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An examination of the potential efficacy of high-intensity fires for reversing woody encroachment in savannas.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Smit, I. P. J. & Asner, G. P. & Govender, N. & Vaughn, N. R. & Wilgen, B. W. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Frequent fires are often proposed as a way of preventing woody encroachment in savannas, yet few studies have examined whether high-intensity fires ca...

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Breeding skylarks Alauda arvensis on Environmentally Sensitive Area arable reversion grass in southern England: survey-based and experimental determination of density.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Wakeham-Dawson, A. & Szoszkiewicz, K. & Stern, K. & Aebischer, N. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the South Downs and South Wessex Downs (southern England), designated an Environmentally Sensitive Area (ESA) in 1987 and 1993, respectively, farme...

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Modelling the relationship between bird population variables and hedgerow and other field margin attributes. I. Species richness of winter, summer and breeding birds.

Published online: 11 Aug 1995

Authors: Parish, T. & Lakhani, K. H. & Sparks, T. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An understanding of how farming practices in adjacent fields and the dimensions of the hedge and other boundary components affect birds is essential f...

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The relation of photosynthesis by phytometers in the profiles of kale crops to leaf area index above them.

Published online: 03 Jan 1970

Authors: Leach, G. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To estimate the effect of foliage at different positions in the profiles of kale crops on the rate of photosynthesis below it, crop LAI was varied by ...

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Biomass partitioning in a future dry and CO2 enriched climate: shading aggravates drought effects in Scots pine but not European black pine seedlings.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Bachofen, C. & Wohlgemuth, T. & Moser, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change alters both water and CO2 availability for plants, but it is largely unknown how they interact with light to affect tree seedling estab...

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The influence of defoliation intensity, season and leaf age on radiocaesium concentrations in Agrostis capillaris.

Published online: 09 Jan 1998

Authors: Salt, C. A. & Kay, J. W. & Donaldson, L. & Woolsey, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of cutting frequency, time of year and leaf age on the appearance of 137Cs in shoots of Agrostis capillaris were studied in a pot experime...

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Functional response of plant communities to clearcutting: management impacts differ between forest vegetation zones.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Kusumoto, B. & Shiono, T. & Miyoshi, M. & Maeshiro, R. & Fujii, S. & Kuuluvainen, T. & Kubota, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding of the ecological impacts of logging practices on biodiversity and associated ecosystem processes is essential for developing sustainabl...

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The relationship between bird distribution and the botanical and structural characteristics of hedges.

Published online: 02 Nov 1995

Authors: MacDonald, D. W. & Johnson, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The relationship was examined between the botanical and structural characteristics of the hedgerows of five Oxfordshire farms, and the bird population...

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Predicting tropical forest stand structure parameters from Fourier transform of very high-resolution remotely sensed canopy images.

Published online: 04 Jan 2006

Authors: Couteron, P. & Pelissier, R. & Nicolini, E. A. & Paget, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predicting stand structure parameters for tropical forests from remotely sensed data has numerous important applications, such as estimating above-gro...

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Defoliation and burning effects on the tillering of Brachiaria decumbens.

Published online: 14 Jun 1988

Authors: Stür, W. W. & Humphreys, L. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Swards of B. decumbens cv. Basilisk were cut at 0 and 10 cm height and the cut material removed or cut, field-dried and burnt 0, 4 or 8 days after cut...

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