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A comparison of techniques for restoring heathland on abandoned farmland.

Published online: 25 Jun 1995

Authors: Pywell, R. F. & Webb, N. R. & Putwain, P. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent changes in agricultural policies have reduced the extent of cultivated farmland. This has provided opportunities to restore heathland vegetatio...

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Mycorrhizal infection in Pennine grassland. 3. Effects of mycorrhizal infection on the growth of white clover.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Sparling, G. P. & Tinker, P. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of mycorrhizal infection on the growth of white clover were assessed, using gamma -irradiated soil of the Malham series amended with P fer...

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In search for key biogeochemical factors affecting plant species persistence in heathland and acidic grasslands: a comparison of common and rare species.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Kleijn, D. & Bekker, R. M. & Bobbink, R. & Graaf, M. C. C. de & Roelofs, J. G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the last century, many plant species typical of heathland and nutrient-poor acidic grasslands have become rare whereas others have remained com...

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Changes in alder fens following a decrease in the ground water table: results of a geographical information system application.

Published online: 16 Jun 1995

Authors: Kazda, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale decreases in the groundwater table in western parts of the lower Rhine area, Germany, have led to changes in species composition of Alnus ...

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Response of grasses to nitrogen source.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Wiltshire, G. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Yield responses of various grasses to ammonium-N and nitrate-N were investigated in pot trials. Yields with nitrate-N as a percentage of those with am...

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The distribution of excreta on New Forest grassland used by cattle, ponies and deer.

Published online: 04 Jul 1984

Authors: Edwards, P. J. & Hollis, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution of excreta on areas of reseeded grassland in the New Forest used by free-ranging cattle, ponies and fallow deer was shown to be non-r...

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The efficacy and ecological impacts of herbicide and cutting regimes on the submerged plant communities of four British rivers. I. A comparison of management efficacies.

Published online: 08 Dec 1990

Authors: Fox, A. M. & Murphy, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In field trials in 4 UK rivers, the Coln, the Mouse Water, the Windrush and the Petteril, all of which supported macrophyte communities that included ...

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A survey of the health of Fagus sylvatica in southern Britain.

Published online: 02 Mar 1995

Authors: Ling, K. A. & Power, S. A. & Ashmore, M. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This survey examined health of beech (Fagus sylvatica) trees at 72 survey sites in southern Britain. Tree health was assessed using crown thinness, cr...

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Why does Dasineura dielsi-induced galling of Acacia cyclops not impede vegetative growth?

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Moseley, C. T. & Cramer, M. D. & Kleinjan, C. A. & Hoffmann, J. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conventionally, agent host specificity has been the major concern in the selection of prospective agents for biological control of weeds. However, sub...

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