystems: lessons from Spanish olive orchards.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Rey, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Frugivorous birds are a priority for conservation. They are experiencing the transformation of natural habitats to agro-ecosystems worldwide and some ...

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Assessing impacts of large herbivores on shrubs: tests of scaling factors for utilization rates from shoot-level measurements.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Bilyeu, D. M. & Cooper, D. J. & Hobbs, N. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accurate methods for estimating the intensity of browsing by herbivores are fundamental to understanding the ecology of shrub communities. Quantifying...

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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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Livestock grazing reinforces the competitive exclusion of small-bodied birds by large aggressive birds.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Val, J. & Eldridge, D. J. & Travers, S. K. & Oliver, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by domestic livestock is sometimes promoted as a management tool to benefit biodiversity. In many situations, however, it can produce negative...

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Spatial association between Helicoverpa armigera and its predators in smallholder crops in Kenya.

Published online: 13 Apr 1995

Authors: Berg, H. van den & Cock, M. J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As part of a research project on the population dynamics of a polyphagous noctuid pest, Helicoverpa armigera, on crops commonly grown in small-scale a...

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A model of the grazing of hill vegetation by sheep in the UK. II. The prediction of offtake by sheep.

Published online: 26 Jun 1997

Authors: Armstrong, H. M. & Gordon, I. J. & Hutchings, N. J. & Illius, A. W. & Milne, J. A. & Sibbald, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model is described which predicts seasonal changes in the quantity and digestibility of offtake by ewes and lambs grazing seven dwarf shrub-dominate...

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New methods of crop production and farmland birds: effects of plastic mulches on species richness and abundance.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Skórka, P. & Lenda, M. & Moroń, D. & Tryjanowski, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modern methods of crop production are regarded as one of the major factors moderating ecosystem processes in agricultural landscapes and may negativel...

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Distribution and breeding of red kites Milvus milvus in relation to afforestation and other land-use in Wales.

Published online: 28 Aug 1996

Authors: Newton, I. & Davis, P. E. & Moss, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Between 1946 and 1993, the numbers of territorial red kites, which form an isolated relict population in central Wales, increased from seven pairs to ...

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Predicting spatial aspects of human-elephant conflict.

Published online: 24 Sep 2003

Authors: Sitati, N. W. & Walpole, M. J. & Smith, R. J. & Leader-Williams, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human-elephant conflict (HEC) in Africa occurs wherever these two species coincide, and poses serious challenges to wildlife managers, local communiti...

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