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Rotational vegetation burning effects on peatland stream ecosystems.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Ramchunder, S. J. & Brown, L. E. & Holden, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rotational vegetation burning in peatlands is undertaken predominantly to increase habitat suitability and food availability for red grouse Lagopus la...

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Management practices in tallgrass prairie: large- and small-scale experimental effects on species composition.

Published online: 12 Jun 1993

Authors: Gibson, D. J. & Seastedt, T. R. & Briggs, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of contrasting management practices on the species composition of tallgrass prairie in Kansas, USA were examined at 2 spatial scales. At t...

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Impacts of dead wood manipulation on the biodiversity of temperate and boreal forests. A systematic review.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Sandström, J. & Bernes, C. & Junninen, K. & Lõhmus, A. & MacDonald, E. & Müller, J. & Jonsson, B. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dead wood (DW) provides critical habitat for thousands of species in forests, but its amount, quality and diversity have been heavily reduced by fores...

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Some man-made changes in successional trends on the Rhodesian highveld.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Strang, R. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Several successional trends towards woodland were identified. A greater number of species was present in a felled wood than in an abandoned arable fie...

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Burning for enhanced non-timber forest product yield may jeopardize the resource base through interactive effects.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Darabant, A. & Dorji & Staudhammer, C. L. & Rai, P. B. & Gratzer, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Non-timber forest product (NTFP) harvest is frequently accompanied by resource management practices that interact with the harvesting itself, other di...

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Forest restoration as a double-edged sword: the conflict between biodiversity conservation and pest control.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Kärvemo, S. & Björkman, C. & Johansson, T. & Weslien, J. & Hjältén, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forestry has markedly changed a large proportion of the world's boreal forests, often with negative effects on biodiversity. As a result, forest resto...

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Relative importance of burning, mowing and species translocation in the restoration of a former boreal hayfield: responses of plant diversity and the microbial community.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Antonsen, H. & Olsson, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The extensive loss of species-rich grasslands in Europe as a result of agricultural intensification has triggered a desire to recreate more diverse an...

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Effect of pyric herbivory on source-sink dynamics in grassland birds.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Davis, C. A. & Churchwell, R. T. & Fuhlendorf, S. D. & Engle, D. M. & Hovick, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grasslands world-wide provide a host of ecosystem services. In particular, these grasslands serve as biodiversity repositories for a myriad of imperil...

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Successional specialization in a reptile community cautions against widespread planned burning and complete fire suppression.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Smith, A. L. & Bull, C. M. & Driscoll, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation of biodiversity in fire-prone regions depends on understanding responses to fire in animal communities and the mechanisms governing these...

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Charcoal function and management in boreal ecosystems.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Hart, S. & Luckai, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Charcoal plays an important role in soil function and carbon storage in fire-prone ecosystems. Charcoal is present in most boreal forest soils as a re...

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