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Wigeon (Anas penelope L.) conservation and salting pasture management at Bridgwater Bay National Nature Reserve, Somerset.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Cadwalladr, D. A. & Owen, M. & Morley, J. V. & Cook, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Observations indicated that this species of duck, as well as sheep, grazed Puccinellia maritima/Agrostis stolonifera swards in preference to Festuca r...

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Factors affecting the viable seed content of soils beneath lowland pastures.

Published online: 17 Feb 1984

Authors: Howe, C. D. & Chancellor, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The buried viable seed content was determined for some leys and permanent pastures. Seeds of Poa annua were abundant under the leys but absent under t...

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Fertilising semi-natural grasslands may cause long-term negative effects on both biodiversity and ecosystem stability.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Melts, I. & Lanno, K. & Sammul, M. & Uchida, K. & Heinsoo, K. & Kull, T. & Laanisto, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Some short-term experiments in applied ecology and agricultural research have demonstrated that nutrient applications in semi-natural grasslands can m...

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Comparative aspects of foraging behaviour of pronghorn antelope and cattle.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Ellis, J. E. & Travis, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

On shortgrass prairie in N.E. Colorado with dominant Bouteloua gracilis, Buchloe dactyloides, Agropyron smithii and Artemisia frigida, antelope and ca...

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Productivity and plasticity of wheat and Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. in pure and mixed stands.

Published online: 11 Jan 1971

Authors: Ramakrishnan, P. S. & Kumar, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Both species responded to increasing density by extreme plasticity and there was no density-induced mortality even at 3200 plants/m2. In wheat the pla...

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Productivity and plasticity of wheat and Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. in pure and mixed stands.

Published online: 07 Sep 1972

Authors: Ramakrishnan, P. S. & Kumar, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wheat and C. dactylon grown in pure stands at various densities up to 3200 plants/m2 responded to density stress by extreme plasticity but not mortali...

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Further experiments on the management of saltings pasture for wigeon (Anas penelope L.) conservation at Bridgwater Bay National Nature Reserve, Somerset.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Cadwalladr, D. A. & Morley, J. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Counts of wigeon droppings on plots of Puccinellia maritima/Agrostis stolonifera and of mown and unmown Festuca rubra on the salt marsh on Fennings Is...

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Effects of plant phylogenetic diversity on herbivory depend on herbivore specialization.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Castagneyrol, B. & Jactel, H. & Vacher, C. & Brockerhoff, E. G. & Koricheva, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pest regulation is an important ecosystem service provided by biodiversity, as plants growing in species-rich communities often experience association...

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Plant dynamics of New Zealand tussock grassland infested with Hieracium pilosella. II. Transition matrices of vegetation changes.

Published online: 29 Apr 1990

Authors: Scott, D. & Robertson, J. S. & Archie, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The vegetation types in 1-m2 permanent quadrats were determined annually in 1975-82 on low and moderate productivity sites of improved or unimproved F...

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Patterns and processes in the Townsville stylo-annual grass pasture ecosystem.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Torssell, B. W. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Stylosanthes humilis was grown for 5 years on cleared Tippera clay loam and its behaviour in competition with the annual grasses Digitaria ciliaris, B...

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