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Control of bracken and restoration of heathland. VII. The response of bracken rhizomes to 18 years of continued bracken control or 6 years of control followed by recovery.

Published online: 19 Mar 1999

Authors: Marrs, R. H. & Johnson, S. W. & Duc, M. G. le

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of six bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) control treatments applied in combination with a Calluna seeding treatment on the rhizome system of b...

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Overcoming resistance and resilience of an invaded community is necessary for effective restoration: a multi-site bracken control study.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Alday, J. G. & Cox, E. S. & Pakeman, R. J. & Harris, M. P. K. & Duc, M. G. le & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The search for appropriate management strategies to control invasive plants is an important theme in environmental management. However, the recovery o...

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Soil ammonium accumulation after sod cutting hampers the restoration of degraded wet heathlands.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Dorland, E. & Bobbink, R. & Messelink, J. H. & Verhoeven, J. T. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of formerly species-rich wet heaths and matgrass swards has not always been successful. The constraints on this restoration process are no...

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Control of bracken and the restoration of heathland. V. Effects of bracken control treatments on the rhizome and its relationship with frond performance.

Published online: 12 Jan 1995

Authors: Marrs, R. H. & Pakeman, R. J. & Lowday, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of three weed control treatments on the rhizome system of bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) was assessed in field trials at Cavenham and Weetin...

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The vegetation N:P ratio: a new tool to detect the nature of nutrient limitation.

Published online: 16 Apr 1997

Authors: Koerselman, W. & Meuleman, A. F. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nutrient limitation (mostly N or P) is a driving force in ecosystem development. Current techniques to determine the nature of nutrient limitation use...

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Rapid response of macroinvertebrates to drainage management of shallow connected lakes.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Meutter, F. van de & Stoks, R. & Meester, L. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shallow lakes throughout the world are subject to drainage, either for fish harvesting or lake restoration. Lake drainage of fish lakes is known to im...

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Studies on the conservation of lowland Calluna heaths. I. Control of birch and bracken and its effect on heath vegetation.

Published online: 25 Aug 1987

Authors: Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Single and combined treatments of 2,4,5-T were applied by paintbrush to cut Betula pendula and B. pubescens stumps and fosamine was applied by foliar ...

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The implications of grazing and predator management on the habitats and breeding success of black grouse Tetrao tetrix.

Published online: 16 May 1996

Authors: Baines, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data on black grouse densities and breeding success were collected from five blocks of moorland in N. England and S. Scotland, each consisting of four...

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The ecological changes of Breckland grass heaths and the consequences of management.

Published online: 07 Nov 1992

Authors: Dolman, P. M. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Breckland grass heaths surveyed in 1981 were resurveyed (9 only) in 1989. Rabbit-grazed sites supported lichens, cushion-forming mosses, winter annual...

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Effects of grazing by mountain hares and red deer on the production and chemical composition of heather.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Moss, R. & Welch, D. & Rothery, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Heather was protected from grazing for 5 years at 2 moors in north-east Scotland, one grazed largely by mountain hares (Lepus timidus) and one grazed ...

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