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Impact of moorland grazing and stocking rates.

Published online: 18 May 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Martin, D. & Fraser, M. D. & Pakeman, R. J. & Moffat, A. M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Management of the English uplands is complex and achieving good environmental outcomes, while taking into account the needs of owners, stakeholders an...

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Plant-animal interactions in a continuously grazed mixture. I. Differences in the physiology of leaf expansion and the fate of leaves of grass and clover.

Published online: 16 Nov 1991

Authors: Parsons, A. J. & Harvey, A. & Woledge, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In grazing trials at Hurley in Mar.-Oct. 1984, mixed Trifolium repens cv. Huia/Lolium perenne cv. S23 swards were continuously grazed by sheep to main...

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Studies in the grazing of heather moorland in North-East Scotland. I. Site descriptions and patterns of utilization.

Published online: 10 Sep 1984

Authors: Welch, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The utilization by herbivores of plant spp. growing in 32 moorland sites was investigated. Occupance of the moorland by cattle and sheep was determine...

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Studies in the grazing of heather moorland in North-East Scotland. II. Response of heather.

Published online: 10 Sep 1984

Authors: Welch, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Trends in heather cover, ht. and standing crop were observed at 32 sites during 1969-72. Significant trends in heather cover and biomass occurred at m...

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Studies in the grazing of heather moorland in north-east Scotland. III. Floristics.

Published online: 10 Sep 1984

Authors: Welch, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies on the botanical composition of 32 moorland sites were made during 1969-79. Changes in the cover of all vascular plants and in spp. number wer...

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Seed shed in the making of hay from mesotrophic grassland in a field in Northern England: effects of hay cut date, grazing and fertilizer in a split-split-plot experiment.

Published online: 13 Nov 1996

Authors: Smith, R. S. & Pullan, S. & Shiel, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A hay crop was cut at three different dates in 1990 from a mesotrophic (meadow) grassland in Upper Teesdale, under various fertilizer, grazing and cut...

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Conservation of arthropod diversity in montane wetlands: effect of altitude, habitat quality and habitat fragmentation on butterflies and grasshoppers.

Published online: 05 Aug 1999

Authors: Wettstein, W. & Schmid, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The patterns of arthropod diversity were investigated in 24 montane wetlands in Switzerland. These differed in altitude, management regime (cattle-gra...

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Nonlinear response of the soil seed bank and its role in plant community regeneration with increased grazing disturbance.

Published online: 11 Nov 2022

Authors: An, H. & Baskin, C. C. & Ma MiaoJun

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The soil seed bank represents valuable rebuilding capital that may rescue an ecosystem from state transition once vegetation has crossed an apparent t...

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The mineral nutrient status of Rubus chamaemorus L. in relation to burning and sheep grazing.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Marks, T. C. & Taylor, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nutrient contents of Rubus chamaemorus from burned, unburned, and sheep grazing. plots on blanket bog were determined. Macronutrient supply did no...

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Foraging behaviour of goats and sheep in the Caatinga of Brazil.

Published online: 30 Nov 1988

Authors: Pfister, J. A. & Malechek, J. C. & Balph, D. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The seasonal feeding patterns of sheep and goats was quantified by estimating the time spent per feeding station, and the proportion of foraging time ...

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