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Human activities and biodiversity opportunities in pre-industrial cultural landscapes: relevance to conservation.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Fuller, R. J. & Williamson, T. & Barnes, G. & Dolman, P. M. & MacNally, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation practices in Europe frequently attempt to perpetuate or mimic the 'traditional' forms of management of semi-natural habitats, but with a ...

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Ecosystem service and biodiversity trade-offs in two woody successions.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Dickie, I. A. & Yeates, G. W. & St. John, M. G. & Stevenson, B. A. & Scott, J. T. & Rillig, M. C. & Peltzer, D. A. & Orwin, K. H. & Kirschbaum, M. U. F. & Hunt, J. E. & Burrows, L. E. & Barbour, M. M. & Aislabie, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many grasslands worldwide are undergoing succession to woody vegetation, causing complex effects on carbon (C) sequestration, nutrient cycling and bio...

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Transformations of nitrogen following the application of 15N-labelled cattle urine to an established grass sward.

Published online: 10 Nov 1990

Authors: Whitehead, D. C. & Bristow, A. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cattle urine, labelled with 15N urea, was applied in August 1987 at a rate equivalent to 74 g N/m2 to a series of confined microplots, at Hurley, UK, ...

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A study of the restoration of heathland on successional sites: changes in vegetation and soil chemical properties.

Published online: 19 Nov 1999

Authors: Mitchell, R. J. & Marrs, R. H. & Duc, M. G. le & Auld, M. H. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lowland heaths are high-profile ecosystems for conservation action in the UK, but many areas have been invaded by Betula spp., Pinus sylvestris, Pteri...

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Control of bracken and the restoration of heathland. III. Bracken litter disturbance and heathland restoration.

Published online: 06 Jun 1992

Authors: Lowday, J. E. & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In trials in the Breckland region (Norfolk/Suffolk border) UK in 1978-88 on Calluna vulgaris heathland and grass heathland (dominated by Festuca ovina...

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Nutritional limitations of free-ranging cattle: the importance of habitat quality.

Published online: 05 Mar 1997

Authors: Wallisdevries, M. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nutritional limitations of free-ranging cattle were examined in relation to variations in habitat quality, in the Netherlands. Twenty Meuse-Rhine-Ysse...

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Organic fertilisation enhances generalist predators and suppresses aphid growth in the absence of specialist predators.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Aguilera Guillermo & Riggi Laura & Miller Kirsten & Roslin Tomas & Bommarco Riccardo

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological control by natural enemies is a valuable ecosystem service. The predator community in a crop field is a combination of predators dwelling i...

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The application of a filter-based assembly model to develop best practices for Pannonian sand grassland restoration.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Halassy, M. & Singh, A. N. & Szabó, R. & Szili-Kovács, T. & Szitár, K. & Török, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The application of a filter-based assembly model is a promising concept to support ecological restoration. The filters illustrate dispersal, abiotic a...

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Recreation of lowland heathland on ex-arable land: assessing the limiting processes on two sites with contrasting soil fertility and pH.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Walker, K. J. & Warman, E. A. & Bhogal, A. & Cross, R. B. & Pywell, R. F. & Meek, B. R. & Chambers, B. J. & Pakeman, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

European heathlands are of high conservation value but have declined as a result of agricultural intensification. Heathland recreation is currently be...

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Comparison of the nutrient contents of the principal forage plants utilized by lesser snow geese on summer breeding grounds.

Published online: 25 Jun 1995

Authors: Gadallah, F. L. & Jefferies, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nutritional contents of preferred and alternative forage species at La Pérouse Bay, Manitoba were determined, and these values were compared with the ...

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