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Vegetation dynamics on rangelands: a critique of the current paradigms.

Published online: 24 Sep 2003

Authors: Briske, D. D. & Fuhlendorf, S. D. & Smeins, F. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rangeland ecologists have been debating the validity of two current paradigms for the evaluation of vegetation dynamics on rangelands. This debate fre...

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The dynamics of a grassland ecosystem: botanical equilibrium in the Park Grass Experiment.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Silvertown, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The published results of the Park Grass Experiment (PGE), at Rothamsted, UK begun in 1856, provide up to 30 yr of annual data which may be used to det...

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Influence of deferred grazing on vegetation dynamics and livestock productivity in an Andean pastoral system.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Buttolph, L. P. & Coppock, D. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management recommendations intended to reduce rangeland degradation and increase livestock productivity often assume equilibrium conditions wherein ve...

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Spring-fed wetland and riparian plant communities respond differently to altered grazing intensity.

Published online: 12 Jul 2006

Authors: Jackson, R. D. & Allen-Diaz, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spring-fed wetlands are nested within California's oak savanna-annual grassland, which is considered a non-equilibrium-type system because it shows li...

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Modelling interactions of toxicants and density dependence in wildlife populations.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Schipper, A. M. & Hendriks, H. W. M. & Kauffman, M. J. & Hendriks, A. J. & Huijbregts, M. A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A major challenge in the conservation of threatened and endangered species is to predict population decline and design appropriate recovery measures. ...

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Long-term degradation of Sahelian rangeland detected by 27 years of field study in Senegal.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Miehe, S. & Kluge, J. & Wehrden, H. von & Retzer, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable management of rangelands will become increasingly important as the climate changes, yet rangeland dynamics are still a challenge to drylan...

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Ecosystem management based on natural disturbances: hierarchical context and non-equilibrium paradigm.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Mori, A. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Maintenance of ecological integrity and biodiversity must be based on well-grounded principles of disturbance ecology. However, non-equilibrium aspect...

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Testing a non-equilibrium model of rangeland vegetation dynamics in Mongolia.

Published online: 26 Jan 2000

Authors: Fernandez-Gimenez, M. E. & Allen-Diaz, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The extent to which the non-equilibrium persistent (NEP) model of rangeland vegetation dynamics applies to three distinct Mongolian rangeland ecosyste...

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Strategies for global rangeland stewardship: assessment through the lens of the equilibrium-non-equilibrium debate.

Published online: 29 Dec 2020

Authors: Briske, D. D. & Coppock, D. L. & Illius, A. W. & Fuhlendorf, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This Review assesses the adequacy of current stewardship strategies to address the accelerating challenges confronting global rangeland systems. The a...

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An analytical model of plant virus disease dynamics with roguing and replanting.

Published online: 24 Jan 2006

Authors: Jeger, M. J. & Chan, M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The dynamics of a virus disease in a perennial plant population are modelled. The population is divided into healthy, latently infected, infectious an...

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