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Remnants of medieval field patterns in the Czech Republic: analysis of driving forces behind their disappearance with special attention to the role of hedgerows.
Remnants of medieval field patterns, called ‘‘pluzina’’ in the Czech Republic, are valuable historical landscapes, similar in character to the bocage landscapes typical for some countries in WesternExpand
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Factors affecting farmland prices in the Czech Republic
The spatial variability of farmland prices is determined by factors reflecting agricultural use, and also by location-specific characteristics, which are crucial to the conversion of farmland toExpand
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Visual preferences for wind turbines: Location, numbers and respondent characteristics
There is a dichotomy in the view of wind farms among members of the public: on one hand, there is a desire for renewable energy sources, and on the other hand, there is a major concern about theExpand
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Edge effect of low-traffic forest roads on bird communities in secondary production forests in central Europe
Worldwide forests fragmentation has lead to a massive increase of habitat edges, creating both negative and positive impacts on birds. While busy highways dissecting forested areas create edges whichExpand
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Predation on Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus nests: The effect of population density and spatial distribution of nests
The effects of population density, nest pattern, size of nest aggregations and position of nests within aggregations on predation rates were analysed in two Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellusExpand
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Spontaneous succession on opencast mining sites: implications for bird biodiversity
Summary Remediation of lands devastated by industry includes various forms of restoration, such as technical reclamation and spontaneous succession. These management approaches are debatedExpand
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Ownership and soil quality as sources of agricultural land fragmentation in highly fragmented ownership patterns
The relation between landscape structure and its drivers is a central issue in studies of landscape ecology. However, agricultural land fragmentation is dealt with in only a few such studies. We haveExpand
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Predation on artificial nests in relation to the numbers of small mammals in the Krušné hory Mts, the Czech Republic
A b s t r a c t. The alternative prey hypothesis suggests that generalist predators switch from their primary prey to secondary when the former is scarce. We tested this hypothesis during a two-yearExpand
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Differences in mortality rates, dispersal distances and breeding success of commercially reared and wild grey partridges in the Czech agricultural landscape
The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficiency of releasing commercially reared individuals of the grey partridge (Perdix perdix) as a method for species recovery. This study compares theExpand
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Spring to autumn home range and habitat use of a high density population of the grey partridge (Perdix perdix) in Praha, Czech Republic
A study of home range and habitat use was carried out on grey partridge (Perdix perdix) in a high density population (24-33 pairs /km 2 ) in the south-west part of Praha, Czech Republic from 1997 toExpand
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