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Effects of herbivore assemblage on the spatial heterogeneity of soil nitrogen in eastern eurasian steppe.

Published online: 28 Nov 2020

Authors: Zhang MinNa & Li GuangYin & Liu Bai & Liu JuShan & Wang Ling & Wang DeLi

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial heterogeneity of soil limiting resources is one of the most important factors maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem functions. There is a...

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Configurational crop heterogeneity increases within-field plant diversity.

Published online: 21 Dec 2020

Authors: Alignier, A. & Solé-Senan, X. O. & Robleño, I. & Baraibar, B. & Fahrig, L. & Giralt, D. & Gross, N. & Martin, J. L. & Recasens, J. & Sirami, C. & Siriwardena, G. & Baillod, A. B. & Bertrand, C. & Carrié, R. & Hass, A. & Henckel, L. & Miguet, P. & Badenhausser, I. & Baudry, J. & Bota, G. & Bretagnolle, V. & Brotons, L. & Burel, F. & Calatayud, F. & Clough, Y. & Georges, R. & Gibon, A. & Girard, J. & Lindsay, K. & Minano, J. & Mitchell, S. & Patry, N. & Poulin, B. & Tscharntke, T. & Vialatte, A. & Violle, C. & Yaverscovski, N. & Batáry, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing landscape heterogeneity by restoring semi-natural elements to reverse farmland biodiversity declines is not always economically feasible or...

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Spatial heterogeneity across five rangelands managed with pyric-herbivory.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: McGranahan, D. A. & Engle, D. M. & Fuhlendorf, S. D. & Winter, S. J. & Miller, J. R. & Debinski, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many rangelands evolved under an interactive disturbance regime in which grazers respond to the spatial pattern of fire and create a patchy, heterogen...

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Ecological and evolutionary effects of selective harvest of non-lactating female ungulates.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Rughetti, M. & Festa-Bianchet, M. & Ccircumflex˜té, S. D. & Hamel, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Female ungulates are often selectively harvested according to their reproductive status. Because ungulate population growth depends heavily on adult f...

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Species abundance distributions reveal environmental heterogeneity in modified landscapes.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Dornelas, M. & Moonen, A. C. & Magurran, A. E. & Bàrberi, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Environmental heterogeneity influences biodiversity patterns such as species richness and community composition, but we do not know how it shapes comm...

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Enhanced ecosystem functioning following stream restoration: the roles of habitat heterogeneity and invertebrate species traits.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Frainer, A. & Polvi, L. E. & Jansson, R. & McKie, B. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat restoration is increasingly undertaken in degraded streams and rivers to help improve biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. Follow-up assess...

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Grape moth density in Bordeaux vineyards depends on local habitat management despite effects of landscape heterogeneity on their biological control.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Rusch, A. & Delbac, L. & Thiéry, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological control of crop pests is a major ecosystem service affected by several variables acting at multiple spatial scales. Among these variables, ...

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Simulated long-term vegetation response to grazing heterogeneity in semi-arid rangelands.

Published online: 24 Feb 1999

Authors: Weber, G. E. & Jeltsch, F. & Rooyen, N. van & Milton, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The long-term effects of small-scale spatial heterogeneity of livestock (cattle) grazing on vegetation dynamics were studied with a grid-based model o...

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Configurational landscape heterogeneity shapes functional community composition of grassland butterflies.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Perović, D. & Gámez-Virués, S. & Börschig, C. & Klein, A. M. & Krauss, J. & Steckel, J. & Rothenwöhrer, C. & Erasmi, S. & Tscharntke, T. & Westphal, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Landscape heterogeneity represents two aspects of landscape simplification: (i) compositional heterogeneity (diversity of habitat types); and (ii) con...

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Effects of grazing on soil nitrogen spatial heterogeneity depend on herbivore assemblage and pre-grazing plant diversity.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Liu Chen & Song XuXin & Wang Ling & Wang DeLi & Zhou XiaoMei & Liu Jun & Zhao Xuan & Li Jing & Lin HaiJiao

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial heterogeneity of limiting soil resources is an essential factor determining ecosystem processes and function. It has been reported that la...

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