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The selection of stubble fields by wintering granivorous birds reflects vegetation cover and food abundance.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Moorcroft, D. & Whittingham, M. J. & Bradbury, R. B. & Wilson, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Fields left fallow after harvest (i.e. stubble fields) support high wintering densities of many species of granivorous bird. We examined correlates...

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Soil seed banks and the potential restoration of forested wetlands after farming.

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Middleton, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in farming practice provide an opportunity to restore once extensive forested wetlands on agricultural land. In some parts of the world, howev...

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How effective are European agri-environment schemes in conserving and promoting biodiversity?

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Kleijn, D. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing concern over the environmental impact of agriculture in Europe has led to the introduction of agri-environment schemes. These schemes compe...

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Sugar provisioning maximizes the biocontrol service of parasitoids.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Tena, A. & Pekas, A. & Cano, D. & Wäckers, F. L. & Urbaneja, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is increasing interest in the use of food supplements in agriculture to enhance the performance of parasitoids as part of conservation biologica...

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Deer-mediated ecosystem service versus disservice depends on forest management intensity.

Published online: 20 Jul 2020

Authors: Stokely, T. D. & Betts, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. As global terrestrial biodiversity declines via land-use change, society has placed increasing value on non-commercial species as providers of ecos...

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Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. 3. Control of Disperma in semi-desert dwarf shrub grassland.

Published online: 05 Mar 1967

Authors: Pratt, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

At 3 sites on the El Barta plains of northern Kenya, the ecological effects of controlling the dominant shrub Disperma sp. near D. eremophilum were st...

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Quantifying the services of natural and built infrastructure in the context of climate change: the case of the Tana River Basin, Kenya.

Published online: 10 Jul 2019

Authors: McCartney, M. & Foudi, S. & Muthuwatta, L. & Sood, A. & Simons, G. & Hunink, J. & Vercruysse, K. & Omuombo, C.

Content type: Bulletin

A study was conducted to explore the synergies and trade-offs between built and natural infrastructure in the Tana River Basin. A simple framework for...

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The impact of cattle ranching on large-scale vegetation patterns in a coastal savanna in Tanzania.

Published online: 27 Aug 2003

Authors: Tobler, M. W. & Cochard, R. & Edwards, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The success of large-scale cattle ranching in African savanna vegetation has often been limited by problems of bush encroachment and disease (in parti...

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Weed risk assessment: a way forward or a waste of time?

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Hulme, P. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many alien weeds pose significant environmental and/or economic threats across the globe, and methods to assess the potential risk of species introduc...

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Full compliance with harvest regulations yields ecological benefits: Northern Gulf of California case study.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Ainsworth, C. H. & Morzaria-Luna, H. N. & Kaplan, I. C. & Levin, P. S. & Fulton, E. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Northern Gulf of California is an ecologically important marine area with a high degree of biodiversity, endemism and productivity. Mounting conse...

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