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Season and dominant species effects on plant trait-ecosystem function relationships in intensively grazed grassland.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Orwin, K. H. & Mason, N. W. H. & Jordan, O. M. & Lambie, S. M. & Stevenson, B. A. & Mudge, P. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazed pasture managers are increasingly being asked to enhance productivity while simultaneously reducing environmental impacts. Using plant traits t...

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Prescribed burning protects endangered tropical heathlands of the Arnhem Plateau, northern Australia.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Murphy, B. P. & Cochrane, M. A. & Russell-Smith, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There are concerns that frequent intense fires are reducing biodiversity on the Arnhem Plateau within Kakadu National Park, northern Australia. Since ...

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Fire and competition in a southern California grassland: impacts on the rare forb Erodium macrophyllum.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Gillespie, I. G. & Allen, E. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of off-season burns to control exotic vegetation shows promise for land managers. In California, wildfires tend to occur in the summer and aut...

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Contact rates between possums revealed by proximity data loggers.

Published online: 23 Nov 2005

Authors: Ji WeiHong & White, P. C. L. & Clout, M. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Information on close interactions between wild animals is difficult to obtain for cryptic species, but is important for understanding their social and...

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Effects of habitat type and management on the abundance of skylarks in the breeding season.

Published online: 26 Jan 2000

Authors: Chamberlain, D. E. & Wilson, A. M. & Browne, S. J. & Vickery, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The abundance of breeding skylarks (Alauda arvensis) was determined by surveying singing males in over 600 randomly selected 1-km squares throughout B...

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Revegetation of an Arctic disturbed site by native tundra species.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Chapin, F. S., III & Chapin, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Succession on an organic tundra soil in interior Alaska was monitored for 10 growing seasons following removal of vegetation. Exotic grasses (reed can...

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Livestock feeding ecology and resource utilization in a nomadic pastoral ecosystem.

Published online: 16 Dec 1986

Authors: Coppock, D. L. & Ellis, J. E. & Swift, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seasonal patterns of forage selection, diet diversity, and habitat use were quantified for livestock managed by the Ngisonyoka Turkana in arid NW Keny...

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Hunting for fear: innovating management of human-wildlife conflicts.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Cromsigt, J. P. G. M. & Kuijper, D. P. J. & Adam, M. & Beschta, R. L. & Churski, M. & Eycott, A. & Kerley, G. I. H. & Mysterud, A. & Schmidt, K. & West, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is a growing theoretical basis for the role of predation risk as a driver of trophic interactions, conceptualized as the 'ecology of fear'. Howe...

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Sexual reproduction in Eichhornia crassipes (water hyacinth). II. Seed production in natural populations.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Barrett, S. C. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sexual reproduction and natural seed production in Eichhornia crassipes was examined in a total of 19 populations from 2 tropical regions (Lower Amazo...

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Regeneration of heather (Calluna vulgaris (L.) Hull) at different ages and seasons in north-east Scotland.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Miller, G. R. & Miles, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

2-37 year old plots of heather on peat podzols were burned or cut either in the autumn or in the spring. Regeneration was most satisfactory from 6-10 ...

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