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Exploring current and emerging irrigation and drainage management to reduce the impact of extreme events and mitigate droughts and floods.

Published online: 04 Sep 2019

Authors: Roux, L. le & Juba, R. & Mbanjwa, W.

Content type: Bulletin

Effective water management has become an important part of sustainable economic development worldwide. In areas dependent on agriculture for livelihoo...

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Interactive effects of pasture management intensity, release from grazing and prescribed fire on forty subtropical wetland plant assemblages.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Boughton, E. H. & Quintana-Ascencio, P. F. & Bohlen, P. J. & Fauth, J. E. & Jenkins, D. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pasture management intensity, livestock grazing and prescribed fire are three widespread agricultural practices that affect small, isolated wetlands, ...

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Soil drainage facilitates earthworm invasion and subsequent carbon loss from peatland soil.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Wu XinWei & Cao Rui & Wei Xue & Xi XinQiang & Shi PeiLi & Eisenhauer, N. & Sun ShuCun

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human activities have been a significant driver of environmental changes with tremendous consequences for carbon (C) dynamics. Peatlands are critical ...

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The influence of nutrient and organic enrichment on a community dominated by macrophytes and gastropod molluscs in a eutrophic drainage channel: relevance to snail control and conservation.

Published online: 22 Feb 1995

Authors: Thomas, J. D. & Daldorph, P. W. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of increased nutrient and organic loading on a community dominated by submersed macrophytes and gastropods were investigated in a drainage...

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Movements and feeding ecology of white-fronted geese at the New Grounds, Slimbridge.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Owen, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During 3 seasons from 1968 to 1971 movement and feeding habits of European white-fronted geese (Anser a. albifrons Scopoli) were studied in the New Gr...

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Towards climate-responsible peatlands management.

Published online: 27 Apr 2016

Authors: Biancalani, R. & Avagyan, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Peatlands are lands with a naturally accumulated peat layer at their surface. In their natural state, peatlands support a large range of habitats and ...

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Ecological aspects of water management in Britain.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Eaton, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Britain, man's alteration to river habitats began with forest clearances and continued with developments for water power and navigation. Industrial...

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Shallow groundwater nitrogen and denitrification in a newly afforested, subirrigated riparian buffer.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Gumiero, B. & Boz, B. & Cornelio, P. & Casella, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The EU 'Nitrates Directive' (Directive 91/676/EEC) and the WFD (Water Framework Directive 2000/60/EEC) introduced a series of measures designed to red...

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Managing water levels on wet grasslands to improve foraging conditions for breeding northern lapwing Vanellus vanellus.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Eglington, S. M. & Bolton, M. & Smart, M. A. & Sutherland, W. J. & Watkinson, A. R. & Gill, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The widespread drainage of wetlands and grazing marshes has been one of the main drivers of severe reductions in the number and range of breeding wade...

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Effects of moor-draining on the hydrology and vegetation of northern Pennine blanket bog.

Published online: 25 Apr 1992

Authors: Stewart, A. J. A. & Lance, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water-table depths on high-level blanket bog were compared at different distances from moor-drains and with depths on nearby undrained bog. Cover-abun...

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