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Experimental evidence that even minor livestock trampling has severe effects on land snail communities in forest remnants.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Denmead, L. H. & Barker, G. M. & Standish, R. J. & Didham, R. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use intensification is increasing dramatically in production systems world-wide. Livestock production is an important component of production lan...

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Livestock activity increases exotic plant richness, but wildlife increases native richness, with stronger effects under low productivity.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Eldridge, D. J. & Delgado-Baquerizo, M. & Travers, S. K. & Val, J. & Oliver, I. & Dorrough, J. W. & Soliveres, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by domestic livestock is one of the most widespread land uses world-wide, particularly in rangelands, where it co-occurs with grazing by wild ...

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Avifaunal changes as a consequence of large-scale livestock exclusion in the mountains of Central Argentina.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: García, C. & Renison, D. & Cingolani, A. M. & Fernández-Juricic, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the high Mountains of Córdoba (Central Argentina) large native herbivores were replaced completely by domestic livestock early in the 20th century....

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Reduced competition may allow generalist species to benefit from habitat homogenization.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Nordberg, E. J. & Schwarzkopf, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Complex environments support high biodiversity and diverse microhabitat availability, which may reduce the intensity of competition among species. Bot...

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Recovery of wild large herbivores following livestock decline in a tropical Indian wildlife reserve.

Published online: 17 Nov 2004

Authors: Madhusudan, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resource competition is an important process governing the impact of livestock on native wild mammalian herbivores, an issue acknowledged to be of glo...

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Plant responses to agricultural intensification.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Dorrough, J. & Scroggie, M. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A large proportion of the world's land surface is extensively managed for livestock production. In areas where livestock systems are becoming more int...

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Rodent, snake and raptor use of restored native perennial grasslands is lower than use of unrestored exotic annual grasslands.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Wolf, K. M. & Whalen, M. A. & Bourbour, R. P. & Baldwin, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In California's Central Valley, most native grasslands have been destroyed or degraded due to invasion, farming and development. Grassland restoration...

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Vernal pool wetlands respond to livestock grazing, exclusion and reintroduction.

Published online: 17 Feb 2022

Authors: Michaels, J. S. & Tate, K. W. & Eviner, V. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In disturbance-adapted ecosystems, the removal of disturbance can lead to losses of diversity and sometimes irreversible changes in community composit...

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Recent grazing reduces reptile richness but historic grazing filters reptiles based on their functional traits.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Val, J. & Travers, S. K. & Oliver, I. & Koen, T. B. & Eldridge, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by mammalian herbivores can alter vegetation structure and composition. It can therefore affect critical habitat features used by native wildl...

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Agricultural intensification heightens food safety risks posed by wild birds.

Published online: 21 Nov 2020

Authors: Smith, O. M. & Edworthy, A. & Taylor, J. M. & Jones, M. S. & Tormanen, A. & Kennedy, C. M. & Fu Zhen & Latimer, C. E. & Cornell, K. A. & Michelotti, L. A. & Sato, C. & Northfield, T. & Snyder, W. E. & Owen, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification and simplification are key drivers of recent declines in wild bird populations, heightening the need to better balance co...

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