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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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An experimental modification of upland peat vegetation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Gore, A. J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An experiment was conducted over 13 years at Moor House National Nature Reserve in the N. Pennines to examine the effects of clipping and removal on m...

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Nitrogen: the essential public enemy.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Dalton, H. & Brand-Hardy, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In this paper, we discuss the impacts in the UK and give examples of the steps that are being taken by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural ...

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Chemical aspects of heather burning.

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Allen, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In laboratory experiments mineral nutrients, particularly K, were readily dissolved from the ash left when heather was burnt but the rate of solution ...

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Studies in the grazing of heather moorland in North-East Scotland. I. Site descriptions and patterns of utilization.

Published online: 10 Sep 1984

Authors: Welch, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The utilization by herbivores of plant spp. growing in 32 moorland sites was investigated. Occupance of the moorland by cattle and sheep was determine...

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Special Profile: Integrating ecology and the social sciences.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Philipson, J. & Lowe, P. & Bullock, J. M.

Content type: Journal issue

This special issue contains 10 papers providing information on the integration between ecology and social sciences. Topics covered include: contrastin...

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Studies in the grazing of heather moorland in north-east Scotland. V. Trends in Nardus stricta and other unpalatable graminoids.

Published online: 01 Apr 1987

Authors: Welch, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Botanical composition, grazing treatment and trends in Calluna vulgaris were recorded for periods of 4-15 years at moorland sites ranging in alt. from...

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Modelling the impacts of atmospheric nitrogen deposition on Calluna-dominated ecosystems in the UK.

Published online: 17 Nov 2004

Authors: Terry, A. C. & Ashmore, M. R. & Power, S. A. & Allchin, E. A. & Heil, G. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The increased deposition of nitrogen (N) from the atmosphere over the last century has been associated in Europe with changes in species composition, ...

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Estimating deer abundance from line transect surveys of dung: sika deer in southern Scotland.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Marques, F. F. C. & Buckland, S. T. & Goffin, D. & Dixon, C. E. & Borchers, D. L. & Mayle, B. A. & Peace, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accurate and precise estimates of abundance are required for the development of management regimes for deer populations. In woodland areas, indirect d...

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The management of wild large herbivores to meet economic, conservation and environmental objectives.

Published online: 19 Jan 2005

Authors: Gordon, I. J. & Hester, A. J. & Festa-Bianchet, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wild large herbivores provide goods and income to rural communities, have major impacts on land use and habitats of conservation importance and, in so...

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