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Seasonal pattern of leaf growth and senescence of Nardus stricta and responses of tussocks to differing severity, timing and frequency of defoliation.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Grant, S. A. & Torvell, L. & Sim, E. M. & Small, J. L. & Elston, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A field study of the seasonal growth of Nardus stricta showed that leaf turnover was slow, averaging 2.5 leaves per tiller over the growing season. Pe...

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Predictive value of plant traits to grazing along a climatic gradient in the Mediterranean.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: Bello, F. de & Lepš, J. & Sebastià, M. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the face of large-scale environmental changes, predicting the consequences for species composition from species' traits can be a major step towards...

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Challenges in the conservation of wide-ranging nomadic species.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Nandintsetseg, D. & Bracis, C. & Olson, K. A. & Böhning-Gaese, K. & Calabrese, J. M. & Chimeddorj, B. & Fagan, W. F. & Fleming, C. H. & Heiner, M. & Kaczensky, P. & Leimgruber, P. & Munkhnast, D. & Stratmann, T. & Mueller, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation of nomadic species presents significant conservation challenges because of unpredictability in their movements and space use. Long-term s...

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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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Thirty years of change in the vegetation communities of three valley mires in Suffolk, England.

Published online: 22 Sep 1995

Authors: Fojt, W. & Harding, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Detailed floristic records from 12 mires on 3 Suffolk fens were gathered in 1959 and 1991. The data were analysed using tabulation and ordination to e...

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Studies in the grazing of heather moorland in north-east Scotland. VI. 20-year trends in botanical composition.

Published online: 22 Sep 1995

Authors: Welch, D. & Scott, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Botanical composition and herbivore (red deer, sheep, hares, rabbits and red grouse) usage were monitored over a 20-year period at 15 moorland sites; ...

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Biome-scale signatures of land-use change on raptor abundance: insights from single-visit detection-based models.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Dénes, F. V. & Sólymos, P. & Subhash Lele & Silveira, L. F. & Beissinger, S. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Declines in raptor populations often result from the transformation of natural habitats to anthropogenic land uses, but the rate of population change ...

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An experimental application of Hypena opulenta as a biocontrol agent for the invasive vine Vincetoxicum rossicum.

Published online: 15 Sep 2020

Authors: Livingstone, S. W. & Smith, S. M. & Bourchier, R. S. & Ryan, K. & Roberto, A. & Cadotte, M. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Pre-release testing for biological control agents is focused primarily on assessment of host-range specificity and safety of potential agents. Agent i...

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Biomass and nitrogen responses to grazing of upland steppe on Yellowstone's northern winter range.

Published online: 31 Aug 1991

Authors: Coughenour, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The responses of herbaceous vegetation on upland steppe of Yellowstone National Park's N. winter rangeland to winter grazing by elk were investigated ...

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Responses of hayfield vegetation to spring grazing by greater snow geese.

Published online: 31 Aug 1991

Authors: Bédard, J. & Lapointe, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field studies at Montmagny, Quebec showed that the use of hayfields (dominated by Medicago sativa, Trifolium pratense, Phleum pratense, Agropyron repe...

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