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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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The ecology and growth patterns of Cleistogenes species in degraded grasslands of eastern Inner Mongolia, China.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Liang Chen & Michalk, D. L. & Millar, G. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cleistogenes is an important perennial grass genus found in the pastoral steppes of eastern Inner Mongolia. Despite its dominance in many grassland ty...

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Effects of grazing on soil nitrogen spatial heterogeneity depend on herbivore assemblage and pre-grazing plant diversity.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Liu Chen & Song XuXin & Wang Ling & Wang DeLi & Zhou XiaoMei & Liu Jun & Zhao Xuan & Li Jing & Lin HaiJiao

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial heterogeneity of limiting soil resources is an essential factor determining ecosystem processes and function. It has been reported that la...

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Passive restoration of subtropical grassland after abandonment of cultivation.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Fensham, R. J. & Butler, D. W. & Fairfax, R. J. & Quintin, A. R. & Dwyer, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Passive restoration of grasslands after the abandonment of cultivation may be a viable restoration option where seed sources from remnant grasslands a...

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Enhancing insect diversity in agricultural grasslands: the roles of management and landscape structure.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Giulio, M. di & Edwards, P. J. & Meister, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the last few years a variety of methods have been applied in Switzerland to preserve and enhance biological diversity in agricultural systems. ...

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The effect of grassland gap size on establishment, growth and flowering of the endangered Rutidosis leptorrhynchoides (Asteraceae).

Published online: 23 Jul 1997

Authors: Morgan, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To determine the effect of grassland gap size on patterns of seedling recruitment and juvenile establishment of the endangered composite Rutidosis lep...

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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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Past and present management influences the seed bank and seed rain in a rural landscape mosaic.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Auffret, A. G. & Cousins, S. A. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed bank and seed rain represent dispersal in time and space. They can be important sources of diversity in the rural landscape, where fragmented hab...

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The impact of high-altitude ski-runs on alpine grassland bird communities.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Rolando, A. & Caprio, E. & Rinaldi, E. & Ellena, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Treeless mountainous areas at high altitudes have increased in value as wildlife habitat, but they are affected and increasingly threatened by ski-res...

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Prosopis juliflora management and grassland restoration in baringo county, Kenya: opportunities for soil carbon sequestration and local livelihoods.

Published online: 18 Jun 2021

Authors: Eschen, R. & Ketema Bekele & Mbaabu, P. R. & Kilawe, C. J. & Eckert, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change, land degradation and invasive alien species (IAS) threaten grassland ecosystems worldwide. IAS clearing and grassland restoration woul...

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