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Succession of disturbed and undisturbed chalk grassland at Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve: dynamics of species changes.

Published online: 15 Dec 1990

Authors: Ward, L. K. & Jennings, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The first 14 years of secondary succession, from 1969 to 1982, are described in a randomized block design experiment on chalk grassland at Aston Rowan...

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Senescence and rejuvenation in ungrazed chalk grassland (grassland B) in Breckland: the significance of litter and of moles.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Watt, A. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in the floristic composition of ungrazed chalk grassland on Foxhole Heath, Breckland, between 1938 and 1971 were considered in relation to cha...

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Diurnal Lepidoptera: sensitive indicators of cultivated and abandoned grassland.

Published online: 04 Jun 1986

Authors: Erhardt, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies were made in the Tavetsch Valley in the subalpine region of central Switzerland, of the day-active Lepidoptera faunas in different types of cu...

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Experimental verification of suction sampler capture efficiency in grasslands of differing vegetation height and structure.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Brook, A. J. & Woodcock, B. A. & Sinka, M. & Vanbergen, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Suction sampling is a popular method for the collection of quantitative data on grassland invertebrate populations, although there have been no detail...

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Grazing and vegetation change: deflected or modified succession?

Published online: 06 Jun 1992

Authors: Gibson, C. W. D. & Brown, V. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation change during the first 6 years of secondary succession in a calcareous former arable field and the effect of controlled grazing by sheep w...

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Restoration of plant diversity in permanent grassland by seeding: assessing the limiting factors along land-use gradients.

Published online: 02 Oct 2021

Authors: Freitag, M. & Klaus, V. H. & Bolliger, R. & Hamer, U. & Kleinebecker, T. & Prati, D. & Schäfer, D. & Hölzel, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use intensification has caused dramatic declines in grassland biodiversity, and in Europe this decline has not yet been halted. Therefore, a majo...

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The effects of irrigation, cultivation and some insecticides on the soil arthropods of an East African dry grassland.

Published online: 15 Jul 1968

Authors: Burnett, G. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Investigations were made of arthropods in a silty, poorly drained, gray soil under dry grassland, irrigated sugar cane, and under natural grassland re...

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Estimation of the seed bank of a chalk grassland ley established on former arable land.

Published online: 14 Jun 1988

Authors: Graham, D. J. & Hutchings, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The size, composition and seasonal and depth-related variations in the soil seed bank of a former chalk grassland ley were determined at monthly inter...

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Selection of upland swards by red deer (Cervus elaphus) on Rhum.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Charles, W. N. & McCowan, D. & East, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In 1965-67 the use of sward types by red deer on Rhum was assessed from faeces counts within a 750-ha study area and by observations of deer dispersio...

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The Hemiptera of two sown calcareous grasslands. II. Differences between treatments.

Published online: 21 Sep 1990

Authors: Morris, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In field studies in the UK, Hemiptera were sampled using vacuum nets from replicated sown swards of 2 contrasting types, a fine-leaved grass mixture a...

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