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Desk review of burning and other management options for the control for heather beetle.

Published online: 23 May 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Gillingham, P. & Diaz, A. & Stillman, R. & Pinder, A. C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The heather beetle Lochmaea suturalis is a naturally occurring species in the heather dominated landscapes of the United Kingdom. When the heather bee...

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Effects of elephant browsing on woodlands in a Tanzanian national park: measurements, models and management.

Published online: 23 Mar 1984

Authors: Barnes, R. F. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In selected woodlands in the Ruaha National Park, 40% of Acacia albida were dead, and 67% of Commiphora ugogensis had been killed in the previous 6 yr...

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White-tail deer (Odocoileus virginianus) influence on structure and composition of Tsuga canadensis forests.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Anderson, R. C. & Loucks, O. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In T. canadensis forests in Wisconsin, Acer saccharum rapidly replaced T. canadensis when both were heavily browsed by deer. However, regeneration of ...

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Abandoned pastures cannot spontaneously recover the attributes of old-growth savannas.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Cava, M. G. B. & Pilon, N. A. L. & Ribeiro, M. C. & Durigan, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Active restoration strategies have been recommended to recover Neotropical savannas in abandoned lands, but no studies have investigated the trajector...

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Assessment of bird collisions with deer fences in Scottish forests.

Published online: 04 Oct 1997

Authors: Baines, D. & Summers, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bird collisions along 135 km of deer fences were monitored for 1 yr (April/May 1992 to April/May 1993) at 27 sites in the Scottish Highlands. The majo...

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Tree regeneration in a subtropical humid forest: effect of cultural disturbance on seed production, dispersal and germination.

Published online: 19 May 1997

Authors: Barik, S. K. & Tripathi, R. S. & Pandey, H. N. & Rao, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The subtropical humid forest of Meghalaya (India) has been exposed to various kinds of disturbance of varying magnitude during recent years; felling o...

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Effect of reducing red deer Cervus elaphus density on browsing impact and growth of Scots pine Pinus sylvestris seedlings in semi-natural woodland in the Cairngorms, UK.

Published online: 12 Sep 2018

Authors: Rao, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Fencing is the most commonly used management intervention to prevent damage to young woodland regeneration from deer. However, damage can also be prev...

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Seedling establishment in an Australian tropical savanna: effects of seed supply, soil disturbance and fire.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Setterfield, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Australia's savannas typically are burnt every 1-3 years. Although there are concerns about the effect of frequent fire on recruitment of Australian s...

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Woodland regeneration in relation to grazing and fencing in Coed Gorswen, north Wales.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Linhart, U. B. & Whelan, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seedling regeneration was studied in woodland composed mainly of oak (Quercus robur and Q. petraea), alder (Alnus glutinosa), ash (Fraxinus excelsior)...

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Adapting oak management in an age of ongoing mesophication but warming climate.

Published online: 25 Sep 2019

Authors: Iverson, L. R. & Peters, M. P. & Matthews, S. N. & Prasad, A. & Hutchinson, T. & Bartig, J. & Rebbeck, J. & Yaussy, D. & Stout, S. & Nowacki, G.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Rising temperatures and variable precipitation events leading to droughts and floods will likely increase in frequency. We present climate models with...

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