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The sulphur content and pH of rainfall and of throughfalls under pine and birch.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Alcock, M. R. & Morton, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sulphur in rainfall and throughfall was measured at weekly intervals over 2 yr at a heathland site and under Pinus sylvestris and Betula pendula canop...

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Acidifying peat as an aid to the reconstruction of lowland heath on arable soil: lysimeter experiments.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Davy, A. J. & Dunsford, S. J. & Free, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil acidification is prerequisite for the reconstruction of lowland heath communities dominated by Calluna vulgaris on land that has been cultivated ...

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Acidifying peat as an aid to the reconstruction of lowland heath on arable soil: a field experiment.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Dunsford, S. J. & Free, A. J. & Davy, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential of naturally pyritic peat as a soil amendment for the reconstruction of lowland heath on land with a long history of arable cultivation ...

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Carbon storage by habitat: review of the evidence of the impacts of management decisions and condition of carbon stores and sources.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Alonso, I. & Weston, K. & Gregg, R. & Morecroft, M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aims of this Natural England cross-cutting Evidence project were: (1) To collate information and identify knowledge gaps on carbon stocks (both in...

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Fuel, fire and cattle in African highlands: traditional management maintains a mosaic heathland landscape.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Johansson, M. U. & Granström, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shrubland ecosystems are often inherently flammable due to a canopy structure favourable for fire propagation. At the same time, the fuel bed is not s...

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Modelling the impacts of atmospheric nitrogen deposition on Calluna-dominated ecosystems in the UK.

Published online: 17 Nov 2004

Authors: Terry, A. C. & Ashmore, M. R. & Power, S. A. & Allchin, E. A. & Heil, G. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The increased deposition of nitrogen (N) from the atmosphere over the last century has been associated in Europe with changes in species composition, ...

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Experimental evidence that novel land management interventions inspired by history enhance biodiversity.

Published online: 02 Jun 2021

Authors: Hawkes, R. W. & Smart, J. & Brown, A. & Jones, H. & Lane, S. A. & Lucas, C. & McGill, J. & Owens, N. & Backes, A. R. & Webb, J. R. & Wells, D. & Dolman, P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To address biodiversity declines within semi-natural habitats, land management must cater for diverse taxonomic groups. Integrating our understanding ...

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Ecosystem irrigation as a means of groundwater recharge and water quality improvement.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Chadwick, M. J. & Edworthy, K. J. & Rush, D. & Williams, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Semi-natural heath vegetation consisting mainly of Deschampsia flexuosa, Holcus mollis, Agrostis canina, Pteridium aquilinum and Chamaenerion angustif...

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Spatial and temporal patterns of heather use by sheep and red deer within natural heather/grass mosaics.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Hester, A. J. & Baillie, G. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fragmentation of heather and conversion to grass under heavy grazing is a widespread phenomenon. In the British uplands it is attributed in particular...

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The diet of goats, red deer and South American camelids feeding on three contrasting Scottish upland vegetation communities.

Published online: 23 Jul 1997

Authors: Fraser, M. D. & Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With changes in the agricultural policy for rural areas in the UK there is increased interest in the development of management protocols for indigenou...

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