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Trade-off between vegetation type, soil erosion control and surface water in global semi-arid regions: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Wu GaoLin & Liu YiFan & Cui Zeng & Liu Yu & Shi ZhiHua & Yin Rui & Kardol, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil erosion control and water resource protection can closely interact during restoration of terrestrial ecosystems. In semi-arid ecosystems, an urge...

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Identifying trends in land degradation in non-equilibrium rangelands.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Pickup, G. & Bastin, G. N. & Chewings, V. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of changes over time in the pattern of vegetation growth across gradients of differing grazing intensity to identify trends in range condition...

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Biomass and nutrient dynamics in a C4 semi-arid Australian grassland community.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Christie, E. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The seasonal pattern of above-ground live biomass production of a C4 Mitchell (Astrebla spp.) grassland community in subtropical, semi-arid Queensland...

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Semi-arid grazing systems and climate change: a survey of present modelling potential and future needs.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Tietjen, B. & Jeltsch, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable land use under climate change requires detailed knowledge of the system dynamics. This applies particularly for the management of domestic...

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Legacy effect of grazing intensity mediates the bottom-up controls of resource addition on soil food webs.

Published online: 01 Jun 2021

Authors: Wang Bing & Wu Ying & Chen DiMa & Hu ShuiJin & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Large-scale studies have demonstrated that nitrogen (N) and water (W) availabilities greatly affect terrestrial ecosystems world-wide, and this is ...

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Grazer effects on soil carbon storage vary by herbivore assemblage in a semi-arid grassland.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Chang Qing & Wang Ling & Ding ShiWen & Xu TongTong & Li ZhiQiang & Song XuXin & Zhao Xuan & Wang DeLi & Pan DuoFeng

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accounting for 10%-30% of global soil organic carbon, grassland soils potentially present a large reservoir for storing atmospheric CO2. Livestock gra...

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Demographic processes limiting seedling recruitment in arid grassland restoration.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: James, J. J. & Svejcar, T. J. & Rinella, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seeding is an important management tool in aridland restoration, but seeded species often fail to establish. Previous research has largely focused on ...

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Analysis of desert plant community growth patterns with high temporal resolution satellite spectra.

Published online: 30 Jun 1997

Authors: Peters, A. J. & Eve, M. D. & Holt, E. H. & Whitford, W. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The study of a desert landscape consisting of C3 shrublands and C4 grasslands demonstrated the feasibility of mapping desertification processes on a r...

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Decreased precipitation in the late growing season weakens an ecosystem carbon sink in a semi-arid grassland.

Published online: 03 Nov 2021

Authors: Yang ZhongLing & Wei YueYue & Fu GuangYa & Xiao Rui & Chen Ji & Zhang YaoJun & Wang Dong & Li JunYong

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Net ecosystem gas exchange (NEE), a balance between gross ecosystem primary productivity (GPP) and ecosystem respiration (ER), is an important indicat...

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Modelling patterns of defoliation by grazing animals in rangelands.

Published online: 24 Jun 1994

Authors: Pickup, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Techniques and models for identifying the distribution of grazing by domestic animals in large (>100 km2) rangeland paddocks in arid central Austra...

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