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The responses of blanket bog vegetation to controlled grazing by hill sheep.

Published online: 23 Apr 1986

Authors: Grant, S. A. & Bolton, G. R. & Torvell, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of grazing by sheep on blanket bog vegetation (mainly Sphagnum spp., Eriophorum vaginatum, Calluna vulgaris and Erica tetralix) in SW Scot...

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Season and dominant species effects on plant trait-ecosystem function relationships in intensively grazed grassland.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Orwin, K. H. & Mason, N. W. H. & Jordan, O. M. & Lambie, S. M. & Stevenson, B. A. & Mudge, P. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazed pasture managers are increasingly being asked to enhance productivity while simultaneously reducing environmental impacts. Using plant traits t...

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Ecological and socio-economic implications of livestock-keeping systems on extensive grasslands in south-western Germany.

Published online: 06 Apr 1999

Authors: Luick, R.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

Germany is generally characterized by intensive agriculture. There is increasing concern about the situation of extensively used meadows and pastures ...

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Effects of nitrogen and light in grass-legume pastures-a systems analysis approach.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Ross, P. J. & Henzell, E. F. & Ross, D. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A simple mathematical model is presented describing the effects of N and light on the vegetative growth of grass/legume swards, consisting of a set of...

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Prediction and attenuation of seasonal spillover of parasites between wild and domestic ungulates in an arid mixed-use system.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Walker, J. G. & Evans, K. E. & Vineer, H. R. & Wyk, J. A. van & Morgan, E. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Transmission of parasites between host species affects host population dynamics, interspecific competition, and ecosystem structure and function. In a...

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Resilience and regime shifts: do novel communities impede ecological recovery in a historically metal-contaminated stream?

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Wolff, B. A. & Duggan, S. B. & Clements, W. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Novel communities that result from exposure to contaminants and other anthropogenic stressors often persist in ecosystems that have experienced regime...

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Vegetation dynamics on rangelands: a critique of the current paradigms.

Published online: 24 Sep 2003

Authors: Briske, D. D. & Fuhlendorf, S. D. & Smeins, F. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rangeland ecologists have been debating the validity of two current paradigms for the evaluation of vegetation dynamics on rangelands. This debate fre...

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Are agri-environment schemes successful in delivering conservation grazing management on saltmarsh?

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Mason, L. R. & Feather, A. & Godden, N. & Vreugdenhil, C. C. & Smart, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grasslands occur around the globe and, in temperate regions, their natural management by fire, drought and wild herbivores has largely been replaced b...

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A before-and-after assessment of patch-burn grazing and riparian fencing along headwater streams.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Larson, D. M. & Dodds, W. K. & Whiles, M. R. & Fulgoni, J. N. & Thompson, T. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fire and grazing are common in grasslands world-wide to maintain grass cover and cattle production. The effects of fire, cattle grazing and riparian f...

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The importance of trees for woody pasture bird diversity and effects of the European Union's tree density policy.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Jakobsson, S. & Lindborg, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent reforms in the Common Agricultural Policy aim for a greening of the subsidy system with potential improvements for biodiversity conservation. A...

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