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A systems approach to restoring degraded drylands.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: James, J. J. & Sheley, R. L. & Erickson, T. & Rollins, K. S. & Taylor, M. H. & Dixon, K. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Drylands support over 2 billion people and are major providers of critical ecosystem goods and services across the globe. Drylands, however, are one o...

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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 competition box: a graphical aid to forecasting pollinator performance.

Published online: 07 May 1997

Authors: Corbet, S. A. & Saville, N. M. & Fussell, M. & Prycircumflex˜s-Jones, O. E. & Unwin, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Three major determinants of bees' nectar foraging patterns are the maximum depth at which nectar is accessible (dependent on bee tongue length); the m...

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Forecasting rodent outbreaks in Africa: an ecological basis for Mastomys control in Tanzania.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Leirs, H. & Verhagen, R. & Verheyen, W. & Mwanjabe, P. & Mbise, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rainfall data were collated for years preceding historical outbreaks of Mastomys [Praomys] rats in East Africa in order to test the hypothesis that su...

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Expert Meeting on Crop Monitoring for Improved Food Security, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic, 17 February 2014.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Srivastava, M. K.

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

This proceedings contains 19 papers focusing on the potential of alternative methods and opportunities, such as advances in satellite-based technology...

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The USA national phenology network's buffelgrass green-up forecast map products.

Published online: 24 Dec 2021

Authors: Gerst, K. L. & Crimmins, T. M. & Posthumus, E. & Marsh, R. L. & Switzer, J. & Wallace, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Buffelgrass (Cenchrus ciliaris syn. Pennisetum ciliare) was introduced to Sonoran Desert in the early 20th century and has become widespread at low el...

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Solar radiation and productivity in tropical ecosystems.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Monteith, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Equations are developed for estimating plant DM production. Estimates for a range of crops growing between 14 deg S. and 43 deg N. agreed well with me...

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A shared perspective on managing Amazonian sustainable-use reserves in an era of megafires.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Spínola, J. N. & Silva, M. J. S. da & Silva, J. R. A. da & Barlow, J. & Ferreira, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Unprecedented forest fires are affecting large swathes of what were once fire-free Amazonian forests, including extensive areas of community-managed r...

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Classification of canopy, stem, crown status and climber infestation in natural tropical forest in Nigeria.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Lowe, R. G. & Walker, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

D.b.h., canopy status, stem form, crown form and climber infestation were measured at intervals over a 14-yr period for trees of Khaya ivorensis and S...

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The effect of precipitation on radial increment in Norway spruce (Picea abies Karst.) and on the dynamics of a lepidopteran pest insect.

Published online: 17 May 1988

Authors: Münster-Swendsen, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increment core samples at b.h. were taken from 15 trees in each of 7 stands (aged 22-68 yr) in North Zealand, Denmark, in Oct.-Nov. 1984. Radial incre...

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