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Plant trait-digestibility relationships across management and climate gradients in permanent grasslands.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Gardarin, A. & Garnier, É. & Carrère, P. & Cruz, P. & Andueza, D. & Bonis, A. & Colace, M. P. & Dumont, B. & Duru, M. & Farruggia, A. & Gaucherand, S. & Grigulis, K. & Kernéïs, É. & Lavorel, S. & Louault, F. & Loucougaray, G. & Mesléard, F. & Yavercovski, N. & Kazakou, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dry matter digestibility is a critical component of herbage nutritive value, a major service delivered by grasslands. The aim of this study was to tes...

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Large-scale fire management restores grassland bird richness for a private lands ecoregion.

Published online: 24 Jan 2022

Authors: Roberts, C. P. & Scholtz, R. & Fogarty, D. T. & Twidwell, D. & Walker, T. L., Jr.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Of all terrestrial biomes, grasslands are losing the most biodiversity the most rapidly, so there is a critical need to document and learn from large-...

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Upland grassland habitats and agri-environment schemes change soil microarthropod abundance.

Published online: 06 Nov 2021

Authors: Arnott, A. & Riddell, G. & Emmerson, M. & Caruso, T. & Reid, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification is a major driver of biodiversity loss, with the implementation of Agri-Environment Schemes (AESs) being a widespread pol...

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The resilience of calcareous and mesotrophic grasslands following disturbance.

Published online: 23 Nov 2005

Authors: Hirst, R. A. & Pywell, R. F. & Marrs, R. H. & Putwain, P. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding habitat disturbance and recovery is vital for successful conservation management and restoration, particularly of subseral communities w...

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The importance of core habitat for a threatened species in changing landscapes.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Herse, M. R. & With, K. A. & Boyle, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat loss, fragmentation, and alteration of the landscape matrix are interdependent processes, collectively responsible for most recent species ext...

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Influence of land use on plant community composition and diversity in Highland Sourveld grassland in the southern Drakensberg, South Africa.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: O'Connor, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity conservation of grasslands in the face of transformation and global climate change will depend mainly on rangelands because of insufficie...

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The effects of seasonal grazing on the Heteroptera and Auchenorhyncha (Hemiptera) of chalk grassland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Morris, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Samples of Heteroptera and Auchenorrhyncha were taken from replicated plots grazed by sheep in spring, summer, autumn and winter and from ungrazed are...

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Responses of grassland invertebrates to management by cutting. I. Species diversity of Hemiptera.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Morris, M. G. & Lakhani, K. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of cutting calcareous grassland on its invertebrate fauna were examined in an Arrhenatherum-dominated grass plot in eastern England. Four ...

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Non-random species extinction and plant production: implications for ecosystem functioning.

Published online: 30 Mar 2005

Authors: Schläpfer, F. & Pfisterer, A. B. & Schmid, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding ecosystem responses to plant species loss is essential for the optimal management of grasslands. Recent studies have examined the effect...

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Habitats as recording units in ecological survey: a field trial in Caernarvonshire, North Wales.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Buse, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The occurrence of 46 types of habitat in Caernarvonshire was recorded in terms of percentage occurrence and percentage cover within defined areas and ...

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