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Sheep and cattle grazing in forests: a review.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Adams, S. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Damage to trees by grazing animals and prevention of damage by fencing or use of unpalatable species; effects of grazing on forest soils, including co...

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The effects of sheep stocking level on invertebrate abundance, biomass and energy utilization in a temperate, sown grassland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Hutchinson, K. J. & King, K. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The results of the study are summarized as follows: (1) Sixteen groups of large invertebrates were sampled at 42-day intervals over 3 yr from six gras...

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The management of lowland neutral grasslands in Britain: effects of agricultural practices on birds and their food resources.

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: Vickery, J. A. & Tallowin, J. R. & Feber, R. E. & Asteraki, E. J. & Atkinson, P. W. & Fuller, R. J. & Brown, V. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of agricultural intensification on biodiversity in arable systems of western Europe have received a great deal of attention. However, the ...

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Sheep-grazing with different foraging efficiencies in a Dutch mixed grassland.

Published online: 01 Apr 1987

Authors: Leeuw, J. de & Bakker, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In 1972, 11 ha of woodland, heathland and previously manured pasture was fenced in for a sheep-grazing experiment and the different grazing intensitie...

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Grazing intensity affects insect diversity via sward structure and heterogeneity in a long-term experiment.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Jerrentrup, J. S. & Wrage-Mönnig, N. & Röver, K. U. & Isselstein, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the past, insect diversity in grasslands showed a severe decline due to management intensification or abandonment. In this study, we investigate th...

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Spatial and temporal patterns of heather use by sheep and red deer within natural heather/grass mosaics.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Hester, A. J. & Baillie, G. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fragmentation of heather and conversion to grass under heavy grazing is a widespread phenomenon. In the British uplands it is attributed in particular...

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Grazing alters ecosystem functioning and C:N:P stoichiometry of grasslands along a regional precipitation gradient.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Bai YongFei & Wu JianGuo & Clark, C. M. & Pan QingMin & Zhang LiXia & Chen ShiPing & Wang QiBing & Han XingGuo

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Eurasian steppe has long been subject to grazing by domestic ungulates at high levels, resulting in widespread deterioration of biodiversity and e...

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Spatial heterogeneity across five rangelands managed with pyric-herbivory.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: McGranahan, D. A. & Engle, D. M. & Fuhlendorf, S. D. & Winter, S. J. & Miller, J. R. & Debinski, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many rangelands evolved under an interactive disturbance regime in which grazers respond to the spatial pattern of fire and create a patchy, heterogen...

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To graze or not to graze? Sheep, voles, forestry and nature conservation in the British uplands.

Published online: 12 Jul 2006

Authors: Evans, D. M. & Redpath, S. M. & Elston, D. A. & Evans, S. A. & Mitchell, R. J. & Dennis, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The British uplands are internationally important for their unique plant and bird communities. They have considerable economic, nature conservation, l...

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Twenty years of rest returns grazing potential, but not palatable plant diversity, to Karoo rangeland, South Africa.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Seymour, C. L. & Milton, S. J. & Joseph, G. S. & Dean, W. R. J. & Ditlhobolo, T. & Cumming, G. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Up to 73% of the world's rangelands are degraded, and increasing demand for meat in developing countries and a growing human population are likely to ...

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