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Control of bracken and the restoration of heathland. I. Control of bracken.

Published online: 06 Jun 1992

Authors: Lowday, J. E. & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In trials in the Breckland region (Suffolk/Norfolk border), UK in 1978-88 on Calluna vulgaris heathland and grass (dominated by Festuca ovina) heathla...

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A comparison of regeneration dynamics following gap creation at two geographically contrasting heathland sites.

Published online: 03 Jan 2001

Authors: Britton, A. J. & Carey, P. D. & Pakeman, R. J. & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lowland Calluna-dominated heathlands are a high priority for conservation in Europe. As an anthropogenic subclimax community they require regular mana...

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The impact of human disturbance on the breeding success of nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus on heathlands in south Dorset, England.

Published online: 22 Jul 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Murison, G.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The effects on birds of human disturbance through recreation is an issue of conservation concern. With the passage of the Countryside and Rights of Wa...

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Control of bracken and restoration of heathland. VI. The response of bracken fronds to 18 years of continued bracken control or 6 years of control followed by recovery.

Published online: 20 Feb 1999

Authors: Marrs, R. H. & Johnson, S. W. & Duc, M. G. le

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A range of bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) control and heathland restoration treatments were applied over an 18 year period on a Calluna vulgaris heath ...

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The effects of cultivation treatment on water potential and soil aeration in wet heathland with special reference to afforestation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Read, D. J. & Armstrong, W. & Weatherell, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes a study in north Yorkshire comparing the effects of the following treatments on soil aeration, water potential, and growth of Pinus sylvestr...

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A literature review of urban effects on lowland heaths and their wildlife.

Published online: 20 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Syldata, R. S. P. B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper reviews the urban effects on Dorset lowland heathlands and their wildlife. This urban public access places considerable pressures on the he...

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Who guides the shepherd? Competition or cooperation? Nature and culture production with sheep flocks.

Published online: 05 Oct 2016

Authors: Schrijver, R. A. M.

Content type: Bulletin

A study was carried out in the Netherlands to assess the financial situation of shepherds looking after flocks, mainly on heathlands. A total of 47 bu...

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Population structure of the rare, long-lived perennial Gentiana pneumonanthe in relation to vegetation and management in the Netherlands.

Published online: 14 Oct 1994

Authors: Oostermeijer, J. G. B. & Veer, R. van't & Nijs, J. C. M. den

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Analysis of population age-state spectra of Gentiana pneumonanthe in a variety of vegetation types (principally wet heathlands and unmanured hay meado...

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Prescribed burning protects endangered tropical heathlands of the Arnhem Plateau, northern Australia.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Murphy, B. P. & Cochrane, M. A. & Russell-Smith, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There are concerns that frequent intense fires are reducing biodiversity on the Arnhem Plateau within Kakadu National Park, northern Australia. Since ...

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Nature-based solutions for climate change in the UK: a report by the British Ecological Society.

Published online: 25 Aug 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

For this report the definition of Nature-based solutions (NbS) as solutions that "work with and enhance nature to mitigate or adapt to climate change ...

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