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Desert bird associations with broad-scale boundary length: applications in avian conservation.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Gutzwiller, K. J. & Barrow, W. C., Jr.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Current understanding regarding the effects of boundaries on bird communities has originated largely from studies of forest-non-forest boundaries in m...

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Developing fencing policies for dryland ecosystems.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Durant, S. M. & Becker, M. S. & Creel, S. & Bashir, S. & Dickman, A. J. & Beudels-Jamar, R. C. & Lichtenfeld, L. & Hilborn, R. & Wall, J. & Wittemyer, G. & Badamjav, L. & Blake, S. & Boitani, L. & Breitenmoser, C. & Broekhuis, F. & Christianson, D. & Cozzi, G. & Davenport, T. R. B. & Deutsch, J. & Devillers, P. & Dollar, L. & Dolrenry, S. & Douglas-Hamilton, I. & Dröge, E. & FitzHerbert, E. & Foley, C. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In dryland ecosystems, mobility is essential for both wildlife and people to access unpredictable and spatially heterogeneous resources, particularly ...

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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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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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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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The sluggard has no locusts: from persistent pest to irresistible icon.

Published online: 26 Oct 2021

Authors: Dominy, N. J. & Fannin, L. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Desert locusts Schistocerca gregaria are threatening the food security of millions of people and devastating economies in eastern Africa and northern ...

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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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Population structure, biomass and pattern in a semi-desert shrub, Zygophyllum eurypterum, in the Turan Biosphere Reserve of north-eastern Iran.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Moore, P. D. & Bhadresa, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The dispersion, biomass and population structure of the semi-desert shrub Zygophyllum eurypterum were measured in a 1-ha sample of the Turan Biosphere...

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Comparing post-release cover and burrow use by differentially head-started Mojave desert tortoises in southern California.

Published online: 14 May 2022

Authors: McGovern, P. A. & Peaden, J. M. & Buhlmann, K. A. & Todd, B. D. & Tuberville, T. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

The effects of indoor rearing versus the conventional method of solely outdoor head-starting on post-release cover and burrow use of juvenile Mojave d...

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Locusts and grasshoppers as pests of crops and pasture-a preliminary economic approach.

Published online: 03 Jul 1967

Authors: Bullen, F. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based largely on the author's summary. The amount of damage caused by locusts and grasshoppers is a function of a number of complex v...

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