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No-mow amenity grassland case study: phenology of floral abundance and nectar resource.

Published online: 25 Oct 2022

Authors: Hemmings, K. & Elton, R. & Grange, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Popular campaigns such as No Mow May seek to encourage early-season forage resource for pollinators in urban green spaces. Land managers need to ba...

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Inferring habitat suitability and spread patterns from large-scale distributions of an exotic invasive pasture grass in north Australia.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Petty, A. M. & Setterfield, S. A. & Ferdinands, K. B. & Barrow, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The understanding of large-scale patterns in expanding populations of alien invasive plants can be used to infer the environmental limiting factors, h...

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The influence of vegetation pattern on the grazing of heather moorland by red deer and sheep. I. The location of animals on grass/heather mosaics.

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: Clarke, J. L. & Welch, D. & Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study site comprising six 2.5 ha plots of heather (Calluna vulgaris) moorland which could be viewed from afar was created in NE Scotland. Each plot ...

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Efficacy of prescribed grazing depends on timing intensity and frequency.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Rinella, M. J. & Hileman, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Exotic weeds and woody plants have invaded many grasslands, and prescribed grazing is one management technique used to combat these plants. Prescribed...

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Introduced plague lessens the effects of an herbivorous rodent on grassland vegetation.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Hartley, L. M. & Detling, J. K. & Savage, L. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plague, introduced from Eurasia around 1900, today affects many animal species in the western part of North America, including black-tailed prairie do...

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Long-term, livestock-mediated redistribution of nitrogen and phosphorus in an East African savanna.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Augustine, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of livestock on African rangelands has been a major focus of recent research, but little attention has been paid to the way livestock affec...

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Habitat associations of European hares Lepus europaeus in England and Wales: implications for farmland management.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Vaughan, N. & Lucas, E. A. & Harris, S. & White, P. C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Numbers of European hares Lepus europaeus have declined throughout Europe as a result of agricultural intensification. Ecological research to inform a...

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Evidence review: what are the effects of active interventions on biodiversity in newly established woodlands?

Published online: 24 Jan 2022

Published by: Woodland Trust

Authors: Hornigold, K.

Content type: Miscellaneous

1. Newly created and young woodlands often lack important attributes that contribute to a well-functioning woodland ecosystem. Active management can a...

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Climate and exotic pasture area in landscape determines invasion of forest fragments by two invasive grasses.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Butler, S. & McAlpine, C. & Fensham, R. & House, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To date, there has been a focus on biological aspects of invasion rather than landscape-scale processes within human-modified landscapes. Applying a m...

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Experimental evaluation of herbicide use on biodiversity, ecosystem services and timber production trade-offs in forest plantations.

Published online: 15 Feb 2022

Authors: Stokely, T. D. & Kormann, U. G. & Verschuyl, J. & Kroll, A. J. & Frey, D. W. & Harris, S. H. & Mainwaring, D. & Maguire, D. & Hatten, J. A. & Rivers, J. W. & Fitzgerald, S. & Betts, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The value of non-commodity ecosystem services provided by forests is widely recognized, but intensive forest management practices are increasing, with...

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