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Porcupine population fluctuations in past centuries revealed by dendrochronology.

Published online: 18 Jan 1964

Authors: Spencer, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes a survey of porcupine feeding on Pinyon and Yellow Pine in the Mesa Verde area (S.W. Colorado). A tree-ring chronology was constructed, base...

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Studies in the water relations of Pinus sylvestris in plantation conditions. 2. The annual cycle of soil moisture change and derived estimates of evaporation.

Published online: 08 Jan 1964

Authors: Rutter, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In continued work [cf. F.A. 25 No. 54], tensiometers and electrical resistance blocks were used to measure water tension and, indirectly, water conten...

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Strontium 90 in maize field, cattail marsh and Oakwood ecosystems.

Published online: 08 Jan 1964

Authors: Ovington, J. D. & Lawrence, D. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Samples taken at Cedar Creek, Minnesota, showed that the above-ground parts of cattail [Typha angustifolia] and maize ecosystems contained much the sa...

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Changes in the biomass and productivity of woodlands in the Sengwa wildlife research area, Zimbabwe.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Guy, P. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in biomass and annual production measured from 1972 to 1976 in four woodlands, the miombo, the Sengwa/Lutope riverine, the Manyoni riverine an...

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A re-assessment of a fire protection experiment in north-eastern Ghana savanna.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Brookman-Amissah, J. & Hall, J. B. & Swaine, M. D. & Attakorah, J. Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Three plots in northern Ghana savanna were enumerated and then clearfelled in 1950. Since then one plot has been completely protected, a second has be...

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The longevity, flowering and fire history of the grasstrees Xanthorrhoea preissii and Kingia australis.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Lamont, B. B. & Downes, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A new method for determining the age of grasstrees (Xanthorrhoea spp and Kingia australis) is proposed. It is based on annual fluctuations in stem dia...

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The effects of sheep stocking level on invertebrate abundance, biomass and energy utilization in a temperate, sown grassland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Hutchinson, K. J. & King, K. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The results of the study are summarized as follows: (1) Sixteen groups of large invertebrates were sampled at 42-day intervals over 3 yr from six gras...

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Assessment of topsoil handling techniques for rehabilitation of sites mined for bauxite within the jarrah forest of Western Australia.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Tacey, W. H. & Glossop, B. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Topsoil handling strategies used in bauxite mine rehabilitation were evaluated for their effects on seedling numbers, diversity and cover. These were ...

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Biological control and the reproductive mode of weeds.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Burdon, J. J. & Marshall, D. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The genetic structure of agricultural plant populations has long been recognized as an important factor in their vulnerability or resistance to diseas...

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Localized spread of Veronica filiformis, V. agrestis and V. persica.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Harris, G. R. & Lovell, P. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Veronica filiformis was established from 2-node fragments and spread naturally by further fragmentation equally well on bare soil and in a grass sward...

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