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Testing applied nucleation as a strategy to facilitate tropical forest recovery.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Zahawi, R. A. & Holl, K. D. & Cole, R. J. & Reid, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Active forest restoration typically involves planting trees over large areas; this practice is costly, however, and establishing homogeneous plantatio...

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Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. 2. An evaluation of the Holt IXa 'Bush Breaker' in Tarchonanthus/Acacia thicket.

Published online: 06 Mar 1966

Authors: Pratt, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In experiments begun in 1958 in Baringo District Kenya, the Holt IXa bush control machine was used ± grass sowing and subsequent burning in a grazing ...

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Spatial pattern of a clonal perennial weed, Rubia peregrina (Rubiaceae), in vineyards of southern France.

Published online: 16 May 1992

Authors: Navas, M. L. & Goulard, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial distribution of Rubia peregrina was analysed and modelled in a vineyard in southern France using a two-dimensional approach. The pattern, ...

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Applied nucleation facilitates tropical forest recovery: lessons learned from a 15-year study.

Published online: 07 Jan 2021

Authors: Holl, K. D. & Reid, J. L. & Cole, R. J. & Oviedo-Brenes, F. & Rosales, J. A. & Zahawi, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Applied nucleation, mostly based upon planting tree islands, has been proposed as a cost-effective strategy to meet ambitious global forest and landsc...

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Facilitation by isolated trees triggers woody encroachment and a biome shift at the savanna-forest transition.

Published online: 19 Dec 2021

Authors: Abreu, R. C. R. & Durigan, G. & Melo, A. C. G. & Pilon, N. A. L. & Hoffmann, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Woody encroachment into grassy biomes is a global phenomenon, often resulting in a nearly complete turnover of species, with savanna specialists being...

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Management of ecological thresholds to re-establish disturbance-maintained herbaceous wetlands of the south-eastern USA.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Martin, K. L. & Kirkman, L. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The restoration of disturbance-maintained ecosystems may require management to overcome ecological thresholds and re-establish feedbacks that perpetua...

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