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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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Barriers to tree seedling emergence on human-induced grasslands in Sri Lanka.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Gunaratne, A. M. T. A. & Gunatilleke, C. V. S. & Gunatilleke, I. A. U. N. & Weerasinghe, H. M. S. P. M. & Burslem, D. F. R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Colonization by woody plants is often very slow or absent on grasslands occupying degraded land in the tropics. Seed dispersal limitation is widely re...

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Vascular plant and Orthoptera diversity in relation to grassland management and landscape composition in the European Alps.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Marini, L. & Fontana, P. & Scotton, M. & Klimek, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Several recent studies have considered the relative effects of local vs. landscape factors on diversity of several animal taxa in grasslands. However,...

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Habitat utilization in a stratified upland landscape by two lagomorphs with different feeding strategies.

Published online: 10 Aug 1996

Authors: Hulbert, I. A. R. & Iason, G. R. & Racey, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mountain hares (Lepus timidus) are summer grazers that switch to browse in winter, while rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) eat mostly grasses throughout...

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Analysis of desert plant community growth patterns with high temporal resolution satellite spectra.

Published online: 30 Jun 1997

Authors: Peters, A. J. & Eve, M. D. & Holt, E. H. & Whitford, W. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The study of a desert landscape consisting of C3 shrublands and C4 grasslands demonstrated the feasibility of mapping desertification processes on a r...

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Effects of ski piste preparation on alpine vegetation.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Wipf, S. & Rixen, C. & Fischer, M. & Schmid, B. & Stoeckli, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ski resorts increasingly affect alpine ecosystems through enlargement of ski pistes, machine-grading of ski piste areas and increasing use of artifici...

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The impact of high-altitude ski-runs on alpine grassland bird communities.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Rolando, A. & Caprio, E. & Rinaldi, E. & Ellena, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Treeless mountainous areas at high altitudes have increased in value as wildlife habitat, but they are affected and increasingly threatened by ski-res...

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Land-use change and subalpine tree dynamics: colonization of Larix decidua in French subalpine grasslands.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Albert, C. H. & Thuiller, W. & Lavorel, S. & Davies, I. D. & Garbolino, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In many places in Europe, trees are currently far below their theoretical altitudinal limit because of past land use. However, under the current crisi...

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Home-range sizes in a stratified upland landscape of two lagomorphs with different feeding strategies.

Published online: 16 Apr 1997

Authors: Hulbert, I. A. R. & Iason, G. R. & Elston, D. A. & Racey, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The range size of adult female mountain hares (Lepus timidus) and European rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus), occupying a landscape in NE Scotland compo...

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Fire patterns in piñon and juniper land cover types in the semiarid Western United States from 1984 through 2013.

Published online: 31 Jul 2019

Authors: Board, D. I. & Chambers, J. C. & Miller, R. F. & Weisberg, P. J.

Content type: Bulletin

Increases in area burned and fire size have been reported across a wide range of forest and shrubland types in the Western United States in recent dec...

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