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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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Long-term enhancement of agricultural production by restoration of biodiversity.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Bullock, J. M. & Pywell, R. F. & Walker, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experimental manipulations have shown positive impacts of increased species richness on ecosystem productivity, but there remain some questions about ...

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The effects of late cutting on threatened bumblebees Bombus spp. in sea wall grassland at Goldhanger creek, Essex, England.

Published online: 10 May 2020

Authors: Gardiner, T. & Fargeaud, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Sea wall flood defences provide important grassland habitats for bumblebees in the UK but cutting in July and August could be deleterious for declinin...

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Current situation and plausible future scenarios for livestock management systems under climate change in Africa.

Published online: 08 Jun 2020

Authors: Simpkin, P. & Cramer, L. & Ericksen, P. & Thornton, P.

Content type: Bulletin

The aim of this study is to review the literature and provide a technical brief to the African Group of Negotiators Experts Support (AGNES) on the eff...

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Use of resource selection functions to identify conservation corridors.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Chetkiewicz, C. L. B. & Boyce, M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Corridors are commonly used to connect fragments of wildlife habitat, yet the identification of conservation corridors typically neglects processes of...

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Soil nutrient losses in an altered ecosystem are associated with native ungulate grazing.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Gass, T. M. & Binkley, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Protected natural areas often inherit legacies of altered habitat and predator-prey dynamics. Extirpation of top predators and ecosystem engineers mod...

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Conservation of European hares Lepus europaeus in Britain: is increasing habitat heterogeneity in farmland the answer?

Published online: 19 Jan 2005

Authors: Smith, R. K. & Jennings, N. V. & Robinson, A. & Harris, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification has had dramatic effects on farmland biodiversity and has caused declines in many taxa. Habitat changes are thought to be...

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Sheep grazing in a young Sitka spruce plantation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Adams, S. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sheep were grazed at a high stocking rate for a few days 3 times each summer in a Sitka spruce plantation in Co. Antrim from 1970 to 1974 (7th to 11th...

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Different open-canopy vegetation types affect matrix permeability for a dispersing forest amphibian.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Cline, B. B. & Hunter, M. L., Jr.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population viability often depends on conserving functional connectivity in fragmented landscapes. For pool-breeding amphibians, population connectivi...

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Enhancing invertebrate food resources for skylarks in cereal ecosystems: how useful are in-crop agri-environment scheme management options?

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Smith, B. & Holland, J. & Jones, N. & Moreby, S. & Morris, A. J. & Southway, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

UK agri-environment schemes rarely address within-crop biodiversity yet this habitat is used almost exclusively by some taxa. With the removal of set-...

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