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Soil moisture from remote sensing to forecast desert locust presence.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Piou, C. & Gay, P. E. & Benahi, A. S. & Ebbe, M. A. O. B. & Chihrane, J. & Ghaout, S. & Cisse, S. & Diakite, F. & Lazar, M. & Cressman, K. & Merlin, O. & Escorihuela, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Preventive control of desert locusts is based on monitoring recession areas to detect outbreaks. Remote sensing has been increasingly used in the prev...

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Patterns and drivers of the degradability of dissolved organic matter in dryland soils on the Tibetan Plateau.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Chen Hao & Kong WeiDong & Shi Quan & Wang Fei & He Chen & Wu JianShuang & Lin QiMei & Zhang XianZhou & Zhu YongGuan & Liang Chao & Luo Yu

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dryland soils consistently exhibit a low capacity for the long-term accumulation and storage of organic matter, which has been primarily attributed to...

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Controlled experiments on soil compaction produced by off-road vehicles in the Mojave Desert, California.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Adams, J. A. & Endo, A. S. & Stolzy, L. H. & Rowlands, P. G. & Johnson, H. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vehicle tracks were made by up to 100 motorcycle and four-wheel drive passes in the Mojave Desert of California on a Typic Haplargid and a Typic Torri...

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Effects of increased soil nitrogen on the dominance of alien annual plants in the Mojave Desert.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: Brooks, M. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Deserts are one of the least invaded ecosystems by plants, possibly due to naturally low levels of soil nitrogen. Increased levels of soil nitrogen ca...

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Vegetation recovery in a desert landscape after wildfires: influences of community type, time since fire and contingency effects.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Engel, E. C. & Abella, S. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Theories of plant succession are poorly developed in arid lands, hindering our understanding of how long communities may take to recover after disturb...

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Plant communities can predict the distribution of solitarious desert locust Schistocerca gregaria.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: Werf, W. van der & Woldewahid, G. & Huis, A. van & Butrous, M. & Sykora, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The desert locust is a migratory pest whose population development in remote areas must be monitored to prevent outbreaks, upsurges and plagues. Monit...

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Effects of herbivore assemblage on the spatial heterogeneity of soil nitrogen in eastern eurasian steppe.

Published online: 28 Nov 2020

Authors: Zhang MinNa & Li GuangYin & Liu Bai & Liu JuShan & Wang Ling & Wang DeLi

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial heterogeneity of soil limiting resources is one of the most important factors maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem functions. There is a...

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Indirect effects of exotic grazers: livestock decreases the nutrient content of refuse dumps of leaf-cutting ants through vegetation impoverishment.

Published online: 19 Dec 2007

Authors: Tadey, M. & Farji-Brener, A. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We present evidence of how exotic grazers can indirectly change the nutrient availability on the soil surface by affecting the quality of refuse dumps...

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Physical microclimates of erosion-control structures in a salt desert area.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Wein, R. W. & West, N. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Net radiation, soil surface temperature and soil water evaporation were measured in the vicinity of gully plugs and contour furrows in Atriplex corrug...

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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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