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Can long-term floodplain meadow recreation replicate species composition and functional characteristics of target grasslands?

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Woodcock, B. A. & McDonald, A. W. & Pywell, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The recreation of species-rich grassland represents a key EU agri-environment policy initiative intended to maintain native biodiversity and to suppor...

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Floral resource diversity drives bee community diversity in prairie restorations along an agricultural landscape gradient.

Published online: 07 Dec 2020

Authors: Lane, I. G. & Herron-Sweet, C. R. & Portman, Z. M. & Cariveau, D. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grassland ecosystems are imperiled by agricultural activity world-wide. Restoring grassland habitat is important to conserving grassland fauna and pre...

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Evaporation from a Themeda grassland. 2. Resistance model of plant evaporation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Dunin, F. X. & Aston, A. R. & Reyenga, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model, incorporating resistances to water vapour transport, was developed to account for controls on grassland evaporation in S. Tablelands region o...

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Trade-off between vegetation type, soil erosion control and surface water in global semi-arid regions: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Wu GaoLin & Liu YiFan & Cui Zeng & Liu Yu & Shi ZhiHua & Yin Rui & Kardol, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil erosion control and water resource protection can closely interact during restoration of terrestrial ecosystems. In semi-arid ecosystems, an urge...

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The fate of legume seeds eaten by sheep from a Mediterranean grassland.

Published online: 16 Jan 1993

Authors: Russi, L. & Cocks, P. S. & Roberts, E. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The consumption of legume seed by grazing sheep was assessed in a Mediterranean grassland in NW Syria, during the summers of 1986 and 1987. Large padd...

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Plowing and biodiversity of permanent grassland in Natura2000 areas: Assessment of ecological and environmental impacts of possible ban in the Wieden Weerribben.

Published online: 17 Jan 2018

Authors: Doorn, A. van & Broekmeijer, M. & Schotman, A. & Lesschen, J. P. & Geertsema, W. & Melman, H. K. D. & Schuiling, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Since 1st January 2015, as part of the greening of the European common agricultural policy (CAP) a ban has been put on ploughing of permanent grasslan...

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Analysis of desert plant community growth patterns with high temporal resolution satellite spectra.

Published online: 30 Jun 1997

Authors: Peters, A. J. & Eve, M. D. & Holt, E. H. & Whitford, W. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The study of a desert landscape consisting of C3 shrublands and C4 grasslands demonstrated the feasibility of mapping desertification processes on a r...

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Responses of grassland invertebrates to management by cutting. IV. Positive responses of Auchenorhyncha.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Morris, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The increase in numbers of Auchenorhyncha following cutting of an Arrhenatherum grassland were recorded in a field experiment at a nature reserve in e...

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Community structure of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in a series of habitats associated with citrus.

Published online: 04 Jul 1984

Authors: Samways, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A transect of forty-four pitfall traps passing through eleven point habitats associated with citrus in South Africa captured 10 488 individuals compri...

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A review of the use of organic manures on lowland grassland pastures in the UK.

Published online: 20 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Chalmers, A. & Kirkham, F. & McLaren, R. & Smith, K. & Downie, L. & Goodlass, G.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This review discusses the use of organic manures on lowland grassland pastures in the UK. This review covers a range of topics, including: (1) current...

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