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Plant functional traits, herbivore selectivity and response to sheep grazing in Patagonian steppe grasslands.

Published online: 30 Mar 2005

Authors: Cingolani, A. M. & Posse, G. & Collantes, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In some ecosystems there is a positive feedback between forage quality and grazing intensity. This involves three components of plant tolerance to gra...

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The implications of grazing and predator management on the habitats and breeding success of black grouse Tetrao tetrix.

Published online: 16 May 1996

Authors: Baines, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data on black grouse densities and breeding success were collected from five blocks of moorland in N. England and S. Scotland, each consisting of four...

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Nutrient removal by cattle from a shortgrass prairie.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Dean, R. & Ellis, J. E. & Rice, R. W. & Bement, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Energy and N removal by cattle from a shortgrass prairie ecosystem [botanical composition not stated] in N. Colorado were determined. Grazing intensit...

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The effects of sheep stocking intensity on the abundance and distribution of mesofauna in pastures.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: King, K. L. & Hutchinson, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Collembola and Acarina populations in grass/legume pastures that were grazed continuously with sheep at three stocking intensities were sampled at six...

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Spring grazing and the manipulation of food quality by barnacle geese.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Ydenberg, R. C. & Prins, H. H. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The foraging activities of a large flock of barnacle geese (Branta leucopsis) wintering on the West Friesian island of Schiermonnikoog were monitored ...

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Studies in the grazing of heather moorland in north-east Scotland. III. Floristics.

Published online: 10 Sep 1984

Authors: Welch, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies on the botanical composition of 32 moorland sites were made during 1969-79. Changes in the cover of all vascular plants and in spp. number wer...

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Damage to winter cereals by greylag and pink-footed geese in north-east Scotland.

Published online: 06 Jul 1990

Authors: Patterson, I. J. & Abdul Jalil, S. & East, M. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Autumn-sown barley in NE Scotland grazed by pink-footed geese (Anser brachyrhynchus) and greylag geese (A. anser) was reduced in height and retarded i...

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Impacts of livestock grazing on lowland heathland.

Published online: 15 May 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Lake, S. & Bullock, J. M. & Hartley, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The objectives of this report are to: review and synthesise information on lowland heathland grazing history, methods and impacts; obtain this informa...

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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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Simulated long-term vegetation response to grazing heterogeneity in semi-arid rangelands.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Weber, G. E. & Jeltsch, F. & Rooyen, N. van & Milton, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The long-term effects of small-scale spatial heterogeneity of livestock (cattle) grazing on vegetation dynamics were studied with a grid-based model o...

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