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Detecting impacts and setting restoration targets in arid-zone rivers: aquatic micro-invertebrate responses to reduced floodplain inundation.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Jenkins, K. M. & Boulton, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water extraction from arid-zone rivers increases the time between floods across their floodplain wetlands. Less frequent flooding in Australian arid-z...

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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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Relationships between biomass and plant species richness in arid-zone grazing lands.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Oba, G. & Vetaas, O. R. & Stenseth, N. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The relationship between biomass and species richness in temperate vegetation has been described as a hump-back response model. The hump-back model pr...

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Forage provision is more affected by droughts in arid and semi-arid than in mesic rangelands.

Published online: 21 Oct 2022

Authors: Bondaruk, V. F. & Oñatibia, G. R. & Fernández, R. J. & Agüero, W. & Blanco, L. & Bruschetti, M. & Kröpfl, A. & Loydi, A. & Pascual, J. & Peri, P. & Peter, G. & Quiroga, R. E. & Yahdjian, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Droughts are projected to increase in magnitude, frequency and duration in the near future. In rangelands, the provision of valuable ecosystem service...

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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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Special Profile: Challenges and prospects for applied ecology in China.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Memmott, J. & Milner-Gulland, E. J. & Hulme, P. & Thirgood, S. & Cadotte, M.

Content type: Journal issue

This special section includes six papers entitled: (1) Price of prosperity: economic development and biological conservation in China; (2) Grazers on ...

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Artificial water points facilitate the spread of an invasive vertebrate in arid Australia.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Letnic, M. & Webb, J. K. & Jessop, T. S. & Florance, D. & Dempster, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spread of invasive species after their initial introduction is often facilitated by human actions. In some cases, invaders only become established...

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Impact of China's Grain for Green Project on the landscape of vulnerable arid and semi-arid agricultural regions: a case study in northern Shaanxi Province.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Cao ShiXiong & Chen Li & Yu XinXiao

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

China's Grain for Green Project is a rapid landscape-scale shift in ground cover and land use with significant implications for biodiversity. From 199...

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Shrub layer dynamics under different herbivore densities in an arid savanna, Botswana.

Published online: 15 Dec 1990

Authors: Skarpe, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A grazing experiment in an arid savanna in Botswana examined heavy and moderate grazing by cattle. The dynamics of the shrub layer were followed for 5...

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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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