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Effects of grazing by free-ranging cattle on vegetation dynamics in a continental north-west European heathland.

Published online: 28 Jul 2000

Authors: Bokdam, J. & Gleichman, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abandonment and eutrophication are major threats to traditional pastoral landscapes and their wildlife in Europe. Social and economica developments ha...

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Effects of nutrient addition and acidification on plant species diversity and seed germination in heathland.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Roem, W. J. & Klees, H. & Berendse, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The atmospheric deposition of sulfur and nitrogen compounds in the Netherlands has been responsible for decreasing plant species diversity in heathlan...

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Grassland invasions: effects of manipulations of climate and management.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Buckland, S. M. & Thompson, K. & Hodgson, J. G. & Grime, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change, in combination with the impacts of land use, will give rise to new opportunities for grassland invasion. This paper reports on the rep...

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Comparison of ammonia regulation in Germany, the Netherlands and Denmark: legal framework.

Published online: 25 Jul 2018

Authors: Anker, H. T. & Baaner, L. & Backes, C. & Keessen, A. & Möckel, S.

Content type: Bulletin

This comparative report is based on the findings in three national reports from Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands elaborated as part of a study of ...

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Enhancing plant diversity in a novel grassland using seed addition.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Zamin, T. J. & Jolly, A. & Sinclair, S. & Morgan, J. W. & Moore, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of novel ecosystems to a historical benchmark may not always be possible or advisable. Novel ecosystems may be managed by targeting specif...

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Does pond quality limit frogs Rana arvalis and Rana temporaria in agricultural landscapes? A field experiment.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Loman, J. & Lardner, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

When assessing the cause of population absence or decline, it is important to understand the relative effect of local, regional and global factors. In...

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Assessing the ecological status of candidate reference lakes in Ireland using palaeolimnology.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Leira, M. & Jordan, P. & Taylor, D. & Dalton, C. & Bennion, H. & Rose, N. & Irvine, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The European Union (EU) Water Framework Directive (WFD) requires that member states establish type-specific reference conditions for all waterbodies, ...

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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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Isotopic investigation of denitrification in a riparian ecosystem in western France.

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Clément, J. C. & Holmes, R. M. & Peterson, B. J. & Pinay, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nitrogen (N) loss from agricultural fields and urban areas to stream and groundwaters is a world-wide environmental problem. Excessive nitrogen loadin...

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A trait-based analysis of the role of phosphorus vs. nitrogen enrichment in plant species loss across North-west European grasslands.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Ceulemans, T. & Merckx, R. & Hens, M. & Honnay, O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Both nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) enrichment have been identified to drive plant species losses from nutrient-poor semi-natural grasslands. The rel...

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