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Agri-environment schemes and their contribution to the conservation of biodiversity in England.

Published online: 06 Apr 1999

Authors: Ovenden, G. N. & Swash, A. R. H. & Smallshire, D.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

Agri-environment schemes were first launched in England, UK, in 1987. A number of schemes are now operated by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries a...

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Effects of moor-draining on the hydrology and vegetation of northern Pennine blanket bog.

Published online: 25 Apr 1992

Authors: Stewart, A. J. A. & Lance, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water-table depths on high-level blanket bog were compared at different distances from moor-drains and with depths on nearby undrained bog. Cover-abun...

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Fire behaviour in South African fynbos (macchia) vegetation and predictions from Rothermel's fire model.

Published online: 25 Mar 1988

Authors: Wilgen, B. W. van & Maitre, D. C. le & Kruger, F. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a study of 14 experimental fires in tall open sclerophyllous shrubland in 2 state forests, rates of spread ranged from 0.04 to 0.89 m/s, flame leng...

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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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Linking recreational disturbance to population size in a ground-nesting passerine.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Mallord, J. W. & Dolman, P. M. & Brown, A. F. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is often a perceived conflict between recreational access and wildlife conservation. Although many studies have investigated the potential effec...

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The response of epigeal beetles (Col.: Carabidae, Staphylinidae) to varied grazing regimes on upland Nardus stricta grasslands.

Published online: 30 Jul 1997

Authors: Dennis, P. & Young, M. R. & Howard, C. L. & Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of different livestock grazing regimes on the insect fauna of an upland, semi-natural grassland was measured in 1993 and 1994 in the UK by ...

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Regeneration by natural layering of heather (Calluna vulgaris): frequency and characteristics in upland Britain.

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: MacDonald, A. J. & Kirkpatrick, A. H. & Hester, A. J. & Sydes, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Calluna vulgaris can regenerate by layering (adventitious rooting) of stems. The frequency of layering systems, and strength of adventitious rooting, ...

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Large-scale habitat use of some declining British birds.

Published online: 26 May 1999

Authors: Gregory, R. D. & Baillie, S. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was conducted of the large-scale habitat use of 8 species of breeding birds using data collected across Britain during 1995. The species studi...

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Sheep-grazing with different foraging efficiencies in a Dutch mixed grassland.

Published online: 01 Apr 1987

Authors: Leeuw, J. de & Bakker, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In 1972, 11 ha of woodland, heathland and previously manured pasture was fenced in for a sheep-grazing experiment and the different grazing intensitie...

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Habitat invasions by alien plants: a quantitative comparison among Mediterranean, subcontinental and oceanic regions of Europe.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Chytrý, M. & Maskell, L. C. & Pino, J. & Pyšek, P. & Vilà, M. & Font, X. & Smart, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although invasions by alien plants are major threats to the biodiversity of natural habitats, individual habitats vary considerably in their susceptib...

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