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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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Grazing-induced patchiness, not grazing intensity, drives plant diversity in European low-input pastures.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Tonn, B. & Densing, E. M. & Gabler, J. & Isselstein, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Livestock grazing at low stocking rates is widely recommended to maintain grassland biodiversity. However, empirical evidence of grazing-intensity eff...

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Long-term dynamics of herbaceous vegetation structure and composition in two African savanna reserves.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Buitenwerf, R. & Swemmer, A. M. & Peel, M. J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Small fenced reserves are perceived to require management interventions to maintain ecosystems in a natural state. Such interventions are typically in...

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Experimental rewilding enhances grassland functional composition and pollinator habitat use.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Garrido, P. & Mårell, A. & Öckinger, E. & Skarin, A. & Jansson, A. & Thulin, C. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Semi-natural grasslands are rich in biodiversity and thus important habitats for conservation, yet they are experiencing rapid declines due to agricul...

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Effects of nutrient addition and acidification on plant species diversity and seed germination in heathland.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Roem, W. J. & Klees, H. & Berendse, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The atmospheric deposition of sulfur and nitrogen compounds in the Netherlands has been responsible for decreasing plant species diversity in heathlan...

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Long-term vegetation recovery on reclaimed coal surface mines in the eastern USA.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Holl, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While reclamation of degraded landscapes is becoming increasingly common, few studies have investigated the long-term effects of reclamation efforts o...

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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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Effects of dominant trees and anthropogenic disturbances on species richness and floristic composition of secondary communities in southern Poland.

Published online: 04 Oct 1997

Authors: Dzwonko, Z. & Loster, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Woodland vegetation can be restored via natural succession in sites that are adjacent to woods which can act as seed sources for trees, shrubs and woo...

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Revegetation dynamics of cliff faces in abandoned limestone quarries.

Published online: 09 Jul 1997

Authors: Ursic, K. A. & Kenkel, N. C. & Larson, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Revegetation dynamics on vertical cliff faces in abandoned limestone quarries were examined at 18 sites in southern Ontario, Canada, abandoned between...

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Effects of pasture management on the natural regeneration of neotropical trees.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Jimena Esquivel, M. & Harvey, C. A. & Finegan, B. & Casanoves, F. & Skarpe, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Natural regeneration of forest trees in grazed pastures could potentially contribute to the conservation of tree diversity within the fragmented and a...

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