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Enhancing pollinator biodiversity in intensive grasslands.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Potts, S. G. & Woodcock, B. A. & Roberts, S. P. M. & Tscheulin, T. & Pilgrim, E. S. & Brown, V. K. & Tallowin, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increased agricultural intensification has led to well-documented declines in the fauna and flora associated with intensive grasslands in the UK. We a...

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Grass overseeding and a fungus combine to control Taraxacum officinale.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Abu-Dieyeh, M. H. & Watson, A. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) is the most abundant and frequent weed within turfgrass in temperate climates. With increasing legislation, ba...

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Using ecological restoration to constrain biological invasion.

Published online: 19 Jan 2005

Authors: Bakker, J. D. & Wilson, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological invasion can permanently alter ecosystem structure and function. Invasive species are difficult to eradicate, so methods for constraining i...

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Desertification alters the response of vegetation to changes in precipitation.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Verón, S. R. & Paruelo, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Desertification is of critical concern because it may affect 40% of the global land area inhabited by more than 1 billion people. During the process o...

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Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. 2. An evaluation of the Holt IXa 'Bush Breaker' in Tarchonanthus/Acacia thicket.

Published online: 06 Mar 1966

Authors: Pratt, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In experiments begun in 1958 in Baringo District Kenya, the Holt IXa bush control machine was used ± grass sowing and subsequent burning in a grazing ...

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Inferring habitat suitability and spread patterns from large-scale distributions of an exotic invasive pasture grass in north Australia.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Petty, A. M. & Setterfield, S. A. & Ferdinands, K. B. & Barrow, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The understanding of large-scale patterns in expanding populations of alien invasive plants can be used to infer the environmental limiting factors, h...

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The influence of vegetation pattern on the grazing of heather moorland by red deer and sheep. I. The location of animals on grass/heather mosaics.

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: Clarke, J. L. & Welch, D. & Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study site comprising six 2.5 ha plots of heather (Calluna vulgaris) moorland which could be viewed from afar was created in NE Scotland. Each plot ...

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Climate and exotic pasture area in landscape determines invasion of forest fragments by two invasive grasses.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Butler, S. & McAlpine, C. & Fensham, R. & House, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To date, there has been a focus on biological aspects of invasion rather than landscape-scale processes within human-modified landscapes. Applying a m...

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Influence of pasture forage species on seedling emergence, growth and development of Carduus nutans.

Published online: 13 May 1995

Authors: Wardle, D. A. & Nicholson, K. S. & Ahmed, M. & Rahman, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study on the interactions between Carduus nutans (nodding thistle) and pasture grasses and legumes was conducted on Hamilton silt loam in a perennia...

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The trophic ecology of Bison bison L. on shortgrass plains.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Peden, D. G. & Dyne, G. M. Van & Rice, R. W. & Hansen, R. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Study was in north-eastern Colorado with blue grama grass (Bouteloua gracilis) as the dominant species. Bison, cattle and sheep with an oesophageal fi...

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