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Development of a risk assessment tool to assess the significance of septic tanks around freshwater SSSIs: Phase 1 - Understanding better the retention of phosphorus in the drainage field.

Published online: 02 Feb 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: May, L. & Withers, P. J. & Stratford, C. & Bowes, M. & Robinson, D. & Gozzard, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This project was undertaken to investigate some of the processes to protect SSSIs and provide information to underpin the development a 'family' of bu...

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Development of a risk assessment tool to evaluate the significance of septic tanks around freshwater SSSIs.

Published online: 21 Jan 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: May, L. & Dudley, B. J. & Woods, H. & Miles, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

There is growing evidence suggesting that small sewage discharges (SSDs), in practice mainly septic tank systems but also including package treatment ...

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The effect of weather on frit fly (Oscinella frit L.) and its predators.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Jones, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the author's summary of this account of observations in southern England. Weather at the critical times of oviposition, lar...

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Survival of seeds of tropical grassland species subjected to bovine digestion.

Published online: 20 Mar 1993

Authors: Gardener, C. J. & McIvor, J. G. & Jansen, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The survival and digestion of seeds of 47 tropical and subtropical legume and grass species were studied by placing the seeds in nylon bags in the rum...

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Predicting the dosage of fumigant needed to eradicate insect pests from stored products.

Published online: 02 Jul 1969

Authors: Howe, R. W. & Hole, B. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the authors' summary of this account of laboratory investigations in Britain. Samples of wheat weighing 10 g and containing...

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The control of Pieris rapae with DDT. I. The natural mortality of the young stages of Pieris.

Published online: 02 Jul 1969

Authors: Dempster, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based largely on the authors summary. This paper is the first of a series describing observations on a population of Pieris rapae (L....

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The biology of the white clover seed weevil Apion dichroum Bedel (Col. Curculionidae).

Published online: 02 Jul 1969

Authors: Freeman, B. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based largely on the author's summary. The bionomics of Apion dichroum Bedel in fields of white clover [Trifolium repens] in south-ea...

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Indirect effects of invasive species removal devastate World Heritage Island.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Bergstrom, D. M. & Lucieer, A. & Kiefer, K. & Wasley, J. & Belbin, L. & Pedersen, T. K. & Chown, S. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Owing to the detrimental impacts of invasive alien species, their control is often a priority for conservation management. Whereas the potential for u...

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Home-range sizes in a stratified upland landscape of two lagomorphs with different feeding strategies.

Published online: 16 Apr 1997

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The range size of adult female mountain hares (Lepus timidus) and European rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus), occupying a landscape in NE Scotland compo...

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The development of a hydraulic seeding technique for unstable sand slopes. II. Field evaluation.

Published online: 23 Apr 1986

Authors: Roberts, R. D. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hydraulic sowing involves application of fertilizer and/or seed to steep slopes as a water-based slurry. Mulches are typically added to bury the seed ...

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