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Embrapa Cerrados R & D agenda: Construction methodology.

Published online: 31 Jan 2019

Authors: Pelegrinelli, F. & Xavier, J. H. V. & Reatto, A. & Karia, C. T. & Machado, C. T. de T. & Vieira, E. A. & Sousa, E. dos S. de & Aquino, F. de G. & Reis Junior, F. B. dos & Lima, J. E. F. W. & Vilela, L. & Carvalho, M. A. & Vilela, M. de F. & Sá, M. A. C. de & Guimarães Junior, R. & Silva Neto, S. P. da & Rein, T. A.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper discusses the research and development agenda of the Embrapa Cerrados; explores the management, conservation and use of natural resources; ...

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FIRETOOL: an expert system for the use of prescribed fires in Brazilian savannas.

Published online: 10 Aug 1996

Authors: Pivello, V. R. & Norton, G. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A prototype expert system, FIRETOOL, was developed to help decision makers and managers use prescribed burns for the ecological management of Brazilia...

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Son System: fruit growing integrated with crops and vegetables.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Guimarães, T. G. & Madeira, N. R.

Content type: Bulletin

Considering the availability of idle physical space between the rows of fruit trees and the high financial investment in the establishment and managem...

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The need for a consistent fire policy for Cerrado conservation.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Durigan, G. & Ratter, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Cerrado is a fire-dependent savanna requiring a clear and urgent fire management policy. The extensive misuse of fire for deforestation or pasture...

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Revisiting the pyrodiversity-biodiversity hypothesis: long-term fire regimes and the structure of ant communities in a Neotropical savanna hotspot.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Maravalhas, J. & Vasconcelos, H. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The idea that variable fire regimes (pyrodiversity) may increase habitat heterogeneity and, consequently, increase biodiversity at the landscape level...

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Spatial planning for restoration in Cerrado: balancing the trade-offs between conservation and agriculture.

Published online: 19 Nov 2022

Authors: Schüler, J. & Bustamante, M. M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Brazilian Cerrado, the most biodiverse savanna globally with great importance for water and carbon conservation, faces the impacts of rapid and ex...

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Fire management in the Brazilian Savanna: first steps and the way forward.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Schmidt, I. B. & Moura, L. C. & Ferreira, M. C. & Eloy, L. & Sampaio, A. B. & Dias, P. A. & Berlinck, C. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Several decades of frustrated attempts to prevent fires in the Brazilian Savanna (Cerrado) have led to deleterious ecological and management consequen...

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Scientific validation of empirical indicators of environmental services.

Published online: 16 Jan 2020

Authors: Mattos, L. M. de & Ferreira, E. A. B. & Turetta, A. P. D. & Balieiro, F. de C. & Coutinho, H. L. da C.

Content type: Bulletin

After decades of economic success, Brazilian agriculture has social and environmental consequences that must be assumed as opportunities to start proc...

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Post-burn reproduction of woody plants in a neotropical savanna: the relative importance of sexual and vegetative reproduction.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Hoffmann, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Burning typically occurs at intervals of 1 to 3 years in the Brazilian cerrado, a rate that exceeds the precolonization fire regime. To determine if w...

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Interactions between land use, taxonomic group and aspects and levels of diversity in a Brazilian savanna: implications for the use of bioindicators.

Published online: 19 Nov 2022

Authors: Carvalho, R. L. & Vieira, J. & Melo, C. & Silva, A. M. & Tolentino, V. C. M. & Neves, K. & Mello, F. V. de & Andersen, A. N. & Vasconcelos, H. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The conversion of natural habitats into anthropogenic uses is a key driver of global biodiversity loss, but effects can vary among taxa and diversity ...

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