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The removal of woody encroachment restores biophysical gradients in Midwestern oak savannas.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Brudvig, L. A. & Asbjornsen, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Savannas throughout the world are characterized by spatial gradients of resources created by scattered overstorey trees. These gradients are important...

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The vegetation N:P ratio: a new tool to detect the nature of nutrient limitation.

Published online: 16 Apr 1997

Authors: Koerselman, W. & Meuleman, A. F. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nutrient limitation (mostly N or P) is a driving force in ecosystem development. Current techniques to determine the nature of nutrient limitation use...

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The development of a hydraulic seeding technique for unstable sand slopes. II. Field evaluation.

Published online: 23 Apr 1986

Authors: Roberts, R. D. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hydraulic sowing involves application of fertilizer and/or seed to steep slopes as a water-based slurry. Mulches are typically added to bury the seed ...

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Controlled grazing studies on Nardus grassland: effects of between-tussock sward height and species of grazer on Nardus utilization and floristic composition in two fields in Scotland.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Grant, S. A. & Torvell, L. & Sim, E. M. & Small, J. L. & Armstrong, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The utilization of the tussock-forming grass Nardus stricta was investigated in controlled grazing experiments in which various sward heights of betwe...

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Hierarchical control over seedling recruitment of the bunch-grass Themeda triandra in a semi-arid savanna.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: O'Connor, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The persistence of populations of the economically important bunchgrass Themeda triandra in rangeland depends on seedling recruitment. A 25-factorial ...

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Experimental studies on the dispersal of plants and animals on sheep in calcareous grasslands.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Fischer, S. F. & Poschlod, P. & Beinlich, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In June to September 1993 a transhumant flock of sheep on the Schwäbische Alb was examined with respect to which plants and animals are transported on...

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Long-term heavy grazing increases community-level foliar fungal diseases by shifting plant composition.

Published online: 30 Apr 2022

Authors: Liu Yong & Duan DongDong & Jiang FeiFei & Tian Zhen & Feng XiaoXuan & Wu NaNa & Hou FuJiang & Kardol, P. & Nan ZhiBiao & Chen Tao

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In grasslands, the interactions of foliar fungal diseases and their host plants are largely dependent on grazing by large herbivores. However, the rel...

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Birds and butterflies respond to soil-induced habitat heterogeneity in experimental plantings of tallgrass prairie species managed as agroenergy crops in Iowa, USA.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Myers, M. C. & Mason, J. T. & Hoksch, B. J. & Cambardella, C. A. & Pfrimmer, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The maintenance of habitat heterogeneity in agricultural landscapes has been promoted as a key strategy to conserve biodiversity. Animal response to g...

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Predation by introduced foxes on native bush rats in Australia: do foxes take the doomed surplus?

Published online: 18 Mar 2000

Authors: Banks, P. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Introduced vertebrate predators are one of the most important threats to endemic mammal species. Prey naivety can lead to heavy losses to alien predat...

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The role of aphids in wood formation. I. The effect of the sycamore aphid, Drepanosiphum platanoides (Schr.) (Aphididae), on the growth of sycamore, Acer pseudoplatanus (L.).

Published online: 30 Jun 1971

Authors: Dixon, A. F. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the author's summary of this account of observations in Scotland [cf. RAE A 54 678; 59 1153, 2160]. A sycamore tree kept un...

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