Search

All content is free for everyone to browse, read and share. You’ll find peer-reviewed journal articles and non-peer reviewed grey literature. Type keywords into the search box or use the filtering options below to browse the content.

Filter by...

Showing 471 results

Spring grazing and the manipulation of food quality by barnacle geese.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Ydenberg, R. C. & Prins, H. H. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The foraging activities of a large flock of barnacle geese (Branta leucopsis) wintering on the West Friesian island of Schiermonnikoog were monitored ...

Read more

The food of the cattle egret.

Published online: 22 May 1972

Authors: Siegfried, W. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cattle egrets (Ardeola ibis) feeding in dairy pastures in the south-western Cape, South Africa, ate mainly grasshoppers, caterpillars and earthworms, ...

Read more

Increased root herbivory under elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations is reversed by silicon-based plant defences.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Frew, A. & Allsopp, P. G. & Gherlenda, A. N. & Johnson, S. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predicted increases in atmospheric concentrations of CO2 may alter the susceptibility of many plants to insect herbivores due to changes in plant nutr...

Read more

Selective plant foraging and the top-down suppression of native diversity in a restored prairie.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Schneider, S. & Steeves, R. & Newmaster, S. & MacDougall, A. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Clarifying what species are being consumed at what times can improve our understanding of how anthropogenic change affects food web dynamics, with imp...

Read more

Natural habitat does not mediate vertebrate seed predation as an ecosystem dis-service to agriculture.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Schäckermann, J. & Mandelik, Y. & Weiss, N. & Wehrden, H. von & Klein, A. & Kleijn, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spillover of beneficial organisms from natural habitats to croplands can improve agro-ecosystem services, but wildlife can also negatively influence a...

Read more

Influence of stand thinning on snowshoe hare population dynamics and feeding damage in lodgepole pine forest.

Published online: 11 Apr 1989

Authors: Sullivan, T. P. & Sullivan, D. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study in young lodgepole pine forest near Prince George, BC, Canada, from 1979 to 1983 during the late increase, peak and decline phases of the Lepu...

Read more

Differences in the quality of food eaten by red deer (Cervus elaphus) stags and hinds in winter.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Staines, B. W. & Crisp, J. M. & Parish, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Differences in the quality of food eaten by male and female red deer in winter were studied at Glenfeshie, in the central highlands of Scotland. Hinds...

Read more

Selection of upland swards by red deer (Cervus elaphus) on Rhum.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Charles, W. N. & McCowan, D. & East, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In 1965-67 the use of sward types by red deer on Rhum was assessed from faeces counts within a 750-ha study area and by observations of deer dispersio...

Read more

Can we store carbon and have our timber and habitat too?

Published online: 07 Mar 2018

Authors: Spies, T. & Kline, J. & Cohen, W.

Content type: Bulletin

With the passage of the Multiple Use Sustained Yield Act of 1960, the U.S. Forest Service has managed its 193 million acres of forest and grassland fo...

Read more

Effects of root-feeding by scarabaeid larvae on growth of perennial ryegrass plants.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Smith, T. J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The growth of perennial ryegrass (a New Zealand variety of Lolium perenne) was measured under glasshouse conditions in New South Wales, in turfs in po...

Read more