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Academic Research
Published: 2007

Are hedgerows effective corridors between fragments of woodland habitat? An evidence-based approach

Landscape Ecology

Anthropogenic modification of the countryside has resulted in much of the landscape consisting of fragments of once continuous habitat. Increasing habitat connectivity at the landscape-scale…

Academic Research
Published: 2007

Are hedgerows the route to increased farmland small mammal density? Use of hedgerows in British pastoral habitats

Landscape Ecology

Linear habitats are becoming increasingly common as a consequence of habitat fragmentation, and may provide the sole habitat for some species. Hedgerows are linear features…

Academic Research
Published: 2009

Are linear habitats in agrarian landscapes source areas of beneficial or pest rodents?

Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment

This study tested the hypotheses that populations of the montane vole Microtus montanus (a potential pest species) and deer mouse Peromyscus maniculatus (a potential beneficial…

Academic Research
Published: 1999

Arthropod abundance and diversity in differently vegetated margins of arable fields

Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment

Field margin strips, sown with either the main field crop, rye grass (Lolium perenne), a grass and wild flower mixture, or left to natural regeneration,…

Academic Research
Published: 2009

Arthropod diversity as affected by agricultural management (organic and conventional farming), plant species, and landscape context

Ecoscience

Arthropods were inventoried in crop fields and adjacent woody hedgerows of organic and conventional farms situated in south-central Ontario, Canada. The objective was to assess…

Academic Research
Published: 2006

Arthropods within the woody element of hedgerows and their distribution pattern

Agricultural and Forest Entomology

1 The diversity and abundance of arthropods within hedgerows was investigated using insecticide fogging. In total, 13 390 arthropods were collected from 181 m(3) of…

Academic Research
Published: 2007

Artificial nest predation in hedgerows and scrub forest in a human-dominated landscape of central Mexico

Acta Oecologica-International Journal of Ecology

Hedgerows as well as other narrow corridors could be valuable habitats for birds in regions of intensive agriculture, however, it is still not clear how…

Academic Research
Published: 2013

Assessing environmental requirements effects on forest fragmentation sensitivity in two arboreal rodents

Mammalian Biology

The study of the effect of habitat fragmentation on species that inhabit residual patches requires the investigation of the relationship existing between species distribution and…

Academic Research
Published: 2001

Assessing hedgerow characteristics within Countryside Survey 2000

Defra project BD1901

This report provides data analyses and initial interpretation of hedgerow data arising from Countryside Survey 2000. Data are presented from hedgerow diversity plots, D-plots; these…

Academic Research
Published: 2020

Assessing preferences for rural landscapes: An attribute based choice modelling approach

Bio-Based and Applied Economics

This study adopts a choice modelling framework to disentangle individual preferences for rural landscape attributes based on the viewing of photographs of the Irish countryside.…