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Some relations between forest litter and growth of Sitka Spruce on poorly drained soils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Adams, S. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was made in 1971-72 of leaf litter from 119 inventory plots, each of 0.025 ha, in Picea sitchensis plantations (8-42 years old) on gleyed soil...

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Genetic variation in seed dormancy in Digitaria milanjiana in relation to rainfall at the collection site.

Published online: 26 Mar 1986

Authors: Hacker, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

According to the duration of dormancy, 3 different classes could be recognized among African accessions. Material originating in the low-rainfall trop...

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A model of the grazing of hill vegetation by sheep in the UK. I. The prediction of vegetation biomass.

Published online: 26 Jun 1997

Authors: Armstrong, H. M. & Gordon, I. J. & Grant, S. A. & Hutchings, N. J. & Milne, J. A. & Sibbald, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A computer model is described which predicts monthly growth, senescence, litterfall and standing biomass of ungrazed herbage in seven dwarf shrub-domi...

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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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Remnant vegetation, plantings and fences are beneficial for reptiles in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Pulsford, S. A. & Driscoll, D. A. & Barton, P. S. & Lindenmayer, D. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Managing agricultural landscapes for biodiversity conservation is increasingly difficult as land use is modified or intensified for production. Findin...

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The conservation of juniper: the fauna of food-plant island sites in southern England.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Ward, L. K. & Lakhani, K. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In southern England, 25 sites of indigenous juniper (Juniperus communis) visited in 1968-69 were considered as islands, since they tended to consist o...

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Macrofungal diversity in fragmented and disturbed forests of the Western Ghats of India.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Brown, N. & Shonil Bhagwat & Watkinson, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite their functional importance, little is known about how and where fungi can be conserved. It is important that we understand the consequences o...

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Bat communities respond positively to large-scale thinning of forest regrowth.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Blakey, R. V. & Law, B. S. & Kingsford, R. T. & Stoklosa, J. & Tap, P. & Williamson, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over half of the world's forests are secondary regrowth and support considerable biodiversity. Thinning of these forests is a widespread management pr...

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Between-observer variation in the application of a standard method of habitat mapping by environmental consultants in the UK.

Published online: 26 Jan 2000

Authors: Cherrill, A. & McClean, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Six ecologists surveyed independently the same upland site (including coniferous woodland, deciduous woodland and rough grazing) in northern England. ...

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Revegetation of an Arctic disturbed site by native tundra species.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Chapin, F. S., III & Chapin, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Succession on an organic tundra soil in interior Alaska was monitored for 10 growing seasons following removal of vegetation. Exotic grasses (reed can...

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