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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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Studded leather collars are very effective in protecting cattle from leopard (Panthera pardus) attacks.

Published online: 15 Sep 2020

Authors: Khorozyan, I. & Ghoddousi, S. & Soufi, M. & Soofi, M. & Waltert, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Human-wildlife conflicts are widespread, particularly with big cats which can kill domestic livestock and create a counteraction between conservation ...

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Spatially discrete disturbance processes enhance grassland floral resources.

Published online: 21 Sep 2022

Authors: Duquette, C. A. & Hovick, T. J. & Geaumont, B. A. & Harmon, J. P. & Limb, R. F. & Sedivec, K. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grasslands provide essential floral resources for both managed and wild pollinators. However, grassland flowers in remaining native landscapes are thr...

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Restored saltmarshes have low beta diversity due to limited topographic variation, but this can be countered by management.

Published online: 21 Sep 2022

Authors: Lawrence, P. J. & Sullivan, M. J. P. & Mossman, H. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spatial heterogeneity of species (beta diversity) is an important attribute of ecological communities, but is less frequently considered when assessin...

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A methodological guide to observe local-scale geodiversity for biodiversity research and management.

Published online: 20 Sep 2022

Authors: Hjort, J. & Tukiainen, H. & Salminen, H. & Kemppinen, J. & Kiilunen, P. & Snåre, H. & Alahuhta, J. & Maliniemi, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Current global environmental change calls for comprehensive and complementing approaches for biodiversity conservation. According to recent research, ...

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Irregular forest structures originating after fire: an opportunity to promote alternatives to even-aged management in boreal forests.

Published online: 21 Sep 2022

Authors: Martin, M. & Leduc, A. & Fenton, N. J. & Girona, M. M. & Bergeron, Y. & Valeria, O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Even-aged silviculture based on short-rotation clearcuts had severely altered boreal forests. Silvicultural alternatives (e.g. continuous cover or ret...

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The effects of climate and land use on British bumblebees: findings from a decade of citizen-science observations.

Published online: 20 Sep 2022

Authors: Whitehorn, P. R. & Seo, B. & Comont, R. F. & Rounsevell, M. & Brown, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bumblebees are important pollinators but are suffering from population declines due to land use intensification and climate change. In-depth knowledge...

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Management legacies shape decadal-scale responses of plant diversity to experimental disturbance regimes in fragmented grassy woodlands.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Prober, S. M. & Thiele, K. R. & Speijers, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding multiple ecological determinants of plant diversity and composition underpins good vegetation management. In mesic ecosystems, ecologica...

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Climate change, out-migration and agrarian stress: the potential for upscaling small-scale water storage in Nepal.

Published online: 10 Dec 2014

Authors: Sugden, F. & Lata Shrestha & Bharati, L. & Pabitra Gurung & Laxmi Maharjan & Janmaat, J. & Price, J. I. & Sherpa, T. Y. C. & Utsav Bhattarai & Shishir Koirala & Basu Timilsina

Content type: Bulletin

Climate change could have a critical impact on agriculture in Nepal due to changes in the variability of water availability and associated uncertainty...

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Effects of habitat type and management on the abundance of skylarks in the breeding season.

Published online: 26 Jan 2000

Authors: Chamberlain, D. E. & Wilson, A. M. & Browne, S. J. & Vickery, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The abundance of breeding skylarks (Alauda arvensis) was determined by surveying singing males in over 600 randomly selected 1-km squares throughout B...

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