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Taxonomic and functional diversity in Mediterranean pastures: insights on the biodiversity-productivity trade-off.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Rolo, V. & Rivest, D. & Lorente, M. & Kattge, J. & Moreno, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification is one of the main causes of biodiversity loss world-wide. The inclusion of semi-natural features in agricultural landsca...

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An experimental study of the effects of sheep grazing on vegetation change in a species-poor grassland and the role of seedling recruitment into gaps.

Published online: 14 Oct 1994

Authors: Bullock, J. M. & Clear-Hill, B. & Dale, M. P. & Silvertown, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An experiment was set up in 1986 on a species-poor grassland in Oxfordshire to determine the effect of sheep grazing management on vegetation change a...

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Prescribed burning, atmospheric pollution and grazing effects on peatland vegetation composition.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Noble, A. & Palmer, S. M. & Glaves, D. J. & Crowle, A. & Brown, L. E. & Holden, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Peatlands are valued for ecosystem services including carbon storage, water provision and biodiversity. However, there are concerns about the impacts ...

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Reclamation strategies for mined forest soils and overstorey drive understorey vegetation.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Chen, H. Y. H. & Biswas, S. R. & Sobey, T. M. & Brassard, B. W. & Bartels, S. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understorey vegetation accounts for the majority of plant diversity in boreal forest ecosystems and contributes to ecosystem functioning. In restorati...

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Combining optimization and simulation modelling to measure the cumulative impacts of prescribed fire and wildfire on vegetation species diversity.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Chick, M. P. & York, A. & Sitters, H. & Stefano, J. di & Nitschke, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Growth-stage optimization (GSO) offers a new approach to biodiversity conservation in fire-prone regions by estimating the optimal distribution of veg...

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Spatial heterogeneity across five rangelands managed with pyric-herbivory.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: McGranahan, D. A. & Engle, D. M. & Fuhlendorf, S. D. & Winter, S. J. & Miller, J. R. & Debinski, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many rangelands evolved under an interactive disturbance regime in which grazers respond to the spatial pattern of fire and create a patchy, heterogen...

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Nitrogen and phosphorus cycling in grazed and ungrazed plots in a temperate subhumid grassland in Argentina.

Published online: 10 Aug 1996

Authors: Chaneton, E. J. & Lemcoff, J. H. & Lavado, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution and dynamics of N and P were studied for two adjacent grazed and ungrazed areas of native grassland in the Flooding Pampa, Argentina,...

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The effect of management for red grouse shooting on the population density of breeding birds on heather-dominated moorland.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Tharme, A. P. & Green, R. E. & Baines, D. & Bainbridge, I. P. & O'Brien, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Breeding birds, vegetation and moorland management were surveyed in 320 1-km squares on 122 estates in upland areas of eastern Scotland and northern E...

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Variation in the effects of vertebrate grazing on fire potential between grassland structural types.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Leonard, S. & Kirkpatrick, J. & Marsden-Smedley, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation fires can have major social, economic and ecological consequences. Research into fire behaviour has aimed to give managers greater ability ...

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The use of nutrient resources from arable fields by plants in field boundaries.

Published online: 06 Aug 1997

Authors: Kleijn, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of a nutrient-rich arable field on the biomass production of the bordering field boundary vegetation was examined. Biomass transects were m...

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