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Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. IV. Effects of controlled burning on secondary thicket in upland Acacia woodland.

Published online: 27 Nov 1967

Authors: Thomas, D. B. & Pratt, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Observations on two burning regimes during a 3-year period in Machakos district (5200 ft. alt., rainfall 25 in./year) showed that these thickets can b...

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Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. V. Effects of controlled burning and grazing management on Tarchonanthus/Acacia thicket.

Published online: 12 Nov 1970

Authors: Pratt, D. J. & Knight. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes an experiment in which three burns, preliminary slashing [cutting by machete 2-3 ft. above ground], and browsing by goats were combined betw...

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Testing rangeland health theory in the Northern Great Plains.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Reinhart, K. O. & Rinella, M. J. & Waterman, R. C. & Petersen, M. K. & Vermeire, L. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Correctly assessing whether rangeland ecosystem services are stable, improving, or degrading is of global importance. Soil aggregate stability (SAS) i...

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Bush control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. 5. Effects of controlled burning and grazing management on Tarchonanthus / Acacia thicket.

Published online: 07 Sep 1972

Authors: Pratt, D. J. & Knight, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The canopy of a Tarchonanthus/Acacia thicket on Kenya grazing land was opened up by a series of controlled burns. Two burns killed >50% of the orig...

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Controlled grazing studies on Molinia grassland: effects of different seasonal patterns and levels of defoliation on Molinia growth and responses of swards to controlled grazing by cattle.

Published online: 16 Apr 1997

Authors: Grant, S. A. & Torvell, L. & Common, T. G. & Sim, E. M. & Small, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experiments were carried out at three sites in southern Scotland to determine the suitability of Molina caerulea grassland for sustained use in provid...

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Controlled grazing studies on Nardus grassland: effects of between-tussock sward height and species of grazer on Nardus utilization and floristic composition in two fields in Scotland.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Grant, S. A. & Torvell, L. & Sim, E. M. & Small, J. L. & Armstrong, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The utilization of the tussock-forming grass Nardus stricta was investigated in controlled grazing experiments in which various sward heights of betwe...

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Changes in spider (Araneae) assemblages in relation to succession and grazing management.

Published online: 24 Dec 1992

Authors: Gibson, C. W. D. & Hambler, C. & Brown, V. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spiders were sampled, by suction (D-vac) and direct counts of their webs, in a controlled sheep-grazing experiment on calcareous ex-arable land and in...

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Effects of simulated grazing by below-ground herbivores on growth, CO2 exchange, and carbon allocation patterns of Bouteloua gracilis.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Detling, J. K. & Winn, D. T. & Procter-Gregg, C. & Painter, E. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A series of root-pruning experiments was performed to simulate the effects of grazing by root-feeding herbivores on B. gracilis. Approx. 37% (c. 22 mg...

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Factors associated with wolverine Gulo gulo predation on domestic sheep.

Published online: 18 Mar 2000

Authors: Landa, A. & Gudvangen, K. & Swenson, J. E. & Røskaft, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Losses of domestic sheep grazing unattended on upland summer ranges in the Snøhetta plateau of south central Norway during 1979-94 were examined, in r...

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Comparisons of vegetation use and herbivore biomass on a Rhodesian game and cattle ranch.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Taylor, R. D. & Walker, B. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Botanical composition, utilization of vegetation and animal biomass were compared on the 12 000-ha cattle section and 8 000-ha game section of Buffalo...

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