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Population trends of farmland birds in Sweden and England: similar trends but different patterns of agricultural intensification.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Wretenberg, J. & Lindström, Å. & Svensson, S. & Thierfelder, T. & Pärt, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies, mainly from the UK, show that many farmland birds have declined as a result of recent agricultural intensification. We tested this idea by an...

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The effect of organic farming on butterfly diversity depends on landscape context.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Rundlöf, M. & Smith, H. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The recent dramatic decline in farmland biodiversity is often attributed to agricultural intensification and structural changes in the agricultural la...

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Spatial pattern of abundance of the black bean aphid, Aphis fabae, in Britain.

Published online: 08 Aug 1992

Authors: Cammell, M. E. & Tatchell, G. M. & Woiwod, I. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Populations of Aphis fabae were monitored in the UK in 1969-86 on its primary winter host (Euonymus europaeus), on the 2 principal secondary summer cr...

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Alate production by aphids on sugar beet: how likely is the evolution of sugar beet-specific biotypes?

Published online: 20 Apr 2000

Authors: Williams, I. S. & Dewar, A. M. & Dixon, A. F. G. & Thornhill, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Aphid clones that feed on the same plant species for many generations often develop biotypes specifically adapted to the particular host-plant. Such b...

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Estimating the effect of plantations on pine invasions in protected areas: a case study from South Africa.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: McConnachie, M. M. & Wilgen, B. W. van & Richardson, D. M. & Ferraro, P. J. & Forsyth, A. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Protected areas (PAs) are a key intervention for conserving biodiversity and ecosystem services. A major challenge for PAs is the control of invasive ...

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The effect of sprays on the fauna of apple trees. V. DDT/BHC and lead arsenate/nicotine applied at the green cluster stage.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Morris, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the author's summary of this part of a series on investigations in south-eastern England [cf. RAE A 57 889, etc.]. The effe...

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Cereal invertebrates, extreme events and long-term trends in climate.

Published online: 21 Jan 2021

Published by: UK, Natural England & UK, Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust

Authors: Duffield, S. & Morecroft, M. & Crick, H. P. Q. & Ewald, J. & Wheatley, C. J. & Aebischer, N. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The effects of climate change on the natural environment have been the subject of many studies in recent decades. However, there has been little resea...

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The kangaroo conundrum: home range studies and implications for land management.

Published online: 30 Mar 2005

Authors: Viggers, K. L. & Hearn, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The movement of native herbivores onto agricultural land is a key management issue world-wide as they may compete with domestic livestock for pasture ...

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Controlled grazing studies on Molinia grassland: effects of different seasonal patterns and levels of defoliation on Molinia growth and responses of swards to controlled grazing by cattle.

Published online: 16 Apr 1997

Authors: Grant, S. A. & Torvell, L. & Common, T. G. & Sim, E. M. & Small, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experiments were carried out at three sites in southern Scotland to determine the suitability of Molina caerulea grassland for sustained use in provid...

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Controlled grazing studies on Nardus grassland: effects of between-tussock sward height and species of grazer on Nardus utilization and floristic composition in two fields in Scotland.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Grant, S. A. & Torvell, L. & Sim, E. M. & Small, J. L. & Armstrong, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The utilization of the tussock-forming grass Nardus stricta was investigated in controlled grazing experiments in which various sward heights of betwe...

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