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Long-term effects of defoliation: incomplete recovery of a New Zealand alpine tussock grass, Chionochloa pallens, after 20 years.

Published online: 26 May 2000

Authors: Lee, W. G. & Fenner, M. & Loughnan, A. & Lloyd, K. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Chionochloa pallens, a New Zealand low alpine tussock grass, is an important food plant of the takahé (Porphyrio hochstetteri), a rare endemic flightl...

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Some aspects of competition between pasture species: the effect of environment and defoliation.

Published online: 11 Jan 1971

Authors: Scarisbrick, D. H. & Ivins, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plantago lanceolata was grown at a range of sowing rates in controlled-environment, glasshouse and field experiments in competition with perennial rye...

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Some aspects of competition between pasture species: the effect of environment and defoliation.

Published online: 09 Sep 1971

Authors: Scarisbrick, D. H. & Ivins, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

See also Abs. 804. A series of glasshouse, growth room and field experiments were designed to study interference between perennial ryegrass [Lolium pe...

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Survival of larvae of Anoplognathus porosus (Dalman) and Sericesthis nigrolineata Boisd. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae).

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Hassan, S. T. & Hilditch, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With the aid of a field plot layout of semi-controlled environments developed by R.L. Davidson, J.R. Wiseman & V.J. Wolfe to validate simulation m...

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The fate of legume seeds eaten by sheep from a Mediterranean grassland.

Published online: 16 Jan 1993

Authors: Russi, L. & Cocks, P. S. & Roberts, E. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The consumption of legume seed by grazing sheep was assessed in a Mediterranean grassland in NW Syria, during the summers of 1986 and 1987. Large padd...

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Long-term heavy grazing increases community-level foliar fungal diseases by shifting plant composition.

Published online: 30 Apr 2022

Authors: Liu Yong & Duan DongDong & Jiang FeiFei & Tian Zhen & Feng XiaoXuan & Wu NaNa & Hou FuJiang & Kardol, P. & Nan ZhiBiao & Chen Tao

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In grasslands, the interactions of foliar fungal diseases and their host plants are largely dependent on grazing by large herbivores. However, the rel...

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Acidifying peat as an aid to the reconstruction of lowland heath on arable soil: a field experiment.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Dunsford, S. J. & Free, A. J. & Davy, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential of naturally pyritic peat as a soil amendment for the reconstruction of lowland heath on land with a long history of arable cultivation ...

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Biological control of a tropical weed: a population model and experiment for Sida acuta.

Published online: 03 Aug 1995

Authors: Lonsdale, W. M. & Farrell, G. & Wilson, C. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of defoliation of the malvaceous tropical weed Sida acuta by an introduced biological control agent, the chrysomelid Calligrapha pantherin...

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The ecological changes of Breckland grass heaths and the consequences of management.

Published online: 07 Nov 1992

Authors: Dolman, P. M. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Breckland grass heaths surveyed in 1981 were resurveyed (9 only) in 1989. Rabbit-grazed sites supported lichens, cushion-forming mosses, winter annual...

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Farmers' perceptions of the scale of the bracken problem on farms in less favoured areas in England and Wales.

Published online: 16 May 1992

Authors: Varvarigos, P. & Lawton, J. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Farmers' perceptions of the extent of bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) encroachment on upland farms was summarized from a postal questionnaire done in 19...

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