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Functional traits of graminoids in semi-arid steppes: a test of grazing histories.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Adler, P. B. & Milchunas, D. G. & Lauenroth, W. K. & Sala, O. E. & Burke, I. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding variability in ecosystem response to grazing is essential for improving management. Recent efforts have focused on the role of plant fun...

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Seasonal nutritional characteristics of livestock diets in a nomadic pastoral ecosystem.

Published online: 16 Dec 1986

Authors: Coppock, D. L. & Swift, D. M. & Ellis, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nutrient concn for diets of livestock managed by the Ngisonyoka Turkana in arid NW Kenya were determined throughout 1 annual cycle, using bite-count m...

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Elemental and fibre contents of savanna grasses: variation with grazing, soil type, season and species.

Published online: 23 Oct 1990

Authors: Georgiadis, N. J. & McNaughton, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Green leaf samples of Cenchrus ciliaris, Chloris roxburghiana, Chrysopogon plumulosus, Digitaria macroblephara, Eustachys paspaloides, Kyllinga alba, ...

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Effects of microplastics and drought on soil ecosystem functions and multifunctionality.

Published online: 31 May 2021

Authors: Lozano, Y. M. & Aguilar-Trigueros, C. A. & Onandia, G. & Maaß, S. & Zhao TingTing & Rillig, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Microplastics in soils have become an important threat for terrestrial systems as they may potentially alter the geochemical/biophysical soil environm...

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Agricultural pastures challenge the attractiveness of natural saltmarsh for a migratory goose.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Dokter, A. M. & Fokkema, W. & Ebbinge, B. S. & Olff, H. & Jeugd, H. P. van der & Nolet, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Broad-scale land conversions and fertilizer use have dramatically altered the available staging area for herbivorous long-distance migrants. Instead o...

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The effect on winter wheat of grazing by brent geese Branta bernicla.

Published online: 15 Dec 1990

Authors: Summers, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Brent geese fed on fields of winter wheat at Burnham Deepdale, Norfolk from Nov. to Mar., and particularly during Dec. to Feb. On undisturbed fields t...

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Effects of grazing by mountain hares and red deer on the production and chemical composition of heather.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Moss, R. & Welch, D. & Rothery, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Heather was protected from grazing for 5 years at 2 moors in north-east Scotland, one grazed largely by mountain hares (Lepus timidus) and one grazed ...

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The nutritional ecology of Coke's hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus cokei) in Kenya.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Price, M. R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

One male Coke's hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus cokei) weighing 108 kg was used in a digestibility trial. Chopped medium-quality hay with 36.5% crud...

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Comparative foraging and nutrition of horses and cattle in European wetlands.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Menard, C. & Duncan, P. & Fleurance, G. & Georges, J. Y. & Lila, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Equids are generalist herbivores that co-exist with bovids of similar body size in many ecosystems. There are two major hypotheses to explain their co...

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