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Evidence of water conservation mechanisms in several subarctic wetland species.

Published online: 30 Apr 1997

Authors: Blanken, P. D. & Rouse, W. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The hypothesis that subarctic hygrophilous plant species show poorly developed mechanisms for water conservation was tested by measuring the stomatal ...

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Water-budget analysis of the Upper Big Sandy Designated Groundwater Basin alluvial aquifer, Elbert, El Paso, and Lincoln counties, Colorado, 2016.

Published online: 04 Sep 2019

Authors: Kohn, M. S. & Oden, J. H. & Arnold, L. R.

Content type: Bulletin

The U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Colorado Water Conservation Board and the Upper Big Sandy Groundwater Management District carried o...

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Development of a risk assessment tool to evaluate the significance of septic tanks around freshwater SSSIs.

Published online: 21 Jan 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: May, L. & Dudley, B. J. & Woods, H. & Miles, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

There is growing evidence suggesting that small sewage discharges (SSDs), in practice mainly septic tank systems but also including package treatment ...

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Feeding behaviour and impact of ducks on ripening barley crops grown in Otago, New Zealand.

Published online: 24 Dec 1985

Authors: Gillespie, G. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field feeding by mallard ducks was not random; fodder barley and stubble fields were preferred and standing oat crops were avoided. Ducks were attract...

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Predicting secondary succession in wetland mesocosms on the basis of autecological information on seeds and seedlings.

Published online: 14 Oct 1994

Authors: Stockey, A. & Hunt, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A variety of autecological attributes of seeds and seedlings (seed weight, germination rate, germination percentage, absolute growth and RGR variation...

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Effects of late summer cattle grazing on the diversity of riparian pasture vegetation in an upland conifer forest.

Published online: 26 Feb 2001

Authors: Humphrey, J. W. & Patterson, G. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species-rich grassland is important for biodiversity in upland forests, particularly within riparian zones. Prior to afforestation, the botanical dive...

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Earthworm activity and availability for meadow birds is restricted in intensively managed grasslands.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Onrust, J. & Wymenga, E. & Piersma, T. & Olff, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Earthworms are an important prey for the endangered meadow birds of northwest Europe. Although intensive grassland management with high manure inputs ...

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Cut-over peatland regeneration assessment using organic matter and microbial indicators (bacteria and testate amoebae).

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Laggoun-Défarge, F. & Mitchell, E. & Gilbert, D. & Disnar, J. R. & Comont, L. & Warner, B. G. & Buttler, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cut-over peatlands cover large surfaces of high potential value for enhancing biodiversity and carbon sequestration if successfully restored. Unfortun...

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Functional responses of aquatic and riparian vegetation to hydrogeomorphic restoration of channelized lowland streams and their valleys.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Fraaije, R. G. A. & Poupin, C. & Verhoeven, J. T. A. & Soons, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Streams and riparian zones are highly heterogeneous ecosystems. Their high biodiversity is promoted by variable flow velocities and water depths, stro...

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Catchment-scale peatland restoration benefits stream ecosystem biodiversity.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Ramchunder, S. J. & Brown, L. E. & Holden, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Drainage of peat-dominated catchments across the world has caused widespread degradation of peat and freshwater ecosystem services. In the UK, an esti...

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