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Quantifying and optimizing grazing regimes in Greek mountain systems.

Published online: 08 Jul 1999

Authors: Zervas, G.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

From an ecological and environmental point of view, livestock husbandry plays a very important role as there is a valuable interaction between livesto...

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Defoliation and treading by cattle of reed Phragmites australis.

Published online: 29 Apr 1990

Authors: Deursen, E. J. M. van & Drost, H. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of cattle grazing on marked shoots of P. australis was studied on embanked sandflats of the Lauwerszeepolder, N. Netherlands in 1983-86....

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Damage to winter cereals by greylag and pink-footed geese in north-east Scotland.

Published online: 06 Jul 1990

Authors: Patterson, I. J. & Abdul Jalil, S. & East, M. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Autumn-sown barley in NE Scotland grazed by pink-footed geese (Anser brachyrhynchus) and greylag geese (A. anser) was reduced in height and retarded i...

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Effect of simulated goose grazing on yield of autumn-sown barley in north-east Scotland.

Published online: 06 Jul 1990

Authors: Abdul Jalil, S. & Patterson, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Goose (Anser anser and A. brachyrhynchus) grazing on autumn-sown barley was simulated in the field in NE Scotland by removal of 25, 50, 75 or 100% of ...

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The effects of some mammals and birds on regeneration of Oak.

Published online: 19 Nov 1968

Authors: Mellanby, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

cf. F.A. 27 No. 886.] Studies at Monks Wood, Huntingdonshire, and Silwood Park, Berkshire, suggest that the species of animals (particularly birds) th...

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Grazing heathland: a guide to impact assessment for insects and reptiles.

Published online: 21 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Offer, D. & Edwards MiKe & Edgar, P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report sets out a process, called Grazing Impact Assessment (GIA), that helps identify and assess potentially adverse impacts of grazing on sensi...

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Managing water levels on wet grasslands to improve foraging conditions for breeding northern lapwing Vanellus vanellus.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Eglington, S. M. & Bolton, M. & Smart, M. A. & Sutherland, W. J. & Watkinson, A. R. & Gill, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The widespread drainage of wetlands and grazing marshes has been one of the main drivers of severe reductions in the number and range of breeding wade...

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Exploring a natural baseline for large-herbivore biomass in ecological restoration.

Published online: 22 Feb 2022

Authors: Fløjgaard, C. & Pedersen, P. B. M. & Sandom, C. J. & Svenning, J. C. & Ejrnæs, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large herbivores provide key ecosystem processes, but have experienced massive historical losses and are under intense pressure, leaving current ecosy...

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Vernal pool wetlands respond to livestock grazing, exclusion and reintroduction.

Published online: 17 Feb 2022

Authors: Michaels, J. S. & Tate, K. W. & Eviner, V. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In disturbance-adapted ecosystems, the removal of disturbance can lead to losses of diversity and sometimes irreversible changes in community composit...

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Microbial C, N and P in dry tropical savanna: effects of burning and grazing.

Published online: 25 Apr 1992

Authors: Singh, R. S. & Srivastava, S. C. & Raghubanshi, A. S. & Singh, J. S. & Singh, S. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of burning and grazing of dry tropical Indian savanna on the level of available nutrient pools and microbial C, N and P were assessed. The...

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