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Semi-arid grazing systems and climate change: a survey of present modelling potential and future needs.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Tietjen, B. & Jeltsch, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable land use under climate change requires detailed knowledge of the system dynamics. This applies particularly for the management of domestic...

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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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Systems analysis of 35sulphur kinetics in pastures grazed by sheep.

Published online: 08 Jan 1972

Authors: May, P. F. & Till, A. R. & Cumming, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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Livestock in diverse cropping systems improve weed management and sustain yields whilst reducing inputs.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: MacLaren, C. & Storkey, J. & Strauss, J. & Swanepoel, P. & Dehnen-Schmutz, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive cropping systems select for a low diversity of weeds tolerant of chemical control, leading to persistent weed-crop competition and declining...

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Foraging behaviour of goats and sheep in the Caatinga of Brazil.

Published online: 30 Nov 1988

Authors: Pfister, J. A. & Malechek, J. C. & Balph, D. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The seasonal feeding patterns of sheep and goats was quantified by estimating the time spent per feeding station, and the proportion of foraging time ...

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Quantifying and optimizing grazing regimes in Greek mountain systems.

Published online: 08 Jul 1999

Authors: Zervas, G.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

From an ecological and environmental point of view, livestock husbandry plays a very important role as there is a valuable interaction between livesto...

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The competitive interaction between Acacia karroo and the herbaceous layer and how this is influenced by defoliation.

Published online: 16 Dec 1989

Authors: Stuart-Hill, G. C. & Tainton, N. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study in semi-arid savanna in South Africa of experimentally isolated A. karroo trees (all other trees and shrubs had been cleared from the sites). ...

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Vulnerability assessment of the multi-sector North American bison management system to climate change.

Published online: 25 Aug 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Martin, J. M. & Zarestky, J. & Briske, D. D. & Barboza, P. S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

A vulnerability assessment of the "Bison Management System" (BMS) to increasing climate variability was conducted to further clarify the challenges th...

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Effects of herbivory on twig dynamics of a Sonoran desert shrub Simmondsia chinensis (Link) Schn.

Published online: 12 Jan 1990

Authors: Roundy, B. A. & Ruyle, G. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Density of jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) was similar but plant size and cover were greater inside than outside a 48-yr-old livestock (cattle) exclosur...

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The traditional management of European heathlands.

Published online: 08 Jul 1999

Authors: Webb, N. R.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

Throughout western Europe heathlands dominated by ericaceous subshrubs occur on poor soils. Mostly, these heaths have developed and have been maintain...

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